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The prospect of cutbacks has led to agitation and activism in California's largely agricultural Central Valley, with relatively high poverty rates and a significant number of Trump voters....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ana B. Ibarra and Heidi de Marco | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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States like Texas and Alabama are considering similar legislation targeting LGBT families
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes held a news conference on information obtained by his committee.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Are There Benefits from Free Trade? - Brad DeLong Review for "Nature" of "A Culture of Growth", by Joel Mokyr - Brad DeLong What Does President Donald Trump Mean for the US Economy? - Brad DeLong Why Medicaid Work Requirements...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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With GOP leaders in need of votes, Trump reopened negotiations with the House Freedom Caucus to save the Obamacare repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Decades of exposure come at a price. Now’s the time to be vigilant.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Lisa Fields | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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This is a match made in MTV heaven! On Tuesday, Real World: Skeletons star Madison Channing Walls revealed she is dating Teen Mom 2's Javi Marroquin! Congrats! Related: This Teen Mom 3 Star Is Pregnant Again The blonde gushed: "Javi and I are definitely...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Jami Attenberg Jami Attenberg will appear in conversation with Maria Semple on Thurs, March 23 at Elliott Bay Book Company. Her sixth (and finest) novel, All Grown Up, is available now. Zack Smith Photography Ten days ago, I left New Orleans on a...
From: The Stranger | By: Jami Attenberg | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Two self-employed artists and their dog left Durham, N.C., hoping to find a home in New York City.
From: New York Times | By: JOYCE COHEN | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Chelsea Clinton is getting an award, Ivanka Trump is getting a West Wing office.
From: The Atlantic | By: Michelle Cottle | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Fox News' Bill O'Reilly slammed the mainstream media on Wednesday's "The O'Reilly Factor" for ignoring the case of two teens who police say are in the U.S. illegally and are accused of raping a Maryland high school student....
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Police in Lindenwold, New Jersey are investigating what led to the death of two 7-month-old twin girls Wednesday.
From: Fox News | By: FOX 29 Philadelphia | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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At the end of his career, John Szarkowski, the legendary curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, quipped that Arbus, Friedlander, and Winogrand sounded more like the name of a law firm than like the names of the artists he first exhibited...
From: New Yorker | By: Philip Gefter | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A President who peddles falsehoods and dabbles in conspiracy confronts the challenge of governing in reality...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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John Cho is getting difficult. The Star Trek alum is headed to Hulu, where he will recur on season 3 of Difficult People, the Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner comedy. Cho will play Todd, an advertising executive and Billy’s (Eichner) first real boyfriend....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Not every House Republican will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward.
From: Politico | By: Kevin Robillard | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Forget about sports or comics. If Kay Powell wrote for your paper, you dove straight into the obituaries.THE 10 A.M. MEETING WAS ALWAYS THE SAME. That’s when Kay Powell would gather her staff to comb through the death notices. These were the short,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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At least 4 people are dead and 20 injured in London after an attacker used a car to run people over and then stabbed several others, including a police officer. House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said federal authorities had collected via...
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The fashion-peddling First Daughter is getting an office in the West Wing, while the wonky former first daughter will accept an award from Variety.
From: The Atlantic | By: Michelle Cottle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Under the guise of "reform," Republicans are trying to destroy safety regulations for American workers
From: Salon.com | By: Elizabeth Grossman, In These Times | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that passwords can be compelled with All Writs Orders. Handing down a decision in the case of Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia police officer facing child porn charges, the court finds the order lawful,...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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It's tempting to assume that technology workers are intelligent enough to avoid email fraud, but that's not always the case. Both the FBI and the state of New York have charged a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, with perpetrating a phishing camp......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Old buildings are energy-wasting health hazards. Donnel Baird makes inner cities more efficient.
From: Grist | By: Grist staff | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In The Big Love author Sarah Dunn’s latest novel, The Arrangement, Lucy and Owen have a pretty happy marriage. They live in a picturesque community in upstate New York, where they’re raising their sweet (but challenging) young son. Still, something...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on Tuesday to persuade them to vote for the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. The president positioned himself in a large chair by the Oval Office’s fireplace, flanked by House Majority...
