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Actor Bill Murray writes op-ed comparing Parkland shooting activists to the students who helped end the Vietnam War

In an op-ed written for NBC News Think on Thursday, actor Bill Murray compared the student activists that arose from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting to the student protestors who played a part in bringing an end to the Vietnam War in the 1970s.<p>"I was thinking, looking at the kids in …

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Wellness

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

MANIWAKI, Quebec — When the Algonquin chef Cezin Nottaway was 5 years old, her mother taught her how to kill and skin a beaver with her bare hands. The little girl also learned how to snare a rabbit and to draw a moose out of the forest by emulating its haunting grunt.<p>“We were using local …

Orrin Hatch just made the Republican agenda startlingly clear

We can afford a trillion dollars in deficit-financed tax cuts. But "we don't have any money" for children's health care.<p>On the Senate floor last week, just hours before Republicans passed a $1 trillion tax cut, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown challenged Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch: Why …

Health Care

First major abortion battle of Trump era could be headed for Supreme Court

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The case of a pregnant migrant teen held in Texas and blocked by the Trump administration from obtaining an abortion may be heading toward a point of no return.<p>When the legal drama began last month, she was about 11 weeks pregnant. She is now at about 16 weeks, and her lawyers …

Trump Administration

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in Washington, DC

The team was reported missing in Washington on Tuesday night.

More than 10M people take part in FCC consultation on net neutrality

Some 40 tech giants calling on the public to voice their support for net neutrality appears to have been successful: more than 10.5M comments have been made on the FCC website …<p>A random sampling of them suggests that the vast majority favor net neutrality protections remaining in place, many of …

Stargate is returning with a prequel series about beloved archaeologist Catherine Langford

Explainers<p>Politics & Policy<p>World<p>Culture<p>Science & Health<p>Identities<p>Energy & Environment<p>The Big Idea<p>Technology<p>Business & Finance<p>First Person<p>Video<p>Podcasts<p>✕<p>The 10-episode Stargate Origins will air on a dedicated new streaming service, Stargate Command.<p>By<p><b>Share</b> Stargate is returning with a prequel series …

Archaeology

'Media freedom has never been so threatened... We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and suppression of freedoms'

Its annual World Press Freedom Index warned of the "highly toxic" media-bashing of Trump's election campaign and Britain's Brexit referendum.<p>The situation is at "a tipping point," it said bluntly.<p>Media freedom is being undermined by the rise in surveillance and of authoritarian strongmen across the …

March 2017 continues global warming trend

It was confirmed this week by NOAA's National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) that March 2017 was the second-warmest March, globally, on record. The only warmer March in a database stretching over more than 1,620 months, was March 2016. The second place ranking was also confirmed by …

May Day to have immigrant tilt as workers plan to protest against Trump

Days after Trump’s 100th day in office, immigration, labor, racial justice, LGBT and gender equality groups will demonstrate against his policies and rhetoric<p>Hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their allies will be marching on the streets and striking on May Day for the annual workers’ protest. …

Hard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The House Freedom Caucus, a group of hard-line conservatives who were instrumental in blocking President Trump’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act last month, gave its approval Wednesday to a new, more conservative version, breathing new life into Republican efforts to replace …

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest At Airports Nationwide Against Trump's Immigration Order

Thousands of protesters gathered at airports across the country Saturday to denounce President Trump's recent executive order that barred citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, from entering the U.S. for 90 days. The order also temporarily …

Protest like your basic rights depend on it – because power is taken, never given | Jamia Wilson

The arc of change may be long, but we must keep fighting. Shared values can build momentum, shift culture and even influence policy over time<p>Initially,I didn’t plan to attend the Women’s March on Washington, slated for the day after the inauguration.<p>Though a long-time feminist activist and a …

Rights & Freedoms

How to get politically and socially active in New York

Over the past few weeks (on Facebook, Twitter or whatever cool new social media platform the kids are using these days), you’ve probably noticed an …

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio OKs taxpayer funds for abortion — but not for Trump’s NYC security

New Yorkers are up in arms over President-elect Donald Trump’s massive security detail and are demanding to be reimbursed for the extra costs associated with it.<p>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said Monday that he was sending a letter to President Barack Obama asking to be reimbursed for $35 …

Key figures purged from Trump transition team

The bloodletting in President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team that began with last week’s ouster of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie escalated Tuesday with new departures, particularly in the area of national security, as power consolidated within an ever-smaller group of top Trump …

Donald Trump

Report: NYC artist was behind Trump Central Park headstone

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn artist is reportedly behind a headstone bearing Donald Trump's name that was placed in New York's Central Park.<p>The New …

What the Gay Village means today

When Vanessa Byrne wants to lift her spirits, she thinks the Gay Village is the perfect place to visit.<p>But it's not necessarily the perfect place to live. It's too expensive, she says, as she strolls down Church Street on a recent sunny afternoon. The 20-year-old student, who is a lesbian, lives …

Postmates launches 15-minute food delivery in NYC

A month after Uber launched its food delivery app in New York City, the company has killed off the ‘instant’ option that brought customers their orders in as little as 10 minutes.<p>UberEats launched in 2014 and got a standalone app last December. The company said that it’s turning off Instant …

New York City Commits Over $1 Billion to Help the Homeless

New York City says it has decided to commit over $1 billion to alleviate homelessness over the next four years.<p>According to a video posted by the …

Homelessness

Edward Snowden to attend meeting via video on ‘treaty’ to improve privacy laws

Meeting in New York will focus on the ‘Snowden Treaty’, conceived as a way for states to push back against mass surveillance by the NSA and its cohorts<p>The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be beamed by video link into a New York meeting on Thursday, at which a draft international “treaty” …

The third recorded global coral bleaching event may be underway

Coral reefs around the world — from Hawaii to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, eastward all the way to the Bahamas and beyond — are in jeopardy of …

How A Tiny Bat Might Interrupt A Massive Oil Pipeline

A bat that may soon be added to the Endangered Species List could interrupt plans for a new oil pipeline in the Midwest. The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, intended to carry crude oil from South Dakota to Wisconsin, is nowhere near as big or controversial as Keystone XL. But it’s another flash …