The astounding reach of Beyonce’s cultural impact is illustrated by a Saturday Night Live bit where first lady wanna-be Ann Romney (played by Kate McKinnon), blurts that she’d kill her equestrian-competition horse to meet Beyonce. “I wouldn’t have pictured you as a Beyonce fan,” says Weekend Update host Seth Myers
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Opponents of the Texas-Mexico Border Fence Look to Obama
New Kansas Law Shuts Down Two Abortion Clinics
Kansas will now just have one clinic in the state allowed to provide abortions, as the state signaled Thursday that Kansas’ only other two providers are out of business due to tough, new licensing requirements. Advocates of abortion rights allege it’s part of a coordinated, national campaign to limit a woman’s access to reproductive freedom, while abortion opponents argue Kansas’ new rules merely aim to protect the health of women or a viable fetus.
GE Launches a Major Foray into the Solar-Power Market
It’s good news for solar advocates and bad news for competitors: General Electric is breaking into the solar business in a major way. In April, GE announced it had built a solar module with the highest publicly reported efficiency rate for cadmium telluride thin film the most popular low-cost solar technology.
Patriot Act Debate: Is the FBI Collecting Your Phone Data?
Why Bahrain is Trying Civilians Before a Military Court
The seven men who will go on trial in Bahrain on Thursday will make history as the country’s first-ever civilians to be tried before a military court. Facing the death penalty, they’ve been sequestered in an unknown location for weeks and accused of murdering two policemen by running them over with a car.
Lance Armstrong Retires Once more (and For Very good)
Seven-Time Tour de France Winner’s Comeback Bid Failed to Create New Glory; Will Concentrate on Cancer Operate Lance Armstrong is retiring once more – this time for great. Virtually a month following finishing 65th in his last aggressive race in Australia, and practically six a long time removed from your last of an unprecedented seven […]