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Reality vs Human Nature
We often hear that “reality has a well-known liberal bias.” Public opinion, on the other hand, has a well-known bias in favor of ignorance and jingoism. The truth is usually evident, but will not be accepted until much later. This is especially true when the truth turns out to be unpleasant or (even worse) expensive.
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Reuters News
Lawyers for Colorado theater gunman
oppose videotaping sanity exam


U.S. Navy maintains grounding
order for F-35 fighter jets


German suspect was in contact with
State Dept not U.S. spies: officials


Female Yahoo executive
sued for sexual harassment


U.S. appeals court sides with
gay marriage proponents in Utah


Brazil's leader sees no political
fallout from World Cup defeat


F-35 fighters can resume flight,
travel to UK air show: officials


Two more charged in slaying of
12-year-old NJ girl on scooter


Armed citizen groups seek
recruits to secure U.S. border


Lightning kills one, injures seven
in Colorado's Rocky Mountain park


U.N. Security Council to vote Monday
on Syria aid access resolution


Gaza toll passes 100; Israel to
counter rockets 'with all power'


U.S. agency investigating drone
flights after video goes viral


Florida's electoral map in
flux after court ruling


Seattle's first legal pot
shop runs out of marijuana


Mississippi coach, wife indicted
for sex with underage girl


Florida movie theater shooter
wins release from jail on bond


Magnitude 6.8 quake, small
tsunami hit east Japan, no damage


Ex-California pension fund CEO pleads
guilty in federal conspiracy case


Putin pledges to help Cuba
explore for offshore oil


Tsunami advisory lifted after
east Japan earthquake: NHK


California high court
softens 'three strikes' law


Ex-city official in California sentenced
to one year in jail in corruption case


U.S. Medicaid enrollment nears 7
million since Obamacare rollout


Case of Pennsylvania sheriff
accused of assault nears a close


Former NY mayor riles Colorado
pols with 'rural' gun remarks


Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns
of radicalization after clashes


Ex-Minnesota governor: no fight
with 'American Sniper' author


Thousands may telecommute in
case of New York train strike


New York man who threatened
ex-President Bush gets house arrest


U.S. Congress seen backing
extension of Iran nuclear pact


Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern
Japan, minor tsunami warning: NHK


Putin meets Fidel Castro at
start of Latin American tour


U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird
flu mishap, widespread safety lapses


In the brain, sex addiction
looks the same as drug addiction


House backs extending business
depreciation tax break


White House trims 2014 deficit
projection to $583 billion


Accused Boston bomber spoke of
martyrdom before attack -FBI


Republicans wage uphill battle
to win over black voters


Kerry to hold second day of talks
with Afghan election candidates


Texas mass murder suspect collapses
in court as crime recounted


Underage fighters drawn
into Iraq sectarian war


U.S. pilots, other labor unions
split on Ex-Im Bank reforms


Four killed and 57 hurt as
Casablanca buildings collapse


Berlusconi may face trial
over prostitution witness


Central African Republic civilian
leaders threaten to boycott peace talks


Woman stabbed to death at Indiana
hospital, body found at her home


Test-cheating trial delayed for
ill former Atlanta school chief


Erdogan, launching presidential
bid, vows 'pioneering new Turkey'


Haskell collapses in Texas
court as details of murder read


U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds
in talks to buy rival Lorillard


