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Sunday, February 26, 2017
Steve Gorman
Scientists, Rogue, Twitter

U.S. Government Scientists Go ‘Rogue’ In Defiance Of Trump

Seizing on Trump’s favorite mode of discourse, scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA, and other bureaus have privately launched Twitter accounts – borrowing names and logos of their agencies – to protest restrictions they view as censorship and provide unfettered platforms for information the new administration has curtailed.

January 26, 2017
Obamacare, Texas, ACA

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

The decision sides with Texas, seven other states and three Christian-affiliated healthcare groups challenging a rule that, according to the judge, defines sex bias to include “discrimination on the basis of gender identity and termination of pregnancy.”

January 1, 2017
Carrie Fisher, Star Wars

Goodbye, Princess Leia: Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies At 60

Beloved actress and author Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films before becoming a leading advocate for those living with mental illness, died on Tuesday at the age of 60.

December 27, 2016