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Let’s Not Kill All the Lawyers, They Just Might Save Us Law
Let’s Not Kill All the Lawyers, They Just Might Save Us

WASHINGTON — Washington seems to be barreling toward a constitutional crisis. Democrats are barraging President Donald Trump with demands for witnesses and documents. Trump has answered by stonewalling, vowing to fight “all the subpoenas.” As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned,... Read More

China Names Its Trade-Deal Price as Trump Sets Month Deadline Trade
China Names Its Trade-Deal Price as Trump Sets Month Deadline

WASHINGTON — China for the first time made clear what it wants to see from the U.S. in talks to end their trade war, laying bare the deep differences that still exist between the two sides. In a wide-ranging interview... Read More

Study Finds Record Wage Gap Between Teachers and Other College Grads Education
Study Finds Record Wage Gap Between Teachers and Other College Grads

The Economic Policy Institute issued a recent analysis that found teachers were paid 21.4% less in 2018 in weekly wages than similar college graduates after accounting for education, experience, and other factors. A nonpartisan think tank, EPI describes the percent... Read More

They Call It a ‘Bat Apocalypse.’ The Fungus Causing It Is Spreading Across Texas Environment
They Call It a ‘Bat Apocalypse.’ The Fungus Causing It Is Spreading Across Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — The fungus that kills bats showed up in Texas only two years ago, but now it is marching across the state So far, no cases of white-nose syndrome have been discovered in Texas. But it usually... Read More

First US Supervised-Injection Site? Scientists Say It’s Operating Secretly, Somewhere Health
First US Supervised-Injection Site? Scientists Say It’s Operating Secretly, Somewhere

PHILADELPHIA — Even as advocates in U.S. cities have struggled to open supervised-injection sites to help stop fatal overdoses, a clandestine site has been operating somewhere in the country since 2014. Researchers studying the site, where people can inject drugs... Read More

Chairman Neal Issues Subpoenas for Trump Tax Returns Congress
Chairman Neal Issues Subpoenas for Trump Tax Returns
2019-05-10 21:11:51
by Dan McCue

Representative Richard Neal, D-Mass., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns. The subpoenas give Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig until 5 p.m. next... Read More

Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?' In The News
Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?'
2019-05-10 20:48:51
by Dan McCue

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting the inaugural Responsible Leaders Summit at the United Nations in New York, the indefatigable secretary general of the World Council... Read More

Comprehensive Election Security Legislation Introduced by House Committee Chairs Elections
Comprehensive Election Security Legislation Introduced by House Committee Chairs
2019-05-10 20:38:05
by Dan McCue

Democrats on two House committees and a key House task force Friday introduced legislation they say will help protect next year's elections from malevolent attacks and foreign interference. The Bill, H.R. 2660, otherwise known as the Election Security Act, was... Read More

South Carolina Senate Passes Energy Freedom Act in Bipartisan Vote Energy
South Carolina Senate Passes Energy Freedom Act in Bipartisan Vote
2019-05-10 20:36:44
by Dan McCue

The South Carolina State Senate Thursday unanimously passed The Energy Freedom Act, a comprehensive solar bill that will lift the state's 2 percent cap on net metering, among other solar-related actions. The state House is expected to take up the... Read More

US-China Trade Talks Break Up With No Deal In Sight In The News
US-China Trade Talks Break Up With No Deal In Sight
2019-05-10 20:28:57
by Dan McCue

High stakes trade talks between the United States and China ended Friday with no agreement in sight and mixed signals from the White House in regard to where things stand. In a pair of tweets sent shortly before the markets... Read More

Meth vs. Opioids: America Has Two Drug Epidemics, But Focuses on One Health
Meth vs. Opioids: America Has Two Drug Epidemics, But Focuses on One

SAN FRANCISCO — Kim had been wine tasting with a friend in Sonoma, Calif. They got into an argument in the car that night and Kim thought someone was following them. She was utterly convinced. And she had to get... Read More

Effects of Surgery on a Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? Climate
Effects of Surgery on a Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green?

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was early morning in an operating theater at Providence Hospital in Portland, Ore. A middle-aged woman lay on the operating table, wrapped in blankets. Surgeons were about to cut out a cancerous growth in her stomach.... Read More

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