From: Time | By: Sam Frizell and Zeke J Miller | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The verdict is in and age isn’t the only thing you should bear in mind.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Ashley Lewis | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Sony Pictures plans to have a Venom movie in theaters by 2018, but we still have no idea what story they’ll be telling. The toothy alien symbiote that famously corrupted Spider-Man during his “black-and-white suit” days has been around since...
From: SlashFilm | By: Alex Riviello | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Tomi Lahren has always seemed like a too on-the-nose parody of a conservative media star. Where others were tan, blonde, and young, Lahren is bronzed, platinum, and literally 24. On her nightly show on Glenn Beck’s the Blaze TV, her commentary wasn’t...
From: Double X | By: Ruth Graham | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Children. Pregnant women. Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Older Pennsylvanians. All of them are vulnerable citizens with specific health care needs, and all are covered by Medicaid. However, should the proposed American Health Care Act become law,...
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This week marks the publication of my friend Chitra‘s cookbook, Vibrant India. If you’ve been reading this blog a while—or if you just like home cooking as much as I do—you may have found that cheap, healthful, and seasonal are some essential...
From: Not Eating Out in New York | By: Cathy Erway | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Brazile’s assistance to the Clinton campaign while pretending to be a neutral political analyst tells a larger tale
From: Salon.com | By: Jordan Chariton, The Young Turks | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal Obamacare would give states flexibility in managing their Medicaid programs, but also some difficult decisions to make....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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An 1854 rowhouse in Baltimore; a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home with a landscaped atrium; and a Victorian house in Chicago
From: New York Times | By: VIVIAN MARINO | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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An 1854 rowhouse in Baltimore; a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home with a landscaped atrium; and a Victorian house in Chicago.
From: New York Times | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Famed television producer Chuck Barris, the man behind The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game, and The Gong Show, died on Tuesday at age 87 in his New York home. Barris’ publicist told the Associated Press that the former host died of natural causes. Born...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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More than 1,200 people have shared their abortion stories through words and video since the 1 in 3 Campaign began five years ago. The post Abortion Storytellers Gather as Anti-Choice Gorsuch Gets Senate Hearing appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Police violence and interaction could be seen as particularly extreme forms of maternal stress. If one lives in a community that is frequently policed, the accumulative effects of these interactions can have health consequences more insidious than those...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Cynthia Greenlee | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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What do porn stars do when their lives in the adult film industry end? That’s the question at the heart of documentary filmmaker Bryce Wagoner’s film “After Porn Ends,” and its new follow-up, “After Porn Ends 2.” The film looks at the tragedies...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Molloy | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Today’s blog post covers a very long opinion (70 pages!) involving a school principal effectively firing a successful football coach in football-crazed northern Mississippi. If you want a taste of how much angst that can create, try to wade through......
From: Eric Goldman | By: Eric Goldman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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When terrorism first erupted in a big way on 9/11, we tended to blame it on Islam or some defects or flaws within a particular community defined by religion. What we utterly failed to see was that terrorism always had deep political, socioeconomic roots,...
From: The Millions | By: Adam Boretz | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Thursday: Sprucing up the city, revisiting a mob figure, and breaking ground on the subway.
From: New York Times | By: JONATHAN WOLFE | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Film legend Greta Garbo's former longtime apartment in New York City is up for sale for nearly $6 million.
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
From: NPR | By: Anya Kamenetz | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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New York has added 3,000 bioswales, or rain gardens, to absorb storm water and ease pressure on an aging sewer system. But not everyone is pleased.
From: New York Times | By: SARAH MASLIN NIR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The president prioritized border security and immigration enforcement in his blueprint, but it risks coming at the expense of other equally important priorities.
From: The Atlantic | By: Michael Chertoff | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In April, I'm going to be going to DC and the surrounding areas with my dad for a week. What are some must-see things to visit there, and along the way back to Massachusetts? We're definitely going to tour the museums (as I love to see art up close and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: flatluigi | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death
From: Salon.com | By: Brian Kahn, Climate Central | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Leading a wave, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott even suggests states should ban cities from having regulatory powers
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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