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The natural gas fracking industry may be paying off scientists.

Manufacturing giant Caterpillar is pushing a six year pay freeze for workers, despite making record profits, and giving its CEO a 60 percent raise.

Kansas’ evolution debate continues to evolve.

Elizabeth Warren will have a high profile speaking slot at the Democratic Convention, appearing just before former President Bill Clinton.

A federal judge in Colorado has temporarily blocked the controversial birth control mandate.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) declared on Sunday morning that she will oppose any Republican attempt to move ahead with a Supreme Court nomination to fill the seat left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

"For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to the election," said Murkowski in a statement released by her office. "Sadly, what was then a hypothetical is now our reality, but my position has not changed."

The Alaska Republican joined Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in opposing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's announced determination to replace Ginsburg with a Trump appointee. If McConnell loses two more Republican votes, he will be unable to move a nomination before Election Day.