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Building a Better Coral Reef

Building a Better Coral Reef

New York Times    Politics    9 hour(s) ago
As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions. Read more

At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

New York Times    Politics    9 hour(s) ago
The American president vowed to “destroy” North Korea and condemned Iran, whose president will address the General Assembly. Read more

We're at the end of white Christian America. What will that mean?

We're at the end of white Christian America. What will that mean?

The Guardian    Politics    9 hour(s) ago
After accounting for eight out of 10 Americans in 1976, white Christians are now a minority, a study has found. The political implications could be profoundAmerica is a Christian nation: this much has always been a political axiom, especially for conservatives. Even someone as godless and immoral as the 45th ... Read more

Bernie Sanders Medicare-for-all plan is all wrong for America

Bernie Sanders Medicare-for-all plan is all wrong for America

USA Today    Politics    9 hour(s) ago
It would be senseless to replace employer-based coverage with an expensive one-size-fits-all system that couldn't handle treatments of the future. Read more

It's hard to see Hurricane Maria through all this smoke

It's hard to see Hurricane Maria through all this smoke

USA Today    Politics    10 hour(s) ago
Our forest fires are going to keep getting worse if we can't reform the way we fight fires. Read more

Mueller ratchets up pressure on Paul Manafort, but who is leaking these damaging details?

Mueller ratchets up pressure on Paul Manafort, but who is leaking these damaging details?

Fox News    Politics    10 hour(s) ago
Suddenly, there are a whole lot of leaks about Paul Manafort. Read more

Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N.

Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N.

New York Times    Politics    11 hour(s) ago
Writers from across the political spectrum discuss President Trump’s bellicose address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Read more

The wooing of Amazon HQ2: Taxpayers, watch out for your wallets

The wooing of Amazon HQ2: Taxpayers, watch out for your wallets

USA Today    Politics    11 hour(s) ago
Amazon will have more experience and money than those who want HQ2, and will be focused on what's best for Amazon. Feel free to say no or walk away. Read more

Trump's Phoenix rally to cost taxpayers $450G

Trump's Phoenix rally to cost taxpayers $450G

Fox News    Politics    12 hour(s) ago
President Donald Trump's rally in Phoenix in August drew a lot of national media attention to the Arizona capital. It also cost the city more than $450,000 in employee overtime. Read more

First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

CNN    Politics    13 hour(s) ago
Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen. Read more

Clinton slams Trump, Putin during interview with Stephen Colbert

Clinton slams Trump, Putin during interview with Stephen Colbert

Fox News    Politics    13 hour(s) ago
Hillary Clinton said Vladimir Putin interfered in the election in part because she is a woman and slammed President Donald Trump’s United Nations speech as “very dark, dangerous” during an interview with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert. Read more

Trump Takes to Twitter to Pan the Emmy Ratings

Trump Takes to Twitter to Pan the Emmy Ratings

New York Times    Politics    13 hour(s) ago
Politics dominated the awards show, and on Tuesday, the president tweeted that he “was saddened to see how bad the ratings were.” Read more

McCain bucked his party once. Will he do it again?

McCain bucked his party once. Will he do it again?

CNN    Politics    13 hour(s) ago
Sen. John McCain bucked his party -- and his President -- in the most extraordinary fashion this summer. Read more

Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

New York Times    Politics    14 hour(s) ago
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions. Read more

Mueller's investigators interviewed Rosenstein as part of Russia probe

Mueller's investigators interviewed Rosenstein as part of Russia probe

ABC News    Politics    14 hour(s) ago
The interview, conducted in June or July, was part of the Russia probe. Read more

Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

CNN    Politics    15 hour(s) ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the summer about his role in President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read more

Virginia gubernatorial debate touches taxes, Trump, Confederate statues

Virginia gubernatorial debate touches taxes, Trump, Confederate statues

Fox News    Politics    16 hour(s) ago
The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor argued in mostly cordial tones Tuesday over taxes, President Donald Trump and what Virginia should do with its numerous monuments to the Confederacy. Read more

Republican Leaders Defy Bipartisan Opposition to Health Law Repeal

Republican Leaders Defy Bipartisan Opposition to Health Law Repeal

New York Times    Politics    17 hour(s) ago
Senator Lamar Alexander gave up on his effort to shore up health care markets as his fellow Republicans pressured lawmakers to back the latest Affordable Care Act repeal. Read more

Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut

Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut

New York Times    Politics    17 hour(s) ago
Senate Republicans, abandoning a key fiscal doctrine, agreed to move ahead on a budget that would add to the federal deficit in order to pave the way for a $1.5 trillion tax cut. Read more