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At Least 36 Killed After Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Hit With Bomb Blast

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 2:00pm

Turkey has been hit with 8 devastating attacks in the past year. This latest is on a major transit hub.

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A Third Of California’s Deep Groundwater Aquifers Are Being Used For Oil And Gas

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:25pm

A third of California's deep groundwater aquifers have oil and gas activities in them.

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If This Is How North Carolina Republicans Think HB2 Can Be Fixed, They’re Wrong

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:24pm

North Carolina Republicans want to "fix" their anti-transgender law without actually changing it.

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Why LGBT Catholics Are Skeptical Of Pope Francis’ Apology To Gays

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 10:27am

"...the Church must not only acknowledge the wrongs of the past, but take concrete actions that demonstrate its commitment to treating LGBT people justly from now on."

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Falling Renewable Energy Prices Threaten Energy Storage. Here’s What We Need to Do.

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 9:46am

Clean energy and energy storage go together like peanut butter and jelly. But the falling cost of renewable energy threatens to break up this indispensable pair.

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Justice Alito’s Bizarre And Offensive Attack On Atheists

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 9:02am

Alito tries to rekindle the birth control wars in the most offensive way possible.

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The Rise In Hate Crimes In The U.K. After Brexit Should Scare You

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 8:32am

Sadly, after Brexit, the xenophobia is all that has remained.

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28,000 Federal Employees Forced To Confront Their Bias

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 8:24am

The Justice Department now requires its agents and prosecutors to confront their unconscious bias.

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Dangerous Levels Of Lead Have Been Found In Water Systems Nationwide

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 8:14am

A new report uncovers widespread lead violations in drinking water and little accountability.

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The 2016 Anti-LGBT March For Marriage Was A Complete Flop

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 7:04am

237 people. We counted, and we were generous.

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Pat Summitt, Women’s Basketball Titan, Dies At 64

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:24am

She changed the game, and the entire landscape of women's sports, forever.

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The Supreme Court’s ‘Wise Latina’ Notches Her First Key Victory

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:00am

More than just a voice of criminal defendants who are often pushed around by a system designed to empower law enforcement, Sotomayor has also embraced Thurgood Marshall's role as the Court's teller of difficult truths about race.

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This 21-Year-Old May Have Found The Way To Clean Up The Plastic In Our Oceans

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 5:00am

Around eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year. Boyan Slat wants to clean it up.

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Trump Adviser Claims Tax Plan Won’t Cost Money And Expects People To Take His Word For It

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:36pm

He also argues that Trump won't have to impose tariffs on China because the country won't see Trump as a "weak leader."

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Even Small Investments In Clean Energy Could Save Millions Of Lives

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:22pm

Air pollution kills millions -- but relatively small investments in energy efficiency could change that.

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