New York police work to ID
body parts found in two towns


New York's MTA may have to increase
debt in LIRR pay deal: Moody's


Ukraine says rebels will pay
as missiles kill 23 soldiers


U.S. House Appropriations chair: Obama
border security request too high


Federal judge affirms Detroit's
access to casino revenue


More Americans succumb to World
Cup fever: Reuters/Ipsos poll


Kurds seize Iraq oilfields,
ministers pull out of government


Iran preparing to start plant needed
for interim nuclear deal: sources


U.N. asks Europe to take Syrian
refugees as region saturated


Portugal's PM tries to soothe investors;
BES says can cover any losses


Thirty Ukrainian troops possibly
killed in rebel missile attack


Two dead, 53 injured in
Casablanca buildings collapse


Reynolds, Lorillard
confirm takeover talks


Turkey says Israel's Gaza
offensive threatens rapprochement


Russian lawmaker says son,
detained by U.S., needs medicine


EU names two South Sudan
military officials it sanctioned


Putin begins Latin American
tour amid Ukraine crisis


India's Modi accepts
invitation to meet Obama


Polish parliament rejects no
confidence motion in interior minister


Kerry urges Afghanistan to focus
on audit to resolve disputed vote


Man suspected of shooting six
dead in Texas to appear in court


Taliban debate merits of Islamic
State's caliphate announcement


FBI agents to testify against
friend of accused Boston bomber


U.S. telecom regulators tackle
Internet subsidy for schools


Taliban hideouts revealed as Pakistan
army seizes militant redoubt


Former Korean 'comfort women' for
U.S. troops sue own government


Reynolds and Lorillard in talks
to sell assets to Imperial


Germany says expulsion of
U.S. spy chief was inevitable


Iraq's foreign minister says Kurds
suspend all participation in government


German police: young man set self
on fire outside Libyan embassy


Wind-swept wildfire chars 18,000
acres in Washington state


Obama, corporate giants announce
plan to boost suppliers


German government spokesman: Merkel and Putin
may meet on sidelines of World Cup Final


Philippines arrests Australian
over ties to militant group ISIS


German foreign minister: response
to alleged U.S. spying was right


Portugal's BES steadies
nerves, losses still a puzzle


Gas explosion kills one, injures
30 in western Turkish city


Israeli strikes kill more Palestinians;
rocket causes huge blaze in Israel


Britain 'seriously concerned'
over Hong Kong press freedom


China's Xi to visit Greece
on way to South America


Four servicemen, five miners
killed in eastern Ukraine


Ebola deaths surge in Sierra
Leone and Liberia: WHO


Russia likely to prolong asylum
for fugitive Snowden: Interfax


Attackers raid Kenya coast
village, steal police guns


Several injured as gas leak triggers
blast in western Turkish city


Imperial in talks to buy assets
from Reynolds and Lorillard


Philippines' Aquino keeps budget
chief amid corruption scandal


Kerry hopes solution can be found
to Afghanistan vote dispute


Sinaloa drug cartel leader 'Chino
Antrax' extradited to California


Japan economics minister warns of premature
QE exit, sees room for more easing


Border Patrol suspends transfer of
undocumented migrants to San Diego


Kenya's coastal killings pose
insurgency risk for Kenyatta


Taliban sympathizer posts
pictures of smiling Bowe Bergdahl


Amazon seeks FAA permission to
test drones outdoors near Seattle


China sentences 32 in
Xinjiang for 'terror' videos


Israel presses on with Gaza
offensive, Palestinians fire rockets


Ukraine readies
plan against rebels


Argentina to send
technocrats to debt talks


China looking into Bank of China
money laundering allegations: Xinhua


Eleven killed in China
school bus crash


Florida judge throws out 2012
congressional redistricting plan


Measles cases hit 18-year
high in Washington state


Georgia man charged with murder in
son's car-seat death fired from job


U.S. defense chief voices
confidence in grounded F-35 fleet


Two California men indicted
on mink farm sabotage charges


Obama administration warns money
low to deal with migrant crisis


Detroit boy was abused, harshly
disciplined: state petition


Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker
resolution in disputed election


