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Half of US Congressional politicians are millionaires

<b>For the first time, half of the members of the US Congress are millionaires, according to a wealth analysis.</b><p>At least 268 of the 534 politicians in the Senate and House of Representatives had a net worth of $1m (£606,821) or more in 2012.<p>Democrats were slightly wealthier than Republicans, found the …

Darrell Issa

Red and green show which X chromosome is turned on

Researchers have figured out how to color code the two X chromosomes in female mice to reveal which is working and which has been switched …

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

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High Court's Pass On 'Fetal Pain' Abortion Case Unlikely To Cool Debate

<b>Listen · 2:06</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>A new class of restrictive abortion laws, passed in recent years in a swath of states, hinges on the argument that a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks of gestation.<p>But the fetal pain assertion, viewed skeptically by many scientists, hit a bump Monday …

Google X staffers meet with FDA on devices

Google Inc. sent employees with ties to its secretive X research group to meet with federal regulators who oversee medical devices, raising the possibility of a new product that may involve biosensors from the unit that developed computerized glasses.<p>The meeting included at least four Google …