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  • What To Consider Before You Buy A Condo
    Condos were once thought of as homes that attracted singles or couples, often without children. But today, condos are growing in popularity and attracting families of all sizes. Condos can…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 6:53pm -
  • A Six Step Media Room Tune-Up
    Most households have a room where the main activity is watching television. We're well beyond needing simply an electrical outlet and a pair of rabbit ears to entertain ourselves at…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 6:52pm -
  • 4 Things You Should Be Doing With Your Home Equity
    You may be sitting on a goldmine. Or a small fortune. Or at least a little chunk of cash. Rising home prices across the country means homeowners have some equity.…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 16, 6:27pm -
  • 4 Tips to Better Help You Adjust to Life in the U.S.
    As anyone who has moved to the United States from another country knows quite well, it can take a great deal of time to get acclimated. Everything — from learning…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 16, 8:16pm -
  • Is Ordinance or Law Insurance Right For Your HOA?
    Homeowner associations (especially condominiums) are required to properly insure the common elements which often include the structures. As buildings age, the unavoidable happens: they fall out of compliance with building…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 16, 8:15pm -
  • Many 'Fix-It' Projects Require A Contractor's License
    It is common for home sellers to need to hire someone to do maintenance or corrective work in order to facilitate a sale. Sometimes such work will be done in…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • Health and Fitness Focus of New Canadian Workplaces
    Two Canadian office buildings are pioneering a new building standard that places the health and wellness of its occupants first. The WELL standard, which is being promoted and administered by…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 16, 7:59pm -

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  • newBreaking down discounts and services of the new CRMLS Marketplace
    The California Regional MLS (CRMLS) announced the opening of the CRMLS Marketplace to its subscribers. Accessible by subscribers through CRMLS.org since July 18, the marketplace is an online portal through which members can purchase access to tools a…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:16pm -
  • newNew goMLS Austin app offers easier communication with clients
    Searching for a simpler method to interact with clients, scan the Austin market, edit listings and share homes with clients without channeling links between devices?The new goMLS Austin app allows real estate agents and brokers to peek at market da…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:30pm -
  • newHamptons home sales take a hit in first half of the year
    Hamptons sales are dipping annually, according to the latest Brown Harris Stevens East End market report, which says sales were 21.8 percent lower in the first six months of 2016 than the same period last year ...
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • newRuss Cofano hired to lead strategy for agent-owned cloud brokerage eXp
    With with 25 years of real estate industry experience under his belt, Russ Cofano has joined eXp World Holdings as the Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel ...
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:58pm -
  • newZIP code profile: 33023
    The 33023 ZIP code comprises parts of Hollywood, Miramar and Pembroke, about a 35 minute drive from Miami. The area sits in Broward County and is in close proximity to Orangebrook Golf Course, North Perry Airport and Sun Life Stadium ...
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:30pm -
  • newZIP code profile: 60148
    The 60148 ZIP code comprises part of the village of Lombard, about a 50 minute drive from Chicago. The area sits in DuPage County and is known for its annual Lilac Festival and parade in May, a 16-day event of lilac-themed events ...
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:00pm -
  • newICOTR discussion: Teams or running solo?
    Working with a team or as an individual can vary widely in preference from agent to agent, as can one's weekly work schedule -- and part of reaching new successes requires learning how to manage both aspects ...
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 6:00pm -
  • newRealtor.com operator and REA Group launch global property network
    Realtor.com operator Move and REA Group -- which operates listing portals in 11 countries -- have launched what their parent company, News Corp., says is the "world's largest source of global property listings." The network, hailed by Move CEO Ryan O…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 5:24pm -
  • newGood news: Realtors can now access the Closing Disclosure, says CFPB
    When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced several changes to the closing process that became effective in October, real estate agents and brokers had a few major concerns about the new rules. The biggest initial concern involved…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 5:12pm -
  • newZillow Mortgages report a week of unchanged national rates
    According to data released by Zillow July 26, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is at 3.32 percent. Remaining unchanged over the previous week, the Zillow Mortgages rate scaled between 3.30 and 3.39 percent over the past week -- but that is expected to…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 5:09pm -
  • newWhy Robert Reffkin’s mother is coming to work at Compass
    It was real estate agent Ruth Reffkin's birthday on Wednesday. The active Manhattan agent turned 71. And rather than thinking about retirement to spend time with her grandchildren -- whom she adores -- she started a brand new job at her son's company…
    - 14 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 10:00am -
  • newWhy self-awareness is crucial to your real estate success
    If you’re able to focus your time and effort on what you’re good at, it can cause positive results. In real estate, if you get caught up working on what you’re not good at, it can cause no results -- not to mention other problems, such as low p…
    - 14 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:30am -
  • newTop comments of the week July 25-29
    Here are Inman News' top comments for the final week of July ...
    - 15 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • new4 real estate philosophies to expand your business perspective
    One of the most valuable assets of a successful real estate agent is the ability to see the big picture. In an industry that requires so many hands-on daily tasks, taking a step back to assess your business from a bird’s-eye view can make all the d…
    - 15 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • new10 painful realities about the foreclosure process
    Many buyers believe that the path buying a great home is purchasing a foreclosure. For a buyer who has done his or her homework, a foreclosed home can be a great buy. Often, buyers are misinformed about the realities of the foreclosure process ...
    - 15 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:30am -
  • newPodcast: Why you only have 5 minutes to convert more leads
    Convert more leads and free yourself and your real estate team to close more sales using this three-step lead conversion process shared by Real Estate Rockstar Radio veteran Jim Keaty ...
    - 16 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • newHeymarket personalizes broadcast texting for mobile-savvy agents
    Heymarket lets mobile-savvy real estate agents send custom broadcast text messages to lists of contacts. Using a connection to Gmail or an iPhone contact list, users can segment their buyers and quickly distribute a message advertising listings that…
    - 16 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:00am -
  • newHow one agent found her calling as a parody pop star
    You know those songs that just get into your head and never leave? Like Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." One smart and talented real estate agent has found a way to make those ear worm gems her own -- and it's helped her business. With less comedic edg…
    - 16 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:15am -

