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Did The EPA Censor Its Scientists?

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly pulled a group of its scientists from speaking at a scientific meeting set to take place Monday.<p>The conference was focused on exploring ways to protect the Narragansett Bay Estuary in Rhode Island. Climate change happens to be one of the …

Rhode Island

Whitefish Energy hires first lobbyist as scrutiny of Puerto Rico contract mounts

Whitefish Energy has retained a former House Democrat to lobby on its behalf, following numerous calls for investigations into how the small Montana firm won a lucrative contract to help rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid.<p>Former Rep. Dennis Cardoza, a Blue Dog Democrat from California, said he …

Caribbean

WH Press Secretary Sarah Sanders' Beer Analogy Ridiculed on Twitter (Video)

Sarah Huckabee Sanders uses beer to explain U.S. tax code<p>White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened up Monday’s White House press …

After 'Choosing Donald Trump,' Is The Evangelical Church In Crisis?

When Donald Trump announced he would be running for president, he didn't seem like the obvious candidate for evangelical voters, given his multiple divorces, use of crass language and one-time admission that he had never asked God for forgiveness.<p>Nonetheless, he did manage to coalesce 81 percent of …

Donald Trump

McDiscount: $1 soda, 2 for $5 deals lure more to McDonald's

NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap soda and burgers brought more people into McDonald's.<p>The fast-food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 soft drinks, coupons on its app and a two-for-$5 promotion called McPick 2. And with …

McDonald's

Best Broiled Scallops

<b>You’ll need</b><p>1 1/2 pounds bay scallops<br>1 tablespoon garlic salt<br>2 tablespoons butter, melted<br>2 tablespoons lemon juice<p><b>How to make it</b><p>Turn broiler on.<p>Rinse …

'Today' Show Editor Fired Over Lawrence O'Donnell Tirade Leak

NBC internal investigation identified staffer who released embarrassing footage of MSNBC host<p>NBC News has fired the staffer it believes responsible …

Researchers find "executioner protein" that causes cancer cells to self-destruct without hurting healthy cells

Killing Cancer with Apoptosis<p>Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists have induced cancer cells to commit suicide with a new compound that …

Cancer Cells

Dolly Parton Explains Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda Trump Slam At 2017 Emmys

Dolly Parton is speaking out about her controversial <i>9 to 5</i> reunion with co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin at the 2017 Emmys where the actresses put …

Full disclosure: I am Jared Kushner. I have no idea what I'm doing.

<i>“[Jared] Kushner has been criticized in the past for initially not disclosing more than 100 contacts with foreign leaders including those from Russia, as well as ownership of a multimillion dollar tech company with links to Goldman Sachs and businessmen Peter Thiel and George Soros. Kushner was</i> …

Jared Kushner

Botched Eyeball Tattoo Leaves Woman Crying Purple Tears

Catt Gallinger, a young woman from Canada, is using her own experience to make people to think twice and do their research before getting an eyeball …

How to Make a Perfect Omelet

Learn how to make picture-perfect omelets in your own kitchen with these easy step-by-step instructions.<p>Relax, It's Just an Omelet<p>Making an omelet at …

Breakfast

Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can't Wait to See

From Oscar potentials to Lady Gaga and Grace Jones docs and a secret Louis C.K. movie, our must-see picks for the fest<p>Even if the Toronto …

Donald Trump

Long Island police department responds to Trump: We don't tolerate roughing up prisoners

The Suffolk County Police Department said they do not tolerate the “roughing up of prisoners” in response to President Trump’s address to police on …

Crime

Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unmoved by President Donald Trump's proclamation-by-Twitter, top Pentagon leaders declared on Thursday they'll allow transgender troops to remain in uniform until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives an authoritative directive to remove them.<p>For now, "there will be no …

Donald Trump

Jerry Brown Announces a Climate Summit Meeting in California

Gov. Jerry Brown of California on Thursday reinforced his reputation as America’s de facto leader on climate change, announcing to cheering crowds in Hamburg, Germany that his state would gather leaders from around the world for a global warming summit next year.<p>Speaking by videoconference to the …

Climate

Little Tasmanian devil experiencing snowfall is hardly what you'd call evil

There's something misleading about the name Tasmanian devil, because the marsupial looks hardly evil at all.<p>Don't take our word for it though. Just …

Senators, Visiting Afghanistan, Warn Trump Over Diplomatic Vacancies

KABUL, Afghanistan — A delegation of United States senators visiting Afghanistan issued a stark warning on Tuesday to President Trump to fill vacant embassy and State Department positions here in order to better address the country’s mounting military and political crises.<p>Led by Senator John …

Afghanistan

Official White House Twitter Accounts Stay On Message While Trump Strays

The Trump administration has been remarkably on-message on social media over the past week — that is, if you only look at official Twitter accounts, rather than the president's personal feed.<p>The administration tweets touted immigration legislation, provided support for the GOP's health care bill, …

Social Media

Sydney Opera House to come alive with indigenous art

<b>A vibrant animation telling stories of indigenous Australia will be projected on to the Sydney Opera House every night at sunset.</b><p>The seven-minute show, beginning on Wednesday, will turn the works of five prominent indigenous artists into a permanent part of the city's skyline.<p>The show, Badu Gili, …

Australia
Donald Trump

The Sad Truth: Poor People Are More Likely To Get Fat

A look into the connection among people living in poverty, high fat and low nutrient diets, and the obesity epidemic.

Thrifting

Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

<b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead -- but really the movie's been out for more than 10 days. Why are you reading Star Wars analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend …

Luke Skywalker