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Analysis: Colleges invited WAY MORE Dems than Reps to speak

Obama in graduation regalia. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/Timothy A. Clary

Spring commencement season is here: A time for colleges and universities to invite notable alumni, politicians, journalists and entertainers to address the graduating class of 2014.

Peoria mayor orders police raid over Twitter joke

1:58 PM 04/18/2014

Not one to tolerate Internet humor, Peoria mayor Jim Ardis sent police to raid the home of a suspected prankster who had set up a fake Twitter account that mocked Ardis.

Prof’s love for ‘Game of Thrones,’ earns suspension from idiotic admin

11:10 PM 04/17/2014

An administrator at Bergen Community College suspended a professor for posting a picture of his daughter wearing a "Game of Thrones" T-shirt on social media. The shirt depicted a GOT quote about fire-breathing dragons that the administrator interpreted as a threat.

Harry Reid: Cliven Bundy and supporters are ‘domestic terrorists’

4:32 PM 04/17/2014

While many have condemned the strong-arming and pseudo-military tactics of the Bureau of Labor Management in its standoff with Cliven Bundy, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, reserved his criticism for the Bundy family and their many supporters -- which he labelled domestic terrorists.

School suspends 10th-grader for having bright yellow squirt gun

2:46 PM 04/17/2014

Zero tolerance strikes again: A Maine high school suspended a 10th-grader for possessing a lookalike firearm after a bright yellow squirt gun fell out of his backpack.

Koch brothers unite right and left, sponsor panel on prison reform

10:47 AM 04/17/2014

The Koch brothers, known for spending millions of dollars to elect Republicans and promote limited government conservatism, sponsored a bipartisan panel Wednesday on criminal justice reform.

Cop beats up model Air Force captain in his own home, issues arrest weeks later

12:33 AM 04/17/2014

An Air Force captain discovered he was banned from Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California, due to pending charges against him from a previous encounter with a cop who had tried to arrest him for entering his own home.

Irony: CUNY’s income inequality initiative will pay Krugman $225,000 a year

10:59 PM 04/16/2014

Economist Paul Krugman -- who frequently uses his New York Times column to preach that rich people and Republicans are oppressing the poor with their capitalist policies -- has been hired by City University of New York, which will pay him $225,000 to work on the ironically-named income inequality initiative.

Activists to UMich: Admit unqualified students, if they are black

5:18 PM 04/16/2014

Activists with the radical pro-affirmative action group, By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest on Tuesday featuring a black Detroit high school student who was denied admission to the University of Michigan.

Outraged judge throws the book at five cops who lied on the stand

5:05 PM 04/15/2014

Five Illinois police officers all testified that they searched a drug dealer's vehicle -- and found marijuana -- only after obtaining probable cause from the suspect's statements, but surprise video evidence contradicted this version of events and acquitted the suspect.

White is not right: Campus admins ask for help weeding out white people

2:43 PM 04/15/2014

Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, "we are not as white as we are today."

Cop swerves into longboarders, almost kills them, issues ticket

9:53 AM 04/15/2014

A video of a cop car swerving--deliberately, it seems--into the path of a group of oncoming longboarders and then issuing a $35 ticket is drawing the ire of the Internet.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: This man’s camera saved him from lying cop

11:41 PM 04/14/2014

A New York man’s car was struck by the van of a reckless customs officer eager to pin the blame elsewhere, but luckily for the man, his recently-installed dashboard camera captured the whole incident on video and proved the cop had been a bad driver -- and a worse liar.

Virginia cops constantly photograph random people’s license plates

10:32 PM 04/14/2014

Police officers in Alexandria, Virginia, frequently take pictures of the license plates of random vehicles all over the city -- meaning that people's addresses, work locations and daily routines are well known to the authorities who collect such information and store it for stretches of time.

French police to 475 male teens: Give us your DNA or you’re under arrest!

1:42 PM 04/14/2014

A teenage girl claimed she was raped in a dark bathroom in her Catholic high school in La Rochelle, France --- and now, in order to find the identity of the culprit, French police have ordered 475 male students and 52 male staff members to hand over DNA samples.

WATCH THIS: Secret video footage proves cop lied about horrific accident

1:31 AM 04/14/2014

A border patrol officer  who crashed his van into a civilian car blamed the accident on the other driver --- but little did he know, the civilian had a secret camera installed in his vehicle.

‘Game of Thrones’ review: What was that?

1:25 AM 04/14/2014

"Killing a man at a wedding... horrid. Only a monster who do such a thing." -- Olenna Tyrell

Victory for Cliven Bundy, Nevada rancher who challenged feds

3:41 PM 04/12/2014

Citing safety concerns, federal agents are withdrawing from the Nevada cattle ranch where they had engaged in a week-long showdown with Cliven Bundy, a 67-year-old rancher who claimed the federal government had no right to tax and regulate property his family has owned since 1880.

NYPD routinely handcuffs shooting victims… they could be dangerous!

3:06 PM 04/11/2014

A curious practice of the New York Police Department is receiving scrutiny: Accident victims are routinely investigated for outstanding warrants, and are handcuffed to their hospital beds if they are guilty of as little as an unpaid $25 fine.