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Lunchtime photo

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2 mentions10 hours ago
This is a western tiger swallowtail butterfly. They’re pretty common around here, but I didn’t take this in our garden. This is the last of my pictures from my trek ...

Senate health care bill postponed

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2 mentions10 hours ago
Hmmm: Facing resistance from their own party, Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday they would postpone a vote on their healthcare bill until after the July 4th recess, according to two ...

Donald Trump's favorable ratings abroad are even worse than at home

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3 mentions11 hours ago
President Donald Trump may have successfully campaigned on the promise to restore the country’s greatness, but when it comes to America’s international standing, the president’s young tenure has accomplished precisely ...

Say it with me: Democrats want to fix Obamacare

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2 mentions11 hours ago
Jonah Goldberg suggests today that no one can say what they really believe about health care. Republicans refuse to admit that they don’t really want to repeal Obamacare after all.

Why oh why did Susan Rice become a Republican punching bag?

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2 mentions12 hours ago
Susan Rice, the right’s favorite new¹ punching bag over the past few years, talks about her experience of continuing to be a punching bag even after she left government service: ...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in Prepares for a Difficult Meeting With Trump

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4 mentions7 hours ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who swept to power in May elections after promising to defuse tensions with North Korea through diplomatic, economic, and cultural engagement, arrives in Washington on ...

Support for gay marriage just keeps going up

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Let’s start the day off with some good news. You never know: it might be the last we get today. Here’s the latest on same-sex marriage from Pew Research: Everyone ...

Another massive ransomware attack spreads around the world

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2 mentions11 hours ago
A month after the WannaCry ransomware hobbled hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, another major ransomware attack is making its way across Europe, Russia, the United States, and ...

The Republican Health-Care Plan Explained

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3 mentions11 hours ago
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Trump's name is being removed from Toronto's Trump Tower

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2 mentions4 hours ago
Toronto has had enough of Donald Trump. After more than a decade of drama, Trump’s name is being stripped from a 65-story hotel and condo building in downtown Toronto, following ...

Grace Paley’s Crowded World

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2 mentions11 hours ago
“I was popular in certain circles,” the narrator asserts in the opening line of Grace Paley’s story “Goodbye and Good Luck.” It’s the perfect combination of confidence and caginess, self-inflation ...

Here's the tl;dr version of the Republican health care bill

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2 mentions1 day ago
Need a quick couple of quickie graphics to summarize the Senate health care bill? I’m here to help. First, the basics: Next, a comparison of premiums. It’s true that the ...

The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge

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2 mentions10 hours ago
In late February or early March, Ali was in his apartment in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, when he got a phone call from a local police officer. “Get dressed,

Why Are Young People Voting for Old Socialists?

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Sarah Leonard a senior editor at The Nation. Interview has been edited and condensed. Jon Wiener: It’s happening all over: young people are voting for old socialists. Why is that?

More than 100 federal law enforcement agencies fail to report hate crimes to the FBI

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2 mentions9 hours ago
This story originally appeared on ProPublica. In violation of a long-standing legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate crimes ...

Republican health bill would leave 22 million more people without insurance, CBO projects

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4 mentions1 hour ago
The stats on the Senate health care bill are in: The Republicans’ new plan to repeal Obamacare would leave 22 million more people uninsured in 2026 than under current law.

Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Estimated to Kill 28,600 More in U.S. Each Year & Drop 22M from Insurance

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3 mentions9 hours ago
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A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

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11 mentions4 hours ago
The framed copy of Time Magazine was hung up in at least four of President Trump’s golf clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire cover was a photo ...

The Supreme Court will finally hear the case about the Christian baker and the gay wedding cake

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2 mentions1 day ago
The Supreme Court this morning finally decided what to do with one of the most controversial cases on its docket, Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The petition,

How Media Coverage of Health-Care Protests by People With Disabilities Missed the Point

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2 mentions4 hours ago
Unless you have been living under a rock, you likely know that last week the GOP Senate released its new health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. You ...

Trump’s crackdown on immigration is terrible news for anyone who eats food

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3 mentions9 hours ago
In the spring of 2011, Georgia’s fruit and vegetable growers faced a crippling drought. But it wasn’t for lack of rain; rather, their supply of farmworkers had dried up almost ...

Lunchtime photo

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2 mentions1 day ago
Last week I put up a picture of a guy cycling and texting at Santa Monica beach. That’s kid stuff. Here’s a guy cycling, texting, and holding a beer¹ in ...

Trumpcare now has 6-month waiting period for slackers

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2 mentions1 day ago
A new revision of the Senate health care bill is out, and as expected it adds a 6-month waiting period for anyone who hasn’t maintained continuous coverage: Can they get ...

If Trumpcare fails, Republicans will continue to sabotage Obamacare

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2 mentions1 day ago
This is unusual, but it’s actually worth paying attention to one of President Trump’s tweets today: If Democrats manage to defeat Trumpcare, that’s hardly the end of the battle. If ...

New Seattle study suggests ideal minimum wage of about $12

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2 mentions1 day ago
By chance, another study of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has just come out. And it comes to a different conclusion than last week’s study. Among jobs paying less than $19 ...

