Politics

Politics

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By Lawrence Krauss Shortly after the inauguration of Donald Trump as President, it was announced that a March for Science would be held Washington DC...

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By Nancy Knowlton Once upon a time, a career as a marine biologist conjured images of days spent diving amid beautiful sea creatures. These days, it...

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By the Editors of Scientific American Earlier this year scientists announced that on April 22—Earth Day—they intended to, in their own words, “walk out of...

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By Steve Holland and Valerie Volcovici Advisers to President Donald Trump will meet on Tuesday to discuss whether to recommend that he withdraw the United...

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By Hemant Mehta According to very disturbing reports out of Pakistan, Mashal Khan, an activist who called himself “The Humanist” on Facebook and a student...

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By Larry Greenemeier The idea of dropping an air-blast bomb—even if it’s the largest nonnuclear ordnance ever used by the U.S. in combat—to target fighters...

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By Lindzi Wessel This past January, just days after millions of people marched on behalf of women—and in reaction to the inauguration of U.S. President...

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By Hemant Mehta Earlier this year, we learned about an Alabama church that wanted permission from state legislators to operate their own police force. (So...

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By ADAM LIPTAK and MATT FLEGENHEIMER WASHINGTON — Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate on Friday to become the 113th justice of...

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By Pew Research Center Government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion increased in 2015 for the first time in three years, according to...