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A Government Website For Kids Is Scrubbed Of Warnings About Climate Change, Fracking, And Coal.

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DAILY KOS

If you want your child to understand the harrowing implications of climate change or the impact of coal mining on the environment, don’t look to the U.S. 828 more words

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Betsy DeVos being protected by federal Marshals Service after protests

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POLICY.MIC

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is receiving protection by the U.S. Marshals Service, the Washington Post reported Friday evening, after she was… 255 more words

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TrumpBeat: So Much News, So Many Distractions

FiveThirtyEight – Politics

President Trump’s rambling, combative press conference on Thursday was a microcosm of the first month of his administration. It covered an impossibly long list of topics: health care, taxes, the travel ban, the media and (oh, right) the supposed reason he was holding the press conference in the first place — the nomination of… 1,546 more words

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Electronic Media Searches At Border Crossings Raise Worry

Gregory Bull

TPM News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. 954 more words

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John McCain: Attacking The Free Press Is ‘How Dictators Get Started’

THE HUFFINGTON POST

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) gave a staunch defense of the free press Saturday, noting that attacks on the media are “how dictators get started.” 346 more words

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