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Rick Perry Revives Abortion Bill, Sets Up a Bigger Showdown with Wendy Davis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A day after a controversial abortion bill was defeated in epic fashion, Texas Governor Rick Perry …

Food Stamps Might Get Removed From House Farm Bill

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House of Representatives might move to separate nutrition assistance from agriculture subsidies, a move that would split the trillion dollar legislation known as the farm bill.<p>For decades, urban and rural lawmakers have relied on each other to pass five-year farm …

Brain-eating amoebas thrive in US lakes as global warming heats waterways

These deadly invaders from the deep are showing up in surprising locations<p>It’s a fatal infection without an effective treatment, and one that strikes in a decidedly gruesome manner: An amoebic organism lurking in water is inadvertently inhaled during a swim on a hot summer’s day. From there, it …

Prehistoric Horse Genome Decoded, Pushing Back Origins Of Equine Lineage By 2 Million Years

The humble horse has provided the oldest full genome sequence of any species — from a specimen more than half a million years old, found frozen in the permafrost of the Canadian Arctic. The finding, published in Nature today, pushes back the known origins of the equine lineage by about 2 million …

Bangladesh will get a very public slap on the wrist—but nothing beats cheap labor

Today, US president Barack Obama is expected to suspend certain privileges for Bangladeshi exporters, the Associated Press reports. It’s meant to be a signal to US companies to rethink doing business in Bangladesh, after a series of deadly episodes including the factory collapse that killed 1,127 …

European Union

Bath Salts and Other Synthetic Drugs Making "Millions" for Terrorists

"Millions and millions" of dollars are flowing to terror groups in the Middle East from the sale of synthetic drugs like " K-2" and "Spice" in the …

Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>The phrase "less is more" has never been more apt.<p>Delta …

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