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There's more than one way to blow up the Paris climate deal

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes on Rex Tillerson's nomination for Secretary of State Monday. At his confirmation hearing earlier this month, Tillerson disappointed some senators with his unpreparedness or ...

Put on Your Big-Boy Pants, Journos

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Extraordinary times—and we are living in an extraordinary time—do not necessarily call for extraordinary measures on the part of the press, as comforting as a full berserking might make many ...

Dennis Coffey Grooves on "Hot Coffee and the D"

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Dennis Coffey Hot Coffey in the D Resonance Guitarist Dennis Coffey was a member of Motown's elite team of session musicians, playing on hits like the Temptations' "Ball of Confusion ...

I asked my student why he voted for Trump. The answer was thoughtful, smart, and terrifying.

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This past October, I taught a weeklong seminar on the history of conservatism to honors students from around the state of Oklahoma. In five long days, my nine very engaged ...

Bangladesh struggles to turn the tide on climate change as sea levels rise

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Bangladesh is already one of the most climate vulnerable nations in the world, and global warming will bring more floods, stronger cyclones. At the dry fish yards, close to the ...

We asked protesters what they pledge to do for the next 4 years

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More than a million people took to the streets of cities across the country Saturday to protest President Donald Trump on his first full day in office. Demonstrators at the ...

Uplifting, heartbreaking, enormous crowds at women's marches around the world

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On Saturday, January 21, hundreds of thousands of women are marching in Washington, DC, to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump. The organizers predict that they'll be joined by more ...

Trump’s health plan involves robbing poor people of their coverage

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When he was still running in the Republican presidential primary a year and a half ago, then-candidate Donald Trump promised that he would not cut Medicaid, the premiere health insurance ...

Your wallet’s best allies in Washington are now at Donald Trump’s mercy

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They’ve gone to court to fight every flavor of modern highwayman, from payday loan companies, abusive debt collectors and for-profit college frauds to petty scammers who loot payouts from lead ...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state's strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a ...

This immigrant woman in San Francisco isn't marching against Trump. But she's 'silently protesting.'

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Priya Jayaraman's parents warned her not to talk politics outside their home. They told her, "Mind your own business, don't look at other people while they are talking." Popout Share ...

Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration has ‘alternative facts’

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In response to widespread criticism of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who used his first briefing to berate the media and inflate the number of people who attended President ...

Ethics lawyers kick off ‘wave of litigation’ Monday by suing Trump over foreign payments

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A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments, in violation ...

Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich

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Steve Huffman, the thirty-three-year-old co-founder and C.E.O. of Reddit, which is valued at six hundred million dollars, was nearsighted until November, 2015, when he arranged to have laser eye surgery.

Trump admin tells Park Service to halt tweets

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A park service Twitter account said previous retweets had been a mistake Images compared crowd size of the 2009 inauguration and the one from Friday (CNN)After the National Park Service ...

FBI Director Comey, who angered Democrats, gets hug from Trump

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left right left right WASHINGTON FBI Director James Comey upset Democrats over the email drama that engulfed Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. On Sunday, he got a hug from President ...

Pope Francis warns against electing right-wing populists: ‘Hitler did not steal power’

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Pope Francis on Saturday warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of “saviours” like Adolf Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as ...

Investigators on the Trump-Russia beat should talk to this man

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Last week, the Senate intelligence committee announced it was commencing an investigation of Russian hacking during the 2016 campaign that would include an examination of connections between Russia and the ...

Too old to march, too mad to be silent

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A half-dozen blocks north of the route of Saturday’s massive Women’s March protesting President Donald Trump, a cluster of sympathizers huddled with their signs. Waves of marchers passed by ...

Leading climate experts have some advice for Donald Trump

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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. To fulfill his campaign slogan of "Make America great again," Donald ...

Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer Got Punched—You Can Thank the Black Bloc

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The transcendental experience of watching Roger Federer play tennis, David Foster Wallace wrote, was one of “kinetic beauty.” Federer’s balletic precision and mastering of time, on the very edge of ...

Women hate Donald Trump so much they are even marching against him in Antarctica

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Donald Trump is so unpopular that there are even women marching against him in Antarctica. The day after the inauguration of a president who bragged about grabbing women by their ...

Trump press secretary declares war on the press and reality itself

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During his first appearance before the press as President Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer attacked the media for accurately reporting that Trump’s inauguration was attended by a relatively small crowd.

10 Outrageous Things You May Have Heard About Vaccines

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More than two million people are in the streets resisting Trump

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More than 2.5 million people worldwide are demonstrating against the inauguration of President Donald Trump according to an informal protester tally on the official website of the Women’s March on ...