Dahlia Lithwick: Justice Neil Gorsuch Proving to Be "Far to the Right" of Antonin Scalia

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2 mentions11 hours ago
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Republicans eye billions in side deals to win Obamacare repeal votes

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White House and Capitol Hill officials are exploring potential deals to divvy up billions of dollars to individual senators’ priorities in a wide-ranging bid to secure votes for the imperiled ...

Donald Trump Might Set a Record—for the Biggest Decline of American Power in History

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3 mentions1 day ago
In its own inside-out, upside-down way, it’s almost wondrous to behold. As befits our president’s wildest dreams, it may even prove to be a record for the ages, one for ...

The truth about Medicaid

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2 mentions2 days ago
With the Senate health care bill finally out in the open, a tediously familiar game is unfolding once again. The game is to defend massive Medicaid cuts by claiming that ...

It looks like Neil Gorsuch will be hostile to LGBT rights

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4 mentions2 hours ago
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that states cannot discriminate against same-sex couples in determining who is listed on a child’s birth certificate. The decision bolsters the landmark ruling in ...

The Seattle Storm and Planned Parenthood Break New Ground

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3 mentions1 day ago
When NBA owner Clay Bennett—a man with politics somewhere to the right of Genghis Khan—absconded with the NBA’s Seattle Supersonics, devastating a city, and moved them to Oklahoma for the ...

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CBO Confirms: When It Comes to ‘Better Care,' GOP Senators Don't Count Reproductive Care

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Republicans in the U.S. Senate have proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act that they claim would result in “better care”—the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act. But their plan ...

Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

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2 mentions13 hours ago
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, in the United States alone, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by their partner. This comes out to more than ...

Could This Put an End to Gerrymandering?

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2 mentions14 hours ago
For 30 years I have fought for election districts that are fair to people of color and make it possible for everyone to participate equally. I’ve filed lawsuits challenging districts ...

Nation's largest doctors' group slams Republican health care bill

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The largest association of doctors in the country released a blistering statement Monday blasting Senate Republicans’ bill to repeal Obamacare. “Medicine has long operated under the precept of Primum non ...

A Progressive Electoral Wave Is Sweeping the Country

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4 mentions1 day ago
With a clenched fist held high and the promise of a “movement of the people,” Chokwe Antar Lumumba asked the voters of Jackson, Mississippi, to elect him as their mayor ...

Republicans Spent the Weekend Lying Their Faces Off About Health Care

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2 mentions1 day ago
The lies came fast and furious on the Sunday shows this weekend, as Republican lawmakers and their surrogates reckoned with a tough truth: The only way to sell the Senate’s ...

American Special Ops Forces Have Deployed to 70 Percent of the World’s Countries in 2017

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The tabs on their shoulders read “Special Forces,” “Ranger,” “Airborne.” And soon their guidon—the “colors” of Company B, 3rd Battalion of the US Army’s 7th Special Forces Group—would be adorned ...

Violence Is Rising in Congo—And the United States and EU Can Stop It, if They Want To

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2 mentions1 day ago
If you want to figure out how many people could eventually die in the latest outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, don’t look at the actual ...

She Told a Guy She Worked at an Abortion Clinic. On Their Next Date, He Raped Her.

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8 mentions11 hours ago
The guy wanted to know if she worked at an abortion clinic. On their first date, a day or two earlier, she’d told him she worked in “women’s health.” Now,

Trump praises female reporter’s ‘nice smile’ on call to Irish PM

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2 mentions6 hours ago
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Coverage Losses by State for the Senate Health Care Repeal Bill

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9 mentions5 hours ago
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its score of the Senate’s health care repeal plan, showing that the bill would eliminate coverage for 15 million Americans next year and ...

Shelter and Safety, the Oldest of Ideas

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2 mentions20 hours ago
For much of human history, kindness to foreigners has been a cherished trait. “The stranger who sojourns with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you ...

Perils of Back Door Encryption Mandates

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2 mentions14 hours ago
(Washington, DC) – The governments that constitute the intelligence partnership known as “The Five Eyes,” will meet on June 26-27, 2017, in Ottawa to discuss how to bypass encryption. The ...

CNN Journalists Resign: Latest Example of Media Recklessness on the Russia Threat

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Three prominent CNN journalists resigned Monday night after the network was forced to retract and apologize for a story linking Trump ally Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund under ...

Elizabeth Warren: It’s time for Democrats to run on single-payer health care

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3 mentions2 hours ago
As the GOP attempts to slash medicaid and repeal Obamacare in Congress, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is barnstorming her state of Massachusetts, advocating a single payer system that should, in her ...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort files as foreign agent for Ukraine work

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2 mentions7 hours ago
A consulting firm led by Paul Manafort, who chaired Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for several months last year, retroactively filed forms Tuesday showing that his firm received $17.1 million over ...

State Department Will Leave Anti-Semitism Monitoring Office Unstaffed

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2 mentions13 hours ago
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. State Department’s office to monitor and combat anti-Semitism will be unstaffed as of July 1. A source familiar with the office’s workings told JTA that ...

Indian PM Modi Was Once Banned from Entering U.S., Today He Meets Trump at White House

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2 mentions7 hours ago
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