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Future Of Key Farming Research Uncertain As 2/3 Of USDA Staff Say They Won't Move

The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

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Researchers Search For Reasons Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Is Higher Than Men's

Scientists are gaining insights into why Alzheimer's is more common in women. The answer involve genetics, hormones and sex-related brain differences.

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This Economic Theory Could Be Used To Pay For The Green New Deal

Liberal Democrats have embraced an obscure brand of economics — "Modern Monetary Theory" — to make the case for deficit-financed government programs like the Green New Deal for clean energy and jobs.

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Lawmakers, Advocates Push To Extend Medicare's Coverage Of Kidney Transplant Drugs

People under 65 who get kidney transplants can only rely on Medicare to cover three years of post-transplant treatment. There's a new call to extend coverage for meds that keep the organ functioning.

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Why Progressives Think Joe Biden Is Not 'Electable'

Progressive activists see 2020 as a chance to take control the Democratic Party. They don't agree on who the best leader would be, but fear former Vice President Joe Biden would fail to excite voters.

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5 Years After Eric Garner's Death, Activists Continue Fight For 'Another Day To Live'

"There's not one day that goes by I don't think about Eric Garner," said activist Nupol Kiazolu. "All we're doing is fighting for equity and another day to live."

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Steve Bullock Vows To Disentangle 'Dark Money' From Politics

The Montana governor, one of the last Democratic candidates to join the presidential race, is focused on bringing "sunshine and transparency" to campaign finance.

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Opinion: Report On Racism, But Ditch The Labels

I understand the moral outrage behind wanting to call the president's tweets racist. But I disagree.

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Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99. Appointed by President Gerald Ford, he was known for his "crafty and genial hand" and as a "judge's judge."

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Federal Judge Orders Release Of Dataset Showing Drug Industry's Role In Opioid Crisis

As addiction has soared, drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies profited off opioids. Newly released data details who made the pills, where they were sold, and which communities were hit hardest.

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Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading statements by officials.

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Condemnation Of President Delayed By Debate: Can Lawmakers Call Trump Tweets Racist?

House debate on a resolution condemning the president's tweets was suspended as House Republicans argued Speaker Nancy Pelosi broke House rules by calling the tweets racist.

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Not Everyone on 23andMe Will Get the Latest Gene Chip Updates

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:37
Science gets better and better at decoding people's genomes … which might be bad news for people who bought into 23andMe too early.
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The Best Remaining Amazon Prime Day Deals, a Deadly App, and More News

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Suspect Arrested In Death Of African American Museum Founder Discovered In Car Trunk

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was a community fixture in Baton Rouge, La. Police say the suspect was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants who was behind on his rent.

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Pain Meds As Public Nuisance? Oklahoma Tests A Legal Strategy For Opioid Addiction

The first civil trial against an opioid manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, has ended in Oklahoma. The verdict could affect lawsuits filed by other local and state governments coping with addiction.

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Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen As President After Less Than A Year

"I am leaving because the new Board Chairs and I have philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood," Wen said in a statement.

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Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.

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Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company

Wired Top Stories - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:22
Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI.
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Diver Swims Alongside A Jellyfish That's As Big As A Human

"It was the size of my body, and it was the best thing I've ever done," says biologist and wildlife host Lizzie Daly.

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