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This Supreme Court Case Could Destroy Water Protections

The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear a case brought by two Idaho residents who have fought the Environmental Protection Agency for years over…

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New birth trends, including ‘lotus births’ and placenta consumption, come with risks, report says 

Doctors should counsel expectant parents on the risks that alternative birthing choices could pose to babies, a new report said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/womens-health/birth-trends-lotus-births-placenta-consumption-risks-report-rcna13464 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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LGBTQ Afghans face surge of rape, torture after Taliban takeover, report says

LGBTQ Afghans have increasingly been threatened, beaten and raped since the Taliban took control of the country in August, a new report found. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/lgbtq-afghans-face-surge-rape-torture-taliban-takeover-report-says-rcna13303…

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Up to 39 people feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida coast

Coastguard rescue man believed to be only survivor, clinging to submerged hull of vessel, east of Fort Pierce At least 39 asylum seekers are feared…

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Here’s how Republicans ‘dismembered’ a Democratic stronghold

Scroll through our visual guide to see why proposed Tennessee maps amount to a masterclass in gerrymandering Republican lawmakers in Tennessee gave final approval on…

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Planned change to Kenya’s forest act threatens vital habitats, say activists

Environmentalists fear a proposal to allow boundary changes to protected areas will open the door to deforestation Environmentalists are deeply concerned by the Kenyan government’s…

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How Senate Dems reaped the benefits from 2 little-known GOP maneuvers

Senate Democrats lost their fight to weaken the filibuster, but they’re capitalizing big on another rules change — that the GOP pushed. After an Obama…

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Ahead of Lunar New Year, Thailand’s poor feel sting of inflation

Pork prices have jumped 40 percent since the start of the year amid a perfect storm of swine flu and rising oil prices. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/1/26/ahead-of-lunar-new-year-thailands-poor-feel-sting-of-inflation…

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San Jose lawmakers advance nation’s first gun ownership requirements

Lawmakers in San Jose, California on Tuesday advanced the nation’s first gun ownership requirements.The San Jose City Council voted in support of a measure that would require…

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FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly COVID antibody treatments

The FDA said Monday it’s limiting the use of two monoclonal antibody therapies as COVID-19 treatments because data indicates they’re “highly unlikely” to be effective…

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Governments around the world used Covid to erode human rights – report

Transparency International ranking reveals decade of standstill on tackling corruption, with many countries reaching historic lows in 2021 Reparations to the Caribbean could break the…

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The filibuster’s archnemesis

Republicans may capitalize first on Democrats’ plan to weaken the filibuster. That’s OK with Jeff Merkley. “Yes!” the Oregon progressive says when asked if he’d…

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It’s time to take reproduction in space seriously

Before humans can settle off-Earth, scientists need to figure out how — or even whether — people can reproduce in space. Why it matters: Powerful…

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Judge strikes down New York’s indoor mask mandate

A New York judge struck down the Empire State’s indoor mask mandate on Monday, arguing that such a policy must be approved by the state…

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The SAT is going digital and getting shorter

The College Board announced Tuesday that the SAT will be delivered digitally in the U.S. in 2024. Why it matters: The College Board said it’s…

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Pfizer Begins Human Trials for New Omicron-Specific Vaccine

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced on Tuesday that they have begun testing a new version of their COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the extremely…

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California bill would require all schoolchildren to be vaccinated against COVID-19

A California bill proposed on Monday would require that all students be immunized against COVID-19, … Source: https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/591182-california-bill-would-require-all-schoolchildren-to-be-vaccinated Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Free N95 masks arriving at pharmacies and stores around the country

The masks are among the 400 million that are being distributed nationwide to combat the spread of the omicron variant. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/free-n95-masks-n1287938 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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There’s a new car safety rating to consider

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is workshopping new safeguard ratings for cars that utilize partial automation systems. These systems use various types of…

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RFK Jr. remarks on Anne Frank, vaccines draw condemnation

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made “deeply offensive” comments when he suggested things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank,…

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“The Janes”: Meet the Women Who Formed a Collective to Provide Safe Abortions Before Roe v. Wade

As conservative justices on the Supreme Court threaten to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortions nationwide, we speak to the…

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Supreme Court declines GOP challenge against House proxy voting

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) seeking to revive his legal challenge against the…

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