Supporters optimistic after ex-U.S.
Marine appears in Mexico court


Florida man executed for
1994 rape and murder of girl


Crime spree helps Pakistani Taliban
squirrel away cash before raids begin


Judge asked to block North Carolina
voting changes before midterms


U.S. House Republicans to focus
Obama lawsuit on Obamacare


Sanofi dengue vaccine
promising but questions remain


Combining vaccines may
help eradicate polio


Hoping for progress, San Bernardino
sets bankruptcy case deadlines


Man charged with killing six
members of same Texas family


Californians lacking health insurance
halved under Obamacare: study


California man gets 15 year
sentence in China spying case


Wisconsin nine-year-old
dies trapped in grain bin


Boston reaches deal with
developer planning nearby casino


Virginia police won't seek nude
photo of teenager in sexting case


Woman charged with manslaughter
in Google exec's heroin death


Obama lets rip on trip
out of Washington


U.S. judge tells IRS to explain
lost emails in 'Tea Party' probe


Libya prepares to move
parliament to Benghazi


Police rescue 165 kidnapped
migrants in Mexican border state


Brazil's Rousseff lets Obama
off the hook for NSA spying


U.S. judge sentences man to
15 years in China spying case


Judge orders former New Hampshire
cop in hit-and-run back to jail


California ends fiscal year with
cash for first time in seven years


Draft notices sent to 14,000
dead men in Pennsylvania


Gaza dead reach 78 as
Israelis hint at invasion


Taliban post picture of commander
with smiling U.S. captive


Mississippi baby thought cured
of HIV no longer in remission


Man hoping to be executed must
get appeal, Florida court rules


Louisiana guard fired after arrest
on suspicion of raping inmate


Teenager charged with killing
soldier at Tennessee armory


Pennsylvania mom drowns trying
to save son in Lake Erie


Top Connecticut court
hears death penalty appeal


U.N. chief says de Mistura
to be new Syria mediator


U.S. Republican warns of 'death
by a thousand cuts' from China


U.S. Senate confirms Donovan
as White House budget director


Denver County to issue marriage
licenses to gay couples: spokesman


British public sector workers
strike over 'poverty pay'


Citizen scientists out of options
to rescue old NASA satellite


Insurgents enter military base
northeast of Baghdad: officials


U.S. prosecutors decline criminal
probe in CIA-Senate dispute


Lawmakers eye U.S. immigration law
changes for Central American children


U.S. Senate tax-writers agree on
$10.8 billion transport funding plan


Friend of accused Boston bomber
watched bag hauled away: agent


Auto union to form branch for workers
at Volkswagen plant in Tennessee


Iran nuclear talks sides far
apart, paper quotes UK's Hague


Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek
role in Iran nuclear talks


Colorado judge backs county
clerk over gay marriage licenses


Berlin tells CIA station
chief to leave in spy scandal


Myanmar jails reporters,
newspaper boss for 10 years


North Carolina voter law hurts
African Americans: Justice Department


Catalan language revival
fuels backlash in Spain


WTC cleanup workers may renew
health claims: U.S. appeals court


Exclusive: Coastal flooding has
surged in U.S., Reuters finds


U.S. imposes sanctions on
Lebanese firm for Hezbollah ties


Bahrain charges opposition leader
over meeting with U.S. diplomat


U.S. Senate committee advances
bill on cell phone unlocking


Palestinian death toll rises to 77
as Israel hits Gaza over rocket fire


Turkish parliament gives legal
recognition to Kurdish peace talks


U.N. urges Saudi Arabia to
release activists, halt lashings


Seven killed in Massachusetts
apartment blaze -fire officials


World cities, home to most people, to
add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.


Obstruction trial in Boston
bombing focuses on Web searches


Philadelphia man accused of
being Nazi guard denied bail


U.S. judge blocks New Hampshire law
creating abortion clinic buffers


Man sentenced to year in jail in
Detroit mob beating of motorist


Japan cyber attacks on government sites
surge, government mulling steps to respond


Central U.S. to see cold
snap next week: NWS


Germany asks top U.S. intelligence
official to leave over spy scandal


Philadelphia mayor rebuked for response
to fire that killed four children


Greek far-right Golden Dawn's
spokesman jailed awaiting trial


U.S. weather forecaster still sees
70 percent chance of summer El Nino


More Ukrainian soldiers killed;
France, Germany press Putin


Bruised Iraqi army leans on
Shi'ite militias, volunteers


Germany asks intelligence official
at U.S. embassy to leave country


Militants in Lebanon seek
to emulate Islamic State


U.N. evacuates dozens of
foreign staff from Libya


Texts from accused Boston bomber
at issue in obstruction trial


Part of U.S. Capitol closed to
probe asbestos incident: officials


Merkel says spying on
allies is a waste of energy


EU imposes sanctions on South
Sudanese military leaders


Bulgaria's center-right leads
in first poll since EU vote


Engine fire triggers new
turbulence for Lockheed's F-35 jet


Seized nuclear material in
Iraq 'low grade': U.N. agency


Baghdad halts Kurdish cargo
flights after ministers' boycott


China agrees to reduce FX
intervention 'as conditions permit'


