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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Former U.S. senator and astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died on Thursday at age 95, according to Ohio State University. "John Herschel Glenn Jr. had two major career paths that often intersected: flying and politics, and he soared in both of them," the Associated Press wrote in its obituary for the four-term senator...
Outrage continues to grow over Scott Pruitt, the nominee to head up the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A banner during one of the 2011 Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. More true now than ever. (Photo: David Shankbone/cc/flickr)
Another day, another cabinet appointment for the incoming Donald Trump...

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Lord, what would John Lennon have made of the Trump monster? Marking Thursday's 36th anniversary of Lennon's murder, Yoko Ono posted a plea for gun control, calling his death "a hollowing experience" and pleading, "Together, let's bring back America, the green land of Peace." With so many seeking solace in these ugly times, mourns one fan, "Oh John, you really should be here." Lennon conceded then, and likely would now, "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."