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Jennifer Aniston To America: “It’s Not Funny To Vote For Kanye”

As you may have heard, America is having a presidential election 11 days from now. You might also have heard that Kanye West, the fashion designer and occasional rap artist, is running. He isn't on the ballot in many states, and it's unclear whether this is more of a megalomaniacal ego quest or … More »
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Biden’s oil remark tests voter resolve on climate change

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Kathleen Ronayne | Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion plan to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from the U.S. economy by 2050. The plan implied that he would wean the U.S. off oil and gas, but Biden wasn’t so explicit about the industry’s fate — until Thursday night. During the f...
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Patreon Is Banning QAnon, Joining Facebook, YouTube and Others

Patreon is the latest tech company to take action on the QAnon conspiracy theory, announcing in a blog post Thursday morning that creators promoting the movement would be banned from the platform. Business Insider reports: Patreon, a membership platform that lets fans support creators and celebrities financially through subscriptions, previously hosted 14 QAnon influencers on the platform, according to a recent report from the progressive media watchdog Media Matters for America (MMFA). QAnon, t...
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Opinion: Covid-19 has exposed US need to invest in public health

Covid-19 has crippled the US economy, compromised the health of our nation and exposed the shameful health disparities that negatively affect people of color and those living in poverty. In light of the devastation this pandemic has wreaked on our country, it is urgent for the US to invest in public health to better detect and prevent the spread of infectious and chronic diseases, redesign America's health care system for equity as well as effectiveness, and collaborate across multiple sectors o...
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Inside the Refugee Camp on America’s Doorstep

A squalid tent camp on the border is the result of President Trump’s unprecedented limits on asylum. Some people have waited in filthy...
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Every non-voter has a story. 2 of the 100 million tell us why they're skipping the polls.

Skye Gould/Business Insider Nearly 100 million eligible voters did not cast a ballot in the 2016 presidential election. The United States is preparing for what may be the highest recorded voter turnout rate in over a century, but some people are still opting out. Insider spoke to two eligible voters who are choosing not to vote in 2020 to learn more about their decision. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As he sits at his computer and takes off in his flight simulator, S...
Tags: Politics, Elections, US, America, Trends, United States, New York Times, Connecticut, Ohio, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Vanessa, Jehovah


Deep Science: Alzheimer’s screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. This week, a startup that’s using UAV drones for mapping forests, a look at how machine learning can map social media networks and pre...
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Opinion: Covid-19 has exposed the US need to invest in public health

Covid-19 has crippled the US economy, compromised the health of our nation and exposed the shameful health disparities that negatively affect people of color and those living in poverty. In light of the devastation this pandemic has wreaked on our country, it is urgent for the US to invest in public health to better detect and prevent the spread of infectious and chronic diseases, redesign America's health care system for equity as well as effectiveness, and collaborate across multiple sectors o...
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Covid-19 has exposed the US need to invest in public health

Susan Blumenthal and Rebekah Gee write that the Covid-19 pandemic provides a historic opportunity to implement a Public Health New Deal that addresses drivers of health and modernizes essential components of America's public health infrastructure to enhance disease surveillance, data collection, testing, health communications and equal access to medical care and preventive services, including vaccines.
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Refugees like my ancestors made America great

I am the great-granddaughter of refugees who fled Russian pogroms in 1895. Had they not been given safe haven here in the United States, they would have been tortured and killed. My very existence depends on international humanitarianism, an awareness that has inspired me to work closely with others like them.
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Refugees like my ancestors are part of what made America great

Maya Rackoff writes on the Trump administration's shockingly low acceptance of refugees. As a descendant of refugees herself, Rackoff argues that accepting those fleeing war, hunger, and persecution is part of the fiber of America. Moreover, countless studies have shown that refugees improve the economy and GDP, among other things.
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The Chicago 7 trial feels very real in 2020

In 1970, Daniel L. Greenberg and two friends immersed themselves in the transcript of the infamous trial of the Chicago 7, eventually becoming editors of a published edition. Greenberg offers three lessons America still has left to learn 50 years later and explains how Aaron Sorkin's recent feature film reveals some -- though not all -- of them for new generations.
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Huawei's financials take a beating as President Trump's sanctions come home to roost

America's punch bag still standing, black and blue but not in the red US sanctions are starting to have a pronounced impact on Huawei’s financials, with the embattled Chinese telco reporting just single digit year-on-year growth for the first three quarters of 2020.…
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A reader asked Scott Galloway if he should put his career on hold to care for his terminally ill father. Here's how he responded.

Caring for a sick parent is something that no one teaches you how to do. Portra Images/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post and video, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." A reader wrote to Galloway and asked for his advice on whether he should pause his career to help care for his father, who's been diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer. From h...
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Why Is Socialism Becoming Less Scary?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  In her extraordinary new documentary film, “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word,” director Yael Bridge examines the surprising rebirth of American socialism. “Socialism is as American as apple pie,” notes one of the film’s interviewees, Harvard University philosopher and activist Cornel West. That statement becomes the film’s theme.  Of course, many would dispute West’s statement. “America will never be a socialist country,” P...
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‘Dreamland’ Trailer: Margot Robbie Becomes a Fugitive Bank Robber During the Great Depression