Likely new Indonesian leader
warns against tampering with vote


China says more than half of
foreign aid given to Africa


Taliban kill six de-miners
in western Afghanistan


China, U.S. to boost security
ties, but no breakthroughs


German language rule for immigrant
spouses invalid: European court


Boeing sees $5.2 trillion jet market,
win versus Airbus on twin-aisles


Drone kills six in NW Pakistan, army
seizes most of key city from Taliban


Special Report: All work and no
pay for thousands in the Balkans


Florida set to execute convicted
murderer of 11-year-old girl


Australian minister under fire for not
meeting Tamil groups on Sri Lanka trip


'Prime Evil' apartheid killer
up for parole in South Africa


Kerry faces uphill battle to
defuse Afghan election standoff


Britain says to pass emergency
phone and email data law


Fed independence questioned as
Republicans ramp up pressure


Parched California proposes steep
fines for over-watering lawns


Three Ukrainian soldiers killed
in further clashes in the east


Son of local hero bids to lead
Slovenia to limited makeover


Israel presses Gaza offensive, kills
eight in air strike: officials


China dismisses planned Macau
democracy vote as meaningless


China June trade data misses
forecasts, doubts over economy linger


Shooting at Tennessee National Guard
armory leaves one soldier dead


Australian immigration minister visits
Jaffna, no talks with Tamil groups


Six killed, including four
children, in Houston-area shooting


New form of U.S. healthcare saves money,
improves quality, one insurer finds


Christie-led U.S. governors group
raises $26.6 million in second quarter


Indonesian leader calls for restraint
after presidential stand-off


Japan denies report on North
Korea's abduction survivor list


Chinese hackers pursue key
data on U.S. workers: NYT


Israel pursues punishing Gaza
offensive for a third day


At least six killed in
Houston-area shooting


China's top prosecutor orders more
transparency in corruption cases


Colorado puts annual marijuana
demand at 130 tonnes


Georgia man's death sentence commuted a
day before scheduled execution


Mexican train derails, stranding
1,300 migrants headed toward U.S.


Obama rejects criticism
over border crisis


New Orleans-area school district
agrees to rules protecting Hispanics


'American Sniper' says punched
ex-Minnesota governor Ventura


Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800
million to settle U.S. probe - sources


Obama urges Congress to pass
migrant funding request quickly


Former U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico
since March appears in court


Fed mulls policy exit, eyes
end of asset purchases


Former IRS official sought to hide
information, lawmakers assert


Exclusive: Iraq tells U.N. that 'terrorist
groups' seized nuclear materials


Washington state approves
first producer of pot edibles


Texas robbery suspect sets himself
on fire, then is shot by police


Judge strikes down Colorado
gay marriage ban, stays ruling


BNP pleads guilty again in $9
billion U.S. sanctions accord


Lawmakers differ on how to stop
abusive patent-demand letters


Exclusive: U.S. grills suspects in new
strategy to build bank laundering cases


L.A. Dodgers must pay $15 million
to baseball fan beaten at stadium


Florida cat owners call 911
after Russian blue 'freaked out'


Police shoot knife-wielding woman
dead outside Idaho hospital


Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear
plant operator over wife's suicide


Prostitute gave client heroin
overdose: California police


Kurds threaten legal action
against Iraq oil buyers


Congress seen unlikely to block
threatened New York transit strike


Girlfriend says she told accused Boston
bomber's friend to dump backpack


Arizona professor admits
resisting arrest during scuffle


California police say prostitute
gave fatal heroin overdose to client


Senate confirms Julian
Castro as housing secretary


Berkeley, California orders
free pot for poor patients


Accused Silk Road creator loses
bid to dismiss U.S. indictment


Verdict reached in lawsuit
over Dodger Stadium beating


Utah to appeal gay marriage
ruling to U.S. Supreme Court


North Korea list of Japanese abductees
contains some 30 names: Nikkei


Obama raises money for Senate
Democrat Udall - without Udall


Teen arrested in killing of New
Jersey girl shot on her scooter


Storm leaves 244,000 in dark, shuts
Buckeye pipeline in Pennsylvania


Actor John Wayne's heirs sue
university to use 'Duke' nickname


Michigan man charged with murder
in death of soccer referee


China puts prominent writers under
house arrest as Kerry visits


Ex-Guatemalan leader Portillo to be
freed from U.S. prison in February


Obama request for border
money gets wary reception


NY lawmakers set to clamp down on
Times Square's caped crusaders


Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin
gets 10 years in corruption case


