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Salt in the wound, the cost of healthcare

08/26/13 11:11PM

You've heard of saline solution. It's a fancy name for salt and water. You've probably used it--maybe for a sore throat, or dry eyes--and you probably haven't spent that much money on it. Here's a pretty simple bottle of saline solution we got at a Manhattan grocery store for five dollars and 99 cents. Here's some souped-up saline solution with a bunch of other chemicals in it for red eyes. This was $6.99. read more

McDonald's former CEO says the minimum wage needs adjustment

08/26/13 05:17PM

Low wage workers have been taking part in strikes all over the country to demand a living wage. The latest action--a group of Walmart workers in D.C. --ended with police issuing tickets to the protesters. But workers are showing no signs of stopping and companies are not conceding. Stalemate? On Friday's All In, Chris Hayes asked Former McDonald's president and CEO Ed Rensi why the company cannot afford to pay its workers a living wage. read more

#click3 The Fantastic Ford

08/23/13 08:43PM

1. On Friday, Hulk Hogan lost an arm-wrestling match to Mayor Rob Ford, now known as Mayor Fantastic Ford.  While Mayor Ford finally answered Hogan’s “Whatcha gonna do, brother?!” the answer as to who should be more embarrassed has yet to be determined. 2. Feel free to return that Rosetta Stone. This article teaches 11 international untranslatable words that are so mind-boggling , you just might turn into a pochemuchka. read more

50 years after the March, the dream still not realized - Ned Resnikoff - 08/22/2013

50 years later, what happened to the dream?

08/23/13 06:00AM

On August 28, 1963, over 200,000 marchers assembled on the Washington Mall to hear Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his historic "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This weekend, thousands more will commemorate the 50th anniversary of that March on Washington with one of their own. read more

#click3: Lost and nicely found

08/22/13 10:58PM

1. Blink and you’ll miss it. Within seconds, this Louisiana sinkhole consumes a pack of trees… and your attention. 2.  A big digital hug to Alfredo who could teach investigators a thing or two.  When our executive producer lost his camera's memory card, he thought all was lost, including some jaw dropping photos of construction on the MTA's 2nd avenue subway line.  Well, the man who found that memory card, Alfredo, connected the digital dots.  He sent the memory card to a Connecticut church when he saw a photo of our producer's son receiving his first communion.  Thank you Alfredo! read more

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