Donald Trump just replaced the White House climate website with…this

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As Donald Trump was sworn in Friday, the White House website got a major makeover. One of the casualties in the reset: any mention of the need to fight climate ...

Photos of Resistance: Inside the DC Women’s March

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The organizers of the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. expected 200,000 people to show up on Saturday. Instead, at least 500,000 energized people flooded the streets of the capital yesterday,

Inaugural meals, from turtle stew to Jelly beans

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President Donald Trump famously munched on KFC chicken, McDonald's hamburgers, and taco bowls during his campaign, and he picked a fast-food mogul as his labor secretary. But when it came ...

Trump’s first move as president: screwing over homeowners

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Earlier this month, then-President Barack Obama issued an executive action requiring the Federal Housing Administration to decrease insurance premiums on FHA mortgages, a change that could have potentially saved low-income ...

Watch 6-Year-Old Sophie Cruz Give One Of The Best Speeches Of The Women's March

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Young immigration activist Sophie Cruz amazed a crowd of hundreds of thousands with her rousing speech of hope and love at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.Joined on stage ...

GOP Senator calls for investigating what the FBI did about Russia-Trump intelligence

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The night before Donald Trump was sworn in as president, the New York Times dropped a bombshell: intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been examining intercepted communications and financial transactions ...

It’s Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization

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During his campaign for president, Donald Trump promised to end action on climate change and kill the climate treaty adopted in 2015 in Paris. To truly understand why that’s such ...

Trump son-in-law Kushner can serve as White House adviser: Justice Department

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left right left right WASHINGTON President Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, the U.S. Department of Justice ...

Your day-one guide to President Trump's conflicts of interest

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Donald Trump takes office today as the most conflicted and ethically problematic president in the nation's history. He refuses to divest from his global business holdings. His company continues to ...

Here are the betting odds of Donald Trump getting impeached in the first six months

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As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the next president of the United States today, bookmakers are currently offering odds on whether Trump—the least popular incoming president in ...

Residential Energy Pilot Explores Use Of Storage To Balance Neighborhood Solar Generation

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January 23rd, 2017 by Kyle FieldA new residential energy storage pilot seeks to better understand how batteries installed in homes can be used at the neighborhood level by grid operators ...

People of color are bracing for climate injustice under Trump

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When things are bad for everyone, they are particularly bad for people of color. The Trump administration is about to legitimize injustice in all of our communities. People of color ...

These photos show how Trump's inauguration crowd compares to Obama's

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Donald Trump said his inauguration would have "record-setting turnout," but a quick glance at bird's-eye photos of his event and Barack Obama's in 2009 shows how far that claim is ...

U.S. Eyes Michael Flynn’s Links to Russia

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Jan. 22, 2017 8:29 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—U.S. counterintelligence agents have investigated communications that President Donald Trump’s national security adviser had with Russian officials, according to people with the matter. Michael ...

Syria talks set to begin in Astana as ceasefire holds

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Astana, Kazakhstan -Key players in the war in Syria are due to meet on Monday in Astana to begin talks aimed at consolidating a nationwide ceasefire and potentially paving the ...

Pictures From Women’s Marches Around the World

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Yep, Obamacare Is Now More Popular Than Donald Trump

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Donald Trump is about to take office as the least popular incoming president in four decades, with Americans largely disapproving of his character and the way he's handled the transition ...

Crowds swamp Washington for anti-Trump women's march

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left right left right left right left right WASHINGTON Large crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats, poured into downtown Washington by bus, train and car on Saturday ...

Iran rescuers find 3 bodies at collapsed building, hopes for survivors fade

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DUBAI Iranian rescuers have removed three bodies from the rubble of a high-rise building in Tehran that collapsed after a fire, a fire department spokesman said on Saturday, as hopes ...

All References to Climate Change Have Been Deleted From the White House Website

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At 11:59 am eastern, the official White House website had a lengthy information page about the threat of climate change and the steps the federal government had taken to fight ...

The Week That Changed Cara Delevingne's Life

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Last week, I had one of the most incredible experiences of my life meeting South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. I was with Girl Up and UNHCR, the United Nations refugee ...

Congress gutted researchers' ability to study gun violence. Now they're fighting back.

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On November 14, six days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, more than 80 researchers from 42 schools of public health gathered for a closed-door meeting at the Boston ...

Gambia crisis ends as Jammeh leaves for exile

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Gambia's Yahya Jammeh flew out of the capital Banjul on Saturday and into exile after stepping down from power following a weeks-long standoff with President Adama Barrow, who won the ...

Government 'tried to bury' its own frightening report on climate change

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The Government has been accused of trying to bury a major report about the potential dangers of global warming to Britain – including the doubling of the deaths during heatwaves,

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

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Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are ...
 

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