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Can we slow sea level rise by pumping water onto Antarctica?

Researchers investigate the feasibility of a 'geoengineering' solution to rising sea levels: pumping vast quantities of ocean water onto the …

President Obama changes his tone on guns after San Bernardino

President Obama spoke to reporters Thursday in the wake of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. Although Obama now does this sort of thing with alarming frequency, his very brief statement on the latest tragedy was different — for two reasons.<p>The first was for what Obama did <i>not</i> say. He …

Congress Might Actually Pass A Permanent 9/11 Bill

Sen. Orrin Hatch said he'd be open to paying for the measure by closing a tax loophole on foreign insurance companies.<p>WASHINGTON -- The path to Congress passing a permanent 9/11 health and compensation bill got a little clearer Thursday.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pledged to pass something …

House approves bill gutting ObamaCare, cutting Planned Parenthood

The Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday that would undo parts of ObamaCare and block federal funding to Planned Parenthood – though it faces turbulence in the Senate, and a certain veto from President Obama should it reach his desk.<p>The bill passed 240-189.<p>Though Republicans have …

Participant Media Wants to Bring You the Most Politically Charged Movies of the Year

The media company's ascendancy has added a distinctly left-leaning flavor to 2015's crop of prestige films.<p>“If you want to send a message,” Frank Capra famously quipped, “try Western Union.”<p>The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival has modified that statement a little: If you want to send a …

Exposing GE’s Political Bullying

Yesterday I explained why GE’s threatening to “move” 400 to 500 jobs to France was nothing more than political bullying. Since then, many more people …

Government Watchdog to Investigate Hysterectomy Device Found to Spread Uterine Cancer

Government Accountability Office to probe surgical device that was marketed for two decades before FDA issued warnings<p>The U.S. Government Accountability Office confirmed Friday that it plans to investigate a surgical device that was marketed for two decades before the Food and Drug Administration …

Contra Trump, It’s Not Illegal Immigration That’s to Blame for America’s Decline

Let’s assume, for fun, that Donald Trump’s supporters are thinking with their brains, not their viscera. If so, they will want to know that the issue …