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NEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. The longtime Columbia University professor and researcher died Monday at a New York City hospital, according to a spokesman for the university’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Kevin Krajick said Broecker […]

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Michael Cohen testifies before Congress on Wednesday, but his opening statement was published by The New York Times late Tuesday. In it, the disgraced former attorney to President Donald Trump painted a picture of a “racist,” a “conman” and a “cheat” sitting in the Oval Office. Then, in scathing detail, Cohen listed examples of each in action.  […]

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An Arizona state senator is working to increase regulations on specialty license plates after the state’s “In God We Trust” plate was found to benefit an anti-LGBTQ organization that’s been deemed a “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center. State Sen. Juan Mendez (D) revealed that proceeds from sales of the specialty license plate support […]

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President Donald Trump’s sons Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. lashed out Wednesday about the imminent congressional hearing of their father’s former fixer and attorney, Michael Cohen. Eric Trump tweeted that it was “a national disgrace that on the eve of historic peace talks” between his father and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, […]

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Nick Sandmann, the Kentucky teenager whose confrontation with a Native American activist went viral in January, is planning to sue CNN for a whopping $250 million over its coverage of the January clash between students and activists. A lawyer for the Covington Catholic High School student announced Sandmann’s plans during an interview scheduled with Fox […]

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A former West Virginia official ousted from her county job after calling former first lady Michelle Obama an “ape in heels” has admitted to defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of more than $18,000. Pamela Taylor, who once directed the Clay County Development Corp., pleaded guilty to embezzlement Tuesday and agreed to repay the $18,149 […]

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More than a year after facing multiple sexual misconduct allegations, chef and restaurateur Mario Batali will no longer profit from any of his restaurants, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The family of famed Italian chef Lidia Bastianich, which partnered with Batali on a number of restaurants under the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group, said […]

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West Virginia lawmaker Eric Porterfield is facing calls to resign after a string of homophobic remarks, such as likening the LGBTQ community to the Ku Klux Klan and saying he would “see if [his kids] can swim” if they came out as gay. Porterfield (R-Mercer), who is a born-again Baptist missionary and is blind, was […]

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