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Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule
From: Salon.com | By: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What it does, what comes next
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Fox News host—like White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer—landed himself in hot water Tuesday for responding to how a woman of color looked, and not to what she said.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alex Wagner | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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San Francisco-based Smyte, an online security startup, has secured $4 million in Series A funding. Avalon Ventures led the round with participation from other backers that included Baseline Ventures, Founder Collective, Harrison Metal, Upside Partnership...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While most of the usual arguments around increasing diversity in the technological workspace are geared toward fairness and balance, one of the lesser-known implications of diversity is in how artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots are trained...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Bev Terrell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Startup eMotorWerks, which makes software and hardware to turn EV chargers into networked nodes of a cloud-connected, grid services platform, has landed a big EV charging equipment maker to put its version of smart charging to the test at scale.  On...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord. The post Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate measures appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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California last week resolved to push full speed ahead with its greenhouse-gas emissions standards and zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) program for 2022 through 2025. Some see this as strong pushback against the leadership of the federal EPA, which is signaling...
From: Car and Driver | By: Bengt Halvorson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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To read more on the Twin Peaks revival, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands. You can buy all the covers now, or purchase the individual issues featuring the owl, donuts, and pie. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Imagining the run-up to the 2016 presidential election without Alec Baldwin’s hilarious impersonation of Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live is like picturing the former Apprentice host without his questionable (yet signature) hairstyle, but the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joey Nolfi | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A new book argues that the giving patterns of today’s wealthy may present challenges to the democratic process.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A funny thing happened in the five years since Amazon acquired warehouse automation firm Kiva Systems for $775 million. The logistics robot market has taken off, with different competing systems shuttling inventory around to try to speed up order fulfillment....
From: Xconomy | By: Gregory T. Huang | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How much oil might the world ultimately produce? This estimate will surprise you.
From: R-Squared Energy Blog | By: Robert Rapier | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. Have you ever wondered about how sustainable your fitness habits are? Whether you’re an exercise guru or still struggling to...
From: Earth911 | By: Jenna Cyprus | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Trump, facing criticism, took to his safe space to vent
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The fingerprint of human-caused climate change has been found on heat waves, droughts and floods across the world, according to scientists....
From: Mother Jones | By: Damian Carrington | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you have a credit card, you may not be too happy, but there are a lot of people who have reason to cheer
From: Salon.com | By: Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation | Monday, March 27, 2017
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'MLB The Show 17' pays tribute to a sports game that changed how they were made with an amazing Retro Mode.
From: With Leather | By: Dan Seitz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body. Your brain suffers Fructose—the sugar that naturally occurs in fruit and is a component, with glucose, of...
From: Time | By: Anthea Levi / Health.com | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Remember when U.S. President Donald Trump called for a boycott of Apple products after the company refused to help the FBI gain access to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook's iPhone? "What I think you ought to do is boycott Apple until such time as they...
From: Mashable | By: Stan Schroeder | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Trump administration said it would review tail pipe emissions and fuel standards. But the state of California is doing more to curb emissions from cars.
From: NPR | By: Sonari Glinton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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President Donald Trump is the proud owner of a new iPhone. America's commander-in-chief is now confirmed to be tweeting from a device he called on supporters to boycott during last year's campaign, citing the tech giant's refusal to cooperate with authorities...
From: Apple Insider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A pioneering Los Angeles rap group and an L.A.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What if life were simple for journalists? They cover what they want to cover, developing deeper expertise in the fields that intrigue then. They get paid by those who actually want to read their work. And they regularly talk to their readers, bouncing...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Ken Doctor | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This Week in Politics and Resistance is a new feature on Flavorwire. It’s a consolidation of the work we started with our Daily Engagement column, which have been running (as the name suggests) daily since the election. This new feature is aimed at...
From: Flavorwire | By: Moze Halperin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Rangers earned their seventh straight trip to the postseason despite giving up a late goal in regulation and falling to San Jose.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Andrew Freeman has joined H.I.G. Middle Market, the middle market affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, as a managing director. Freeman is a former partner at Paine & Partners.
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mamma Mia!, APRIL Festival, Dinos on the Rocks, And More Picks For March 27-April 2 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already chosen the 32 best concerts in Seattle, but now it's our arts critics' turn to pick the best events in their...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, making her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election....
From: CNN | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas, which has no real football tradition, feels like the money grab it is.
From: New York Times | By: KEN BELSON | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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When the photographer William Gedney left for India, in the fall of 1969, he had just started to win a slender repute for his intimate portraits. The previous year, the Museum of Modern Art had given Gedney his first major exhibition: forty-four black-and-white...
From: New Yorker | By: Samanth Subramanian | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Technology transformation and organizational change are a matter of diversity. One company, Magento Commerce, a commerce platform that powers one-third of digital transactions (over $50 billion in gross merchandise volume) across the globe, decided to...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Marlene Den Bleyker | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Yesterday, Musk announced a new venture called Neuralink, a California medical research company that will explore how to physically interface computers and the human brain, presumably to speed up the output speed of the brain far beyond the few bytes...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Mariza Ruelas currently faces up to two years in jail in California for the crime of selling ceviche through a Facebook food group. Welcome to the mad world of American food regulation. In Biting the Hands That Feed Us, Baylen Linnekin looks closely...
From: New Geography | By: Aaron M. Renn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A pair of Parks and Recreation stars at the ideological heart of the small-town comedy will treat themselves to a reunion on their former network — but probably not in the way you were expecting. Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman have rejoined forces...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge walked free Tuesday after 20 years in prison.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Brexit engineer was hired to help break California into two separate states
From: Salon.com | By: Salon Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A laid-off grocery bagger learned to code and is now shining a light on spending by politicians, their campaigns, and outside groups.
From: Reason | By: Justin Monticello | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Beauty and the Beast‘s smashing box office success isn’t the only happy ending to come out of Disney’s retelling of the tale as old as time. A student in California got her own taste of the film’s magic recently — not with Emma Watson and Dan...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jami Ganz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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