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Latest in Politics

Funding the Fight

With nearly $30 million each in contributions since January, some new special-interest groups like HRC Rising and Everytown for Gun Safety have joined established liberal activists to start backing Democratic candidates for Congress early with the ambitious goal of flipping the House next year.

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Mind Your Business: Inaugural Episode

Mind Your Business: Inaugural Episode

Business reporter Hannah Levitt discusses the top business news this week: the Volatility Index (VIX), Snap, Inc. earnings, an interesting memo from a (now former) Google employee, and Disney’s new streaming services. 

Latest in Business & Tech

Mind Your Business: Inaugural Episode

Business reporter Hannah Levitt discusses the top business news this week: the Volatility Index (VIX), Snap, Inc. earnings, an interesting memo from a (now former) Google employee, and Disney’s new streaming services. 

Latest in National Security

Latest in National Security

Experts: Venezuelan sanction strategy must foster diplomacy

While economic and diplomatic sanctions are effective in dealing with Venezuela, Latin America specialists say that the United States should work with other countries to apply pressure in favor of democracy while offering much-needed humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan people.

No female minister in Iran’s new cabinet

As Hassan Rouhani President of Iran is approaching his swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, advocacy groups are increasing pressure on his team to introduce female ministers

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Latest in Education

Latest in Environment

Eclipse Chaos: Millions Head to Prime Viewing Locations

Eclipse Chaos: Millions Head to Prime Viewing Locations

Thousands of people sitting in traffic on a hot day? Nothing unusual for New York or Los Angeles. But the dozens of cities that are sitting in the path of total solar eclipse are generally small to medium-sized communities that will be inundated on Aug. 21 with hordes of tourists drawn to see totality, where a total eclipse will occur. The thousands of visitors will likely jam traffic and put pressure on infrastructure and other resources.

Latest in Health

What is Alternative Medicine?

Over 30 percent of Americans use some form of non-conventional medicine, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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