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GOP’s health care tax swindle: Tax cuts for the rich financed by taking coverage from everyone else

<b>(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)</b><p>The big winners in the GOP’s American Health Care Act are the millionaires who get a fat tax cut<p>Simon Maloy<p>March 9, 2017 7:46pm (UTC)<p>One could go on at length about how terrible a piece of legislation the American Health Care Act is. The bill, crafted by House Speaker Paul …

Health Care

The strange psychology of stress and burnout

You shouldn’t underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key.<p>As a neonatal nurse, Jennifer Welker learned to thrive under stress.<p>Rather than allowing the pain of handling a sick infant to affect …

Psychology

Giuliani's ties to foreign entities could be a complication

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, President-elect Donald Trump's top candidate for top diplomat, has advised foreign political figures and worked for …

U.S. Dept. of State

The Human Brain Comes With Its Own Unique 'Fingerprint' According To Researchers

It’s been discovered recently that a brain’s structural connections are so unique that researchers are able to identify a person based on their brain …

Pluto's frozen heart may hide underground ocean that flipped planet over

Evidence is mounting for an ocean at Pluto, buried beneath its frozen heart.<p>Scientists said on Wednesday that Pluto might have rolled over on its axis eons ago, the result of tidal forces with jumbo moon Charon. The extra weight of an underground sea is the most likely explanation, they said.<p>These …

Donald Trump 'appoints Islamophobic conspiracy theorist to transition team'

Donald Trump has reportedly asked an Islamophobic conspiracy theorist to help him choose the next government of the United States.<p>The president-elect …

Israeli settler runs over Palestinian family of 3

<b>An Israeli settler in a car has run over a Palestinian family of three members in the occupied West Bank, leaving them injured.</b><p>According to the …

The media’s Weimar moment

I<b>n June 1954 on national television,</b> Joe Welch, the US Army’s chief counsel, exposed Senator Joseph McCarthy’s dubious morality with those two …

Ryan's break from Trump prompts talk of GOP rebellion

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan's abandonment of Donald Trump is aimed at protecting Republican control of the House. But it may test his …

Republicans

Race and religious hate crimes rose 41% after EU vote

<b>Racist or religious abuse incidents recorded by police in England and Wales jumped 41% in the month after the UK voted to quit the EU, figures show.</b><p>There were 3,886 such crimes logged in July 2015, rising to 5,468 in July this year, according to the Home Office.<p>It said the sharp increase declined …

Great Britain

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New 'dwarf planet' found in the outer reaches of our solar system

Our solar system may have a brand new dwarf planet, orbiting in the region beyond Pluto in the Kuiper Belt.<p>Called 2014 UZ224, the object is said to …

Gonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to antibiotics grows

By Lena H. Sun<p>, Reporter<p>U.S. health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that show sharply increased resistance to the last effective treatment available for the country's second most commonly reported infectious disease.<p>The findings from a cluster of Hawaii cases, presented …

What happened after Don King used the n-word while stumping for Trump

Boxing promoter and business executive Don King, a longtime Republican, Trump pal and casino-business associate, was supposed to stand up at a black Cleveland church and tell black Americans why they should vote for Trump.<p>His reasoning, while a bit hard to follow, will not be the story that anyone …

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Donald Trump on terror is just McCarthyism for a new age | Simon Jenkins

New York and New Jersey bombings,Donald Trump,New York,US news,US politics,World news<p>While the Republican’s responses are hysterical, they fit with an American tradition of exploiting existential fear

Putin is planning to reincarnate the KGB

Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to <i>Kommersant</i>, is planning a major overhaul of the country's security services. The Russian daily reported that the idea of the reforms is to merge the Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, with the Federal Security Service, or FSB, which keeps an eye on …

Russia

Journalists protest media harassment in Kenya

Hundreds of journalists took to the streets of Mombasa to protests persistent attacks against journalists and free expression. This is the second …

Study: Donald Trump’s trade policies could cost 4 million jobs

For most of the US presidential campaign, the candidates have focused on the harm free trade agreements have done, especially to American manufacturing. One widely cited study by three leading trade economists found that the growth of China’s manufacturing sector cost the US about a million jobs …

Donald Trump Doesn’t Believe in the Constitution

Donald Trump, Republican nominee for president, does not believe in the United States Constitution.<p>That’s a strong statement, but it’s increasingly …

Why physicists really, really want to find a new subatomic particle

The latest search for a new particle has fizzled. Scientists are excited, and a bit scared.<p>Particle physicists are rather philosophical when describing their work.<p>“Whatever we find out, that is what nature chose,” Kyle Cranmer, a physics professor at New York University, tells me. It’s a good …

Donald Trump Jr. Offended Syrian Refugees with a Skittles Photo Taken by an Anti-Trump Refugee

Donald Trump Jr. is facing backlash on social media after he tweeted a graphic comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles.<p>Now, in a twist of irony, the …

Donald Trump

2 questions EpiPen's maker desperately wants America to forget while it faces Congress

Based on her opening remarks, which have already been released, she will fail. At least, as long as Americans keep two very important questions in mind.<p>Here's why.<p>In her remarks, Bresch defends her company by saying that, through its lobbying and marketing efforts, Mylan has increased awareness of …

Pharma

Erdogan at UN: World must push for ‘independent Palestine’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said that he planned to use recently strengthened ties with Israel to help encourage the peace …

Israel

Calling Donald Trump's lies "lies" isn't partisan. It's the truth.

This column from the New York Times's public editor is everything wrong with "objective journalism."<p>Even after President Obama released his longform birth certificate in 2011, Donald Trump repeatedly questioned its authenticity and insinuated there was a conspiracy (including murder!) to keep the …

Amal Clooney delivers damning speech to the UN over failure to stop Isis 'genocide': 'I am ashamed'

Amal Clooney sat before the United Nations on Friday and delivered a damning speech on its failure to tackle some of the gravest crimes committed by …

France bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery

France has passed a new law to ensure all plastic cups, cutlery and plates can be composted and are made of biologically-sourced materials.<p>The law, …

Why Clinton’s Electoral Map Isn’t As Good As Obama’s

When Hillary Clinton was leading Donald Trump by 7 or 8 percentage points nationally, her Electoral College map seemed expansive. States like …

Powell discusses secret Israeli nukes in leaked 2015 email

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a private email exchange last year leaked this week by hackers, former Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed Israel's …

National Security