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White House spokesman does not rule out Trump-Putin July meeting in Germany

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House spokesman did not rule out a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was asked about reports the two leaders may hold talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Germany next month. 105 more words

News Wire

Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives who was shot while practicing baseball last week, is no longer being held in the intensive care unit at the hospital where he is being treated, a source familiar with his condition said on Friday. 118 more words

News Wire

Five Songs that reflect the Trump Era

Ellioté Long
Culture Editor

Nina Simone once said that it is an artist’s duty to reflect the times, and her affirmation is as important today as it ever was. 915 more words

Music

Transcription factor repairs neurons

The optic nerve is vital for vision — damage to this critical structure can lead to severe and irreversible loss of vision. Fengfeng Bei, PhD, a principal investigator in the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and his colleagues want to understand why the optic nerve — as well as other parts of the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord — cannot be repaired by the body. 344 more words

Everyday Science

Mexico with Like Water for Chocolate

“Life had taught her that it was not that easy; there are few prepared to fulfill their desires whatever the cost, and the right to determine the course of one’s own life would take more effort than she had imagined.”–Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate… 273 more words

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Top 5: Montreal, Canada

The largest city in Quebec and set in the shadow of the beautiful Mount Royal, this French speaking foodie city is one that’s worth visiting! 862 more words

Travel

Activities On-board Oasis of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas is a massive ships with more to do than just laze around at the pool all day (though they have plenty of pools and hot tubs so you can do just that if you please). 466 more words

Destinations