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I am an Arctic researcher. Donald Trump is deleting my citations

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10 mentions1 day ago
As an Arctic researcher, I’m used to gaps in data. Just over 1% of US Arctic waters have been surveyed to modern standards. In truth, some of the maps we ...

Federal staffers panicked by conservative media attacks

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3 mentions1 week ago
Conservative news outlets, including one with links to a top White House official, are singling out individual career government employees for criticism, suggesting in articles that certain staffers will not ...

White House installs political aides at Cabinet agencies to be Trump’s eyes and ears

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13 mentions1 week ago
The political appointee charged with keeping watch over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his aides has offered unsolicited advice so often that after just four weeks on the ...

The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency

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18 mentions2 weeks ago
Last month, when President Donald Trump toured a Boeing aircraft plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, he saw a familiar face in the crowd that greeted him: Patrick Caddell, a ...

Trump just proposed an immediate $1.2 billion cut to NIH

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President Donald Trump, who had just proposed slashing the National Institutes of Health's budget for next year by 20 percent, suggested an immediate $1.2 billion cut to the agency Tuesday.

BREAKING: Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ People from 2020 Census

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The Trump Administration recently submitted a list of data categories it will collect for the 2020 Census and the American Community Survey (ACS). Although “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” were ...

FBI’s Russian-influence probe includes a look at far-right news sites

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6 mentions1 week ago
Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some fictional — ...

Inside the GOP’s Health Care Debacle

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19 mentions4 days ago
Donald Trump had heard enough about policy and process. It was Thursday afternoon and members of the House Freedom Caucus were peppering the president with wonkish concerns about the American ...

EXCLUSIVE: Nazi-Allied Group Claims Top Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka As Sworn Member

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33 mentions2 weeks ago
Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s top counter-terrorism adviser, is a formal member of a Hungarian far-right group that is listed by the U.S. State Department as having been “under the direction ...

Columnist Jimmy Breslin, bard of the New York streets, dies at 88

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Jimmy Breslin, long the gruff and rumpled king of streetwise New York newspaper columnists, a Pulitzer Prize winner whose muscular, unadorned prose pummeled the venal, deflated the pompous and gave ...

Why Trump Thinks Passing a Terrible Health-Care Bill Makes Sense

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2 mentions1 week ago
Almost every great vote-wrangling drama in Congress, especially on a high-profile issue in the first year or two of a new presidency, is eventually reduced to a simple test of ...

The Republican Health-Care Bill Is On the Verge of Failure

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18 mentions3 days ago
To a man and woman, nearly every one of the 237 Republicans elected to the House last November made the same promise to the voters: Give us control of Congress ...