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      • Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
        Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
        - 28 Nov 14, 7:35am -
      • Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
        David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
        - 27 Aug 14, 6:32am -
      • Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
        Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
        - 16 May 14, 9:12pm -
      • China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
        China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
        - 7 May 14, 4:12am -
      • Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
        Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
        - 21 Sep 13, 2:59pm -
      • Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
        A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
        - 14 Nov 12, 2:43am -
      • In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
        Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
        - 3 Nov 12, 4:14am -
      • Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
        For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
        - 18 Oct 12, 5:52pm -
      • Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
        A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
        - 15 Oct 12, 3:47pm -
      • Silicon Valley Versailles
        This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
        - 28 Sep 12, 4:26am -
      • Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
        An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
        - 28 Sep 12, 3:30am -
      • Sticking Out in St. Croix
        This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
        - 25 Sep 12, 2:45am -
      • Chelsea Townhouse
        This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
        - 24 Sep 12, 2:24pm -
      • A Mansion Revived in Westchester
        Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
        - 24 Sep 12, 1:45pm -
      • Beachfront in China's Hawaii
        This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
        - 24 Sep 12, 4:16am -
      • 'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
        "Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
        - 21 Sep 12, 6:16pm -
      • A Private Sydney Harbor
        This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
        - 21 Sep 12, 4:40am -
      • Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
        A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
        - 21 Sep 12, 1:51am -
      • Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
        A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -
      • Stockholm Living History
        Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -

