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March 24, 2017

House won't vote on health care Thursday

The House will not vote on the Republican health care bill Thursday, a GOP aide said, further putting efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare in jeopardy. […]
March 24, 2017

The cruel double standard that could save Obamacare

Source: cnn-us
March 24, 2017

Opinion: If GOP wins on health care bill, women lose

Trump may be willing to gamble away benefits for a win, but the women and men of the House and Senate have an opportunity to put […]
March 24, 2017

Inside a district that could make or break the vote

When it comes to the fate of the GOP’s health care bill, no district is more important than this swath of eastern Colorado. Source: […]
March 24, 2017

Freedom Caucus member still a 'no' on GOP health bill

Rep. Mo Brooks as of Thursday evening remained a holdout on the GOP health care bill, which he decried as a “massive Republican welfare plan.” […]
March 9, 2017

Graham ready to subpoena over Trump wiretap claim

Source: cnn-us
March 9, 2017

Science remains male-dominated

MARCH 8th was International Women’s Day. That seemed to Elsevier, an academic publisher, a good occasion to publish a report looking at the numbers and performance […]
March 9, 2017

The rise of the medical selfie

OF THE millions of photos shared online every day, which most faithfully represent their subjects? The popular #nofilter hashtag would suggest it is those that have […]
March 9, 2017

Aluminium batteries could let submarine drones range farther

MUCH is made of the potential of flying drones. But drones are useful at sea, too. Unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), as they are known technically, are […]
March 9, 2017

Pence dodges question on Trump's wiretapping claims

Vice President Mike Pence avoided answering a question about whether he believed President Donald Trump’s wiretapping claims. Source: cnn-us
March 9, 2017

NYT columnist calls Trump a pathological liar

President Trump claims that former President Obama wiretapped his Manhattan headquarters last year but has shown no evidence. CNN Tonight panel analyzes Trump’s rhetoric. […]
March 9, 2017

Trump, Obama haven't spoken since inauguration, but advisers have

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have not spoken since the inauguration, but their respective advisers have. Source: cnn-us
March 8, 2017

Leon Panetta: What the hell is going on?

When asked by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about President Donald Trump’s baseless wiretapping claims, former CIA Director and Defense Secretary for the Obama administration, Leon Panetta, said […]
March 8, 2017

Two putative human sex pheromones turn out not to be

No pheromones here FOR several decades biologists have pondered the question of whether men and women produce pheromones. A pheromone is a chemical signal from one […]
March 6, 2017

Yellow cabs are less likely to crash than blue ones

Mellow yellow IN 1907 John D. Hertz, the owner of a taxi firm in Chicago, asked some academics at the University of Chicago to do a […]
February 16, 2017

How the US fared without immigrants for a day

How would the United States fare without immigrants for a day? Source: cnn-us
February 16, 2017

Striking immigrants do extra work to keep cafe open

Washington, D.C., restaurant owner Matt Carr says he couldn’t keep the Little Red Fox open without his immigrant kitchen staff, but he let them take Thursday […]
February 16, 2017

Museum removes every piece of art created by immigrants

Starting today and lasting through President’s Day weekend, all work created or donated by immigrants will no longer be displayed The Davis Museum at Wellesley College […]
February 16, 2017

Restaurants and schools close for 'A Day Without Immigrants'

Washington, DC, restaurants and schools are preparing for a “Day Without Immigrants” protest Thursday, but so far, policymakers who live in the nation’s capital haven’t taken […]
February 16, 2017

Mom in tears after she is denied stay in US

Undocumented Mexican immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra might be separated from her husband and four children. Source: cnn-us
February 8, 2017

Army Corps allows Dakota Access Pipeline to proceed

The US Army Corps of Engineers will grant an easement in North Dakota for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, allowing the project to move toward completion […]
February 8, 2017

Tornado touches down in New Orleans

A powerful tornado touched down in New Orleans on Tuesday, causing heavy damage to buildings in the city and surrounding areas, officials said. Source: […]
February 6, 2017

Patriots star says he's skipping White House visit

Martellus Bennett told reporters following the New England Patriots’ historic Super Bowl win Sunday that he will not accompany his teammates to the White House, where […]
February 6, 2017

Comeback echoes 2016 race: 'Hillary lost all over again'

Football fans compared the New England Patriots’ historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons to President Donald Trump’s unexpected win against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in […]
February 6, 2017

Opinion: Super Bowl immigration ads miss the mark

There is no arena in which politics cannot intrude. First came several awards shows that featured political statements by celebrities, and then a backlash against the […]
February 6, 2017

In their own words: Pats describe Julian Edelman's unbelievable catch

If wide receiver Julian Edelman hadn’t made that catch, the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history may never have happened, and the New England Patriots wouldn’t […]
February 6, 2017

Best commercials from Super Bowl 2017

Check out some of the best ads from Super Bowl LI. Source: cnn-us
February 5, 2017

Atlanta Falcons QB finally in the Super Bowl spotlight

Matt Ryan drew laughs from the reporters in late January in Flowery Branch, Georgia, as the Atlanta Falcons quarterback gave a scouting report on himself from […]
February 5, 2017

Patriots and Falcons set for Super Bowl showdown

On the surface, New England vs. Atlanta may not sound like the sexiest Super Bowl matchup. Source: cnn-us
February 4, 2017

Super Bowl cheat sheet: Everything you need to know

Source: cnn-us