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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 ...

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 ...

Why There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany

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“Whatever else I may forget,” the ex-slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass said in 1894, “I shall never forget the difference between those who fought for liberty and those who fought ...

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,

The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

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The Trump administration has decided to disband the federal advisory panel for the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials incorporate the government’s climate analysis ...

More GOP lawmakers bucking their party on climate change

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LOS ANGELES — While President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama-era climate policies, an unlikely surge of Republican lawmakers has begun taking steps to distance themselves from the GOP’s hard ...

Automatic jargon identifier for scientists engaging with the public and science communication educators

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Scientists are required to communicate science and research not only to other experts in the field, but also to scientists and experts from other fields, as well as to the ...

In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

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When children in Turkey head back to school this fall, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution. The Turkish government is phasing in what it calls ...

How to Make a Pinhole Projector to View the Solar Eclipse

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ECLIPSE 101​NASA's Eyes The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Eclipse: Who? What? When? Where? and How? How Eclipses Work Eclipse History Eclipse Maps Safety Eclipse Misconceptions FAQ Acknowledgments Eclipse Glossary EVENTSEvent ...

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 ...

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 ...

Exclusive: Secret Service out of money to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large family

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WASHINGTON — The Secret Service can no longer afford to pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the ...

‘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 ...

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 ...

‘Radical’ new biography of Darwin is unreliable and inaccurate

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Charles Darwin: Victorian mythmaker, by A. N. Wilson, John Murray A. N. Wilson is a prolific author who has written more than 45 books, including many biographies of subjects ranging ...