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This herb could be the secret to curbing cows’ climate-changing burps

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Oregano may seem like an unlikely ingredient in the fight against climate change. But this modest herb could make cows’ methane-heavy belches — a big contributor to the warming of our planet — a little less potent. Oregano’s essential oil contains carvacrol, an antimicrobial that...(more) 



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UN envoy warns that Hezbollah expansion can threaten Lebanon

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A U.N. envoy is warning that Hezbollah’s involvement in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq risks a spillover of sectarian tensions into Lebanon, where the Islamic State extremist group and the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front are reported to be expanding. 



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Feds: Nev. school district a model for transgender rules

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The school district is the first in Nevada and one of only a few nationwide to adopt regulations prohibiting segregation of transgender students.          



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US Gives Guidence on Transgender Students

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The Obama administration released a new directive to US school districts Friday that gives guidance about transgender students, including a rules on bathroom access. States that do not comply risk losing federal funding. (May 13)          



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You better learn about this new technology before it transforms the world

a shared story    2 weeks 3 days 9 hours 18 minutes ago
A “gene drive” is a new technology that gives us the ability to change an entire species at will. It’s a bit tricky to grasp how this technology works, but we owe it to future generations to understand this stuff because gene drives are a...(more) 



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NJ Family of Eight Claims Powerball Jackpot

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A family of eight from New Jersey claimed a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot on Friday. They pooled their money, and their 70-year-old mother purchased the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven. (May 13)          



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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Former Argentine President, Is Indicted

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Mrs. Kirchner and other officials are accused of entering into contracts to sell the Central Bank’s dollars at below-market rates during her presidency. 



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Obama's push for broader transgender protections may get legal boost from the late Antonin Scalia

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The Obama administration’s push to apply 1960s and 1970s equal-rights laws to the transgender community is likely to win favor in federal courts and may even get a surprising assist from the late conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Transgender rights has emerged as the new...(more) 



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A Manhattan-sized oil spill just hit the Gulf of Mexico

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Royal Dutch Shell spilled an estimated 2,100 barrels of oil off Louisiana’s coast in the Gulf of Mexico this week, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement confirmed on Thursday. Though officials don’t know what caused the spill just yet, the National Oceanic and...(more) 



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Pfizer rules on lethal injection drugs may limit death penalty executions

a shared story    2 weeks 3 days 11 hours 18 minutes ago
Company's action could make it even more difficult for states to carry out executions         



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Trump’s new energy adviser is exactly the kind of guy you think he is

a shared story    2 weeks 3 days 11 hours 18 minutes ago
Donald Trump’s new energy adviser is exactly the kind of guy you’d expect to find passing white papers along to the Republican presidential candidate who called global warming “bullshit” and a “hoax” invented by the Chinese. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), an early Trump endorser, is...(more) 



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Irish leader to campaign in UK for remain vote

a shared story    2 weeks 3 days 12 hours 18 minutes ago
Enda Kenny says Brexit might spark a return to violence in Northern Ireland and trigger economic slowdown in IrelandIreland’s taoiseach has stepped up his warnings about the consequences of a British exit from the European Union, saying it might spark a return to violence in Northern...(more) 



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