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On a scale of 1 to 10, Trump says his Puerto Rico response is a 10

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President Donald Trump was asked by a White House reporter Thursday to rate his administration’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico on a scale of 1 to 10. His ...

Yes, the election was rigged. Here's the proof.

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You can’t say Andrea Anthony didn’t try. A 37-year-old African American woman with an infectious smile, Anthony had voted in every major election since she was 18. On November 8,

Here's one strong connection between Trump and Putin

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The reporting begins in the 1980s with the experiences of four children and three adults—a philosopher, a psychologist and a sociologist—as perestroika was dawning and the Soviet Union was starting ...

Exclusive: Internal documents show police spied on New York Black Lives Matter group

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Many people in the Black Lives Matter movement got involved out of a belief that police routinely target black people for abuse. Now BLM activists are accusing a local police ...

Philip Pullman's masterful prequel to "His Dark Materials" takes us back to Lyra's world

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Behold, in order, the three most disappointing words in the English language: “To be continued.” It’s rather different from “continued to be,” don’t you think? In any case, we had ...

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Are you wrestling with Trump fatigue?

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Last week I returned from a big journalism conference, and it cemented a hunch I’ve been ruminating on for a little while now: A lot of the chatter in the ...

Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

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While Photoshop is Adobe’s flagship product for photographers, its photo management and editing tool Lightroom is probably even more popular among photographers as it allows them to easily manipulate the ...

Can federal workers blatantly discriminate against LGBTQ people? Jeff Sessions isn’t sure.

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During Wednesday’s Justice Department Oversight Hearing, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the Department of Justice’s new “religious freedom” guidance. In particular, Durbin was concerned about ...

Democratic congresswoman says women bear some responsibility for preventing assault

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Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) said Wednesday that women bear as much responsibility as men for preventing sexual assault and harassment. “I grew up in a time when it was ...

University of Florida allows white nationalist to control which journalists cover his event

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In an ironic twist, Neo-Nazi and “free speech advocate” Richard Spencer has been given complete control over which journalists get to cover his speech at the University of Florida on ...

Trump’s tax bill is a swamp monster

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Big business spend tens of millions of dollars every quarter in Washington trying to influence the legislative process to ensure the law passed is to their advantage. It’s usually a ...

Appeals court temporarily blocks undocumented teen immigrant from getting abortion

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A federal appeals court has temporarily stayed a judge’s ruling to allow an undocumented teenage immigrant held in a federally-funded facility to receive an abortion. The case stems from a ...

These wealthy institutions are quietly financing white nationalism

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The connection between Breitbart, a far-right website, and the white nationalist movement was hardly a secret. Steve Bannon, who served as Executive Chairman of the publication before and after serving ...

InVision takes on Adobe with the introduction of Studio

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InVision, the collaborative prototyping tool used by more 3 million people, has been around since 2011. But today, InVision is taking on the full stack with the announcement of its ...

A new generation of candidates makes clean energy a campaign centerpiece

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According to polling and public opinion analysis, support for strong action on climate change and clean energy is an across-the-board winning political issue. Yet progressive candidates for high office have ...

Duo Security raises $70 million at a valuation north of $1 billion

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Duo Security is today announcing its Series D funding round that puts the company in unicorn status. The company raised $70 million led by Meritech Capital Partners and Lead Edge ...

This huge rail company is spewing coal dust all over a low-income community

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Each day, Norfolk Southern, a large transportation company, ships coal nearly 2,000 miles across Virginia to Lambert’s Point—a low-income and predominantly black community on the Elizabeth River in the city ...

Why we should be very scared about tropical storms hitting Ireland

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This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.An already unusual hurricane season just got a lot weirder as Tropical Storm Ophelia ...

Deep in Trump Country, a Big Stake in Health Care

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MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — Marjorie Swanson was the first in the family to get a job at Baxter Regional Medical Center after moving to this rural Ozark town from Chicago’s ...

Will We Believe Her Now?

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Oh, Harvey, Harvey, Harvey. Hardly had we ushered Hugh Hefner off to the great whorehouse in the sky than the Harvey Weinstein horror show broke over our heads. I have ...

Study: Pregnant Women Exposed To Air Pollution Give Birth To Babies With “Aged” Cells

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyrePregnant women who are exposed to elevated levels of air pollution give birth to babies with increased signs of “aging” within their body cells, according ...

Oxford To Become 1st City In UK To Ban Diesel & Petrol Cars From City Center

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreThe city of Oxford, England, will become the first in the UK to ban all diesel and petrol/gas-powered cars from its city center, if newly ...

The White House math on corporate tax cuts is "absolutely crazy," experts say

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Last week, President Donald Trump told a group of truckers that his proposed corporate tax cut would give the average American family $4,000 per year. “That’s very exciting,” Trump said.

