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The truth about Medicaid

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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 ...

Falling through the cracks: Yemen’s forgotten children in a cholera crisis

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Share Tweet Share The ongoing cholera outbreak which has gripped Yemen since late April is another example of the dangers associated with a collapsing health system. To date, there have ...

Over 50? Trumpcare will raise your premiums $4,500.

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The Kaiser Family Foundation has figured out what the net premiums would be under the Senate health care bill for all 3,143 counties in the United States. For folks in ...

Cuts to Medicaid May Limit Access to Nursing Homes

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Under federal law, state Medicaid programs are required to cover nursing home care. But state officials decide how much to pay facilities, and states under budgetary pressure could decrease the ...

U.S. top court to rule on last cases as talk about Kennedy swirls

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left right left right WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term on Monday, including one on religious rights, amid talk that ...

Russian official linked to South Florida biker club spent millions on Trump condos

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Out-of-town money pouring into South Florida real estate is as old as Henry Flagler. But the tale of Igor Zorin offers a 21st-century twist with all the weirdness modern Miami ...

Preacher Season Premiere Recap: Highway to Hell

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On the Road Season 2 Episode 1 Editor's Rating 3 stars The title of Preacher’s second season premiere tells you everything you need to know: After a first season that ...

Twitter is a cesspool, but it’s our cesspool

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Poor Bret Stephens. He’s the latest punching bag for the left among New York Times columnists, and apparently he’s getting sick of it. “Twitter is about the naked, grunting brain,” ...

Marti Noxon Isn’t Afraid of the ‘Ugly Stuff’

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“I’m feeling a little murder-y,” says Marti Noxon, which sounds not unlike something you’d hear from the mouth of Buffy Summers, the iconic cheerleader turned Hellmouth avenger. This is not ...

‘The Big Sick’ and ‘The Beguiled’ Rescue Indie Box Office, Top All 2017 Specialty Openers

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Things are looking up at the specialty box office as two festival hits, Sundance breakout “The Big Sick” (Amazon/Lionsgate) and Sofia Coppola’s Cannes director-winner “The Beguiled” (Focus Features) both beat ...

Forced displacement in 2016

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The Global Trends Report is published every year to analyze the changes in UNHCR’s populations of concern and deepen public understanding of ongoing crises. UNHCR counts and tracks the numbers ...

A $69 Billion Question

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June 26, 2017 2:00 AM EDT +2.44 At Closing, June 23rd 1003.74 USD -0.26 At Closing, June 23rd 42.95 USD Stock investors have signaled over and over that they're worried ...

Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry

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DUBAI Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he ...

President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List

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Opinion Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we ...

Bloomberg Politics @bpolitics

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President Trump’s Secret Love For Renewables & Clean Tech Revealed In New $32 Million Fund For Small Biz

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June 26th, 2017 by Tina CaseyPresident Trump recently revealed his true feelings about renewable energy when he envisioned securing US borders with a wall topped by solar panels. The root ...

Bloomberg Politics @bpolitics

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Adam Scott Reaches Peak Ben Wyatt With His Italian Calzone Adventure

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Sometimes, we really just need a silly “life intimidating craft” moment to give us a good chuckle and make us reminisce about some fond memories of our favorite sitcoms. This ...

Arctic Climate Change Forces Cancellation Of Arctic Climate Change Study …

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June 26th, 2017 by James AyreThe first portion of the 2017 Hudson Bay System Study in the Arctic, part of the 2017 Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen Expedition, has been ...

Brexit Politics Must Not Undermine UK Low-Carbon Energy Transition

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June 26th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe latest Energy Barometer from the Energy Institute has concluded that political risk and ramifications from the recent UK Brexit decision must not undermine ...

Netflix Continues Its Cancelling Spree by Firing Girlboss

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The boss has gotten the pink slip. Netflix sneakily confirmed while we were all in bed last night that its comedy series, Girlboss, has been cancelled after one season. The ...

A College Student Accused A Powerful Man Of Rape. Then She Became A Suspect

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Megan Rondini’s friends and family remember her as having an ironclad sense of right and wrong. Her childhood nickname was “Rules Rondini” because she was such a ...

Senate Republicans are ready to repeal Obamacare

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This is just a note about the Senate health care bill. Do not believe any prattle about Mitch McConnell “being OK with a loss.” Or about “moderate Republicans” who will ...

U.S. government narrows focus of counter-extremism program

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday announced changes to a $10 million government grant program, narrowing its focus around efforts to combat Islamist extremism. In an update ...

2 humpback whales die after stranding on Monomoy Island

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Researchers are investigating what caused two humpback whales to beach and die on Cape Cod Wednesday. The first of the whales was reported stranded by the US Fish and Wildlife ...

President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List

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Opinion Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we ...

Friday cat blogging

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Catblogging is a few minutes early this week because I have to drive Marian to the airport. She’s flying to Colorado via Phoenix, where it’s a balmy 112º today. Apparently ...

