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NASA: Astronaut's DNA no longer matches his twin

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 17:10
Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your genes.

Fallout for United Airlines Continues After Death of Kokito the French Bulldog

NY Times - Thu, 2018-03-15 17:07
The airline admitted fault, as senators introduced a bill designed to prevent more animals from dying in flight.

Obama reveals his brackets

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 17:00

Review: In ‘Love, Simon,’ a Glossy Teen Romance, the Hero Has a Secret

NY Times - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:56
This comedy set in a particularly idyllic Atlanta suburb has a gay love story, a blackmailing weasel and surprising emotional resonance.

Trump boasts he made up trade claim to Canada PM

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:48
President Donald Trump boasted at a private fundraiser Wednesday of making up trade claims during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before knowing whether they were true, according to The Washington Post.

A Cyberattack in Saudi Arabia Had a Deadly Goal. Experts Fear Another Try.

NY Times - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:44
Petrochemical companies were hit by a series of cyberassaults last year. The worst of them, against a widely used safety system, could have set off an explosion.

Expert predictions for every game

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:30

How is it possible for one family to suffer so much tragedy?

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:27
How the Kennedy family has endured two assassinations, deadly plane and car crashes, criminal accusations and other scandals.

White House won't say if Putin is friend or foe

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:21
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it is up to Russia to determine whether they are a friend or foe.

Progressives rallied hard to kill the bank bill. It didn't work.

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:14
Even as Democrats celebrate their narrow victory in southwest Pennsylvania, party solidarity is in doubt -- and progressive groups, Capitol Hill darlings for so much of the past year, are getting a preview of the challenges to come.

Trump pick for UN migration job shared tweets warning of creeping Sharia

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:11
The Trump administration's pick to head the United Nations organization that coordinates assistance to migrants worldwide regularly pushed anti-Muslim sentiment, including claims that Muslims were trying to impose Sharia law in the US.

Lens: A Photographer’s Search for Joy in Uncertain Times

NY Times - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:03
New York City in 1975 was experiencing perhaps the worst moment in its history. The photographer Meryl Meisler loved it immediately.

Opinion: Did Steve Bannon get this half right?

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:03
Steve Bannon is right not to beat around the bush: We are racists. Last Saturday, when speaking to France's far-right National Front, he affirmed their nationalistic platform. "Let them call you racists," he said. Speaking to those who might be feeling uncomfortable with the National Front's history and racist image, Bannon said: "Wear it as a badge of honor. Because every day, we get stronger and they get weaker."

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CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:00

The 25 best players -- ranked

CNN - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:00

The Finance 202: Kudlow the cable pundit already taking Trumpian approach to new job

Washington Post - Thu, 2018-03-15 16:00
It's unlikely the CNBC commentator will completely surrender his media platforms.

Galaxy S9+ review—Faster specs, better biometrics in a familiar package

Ars - Thu, 2018-03-15 15:58

Ron Amadeo

Believe it or not, the high-end Android smartphone market isn't super competitive. LG's mobile unit is regularly the company's worst-performing division, so much so that the company is backing away from a yearly release cycle and delaying its flagship smartphone. HTC's January 2018 was the company's worst month in more than a decade—until even worse numbers were reported in February. Google makes the all-around best Android phone, but it is either uninterested in creating or unable to create a competitive distribution and marketing chain, leaving many people unable to buy the phone.

We hear talk about new brands from China, but Huawei was essentially banned by the US government from meaningfully competing here, Xiaomi keeps pushing back a US launch, and LeEco's US arrival was a crash landing with no survivors.

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A New Documentary About Adults On Adderall — And Not Just For ADHD

NPR All Things Considered - Thu, 2018-03-15 15:58

Alison Klayman's new film Take Your Pills looks at the pervasiveness of prescription stimulants — Adderall, Ritalin, and others — in college classrooms and workplaces in the U.S.

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