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A pyrotechnic week of geopolitical intrigue has yielded new clarity about the whys and wherefores of the Russia imbroglio, including one insight straight from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Why did Putin order the campaign of "active measures" that have been directed against the United States and the West since before the 2016 election? There appear to be many reasons, but the latest one to break through may be how strongly Putin feels the United States had been waging such a campaign...
A month before MGM opens a casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, city officials are either defending or staying quiet about the company's attempt to block lawsuits from shooting victims in Las Vegas.
Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in central Illinois, was sitting on the couch the other day with her 4-month-old when she saw the email. "He was having a fussy day," she says, "so I was bouncing him in one arm, and started going through my emails on my phone, just to feel like I was getting something done." In her spam folder, she found an email from an organization called My Pay, My Say, urging her to drop her union membership. Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a...
The dense network of cables that make up the Internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests, putting thousands of miles of critical infrastructure along U.S. coastlines underwater in the next 15 years. "It is actually the wires and the hardware that make the Internet run," explains Ramakrishnan Durairajan , a computer scientist at the University of Oregon and an author of the research. The analysis estimates under the most severe model for sea...
House Republicans claimed a political victory Wednesday after the House voted 244-35 in favor of officially supporting the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, a vote intended to force Democrats to take a position amid calls from progressives to abolish the agency. But Democrats largely avoided taking any position at all. Instead, they tried to refocus the immigration debate away from ICE and toward the ongoing controversy over President Trump's policies for handling asylum claims...
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