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Local Governments Aren’t Waiting For States To Raise Smoking Age
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Hundreds of cities and counties have banned selling tobacco products to anyone under 21.
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Here's Why You're Probably Getting More Drunk Than You Realize
Todd Van Luling
Multiple factors have made it harder to know how much you're actually drinking.
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Moderate Senators Cite Progress In Talks To End Government Shutdown
By Susan Cornwell, Howard Schneider, Reuters
“We are moving in the right direction,” GOP Senator Johnny Isakson said.
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Government Shutdown Enters Second Day As Standoff Continues
By Richard Cowan and Ginger Gibson, Reuters
By 7 p.m. Saturday, both the Senate and the House resigned themselves to failure and agreed to resume work on Sunday.
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'Safe Purge Everyone': Tweeters Troll Donald Trump Over Government Shutdown
"Executive Time for everyone."
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Government Shuts Down As Congress Fails To Reach Spending Agreement
It's the first shutdown of the U.S. government since 2013.
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Read Live Updates On The Looming Government Shutdown
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The 'Merchants Of Death' Survive And Prosper
Professor of History emeritus, SUNY/Albany
During the mid-1930s, a best-selling exposé of the international arms trade, combined with a U.S. Congressional investigation
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How One Dying Man Changed The Debate About The Tax Bill
Whether he’s protesting bad legislation or the Fed’s monetary policy, Ady Barkan boils the issue down to its moral essentials.
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The Slow But Steady Progression Toward Environmental Sustainability
Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, Columbia Universi...
As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, many of us reflect on the year that has past and think about the year to come. In the United
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Rich Fraud, Poor Fraud: The GOP's Double Standard On Tax Mistakes
Their new tax bill lavishes breaks on businesses that underpay what they owe.
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More Than 180 Protesters Arrested At Rally For Dreamers As Congress Drags Its Feet
Advocates want protections for young undocumented immigrants added to a funding bill that must pass by Friday.
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Former NSA Employee Admits Taking 'Highly Classified Information'
By Dustin Volz and John Walcott, Reuters
Nghia Hoang Pho worked in an elite hacking unit.
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6 Common Questions About Undocumented Immigrants
A student's line of questioning showed me where America can stand to learn more about its undocumented population.
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U.S. Experts Expect New North Korea Missile Launch 'Within Days'
It would be the first launch since a missile fired over Japan in mid-September.
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On The Rehabilitation Of George W. Bush
Author, 'American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Sta...
The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.
The Benghazi Terror Trial Is Coming To A Close, But You Probably Haven't Heard Much About It
Ryan J. Reilly
Federal prosecutors argued Ahmed Abu Khatallah "hates America," is "guilty as sin" and is a "stone-cold terrorist."
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The Tax Bill And The Republican Social Vision For America's Future
Paul is an entrepreneur, early stage investor, and writer.
The Republican tax bill, as David Brooks highlights well in his recent New York Times editorial, is the clearest elucidation
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The GOP Tax Plan Tells Us Everything About Who Matters In American Democracy
Your boss, not you.
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