Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, January 14, 2014

G’morning, Headliners!!!
 
It’s Tuesday. Tuesday is no different than Monday — or any other day of the week — because every day my robot drones and I bring you the news you didn’t even know you needed. 

That’s right!!! It’s time for today’s Headlines Du Jour.

AN AUTHORITY ON PORTS:

How patronage politics
ate the Port Authority


SO GLAD WE’RE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:

Ohio politician not sorry for incredibly racist email


LGBT NEWS:

Jared Leto and Michael Douglas’s
homophobic Golden Globes speeches
show the worst of Hollywood


THE SORRY STATE OF JOURNALISM TODAY:

Major Parts of the World Ignored by US TV News in 2013


PASS THE POPCORN:

Tea party group mobilizes
to oust House Speaker
John Boehner


FREE THE WEED!!!

NFL might legalize medical
marijuana for players

Marijuana advocates
lay groundwork for
legalization in Mass.


ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Deal could come as early as today to protect DIA art, Detroit pensioners


RELIGION CORNER:

Pastor accused of paying
homeless to fire-bomb
ex professes innocence:
‘I never did pay them’


EVOLUTION IS COMPLICATED:

Fossils show how fish
evolved into land animals


HISTORY IS COMPLICATED:

UO adds Native American Studies minor to ethnic studies curriculum

QUANTUM CIRCUTS ARE COMPLICATED:

Integrated quantum circuit
is most complex ever


FROM OUTER SPACE:

HD 4203c: New Giant Exoplanet Discovered


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