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Defeat of the Republican health-care bill in Congress has given new momentum to the push to expand Medicaid in several states, including deep-red Kansas.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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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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The Freedom Caucus gets in the way of the Republican health care bill, much to our president's dismay
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Today President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back scores of Obama-era regulations aimed at mitigating anthropogenic climate disruption. The executive order constitutes an assault on the environment that will annihilate Obama's environment...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If Jimmy Kimmel is Matt Damon’s “enemy” and Ben Affleck is his best friend, then George Clooney might be his favorite person to work with. At CinemaCon to debut footage from two of his upcoming films, Damon talked to EW about once again reuniting...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Suddenly, Democrats are in demand.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What started as unreasonable criticisms of the ACA became unreasonable expectations for the AHCA.
From: Washington Monthly | By: swaldman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Trump's climate order, the GOP agenda, the private sector in government, and more
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Tuesday, March 28, 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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Trump's order would overhaul the Clean Power Plan crafted under President Obama to control carbon pollution from power plants and is expected to open the way for leasing rights to mine coal on federal public land.
From: Denver Post | By: Bruce Finley | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Scott Pruitt, before his confirmation as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, in Washington, January 18, 2017. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, Pruitt sought to kill the Clean Power Plan. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) An...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Trump will sign an “Energy Independence Executive Order” at the Environmental Protection Agency.
From: Politico | By: Matthew Nussbaum | 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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A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | 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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Does he wash the cars too? Kushner apparently does everything in the Trump administration — when he's not skiing
From: Salon.com | By: Heather Digby Parton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As expected, President Trump issued an executive order today to dismantle the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan -- a policy designed to curb carbon emissions from new and existing power plants by accelerating the adoption of lower-polluting energy...
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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A Supreme Court case shows how prosecutors get away with hiding evidence that could help defendants.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As Women Writers Week continues at RogerEbert.com, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards, honoring the achievements of female luminaries in new and traditional media platforms. This...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The president on Tuesday is signing an executive order with the intention to help bring back coal jobs. But clean energy jobs, like solar, have taken off, far outpacing coal.
From: NPR | By: Domenico Montanaro | 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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President Donald Trump's onslaught on the environment continues. He is set to sign a new executive order today that would undo the Clean Power Plan and slash the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by one third. The White House claimed this move...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Paranoia rules on today’s college campus.
From: New York Magazine | By: Laura Kipnis | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has appointed Robert Griffin as CEO. Griffin is the former general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division. Ayasdi is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This is as close to must-win as it gets for President Donald Trump and the GOP after last week's health care debacle.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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House GOP leaders and the White House are already negotiating with conservatives, despite Trump’s vows to move on
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | 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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The president signed an executive order that will begin rolling back Obama-era rules curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | 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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The latest in the President Donald Trump/Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)/Russian government/intelligence leaks epic drama: According to letters received by The Washington Post, Nunes cancelled a House Intelligence Committee hearing in order to keep fired...
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Tuesday, March 28, 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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They said they'd try to get along, but imminent battles over the Supreme Court and government funding will test that proposition.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A U.S. airstrike in Mosul could have caused the largest civilian casualties since the start of the Iraq War.
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | 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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday the Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch next Friday, April 7, before lawmakers leave Washington for a two-week recess in Congress....
From: CNN | 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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