Thanks to Bill Nye, the Creation Museum is getting a theme park – Salon

SalonThanks to Bill Nye, the Creation Museum is getting a theme park In this Feb. 4, 2014 photo, Creation Museum head Ken Ham, right, speaks during a debate on evolution…

Spike Lee criticizes New York City gentrification – KOMO News

KOMO NewsNEW YORK (AP) — In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old…

NFL Combine’s ‘medal winners’ – ChicagoBears.com

ChicagoBears.comThere’s a lot of debate about how well the 40-yard dash and other tests that measure speed, agility and strength at the NFL Scouting Combine translate into production on the…

Hillary Clinton lauds veto of Ariz. anti-gay bill – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is lauding Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights. The…

Debate: Amy Stephens says Ken Buck hurt GOP in 2010 – Denver Post (blog)

Denver Post (blog)The swipe came during a series of exchanges in the debate hosted by The Denver Post. Republicans will pick their standard-bearer in the June 24 party primary. Buck…

Live: Denver Post hosts GOP senatorial debate – Denver Post

Live: Denver Post hosts GOP senatorial debateDenver PostMark Aspiri, Ken Buck, Owen Hill, Tom Janich, Amy Stephens and Floyd Trujillo will be at the Denver Post auditorium Tuesday Feb. 25…

Rapper Slim Thug gets his own ‘day’ in Houston – KHOU

KHOUSlim Thug stated that he has done plenty of good deeds for his hometown, and because of his name he didn’t get any recognition from Houston’s mayor. After the national…

2014 NFL combine results: 40-Yard Dash (Running Backs) – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comINDIANAPOLIS — Dri Archer came up short of the combine record, but left no debate as to who the fastest running back is at the 2014 Scouting Combine, posting a…

Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picks – Digital Spy

Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picksDigital SpySo competitive is the race for the coveted Best Picture Academy Award this year, it’s even sparked some heated…

NFL Wants Tax Breaks For Minneapolis Super Bowl Bid – CBS Local

NFL Wants Tax Breaks For Minneapolis Super Bowl BidCBS LocalMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota taxpayers might have thought the Vikings stadium debate was behind them, but there may be another controversy…

Gubernatorial candidates: If not me, then him – Denver Post

Gubernatorial candidates: If not me, then himDenver PostThe Denver Post hosted a debate among four of the Republican Party primary candidates for governor at the Denver Post Auditorium in Denver,…

Seattle Rideshare Regulation A Question Of Caps, Lack Of Data – KUOW News and Information

Seattle Rideshare Regulation A Question Of Caps, Lack Of DataKUOW News and InformationThe ongoing debate about how to regulate ridesharing in Seattle seems to be coming down to a fight…

East-sigh story: Just where is the Eastside of Los Angeles? – Los Angeles Times

East-sigh story: Just where is the Eastside of Los Angeles?Los Angeles TimesFor more than a decade, the debate has embroiled two clusters of Los Angeles‘ oldest neighborhoods. There’s the historic…

Denver considers expanding minority-contracting program – Denver Post

Denver considers expanding minority-contracting programDenver PostDenver would seek to nearly double the percentage of its construction spending that goes to businesses owned by minorities or women under a proposal the…

NFL Draft Reset 2006: Patriots Avoid Selecting Laurence Maroney In Redraft – NESN.com

NFL Draft Reset 2006: Patriots Avoid Selecting Laurence Maroney In RedraftNESN.com3 overall if they could redo the 2006 NFL draft. Eight years has past since the great draft debate of…

Seattle 1-percenter a leader in push for $15 minimum wage – The Seattle Times

Seattle 1-percenter a leader in push for $15 minimum wageThe Seattle TimesKnow him or not, in 2014, Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer’s politics are sure to be in your face…

Turkey: MPs Injured In Mass Parliament Brawl – Sky News

Sky NewsOne MP suffers a broken nose and another fractures his fingers after tempers boiled over during a debate on a new law. 5:25am UK, Sunday 16 February 2014. Member…

Seahawks vs. Broncos: Key players in Super Bowl XLVIII – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA look at three players you should know and three others who will need to come through for each team. 3 SEAHAWKS. YOU SHOULD KNOW. Clinton McDonald, defensive…

Dylan Farrow: Open Letter Details Sexual Abuse by Woody Allen – People Magazine

People MagazineMia Farrow and Woody Allen with baby Satchel (now named Ronan) and adopted daughter Dylan. David Mcgough/DMI/Time Life Pictures/Getty. There was a lot of debate earlier this month after…

Ukraine to debate amnesty for protesters – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s parliament is due to debate a possible amnesty for scores of protesters arrested in anti-government demonstrations. President Viktor Yanukovych has said he wants to make the amnesty conditional…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

Davos 2014, day three: Business news and markets, live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk09.50 It’s Mr Cameron’s eighth year at Davos, he says it’s a great opportunity for business leaders to meet with politicians. He says the key challenge is how European countries…

Police warn Sochi hotels of terror suspect as Olympics near – CNN

CNN(CNN) — New details fueled debate Monday over security at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Wanted posters of a terrorism suspect on the loose, warships at the ready…

Assad: Quitting not up for debate – BBC News

BBC NewsSyrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he has no intention of quitting, and the issue is not up for discussion at next week’s peace talks. “If we wanted to…

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine – Forbes

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At UkraineForbesWhen the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the…

Obama seeks middle ground with NSA overhaul – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — In announcing his long-awaited plans to overhaul government surveillance policies, President Obama on Friday sought to occupy a middle space in the simmering debate on U.S. spying.…

Jonah Hill happy to start a ‘debate’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUnlike the glib scammer he plays in The Wolf of Wall Street, Jonah Hill was at a loss for words Thursday morning. “I’m just in shock. I was not…

Sharapova Wins in 107-Degree Australian Open Heat; Federer Rolls – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJan. 16 (Bloomberg) — Maria Sharapova outlasted Italy’s Karin Knapp in three long sets on a third straight day of scorching heat that interrupted play on most courts…

Central African Republic crisis: Djotodia future in balance – BBC News

BBC NewsCentral African Republic (CAR) interim President Michel Djotodia is expected to face pressure to step down when he attends a regional summit on Thursday. His failure to quell violence…

Chiefs spark rest vs. rust debate heading into playoffs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAndy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs enter the playoffs coming off a virtual Week 17 bye when the coach rested 20 of 22 starters in the regular-season finale. Few would…

Toby Keith Under Criticism for Anti-Gun Stance at His Restaurant – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Toby Keith Under Criticism for Anti-Gun Stance at His Restaurant. Toby Keith is…

Kawakami: San Francisco 49ers stars reside on defense – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsShort-attention-span reading, and writing… Debate? There really was no debate, and if there was one, NaVorro Bowman ended it Monday night with 89 yards of Candlestick catharsis.…

UK finally pardons computer pioneer Alan Turing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLONDON (AP) — His code breaking prowess helped the Allies outfox the Nazis, his theories laid the foundation for the computer age, and his work on artificial intelligence still…

‘Duck Dynasty’ family: No show without Phil – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Duck Dynasty family issued a statement Thursday evening supporting patriarch Phil Robertson and throwing the future of their successful hit reality show into jeopardy. The A&E cable channel…

Heisman Trophy debate: Will anyone challenge Jameis Winston? – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comIt was only a year ago. Remember all the hoopla leading up to and following Johnny Manziel’s Heisman victory? Johnny Football had slayed the dragon, becoming the…