Donald Trump ruined Twitter

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This story originally appeared on Medium. At some point in 2006, or possibly late 2005, Noah Glass walked into our office all excited about something. That in itself isn’t news ...

Now Available With 200 kWh & 250 kWh Battery Packs

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreVolvo’s 7900 Electric bus is now available with battery packs as large as 250 kilowatt-hours (kWh) — greatly boosting the potential range and utility of ...

The Dangerous Myth of 'Taxpayer Money'

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“There is no such thing as public money, only taxpayer money.” — Margaret Thatcher, 1983 When Vice President Mike Pence flew home to Indiana earlier this month, it was to ...

Toyota Will Begin Testing Self-Driving EVs That Talk By 2020

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreToyota will begin testing self-driving electric vehicles that feature artificial intelligence (AI) systems capable of talking/engaging actively with drivers/riders by around 2020, the company has ...

Daimler Shows Off New Self-Driving Snow Removal Trucks

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October 19th, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its embrace of self-driving vehicle tech, and following earlier demonstrations of self-driving semi trucks, Daimler has now demonstrated fully self-driving snow removal ...

Spirit Day is October 19th!

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On October 19, 2017, millions will go purple to stand against bullying and in support of LGBTQ youth. Take the pledge to show LGBTQ youth you’ve got their backs! Spirit ...

The Crazy Flood of Tech Revelations in the Russia Investigation

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From buying targeted ads, organizing rallies, and employing bots to spread false information, we now know that Russian agents have used a wide variety of techniques on Facebook, Twitter, Google,

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

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The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of ...

Hatch takes hundreds of thousands from big pharma, calls Marino report ‘baloney’

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Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) called a report that led Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) to withdraw as President Donald Trump’s “drug czar” nominee “complete baloney” on Wednesday. Given that Hatch himself ...

‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

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We’ve all seen San Antonio Spurs’ future Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich in a state of exasperation on the sidelines, or in post-game news conferences. Many of us have ...

Key senators just struck a bipartisan deal to stop Trump’s Obamacare sabotage

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A bipartisan pair of senators announced Tuesday afternoon that they had reached a deal on a bill to clean up the health care mess that Donald Trump has created from ...

Trump offered a grieving military father $25,000 in a call, but didn’t follow through

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President Trump, in a personal phone call to a grieving military father, offered him $25,000 and said he would direct his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family,

Men of the world: You are not the weather

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Smoke is not weather. Let me tell you why I have said this. Weather is something you can do very little to prevent; you can only prepare for it and ...

Jeff Sessions continues unprecedented stonewalling of Congress

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In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued to stonewall Congress by recycling an excuse he used four months ago. Sessions is seeking to ...

director Mark Thompson digs into the Imperial single-player campaign

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Mark Thompson is taking us to the Dark Side. The director for the single-player campaign of Star Wars: Battlefront II has created a story where you can play the baddies.

Trump just lost a big court case because he’s a terrible liar

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There is a very silly dance underway between the Trump administration and the federal judiciary. Not long after taking office, President Donald Trump issued his long-bragged-about Muslim Ban, which prohibited ...

Facebook’s Building 8 head, Regina Dugan, is leaving the company

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Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led the company’s secretive Building 8 hardware lab, is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role. Dugan detailed in a Facebook post that ...

Miami officer promoted to captain despite previously harassing and doxxing a woman

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Javier Ortiz, the head of Miami’s police union, was promoted from lieutenant to captain Wednesday, despite his past harassment of women of color and racist statements. Just a few months ...

Beyond "power pose": Using replication failures and a better understanding of data collection and analysis to do better science

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So. A bunch of people pointed me to a New York Times article by Susan Dominus about Amy Cuddy, the psychology researcher and Ted-talk star famous for the following claim ...

How Amazon Could Be a Better Corporate Citizen to Its Hometowns

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What Amazon could do for the city where it’s already made its mark. When I was a young boy growing up in and around Newark, New Jersey, there was one ...

Republican National Committee backs candidate who supported criminalizing homosexuality

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On Wednesday, Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, threw her support behind Roy Moore, the Republican candidate in the upcoming special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat ...

Federal judge blocks Trump’s third travel ban

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A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president’s controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent ...

Progressives should be fighting back on Obamacare

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Donald Trump a few minutes ago: Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone. You shouldn’t even mention it. It’s gone. There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore. Needless to ...

Trump Campaign Staffers Pushed Russian Propaganda Days Before the Election

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Some of the Trump campaign’s most prominent names and supporters, including Trump’s campaign manager, digital director and son, pushed tweets from troll accounts paid for by the Russian government in ...

The problem is the prices

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On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a ...

Fierce Five gymnast says she was molested by Team USA doctor at London Olympics

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In 2012, McKayla Maroney was part of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, dubbed the “Fierce Five,” that won the team gold medal at the London Olympics. She also took home ...
 

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