Morning Buzz | So long to the perfect bracket — and $1,000,000,000

Today's Morning Buzz covers Michelle Obama's ping-pong diplomacy in China, the myth of gay affluence, same-sex marriage in Michigan, uncovering sex abuse at Christian institutions, and NCAA upsets. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Can PTSD Be Treated with Medical Marijuana?

Today's Morning Buzz looks at hot infographics depicting a cool economic recovery, Gay Republicans running for Congress, the study of marijuana in treating PTSD, shows of interfaith solidarity in Colorado and Malaysia, and changing stigma toward HIV/AIDS. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: MSNBC’s Jonathan Capehart talks about Gay Marriage in the South using PRRI Data

While filling in for Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC earlier this week, Jonathan Capehart discussed rapidly evolving views on same-sex marriage in the South. In the segment, Capehart points to PRRI data that demonstrates the dramatic shift in attitudes about same-sex marriage in the South over the past ten years. In 2003, 23 percent of Southerners supported same-sex marriage; in 2013 that number jumped to 48 percent. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Barack-etology Unlikely to Win Office Pools

Today's Morning Buzz reports on the effectiveness of online ads, the connection between health and social determinants, and the sixth annual Barack-etology. … [Read more...]

Stigma, Discrimination, & HIV/AIDS

Graphic of the Week examines American attitudes about HIV/AIDS, including causes and discrimination. … [Read more...]

How far will your team advance in the NCAA Tournament?

Today's Buzz reports on the biggest issue facing Christianity in America, the effect of increasing the minimum wage, Obamacare enrollment numbers, when extroverts are happier than introverts, and March Madness. … [Read more...]

How Americans Spend Their Leisure Time

In today's Buzz: What Americans do for fun -- and when, Why turbans are not simply a fashion statement, and How churches have entered the real estate market. … [Read more...]

Protecting Transgender People from Discrimination

Despite the widespread support for anti-discrimination legislation for LGBT individuals, such legislation still faces considerable hurdles, at least at the federal level. … [Read more...]

President Obama to Review U.S. Deportations

Today's Buzz covers green funerals, a possible extension of jobless benefits, and a high school sleep activist! … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Marks One Year in the Vatican

Today's Buzz covers the pontiff's first year in the Vatican, the New Hampshire House of Representatives' vote to repeal the state's death penalty, and a new poll showing most Americans don't see global warming as a threat. … [Read more...]


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