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The NFL Just Announced A New Hiring Initiative For Women. Don’t Get Too Excited.

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:56am

There are a lot of specifics that need to be addressed.

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The Story Behind Clinton’s Jab At Sanders’ One Wall Street Vote

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:37am

Unpacking the story behind Clinton's debate night dagger at the heart of Sanders' political brand.

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New Study Ties Fracking Water Disposal To California Earthquakes

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:33am

Fracking activity in California has been tied to earthquakes, according to a new study, the first of its kind.

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McDonald’s Ridiculous New Kale Salad Is An Excellent Argument For Obamacare

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:23am

McDonald’s is marketing a line of new kale salads in Canada as a healthy lunch option.

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Maine’s Governor Takes A Nasty Swipe At Transgender Kids

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:05am

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is holding protections for LGBT students hostage, even though they're already settled law.

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UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access To Abortion And Birth Control

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:08am

Countries' advice to women to delay pregnancies "ignores the reality" that they don't have control over when they become pregnant.

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The GOP Picked The Worst Lawmaker Possible To Chair A Task Force On Immigration

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:32am

He'll chair a task force to challenge the president's executive power.

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Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5 Percent For First Time Since 2008

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:30am

Not as many jobs were added to the economy as had been expected in January, but the unemployment rate keeps falling.

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We Know All We Need To Know To End The HIV Epidemic. Here’s Why It Continues.

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:00am

Knowledge about HIV isn't erasing stigma; in some ways, it's helping prop it up.

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These House Representatives Just Did Something Amazing On Climate

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:00am

Are we entering a warming period for Congress?

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Satanists Have Trolled A Major City Into Submission

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:00am

Conservative Supreme Court justices probably did not anticipate the Satanic Temple's gift for trolling.

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Australian Churches Take Bold Step To Protect Refugees From Sexual Assault

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:00am

"This fundamentally goes against our faith so our church community is compelled to act, despite the possibility of individual penalty against us."

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Outside Of The Debate, College Students Explain Why They Are Feeling The Bern

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:07pm

"Education should be a right, not a privilege,” one first-time voter said.

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