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Genes unlock clues to the evolution and survival of the Great Barrier Reef

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Innovative molecular techniques explain how corals on the east coast of Australia survived previous tough conditions-enabling the Great Barrier Reef to become the vast reef it...
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A Census Case That Goes to the Heart of American Democracy

2 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

For two centuries, census totals used to apportion Congress have included all residents of the country. The Supreme Court on Monday heard the Trump administration's argument...
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Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump's census plan

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count...
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5 millennials who became homeowners in their 20s share their best advice for buying your first house

5 millennials who became homeowners in their 20s share their best advice for buying your first house

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Millennials are waiting longer to buy homes - but that's because buying a home is harder than it was for their parents' generation. Even adjusted for...
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‘This Feels Like the Closest We've Ever Been.' Why Growing Demands for Student Debt Forgiveness Could Be Joe Biden's First Presidential Test

8 hours ago   |   Time

Roughly two months out from Inauguration Day, Joe Biden is already facing a brewing political storm among his ideologically-diverse base of supporters, who disagree over the...
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Trump administration leaves states to grapple with how to distribute scarce vaccines

Trump administration leaves states to grapple with how to distribute scarce vaccines

9 hours ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration is shunting to the states hard decisions about which Americans will get the limited early supplies of coronavirus vaccines - setting up a confusing...
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Activists say communities of color should get priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Activists say communities of color should get priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Leaders in the African-American and LatinX communities called on officials to prioritize communities of color once a COVID-19 vaccine is available for distribution...
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Expensive homes are being snapped up in Hudson Yards

Expensive homes are being snapped up in Hudson Yards

21 hours ago   |   New York Post

Most Manhattan offices remain sparsely populated, but developers and landlords are confident the work-from-home phenomenon is temporary. Which is why they believe that office...
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China Stirs Trouble With Plan to Hike Retirement Age From 60

22 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China is making a new push to raise one of the world's lowest retirement ages as it tries to cope with a rapidly aging population, a move that's already fueling public...
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‘Check for little people behind the screen': UK culture secretary mocked for suggesting Netflix should warn ‘The Crown' is fiction

‘Check for little people behind the screen': UK culture secretary mocked for suggesting Netflix should warn ‘The Crown' is fiction

1 day ago   |   RT

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has suggested the hit Netflix series ‘The Crown' should come with a “health warning” so people know the show is a work of fiction. Online...
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Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

More people passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the... Read more ...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat off Florida's east coast

A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. Read more ...

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

First Lady Melania Trump says the theme pays tribute to the “majesty" of the United States. Read more ...

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling the committee that will lead arrangements for his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read more ...

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna said it will ask the feds to clear its experimental coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Monday, adding to hopes that two inoculations could be available by the end... Read more ...

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

First Lady Melania Trump has decked the halls for the holiday season. Trump unveiled the theme of this year's White House Christmas decorations: ‘America the Beautiful,' chosen... Read more ...

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. He's the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state. Read more ...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. Read more ...

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and volatile campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a... Read more ...

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona's Secretary of State has certified the 2020 election results there, making President-elect Joe Biden's narrow victory official. Arizona is the latest state to reject... Read more ...