      Dave Ramsey

      • Investment Calculator
        Find out when you'll become a millionaire! See how much your investment will be worth in the coming years. Use Dave's Investment Calculator!
        - 4 Apr 16, 6:04am -
      • Grow A Generation That Gives
        We know it's key for couples to talk about—and agree on—money. But what about the kids? Read More.
        - 21 Oct 14, 6:10am -
      • 4 Tips for Getting Out of Debt
        Nothing that's worthwhile is easy. That's why getting out of debt will take a lot of time and effort. But guess what? It's completely worth it.
        - 15 May 14, 6:05am -
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        - 17 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • The Importance of Declaring Taxes
        In the United States, every April 15 serves as the deadline for filing last year's income. In other words, you're saying to the government, "I earned this much last year."
        - 7 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • Reclaim the Meaning of Stewardship
        When most people hear the word "stewardship," they grab a wallet or purse, either to open it or to get a firmer grip. How do we begin to reclaim a word that's so widely misunderstood? Read More.
        - 27 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • 5 Steps to a Successful Stewardship Ministry
        What does it take to develop and maintain a successful stewardship ministry? Read More.
        - 26 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • A Call to Stewardship
        The solution is to teach true, biblical stewardship—to change not just people's behavior but also their hearts through the power of Scripture. Read More.
        - 25 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • Never Losing Focus
        When EntreLeaders Erik Regan and Bill Kenney decided to open Focus Lab in Savannah, Georgia, they made a vow their company would never be ordinary. Today, just three years later, the pair can say business at their web development, branding and design…
        - 5 Sep 13, 6:09am -
      • Coach's Corner
        There is something compelling about John Felkins, our Director of EntreLeadership Coaching and Community. He truly loves helping small business owners and leaders succeed. And he works with many of them every day, both in person and online.
        - 19 Aug 13, 6:08am -
      • If I Had Known Then...
        We recently asked EntreLeadership Master Series alumni this question: If you had to do it all over again, what would you change? Here's their advice to you.
        - 26 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • 15 Leadership Lessons From Nelson Mandela
        Last week, former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday. To celebrate his legacy to the world, we're listing some of our favorite Mandela quotes on leadership and courage.
        - 23 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • Meet the EntreLeadership Podcast's New Host
        Last month, Dave introduced our EntreLeadership Podcast listeners to the show's new host, Chris Hogan. We would like to do the same for our newsletter readers by sharing a bit more information about one of our favorite team members.
        - 10 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • How to Become a Legend
        This patriot was much more than the guy who warned everyone the British were coming. Revere was a crazy good business man. In fact, one of his companies—Revere Copper Products—still exists today. So how was he able to succeed against all odds?
        - 2 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • The Balancing Act
        As a small business owner, is your company your biggest passion, making it really tempting to work nearly around the clock and let everything else in your life slide? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Trying to maintain a work-life balance can b…
        - 24 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Josie Lightfoot
        Josie Lightfoot is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Home Healthcare Plus in Texas. Find out how this dynamic EntreLeader fights tough times, keeps her competitive edge and inspires others.
        - 6 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • Tax Tip: Social Security and the Option to Opt Out
        Fortunately, as a pastor, you are in a unique situation to avoid the pitfall known as Social Security altogether if you have a conscientious objection to participating in this government benefits plan. This is where things get a little tricky. Read b…
        - 5 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • The Cream of the Crop
        It's no secret that independent drug stores across the country are closing every day. But in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, Rice's Pharmacy is not just prospering—it's attracting team members from thousands of miles away to this small town of just 3,000. So…
        - 30 May 13, 6:05am -
      • 6 Ways to Build a Company That Cares
        How do you create this kind of culture, especially if you've already been in business for a number of years and have gone down the traditional business-as-usual route? Here are some ideas.
        - 2 Apr 13, 6:04am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Joel Denny
        "Persistence pays off. Sometimes we have to make ourselves do things we're not comfortable doing to overcome an obstacle," said EntreLeader Joel Denny. He shares more of his leadership advice from the trenches.
        - 29 Mar 13, 6:03am -

