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March for Science Earth Day 2017

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The Most Insane Claims From the Climate Conspiracy Manual Just Sent to Thousands of Teachers

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The Heartland Institute, America’s leading peddler of climate change denialism, is back with a new installment in its ongoing misinformation campaign. According to InsideClimate, the Koch brothers-backed think tank recently ...

Exxon Seeks U.S. Waiver to Work in Russia Despite Sanctions

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April 19, 2017 12:51 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Exxon Mobil Corp. has applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russia in a bid to resume its joint ...

If Trump Fired Bannon, Would He Seek Revenge?

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When Steve Bannon vacated a home in Florida in 2015, his landlord complained that an entire Jacuzzi had apparently been coated in acid. After conservative media star Dana Loesch left ...

How The March For Science Finally Found Its Voice

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—They marched for science, and at first, they did so quietly. On Saturday, as thousands of people started streaming eastward from the Washington Monument, in a river of ponchos ...

Kushner Omitted Meeting With Russians on Security Clearance Forms

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When Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, sought the top-secret security clearance that would give him access to some of the nation’s most closely guarded secrets, he was ...

How a Scientist Who Studies Marches Sees the March for Science

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On April 22, scientists and science enthusiasts will gather in Washington, D.C. and 480 other cities to march for science. Their numbers will likely be large and their signs will ...

Transcript of AP interview with Trump

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A transcript of an Oval Office interview Friday with President Donald Trump by AP White House Correspondent Julie Pace. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or ...

What Bullets Do To Bodies

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x x x x x x The gun debate would change in an instant if Americans witnessed the horrors that trauma surgeons confront everyday. The first thing Dr. Amy Goldberg ...

Is American Retail at a Historic Tipping Point?

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Along the cobblestone streets of SoHo, Chanel handbags and Arc’teryx jackets are displayed in shops like museum pieces, harking back to the height of the neighborhood’s trendiness. But rents there ...

Human behavioral complexity peaks at age 25

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Random Item Generation tasks (RIG) are commonly used to assess high cognitive abilities such as inhibition or sustained attention. They also draw upon our approximate sense of complexity. A detrimental ...

When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty

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And then came Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita, which in 2005 left the N.F.I.P. with claims six times higher than it had seen in any previous year. To cover them,

The Latest Test for the White House? Pulling Off Its Easter Egg Roll

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By early March, the White House announced that the roll was on — next Monday, to be exact — and soon followed up with a rush order for the wooden ...

Trump may halt insurer payments to force Democrats to table on healthcare

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WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he might consider withholding billions of dollars of Obamacare payments to health insurers to force Democrats back ...