1st Real Drive With Tesla Autopilot (Including A Few Warning Shots)

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June 25th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanI first experienced Tesla Autopilot last year, as I wrote in my Tesla Model X review. It was certainly cool and interesting, and a bit ...

Liberals and immigration

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A couple of days ago I wrote a post responding to Peter Beinart’s recent article about Democrats and illegal immigration. It was a bit of a dog’s breakfast. I intended ...

Republicans: Comey is a liar

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NBC News asked Americans who they believe: Donald Trump or James Comey. The results are pretty much America in a nutshell: Democrats and Republicans live in different worlds. Democrats believe ...

My thoughtful critique of Trumpcare

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Avik Roy has a request: OK, here’s my Top 5 list: Medicaid: The Senate bill slashes spending on Medicaid in order to cut taxes on the rich. This is a ...

The First 1,200 Miles

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June 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Robert N Dee Kyle Field did a great job reviewing the Bolt, what I thought I’d do here is share some views on why ...

The Kiwano K01 Electric Unicycle Shrinks The Last Mile To One Wheel

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June 25th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartI’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for all things quirky and out of the ordinary. Although we brushed upon electric unicycles in the past, and ...

Trump Administration May Remove Rule Forcing Electric Vehicles To Emit Noise At Low Speeds, + Rear-View Mirror Requirements

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June 25th, 2017 by James AyreThe Trump Administration’s ongoing push to review and possibly undo various regulations may lead to the undoing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

2020 Tokyo Olympics Plan For Self-Driving Cars

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June 25th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanThe 2020 Olympics are around the corner and the Tokyo Olympics organizers plan to service the crowds and athletes with driverless cab service — full ...

Will Arnett and Prince Harry Have a Cheeky Texting Relationship

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Like the guy in the $5000 suit is going to be ignored by the British royal fifth in line for the throne, come on! The royal family has always been ...

How the Will & Grace Revival Is Dealing With the Series-Finale Time Jump

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As much as viewers were pleased with the news of NBC’s darling Will & Grace being revived for a ten-part limited series this fall, there was a bit of head-scratching ...

Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

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If it passes, President Trump and the Republican Congress would be on the edge of a major overhaul of the American health care system — one-sixth of the nation’s economy.

The Senate health bill would hugely roll back women's health care

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Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would make it harder for women to access crucial health benefits — from birth control to ...

Bloomberg’s Next Anti-Washington Move: $200 Million Program for Mayors

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After President Trump announced last month that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Mr. Bloomberg helped marshal an alliance of American cities and private companies to ...

From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots

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It could have been the edge of the Sahara or even Death Valley, but it was the remains of a large orchard in the hills above the city of Murcia ...

The Beam Interview Series, Edition 38: Martin Baart Of Ecoligo

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June 25th, 2017 by The BeamCleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces twice a week. The Beam magazine takes a modern perspective on the energy ...

Please Enjoy These Embarassing Photos of Kirsten Wiig and Steve Carell

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Graham Norton loooooooves unearthing some embarrassing photos of A-list celebrities on his show, and with a couch consisting of the fabulous quartet of Judi Dench, Jamie Foxx, Kristen Wiig, and ...

Government suspends plan to establish egalitarian prayer space at Western Wall

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The government decided on Sunday to suspend a plan to establish an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.The decision came in the wake of pressure from ultra-Orthodox parties in ...

Keanu Reeves Gives a Dramatic Pitch For ‘The Bad Batch’ with Ana Lily Amirpour

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In Ana Lily Amirpour’s “The Bad Batch,” Keanu Reeves plays The Dream, the slick ruler of a post-apocalyptic encampment called Comfort, where social rejects party late into the night. He’s ...

The Internet Is Swooning Over New Photos of Justin Trudeau

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Books5 Things I Realized Re-reading Harry Potter as an AdultMinnesotaPhilando Castile's Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement in His DeathcelebritiesChelsea Manning Marched With the ACLU in New York's Pride ParadeWhite HouseTrump ...

Republicans are mean

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Here’s a story for you. My mother grew up in a Republican family.1 When Herbert Hoover was on the radio, everyone listened. But later she became a Democrat. What happened?

The Trump Administration Is Pulling a Grant From a Group That Combats Neo-Nazis

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The Department of Homeland Security announced today that it is restarting a $10-million grant program for “Countering Violent Extremism” but will no longer fund Life After Hate, a group dedicated ...

Chicago LGBT march bans Jewish pride flags: 'They made people feel unsafe'

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Three people carrying Jewish Pride flags were asked to leave the annual Chicago Dyke March on Saturday. The Chicago-based LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times quoted a Dyke March collective member ...

12 Arrested At Pride Parade For Protesting Police Involvement

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Twelve people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after obstructing the NYC LGBT Pride March outside the Stonewall Inn, police said on Sunday. Marching behind a sign that read ...
 

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