FDA: Allow 'gay' men to donate blood

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="M2eTRncjq-sxd3JFASNbyHTsWRLItQEn" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Gay and bisexual men soon may be able to donate blood. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it favors replacing a lifetime more…

Christians vanishing in Baghdad

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — BAGHDAD — A choir dressed in crimson robes sang ancient hymns below a Christmas star strung with fairy lights at a recent service in the Iraqi more…

McConnell takes shot at tea-party Republicans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dreTRncjq8KRNVbT_Agip7WCz3N2AEHh" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (POLITICO) Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his biggest challenge will be righting the course of Congress, adding — in a swipe at outgoing more…

Jesus' birthplace grapples with traffic jams

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY.COM) — BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - It's Christmas season and the little town of Bethlehem is jammed with a big-city problem: Traffic snarling streets everywhere, including around more…

Sony: Next James Bond should be black actor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BkajRncjr5UguTqJvWA7KeMQN6b9zEpe" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THEDAILYBEAST) — During a particularly droll year-end press conference on Friday, President Obama channeled his inner Louis C.K., entertaining a horde of reporters on subjects more…

NYC subways crack down on 'manspreading'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JqaDRncjpQuxgob8-okZWTE2sSRLzIjO" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NYTIMES) — It is the bane of many female subway riders. It is a scourge tracked on blogs and on Twitter. And it has a more…

'The Interview' gets limited release

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="oybDNncjovHwao2qePUiygCy29nGQbAY" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THEWRAP) — Sony Pictures is set to release the canceled Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview” in theaters and on video on demand, TheWrap has learned. more…