The House of Representatives will consider legislation trying to make the Obamacare website more secure and requiring users be notified of data breaches, according to a memo to Republicans from Eric Cantor.
- The NSA has reportedly been spending about $80 million a year to develop a quantum computer that would help it to crack encryptions.
- A majority of Americans think the US will remain on a downward spiral through 2050.
- More than 200 Phish fans were arrested, mostly for drug possession, while the band performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City over the New Year's holiday.
- A physician from Louisiana is suing a police chief in Texas who was sleeping with his wife as well as other officials, alleging police harassment came along with the cuckolding.
- A poll shows 71 percent of respondents believing the Washington Redskins don't need to change their name; the number is 90 percent for Republicans and 59 percent for Democrats.
- Only 23 people died from lightning strikes in the US in 2013, a record low. The record high was in 1943, when 432 people were struck and killed by lightning.
- The conservative media watchdog group Newsbusters found that on network morning and evening newscasts, only one of 41 stories on the stranded Antarctic ship mentioned it was on a climate change mission.
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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Urged People Not To Travel for Thanksgiving Shortly Before Boarding His Flight
The mayor is traveling to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his wife and daughter.
J.D. Vance's memoir was an inherently political story. The film tries to ignore its context.