Margot Robbie already has quite the reputation as a big screen criminal thanks to her fantastic portrayal of The Joker’s ex-girlfriend, the Clown Princess of Crime, Harley freakin’ Quinn. But this fall, Paramount Pictures has her on the run from the law in a very different kind of movie. Dreamland finds Margot Robbie playing a fugitive bank robber on the run from the law in the middle of the Great Depression. Desperate to make an escape to the Southern border, she’ll do whatever she has to in o...
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US Navy F/A-18s would 'destroy' China's J-15 carrier fighters in air-to-air combat today, but the future could be a different story

F/A-18E Super Hornets US Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe China's carrier-based J-15 fighter jets have some advantages over the US Navy's F/A-18s in air-to-air combat, but the limitations of China's existing carriers negate them. "If you're talking about the J-15 going up against the F/A-18 at sea, then the F/A-18 is going to destroy the J-15," a defense expert told Insider. But the new carrier that China is building could give the J-15 the opportunity to l...
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GULP: America’s First ‘Murder Hornet’ Nest Found In Washington State

The nest was found after a worker for the state Agriculture Department caught two of the large hornets in a trap.
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NC GOPer Tries To Clean Up Racist Attack On Those Who ‘Ruin White Males Running For Office’

Madison Cawthorn, the Republican candidate running for former Rep. Mark Meadows’ (R-NC) old seat, scrambled to put out the fire sparked on Thursday by his racist attack involving Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who is Black, and a journalist who volunteered for Booker’s 2020 presidential campaign. Cawthorn had posted the now-revised broadside on MoeTaxes.com, his website about Democratic opponent Moe Davis. The post attacked Davis’ ties to reporter and ex-Boston University dean Tom Fiedler, who “qui...
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Catholic leaders condemn Pope Francis' endorsement of same-sex unions

Pope Francis’ support for same-sex unions is being openly criticized by several Roman Catholic leaders in America– who say his recently...
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Interracial Twin Cities couple undertake their own private reckoning with race in America

Married for six years, the Bengstons live in "different worlds."
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Yes, women's equality will come at the expense of some men — that's the point

Demonstrators take part in the Women's March in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 20, 2018. Caitlin Ochs/Reuters A new report by the Pew Research Center shows 25% of men believe increased equality for women will come at their expense. They're exactly right, and that's the point. In order to equalize centuries of oppression of women, men will have to stop benefiting in life just for being men. Ashley Jordan is a feminist writer, speaker, activist, and organizer. This i...
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The Kubelwagen was Nazi Germany's answer to the Jeep, and it earned the respect of troops on both sides

German Volkswagen Kubelwagen light military vehicles with soldiers from a Waffen-SS reconnaissance unit during World War II, circa 1940. Popperfoto via Getty Images As Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s, he wanted to make Germany a motorized nation, which led to the development of the Volkswagen Beetle. But there was also a military version of the Beetle, the Kubelwagen, and like the American Jeep, the Kubelwagen earned the respect of troops on both sides of World War II. Visit Busine...
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Half a million Americans could die of Covid by end of February, study forecasts

Scientists at University of Washington say situation could worsen if states ease measures designed to slow spread of virusThe coronavirus pandemic is set to cause half a million deaths in the US by February with Covid-19 on course to ravage states across America throughout the coming winter, a new study has forecast. Related: US regulators approve first drug to treat Covid-19 Continue reading...
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How to watch 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' – Sasha Baron Cohen's iconic character returns to explore Trump's America

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Studios "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," or "Borat 2" was released on Amazon Prime Video on October 23.The mockumentary film follows Sasha Baron Cohen's character Borat Sajdiyev on a mission to deliver his daughter as a gift to US President Donald Trump's administration."Borat 2" has already grabbed headlines for a scene featuring Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, and Borat's second act ...
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More than 700 leading economists, including seven Nobel Prize winners, urge US voters to reject Donald Trump, a 'selfish and reckless' president

An open letter signed by 727 economists urges people to not vote for President Trump in the upcoming election on November 3. Getty More than 700 economists from major US institutions have signed an open letter warning against the re-election of President Donald Trump. In the letter, they wrote that Trump's "selfish and reckless behavior" has weakened the economy.  "He has a poorly-informed, zero-sum view of economics that engenders needless viciousness and cruelty," the economists wrote. T...
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More than 700 leading economists, including 7 Nobel winners, urge US voters to reject Trump, a 'selfish and reckless' president

An open letter signed by 727 economists urges people not to vote for President Donald Trump on November 3. Getty More than 700 economists from major US institutions signed an open letter warning against reelecting President Donald Trump. They wrote that Trump's "selfish and reckless behavior" had weakened the economy and described Trump's actions as a "sustained assault" on democracy. "He has a poorly-informed, zero-sum view of economics that engenders needless viciousness and cruelty," th...
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Asian-Americans for cross-racial solidarity in medicine

As authors, although we represent a multitude of Asian diasporic identities, we are not representative of all Asian identities. We acknowledge this and add nuance to unpack this whenever possible. The views expressed in this piece are our own. As we enter another month of America’s racial re-reckoning, anti-affirmative action sentiment has resurfaced like clockwork. […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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A Harvard Business School professor believes businesses can build a just and equitable form of capitalism — here's how, and why now's the time

Henderson argues that business is "screwed" if we can't fix climate change. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. On the latest episode of Pitchfork Economics, Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson discusses how business could help create a sustainable future. She says that, to create a ...
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Meet Maria Bakalova, the 'Borat 2' Actress Who Exposed Rudy Giuliani

For all the talk of Giuliani and Pence, the real reason “Borat” works is its exposing of America’s casual misogyny, thanks to a...
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