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GoDaddy Has Kicked White Supremacist Website The Daily Stormer Off Its Platform

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GoDaddy, the world’s largest seller of domain names on the internet, said on Sunday that it would no longer provide service to The Daily Stormer, a popular neo-Nazi and white ...

Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies

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Wind and solar energy are obviously essential in reducing carbon emissions, but they also have a remarkable side effect: saving lives. As they edge out fossil fuels, renewables are reducing ...

In Charlottesville, the Local Jewish Community Presses On

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By Alan Zimmerman , 8/14/2017 At Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville, VA, we are deeply grateful for the support and prayers of the broader Reform Jewish community. Our thoughts and ...

Human-caused warming likely led to recent streak of record-breaking temperatures, new study finds

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10 August 2017 WASHINGTON D.C. – It is “extremely unlikely” 2014, 2015 and 2016 would have been the warmest consecutive years on record without the influence of human-caused climate change,

Record-shattering 2.7-million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages

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Scientists announced today that a core drilled in Antarctica has yielded 2.7-million-year-old ice, an astonishing find 1.7 million years older than the previous record-holder. Bubbles in the ice contain greenhouse ...

U.S. scientists edit genome of human embryo, but cast doubt on 'designer babies'

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C reating “designer babies” with a revolutionary new genome-editing technique would be extremely difficult, according to the first U.S. experiment that tried to replace a disease-causing gene in a viable ...

‘A Treacherous President Stood in the Way’

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By December of 1866, the Civil War was over, but the conflict that would define the nature of the United States of America was not close to finished. Encouraged by ...

Merck CEO quits Trump panel in 'stand against violence and extremism'

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erck CEO Kenneth Frazier said Monday that he would step down from one of President Trump’s advisory panels, citing “a responsibility to take a stand against violence and extremism” days ...

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville Victim, Called ‘a Strong Woman’

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Mr. Wilson hired Ms. Heyer at the recommendation of a friend. She had a high school diploma but did not have a background in law. She was working as a ...

Police Stood By As Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — There was nothing haphazard about the violence that erupted today in this bucolic town in Virginia’s heartland. At about 10 a.m. today, at one of countless such ...