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VIDEO: Happy Birthday to U, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

WASHINGTON — A few hundred people gathered on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court to pay tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her 86th birthday by doing planks in her honor. They were joined by her personal trainer, Bryant Johnson, who...

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VIDEO: Happy Birthday to U, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

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Acting Defense Secretary makes case for Space Force

Acting Defense Secretary makes case for Space Force

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday said that members from both parties in Congress have asked him to justify additional spending to create the Space Force. “The feedback I’ve received is worry about adding or building bigger government and I...

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Russia is Bad, China is Worse

U.S. efforts to thwart cyberthreats have focused on Russia, but experts say that may come at the expense of ignoring the real long-term threat that China poses.

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Getting to Know the New Normal for U.S. College Students

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Rising Debt is Crushing Students: What Should We Do About It?

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VIDEO: Young activists stage “Climate Strike” in DC

VIDEO: Young activists stage “Climate Strike” in DC

  Hundreds of young activists gathered in front of the US Capitol Building on Friday to demand action on climate change. Speakers included Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and her daughter Isra Hirsi, one of the organizers of the strike. After her speech, Omar also...

VIDEO: What is the Sunrise Movement?

Last week, a video of children pleading with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cal., to back the Green New Deal resolution went viral on Twitter. The video, which now has about 10 million views, was posted by the Sunrise Movement, an environmental activist organization...

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FDA to furlough more workers to fund review of new treatments

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Jan. 18 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON -- The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history continues to disrupt the Food and Drug Administration's oversight of potentially life-saving drugs such as allergy medication. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted Friday the...

FDA resumes some inspections as workers return — without pay

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of some high-risk foods, like cheese and milk, with inspectors returning to work without pay during the government shutdown. Other popular foods, like cake mix, peanut butter, and...

VIDEO: Hospice for the Holidays

Traditional holiday stories follow celebrities as they visit children’s hospitals and do-gooders donating minivans to families with disabled members. But, a story about the holiday season from the perspective of those sick in the hospital or terminally ill is seldom found.

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