      The Economist

      • newThe Democrats’ orchestral finale
        SARAH SILVERMAN, who told the Bernie-or-Busters that they were “being ridiculous”. Senator Cory Booker’s optimism, rousing despite its multiple perorations and atmosphere of audition. Joe Biden’s roaring paean to America and its resilient mid…
        - 16 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:07am -
      • Who’ll win?
        INTERACTIVE: Spectacular golfing collapsesALL eyes will be on Henrik Stenson at the PGA Championship, the last of the year’s four major men’s golf tournaments, which began on July 28th in Springfield, New Jersey. At the British Open two weeks bef…
        - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
      • From crop to pop
        Competition royally lickedWHEN Steven Carse began hawking ice lollies on a corner in Atlanta, one of his best customers was a lawyer representing Unilever. Mr Carse’s brand name was King of Pops, but his marketing used the word Popsicle—a tradema…
        - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
      • Philly special
        Scoop“We’re gonna cut you off right now. We’re gonna cover right now Boyz II Men, Philadelphia’s own, is here and they’re performing onstage.”CNN cuts from demonstrators outside the convention to watch an ageing pop bandNo speaky“I’m…
        - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
      • Able Kaine
        TIM KAINE, the senator from Virginia chosen by Hillary Clinton as her running-mate, is endearingly bad at hiding how excited he is by his new gig. The morning of July 27th found the rumpled ex-missionary and harmonica aficionado in Philadelphia, prep…
        - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
      • Defining realignment
        BIG structural changes to political parties happen only once in a generation. Academics reckon that in 219 years America has seen just six different party systems, each attracting a distinct coalition of voters. Donald Trump’s idea of turning the R…
        - 1 day ago 28 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
      • Signal and noise
        Dreaming of DonaldNEVER interfere in other countries’ internal affairs, Vladimir Putin has insisted—except by invading them, bankrolling their nastiest politicians and, perhaps, conspiring to embarrass America’s Democratic Party and its preside…
        - 2 days ago 28 Jul 16, 10:33am -
      • Bridging the torrent
        IN THE end, Bernie Sanders came through. The senator from Vermont had threatened to take his fight for a “political revolution” to the floor of the Democratic National Convention, which was held in Philadelphia between July 25th and 28th. But whe…
        - 2 days ago 28 Jul 16, 10:33am -
      • Barack Obama passes the baton to Hillary Clinton
        THE chair that George Washington sat in while presiding over the constitutional convention in Philadelphia had a gilded sun carved on its back. “I have often looked at that behind the president without being able to tell whether it was rising or se…
        - 2 days ago 28 Jul 16, 8:13am -
      • Bill Clinton hails Hillary the change-maker
        FOUR years ago when Barack Obama’s re-election was not a sure thing, a lacklustre Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was transformed by a long but mesmerising speech by Bill Clinton, arguing that Mr Obama had not enjoyed enough credit for…
        - 3 days ago 26 Jul 16, 8:19pm -
      • The Sandernistas’ last hurrah in Philadelphia
        WHATEVER smug feelings Hillary Clinton and her team enjoyed over the gaffe-strewn Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week died quickly, on July 25th, in Philadelphia. The Democratic Party, which is holding its convention there for four…
        - 4 days ago 26 Jul 16, 7:11am -
      • Courts strike down unfair voting laws
        THOUGH the presidential race is tightening, few observers are forecasting a replay of the 2000 election—when the vote was so close that it took 35 days and a Supreme Court decision to name a winner. But if predictions about what will transpire on N…
        - 4 days ago 25 Jul 16, 5:14pm -

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      • new1 Thing You Can Change After Divorce That Will Make All The Difference
        If there’s ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it’s during the divorce process. That’s why we launched our Divorce Care Package series. With each post, we’ll show you what things — books, movies, recipes — helped othe…
        - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 16, 10:12pm -
      • newPBS Turns Its Sunday Spotlight to Queen Victoria, That Saucy Minx
        Everything you thought about Queen Victoria is probably wrong. And that's really good news for television viewers, because the 19th century British queen we meet in PBS's upcoming drama Victoria is far more interesting than the staid, uptight and hu…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 10:04pm -
      • newIs Making Extra Mortgage Payments Better Than Refinancing?
        Many mortgage borrowers view extra payments and refinancing as alternatives and are confused as to which would serve them better. This article is directed to them.Extra Payment Decisions Versus Refinance DecisionsWhile borrowers refinance for severa…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:59pm -
      • newHark, Netflix Will Release An Official 'Stranger Things' Soundtrack
        Netflix’s delightful amalgam of ‘80s film tropes, “Stranger Things,” has picked up something of a cult following since its mid-July release. Giving Winona Ryder a platform to shine in her performance as young Will Byers’ mother, the show…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:56pm -
      • newTo All Those Wondering Why Beyoncé Skipped The DNC
        Where in the world is Beyoncé?That was the question running through the minds of “Lemonade”-sipping Americans this week as a stream of celebrities took the stage at the Democratic National Convention. According to an interview with Refinery 2…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:54pm -
      • newKnow Why This Man Was A Weird News Headliner This Week? Take The Fark Weird News Quiz
        A man in Florida became a Weird News headliner for his bizarre encounter with cops.If you know the full story, take the Fark Weird News Quiz.OK, we’re waiting. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subjec…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:52pm -
      • newLifestyle Medicine: Blue Zones Of Soulful Data, Stories, And Social Networks
        More than 35.7% of American adults are considered to be obese. About 75 million American adults have high blood pressure. Approximately thirty-four percent of Americans have high low-density lipoproteins. These grim and disheartening statistics- as s…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:51pm -
      • newOh, The Humanity.
        Oh, The Humanity.By Martin MaidenbergI don't easily get emotional over political speeches. So I was struggling to understand why I felt so profoundly affected by President Obama's speech at the DNC. I was tearing up at certain sentences and rapt wi…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:48pm -
      • newSome Donald Trump Supporters Are Now Calling Him 'God Emperor'
        The messages are written, we hope, with some sense of irony. And yet they are so very creepy.Hundreds of posts in Reddit’s The_Donald forum ― where Donald Trump this week participated in a Q&A session ― refer to the Republican presidential…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:41pm -
      • newShetland Pony Breaks Into Pub, Starts Drinking From Beer Glasses
        He better pony up for those drinks.A Shetland pony named Mocha was horsing around a little too much earlier this week when it snuck into a British pub and starting drinking out of stray pint glasses, according to South West News Service.The “unsadd…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:40pm -
      • newDoes Prince Charming Really Exist?
        Watching Disney movies as a kid didn't prepare me for dealing with the complexities of dating and relationships as an adult. Does prince charming really exist? If so, where do you find him?I'm a natural optimist, so I like to believe that the answer…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:40pm -
      • newThis Weekend In The Art World: 4 Ways To Escape The Heat
        Even though summer is a great time to take advantage of the outdoors, sometimes the heat is a little too much to bear. Here are 4 perfect places to escape the heat this weekend, air conditioning and art included:Sophia Al-Maria, still from Black Frid…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:36pm -
      • newUntil Universal Health Care Coverage, We Have Medicaid to Combat Health Injustices
        At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week several prominent speakers highlighted the need for universal health care, which they said could be achieved by expanding the reach of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA). But why sh…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:35pm -
      • newDemocrats Reflect On Their Sit-In Protesting Gun Violence
        PHILADELPHIA ― One month before Democrats gathered in Philadelphia for their party’s convention, which would feature a slate of speakers pushing for gun control reform, House Democrats staged a 26-hour sit-in at the U.S. Capitol to demand a vote…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:35pm -
      • newA Patriotic Act Of Faith For Environmental Protection And Climate Justice
        George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough alread…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:33pm -

