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Macron Campaign Says It Was Target of ‘Massive’ Hacking Attack

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PARIS — The campaign staff of the French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Friday evening that it had been targeted by a “massive and coordinated” hacking operation after internal ...

The Cooper Square Review of Science, Medicine, and Technology

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Diane Lye tussles with the science--and theatrics--of Suggestible You, a history of the placebo effect Read More From skyscrapers to subways, Diego Reinero revels in the nuts and bolts of ...

CDC faces budget loss of hundreds of millions of dollars after AHCA passes House

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W ASHINGTON — Representative Tom Cole, a Republican from Oklahoma, loves the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When he’s asked about public health funding, he often recites a favorite ...

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

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It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried ...

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

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“By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia,” Mr. Spicer said. “The investigation would have ...

CNN exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

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Washington (CNN)Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in ...

A Creationist Sues the Grand Canyon for Religious Discrimination

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“How did the Grand Canyon form?” is a question so commonly pondered that YouTube is rife with explanations. Go down into the long tail of Grand Canyon videos, and you’ll ...

Congressional exemption from GOP healthcare plan to be addressed separately

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Donald Trump North Korea ObamaCare By Olivia Beavers - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 ...

Inside the Effort to Kill Protections for Endangered Animals

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The Crow tribespeople call the grizzly bear their ancestor, the Elder Brother who protects their home, which is the land. They have grizzly bear songs, grizzly dances, grizzly names for ...

After Comey’s dismissal, it’s time for a commission

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An independent inquiry into what happened during the election is the only way to clear the air IT MUST have seemed like a good idea at the time. Why not ...

Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error

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One of the ways Donald Trump’s budget claims to balance the budget over a decade, without cutting defense or retirement spending, is to assume a $2 trillion increase in revenue ...

Trump Reportedly Considering New Cuts to Biomedical Research

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Two months ago, the Trump administration unveiled its so-called “skinny budget,” which envisioned cutting funds for the National Institutes of Health by 18 percent, or $5.8 million. Scientists were appalled.

How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering

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For some women, enrolling in an engineering course is like running a psychological gauntlet. If they dodge overt problems like sexual harassment, sexist jokes, or poor treatment from professors, they ...

Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation

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“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” Mr. Trump told Mr. Comey, according to the memo. “He is a good guy.

Why the Sally Yates hearing was very bad news for the Trump White House.

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The much-anticipated Senate hearing on Monday afternoon with former acting attorney general Sally Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper confirmed an important point: the Russia story still ...

Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed

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One of the Trump administration’s first decisions about the fight against the Islamic State was made by Michael Flynn weeks before he was fired – and it conformed to the ...

Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security

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Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who this week announced he will be joining Donald Trump's administration as assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, plagiarized sections of his ...

Trump Walks Back Threat to Defund Black Colleges

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The Friday signing statement hit hard because in February, he had invited dozens of presidents from historically black universities to visit him in the Oval Office while he signed an ...