China to take measures to promote
judicial independence: Xinhua


'American Sniper' widow: husband
planned to donate book proceeds


North Korea complains to U.N.
about film starring Rogen, Franco


Ukraine threatens to retake
territory from defiant rebels


Judge tosses Miami mortgage
discrimination suit vs BofA


Judge delays trial in Colorado
movie theater massacre case


World Cup humiliation another
blow to Brazil's confidence


Ukrainian-born John K., investigated
for Nazi crimes, dies aged 93


Dutch special forces in Mali
tackle changing threat: minister


South Sudan president urges
rebel leader to resume talks


Anger mounts as Germany unearths
second U.S. spy suspect


U.S. court rules for Beirut
bombing victims in Iran funds case


Gun control group sues Kansas
governor over gun rights law


India's Gandhi says Modi's government in
'witch hunt' as Congress probed on taxes


EU says powers united on Iran
after France suggests splits


Refugee agency says more than 35,000
people displaced by Yemen fighting


Fifty-three blindfolded bodies found
in Iraq as political leaders bicker


Boston bomber suspect called
September 11 attacks a hoax: roommate


De Mistura succeeds Brahimi as
U.N. Syria mediator: diplomats


Syrian government forces
squeeze insurgents in Aleppo


Egyptian soldier killed
in Sinai explosion


World powers "completely
united" in Iran talks: EU


Boehner calls U.S. Republican
highway funding plan 'really solid'


U.S. blacklists UAE firm for
flouting sanctions on Syria


Boehner: Obama border funding plan
needs study, wants enforcement


Syria's Western-backed
opposition elects new president


Spain arrests 32 in swoop on
suspected members of Italy's Camorra


Iraqi Christians' flee violence,
fear end of long history


Russia gives green light
for next U.S. ambassador


Burundi critic of government denied
bail on security charge: lawyer


Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects
at home to perilous statehood in Iraq


Australia denies 'offensive' accusations
Sri Lanka asylum seekers ill-treated


Emirates finalizes $56 billion
order for 150 Boeing 777X planes


Yemen extradites Ethiopian opposition
official to Addis Ababa: government


Fugitive Snowden asks to
extend stay in Russia: lawyer


Swiss ex-banker charged with
giving data to WikiLeaks


Celgene's spondylitis drug
misses main goal in trial


Russia test launches first new
space rocket since Soviet era


Newspaper says UAE holding suspected
Qatari 'agents' for questioning


Bill allowing parole for young
offenders advances in Massachusetts


Dagestan ex-mayor jailed for
plotting 'terrorist' attack on rival


Ukraine seeks aid to rebuild
regions shattered by separatist war


Gaza rockets land deep in Israel
as it bombards Palestinian enclave


Sri Lanka bans activist groups
from contact with media


Germany investigating second U.S.
spy suspect: security sources


East Coast wakes up to power
cuts after storms kill five


Singapore says citizens
participate in Syria conflict


U.S. author, Spaniard gored in
Spain's San Fermin bull run


Both candidates in Indonesia election
claim victory; Jokowi ahead in more counts


Iraqi security forces find 53
blindfolded bodies south of Baghdad


India's Modi tightens grip on ruling
party, naming close aide as chief


Boston bombing obstruction trial
hears from suspect's roommate


Russia to make second attempt
to launch newest space rocket


U.S., China ink coal, clean energy
deals but climate differences remain


Australian PM says won't bow to
'moral blackmail' over asylum seekers


Ukraine accuses Russia of
abducting woman army officer


Disgraced former New Orleans
Mayor Nagin due for sentencing


Afghan war inflicting devastating
toll on civilians: U.N.


Jokowi claims victory in
Indonesian presidential election


Rape and murder of 13-year-old spark
debate in junta-ruled Thailand


Russia to launch Angara space
rocket on Wednesday: Interfax


Two men gored in Spain's
Pamplona bull run


Outside forces help stoke
anti-Roma tension in Polish town


San Francisco passes law allowing
forced treatment of mentally ill


Utah mother accused of slaying six
infants was hooked on meth: police


Severe storms leave four dead
in New York state and Maryland


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