      CNN

      • newClinton campaign may have been hacked, too
        The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which is the political arm for House Democrats, confirmed Friday it had been the subject of a cyberhack, raising the possibility that alleged Russian hackers might have breached a much broader swath of…
        - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 16, 10:27pm -
      • newMosquitoes transmit Zika in Florida
        Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday.
        - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 16, 10:16pm -
      • newNorth Carolina voter ID law overturned
        A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina's 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted "with racially discriminatory intent" in violation of the Con…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:35pm -
      • newMuslim soldier's dad to Trump: Read the constitution
        The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing "nothing" and "smearing…
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:24pm -
      • newFlint water crisis: New criminal charges filed
        The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality failed to treat the corrosive water, which ate into the city's iron and lead pipes, causing lead to leach into the drinking water.
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:23pm -
      • new2 officers fired, could face charges
        Two police officers in East Cleveland, Ohio, are out of a job after a robbery suspect alleged they beat him up and pushed him down a cliff after arresting him.
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:14pm -
      • newWhat Kaine whispered in Clinton's ear
        Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine leaned over to Hillary Clinton on Thursday night right after she became the first woman to accept a major party's presidential nomination and marked the historic moment with a few words.
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:12pm -
      • newOutside attorney to consult on charges in Castile shooting
        A Minnesota county prosecutor said Friday he has appointed an outside prosecutor to help him decide whether to file criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of a black man by a police officer.
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:10pm -
      • newIs Brazil ready for the 2016 Olympic Games?
        The build up to Rio 2016 has been beset by political, economic and health crises, while doping has cast a shadow over sport and track and field in particular.
        - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 9:09pm -
      • newSyrian maternity hospital bombed
        A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children has been bombed in the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, the humanitarian organization said Friday on its Twitter account.
        - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:54pm -
      • newPolice officers shot; suspect in custody
        A suspect is in custody in connection with a police shooting early Friday in San Diego, California, according to a tweet by the Police Department.
        - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:30pm -
      • newThe moment American Muslims have been waiting for
        When Khizr Khan shook his copy of the Constitution at Trump, you could almost see the collective fist pump from Muslims across the country.
        - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 8:14pm -
      • newU.S. surveillance plane makes emergency landing in Russia
        At the same time that political tensions between Washington and Moscow were raging this week, the US and Russia calmly handled the emergency landing of a US military aircraft in western Siberia, according to the Pentagon.
        - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:12pm -
      • newWhat not to do when you win the Powerball
        Go ahead, dream about what you would do with it. Private island, maybe? Your own Dairy Queen franchise?
        - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 16, 7:09pm -
      • new10 takeaways from the Democratic convention
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