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Alex Epstein's Clear Thinking on Climate and Energy

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

“For many decades the human species has been at war with the planet,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declared at the start of the Madrid climate conference last week...
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Elon Musk won't counter-sue British spelunker for legal fees after winning defamation case, lawyer says

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Elon Musk won't soak Vernon Unsworth for his legal fees after winning the defamation lawsuit filed by the British spelunker after last year's Thai cave rescue. “We elected not...
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Trump may have to mediate a bitter feud between two top health officials, a new report says

Trump may have to mediate a bitter feud between two top health officials, a new report says

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A bitter feud between two of the Trump administration's top health officials may require some of President Trump's self-proclaimed dealmaking prowess. Axios first reported that...
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There's no defense for Red Sox fielding last season, and Alex Cora knows it

4 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

SAN DIEGO In all of the ways the Red Sox collectively regressed last season, not enough attention is paid to the defense. A year after ranking fifth in the American League in...
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Trump's health chiefs called to White House in fresh bid for truce

Trump's health chiefs called to White House in fresh bid for truce

4 hours ago   |   Politico

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma have been called to the White House for a meeting with acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, in the latest attempt to...
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10 coolest paint schemes from 2019

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

A look back at standout paint schemes from all three national series in 2019.
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TikTok chief, facing criticism over China ties, cancels meetings with US lawmakers

8 hours ago   |   CNBC

TikTok said its chief Alex Zhu will postpone the meetings until after the holidays.
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Trump Stands by Embattled Medicare and Medicaid Chief

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

Seema Verma is under fire for seeking taxpayer reimbursement for stolen property, part of a series of unflattering reports about her and the president's other top health...
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Bismarck Tribune cites Alex Tabarrok's research on crime deterrence

13 hours ago   |   George Mason University

In the Bismarck Tribune, an article on the hazy line between economic policy and social policy cites Alex Tabarrok's discussion of crime deterrence from the blog Marginal...
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Red Sox still talking with Mookie Betts

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

SAN DIEGO - As rumors swirl around Mookie Betts and his uncertain future, the Red Sox have continued to keep close tabs with their star right fielder. For now, it seems like...
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Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the MeToo era. Read more ...

Speaker Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

Speaker Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day Democrats... Read more ...

Merriam-Webster declares its 2019 word of the year

Merriam-Webster declares its 2019 word of the year

The choice was based on a 313% increase in lookups on the company's search site, Merriam-Webster.com, this year when compared with 2018. Read more ...

READ: Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump

READ: Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump

House Democrats have unveiled their allegations against Trump. After it finalizes the articles, the Judiciary Committee is expected to send them to the full House for a vote on... Read more ...

Officials: Gunman opens fire on police officers in New Jersey

Officials: Gunman opens fire on police officers in New Jersey

An "active shooting situation" is taking place in Jersey City, New Jersey, according to Jean Jadezaia, a spokeswoman for the Hudson County Sheriff's Office. Read more ...

GOP politicians push back against Democrats' articles of impeachment...

GOP politicians push back against Democrats' articles of impeachment announcement

Several Republican legislators promptly continued defending President Donald Trump regarding the Democrats' impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

Final full moon of the decade peaks this week at 12:12 a.m. on 12/12

Final full moon of the decade peaks this week at 12:12 a.m. on 12/12

Stargazers will be treated with multiple celestial events this week, including the rise of the decade's final full moon, viewings of two of our solar system's planets and... Read more ...

Democrats unveil articles of impeachment, accusing President Trump of abuse...

Democrats unveil articles of impeachment, accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction

House Democrats have unveiled articles of impeachment Tuesday, accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction. Read more ...

House Democrats announce articles of impeachment against President Trump

House Democrats announce articles of impeachment against President Trump

Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday, a day after evidence from the nearly three-month inquiry was presented to the House Judiciary... Read more ...

WATCH: Company hands out jaw-dropping $10 million in bonuses to nearly 200...

WATCH: Company hands out jaw-dropping $10 million in bonuses to nearly 200 employees

The company's longest-tenured employees received bonus checks for $270,000. Read more ...