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Apollo 11 taught us to dream big, so let's aim for more than Mars

Fifty years ago this month, humans took their first steps on the moon. For those of you too young to remember, it is hard to fully appreciate just how much that achievement engaged the entire planet. It certainly influenced me a great deal, even as a 5-year-old, setting me on a path that led me to become a professional scientist.

Murrow's words from 1954 apply to the Trump age: 'We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty'

Reading President Trump's racist tweets and hearing him claim that some Democrats "hate" America and watching him say they can leave if they don't like it here, Edward R. Murrow comes to mind.

For an immigrant, seeing a 'police car is something that makes me go cold'

The fear of being profiled and arrested -- whether by ICE or the police with whom they often collaborate -- can cause whole communities to avoid their streets and any other public spaces in which they could be detained or questioned. As one community member whose apartment was raided told us as we researched this topic, "Seeing a police car is something that makes me go cold, my body, my skin ..."

Kamala Harris wants the federal government to set the price of some drugs to lower costs

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday that authorizes the federal government to set the rates for certain prescription drugs as a way to lower prices.

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Five years after Eric Garner's death, questions remain over officer's actions in the confrontation

It's been five years since Eric Garner's death triggered protests across the country, after a cell phone video of his last moments in police custody went viral.

Takeaways from 2020 Democrats' second quarter fundraising reports

Just five candidates accounted for roughly three-quarters of all the money raised in the second quarter of this year by Democratic presidential contenders -- as a crowded field broke into two distinct categories: the haves and the have-nots.

The Open 2019: Why a sense of humor and rhino-like skin are crucial for caddies

Dave McNeilly remembers the days when caddies bunked in four to a room at tournaments, earning just enough for beer money.

Shapes Fitness for Women Announces its Grand Opening Celebration

Women-only fitness center offers convenience, variety, affordability, and family values

Shapes Fitness For Women, a women’s-only members’ gym, is pleased to announce it is open for business in Spring, Texas. Surrounded by a full day of activities, a grand opening celebration will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Twitter says Trump's racist tweets don't break its rules

President Trump's weekend tweets in which he used racist language to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen are not against Twitter's rules, a company spokesperson told CNN Business Monday — a conclusion apparently contradicted by Twitter's written policies.

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Maxine Waters has a plan to ban Libra and other Big Tech cryptocurrencies

New proposed legislation drafted by Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters' staff could stop Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions.

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