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Dec 27 2014
Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study.
The Denver Post reports the study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found about 1 out of 8 Colorado residents older than 12 had used marijuana in the past month. Only Rhode Island topped Colorado in the percentage ofUSA TODAY
Jun 07 2013
The Obama administration found itself defending -- and beginning to explain -- yet another surveillance effort after leaked documents revealed information about two secret National Security Agency intelligence-gathering programs. On top of a Guardian newspaper report that revealed how authorities were collecting phone records from millions, a Washington Post report detailed another programFox News (Online News)
Aug 20 2014
New data from a Republican pollster shows most likely voters oppose the idea of letting President Barack Obama reshape immigration rules on his own, and support tougher immigration measures backed by conservative Republicans.The Blaze
Jul 29 2020
Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon were sitting together on the terrace on the 14th floor of Trump Tower on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, despairing over the early data.
The exit polls were rolling in and they were showing what most pundits had believed was inevitable—a Hillary Clinton landslide.
Kushner turned to Bannon. “What do you think?”
“Fuck, this can’t be right,” saidVanity Fair
Jul 29 2020
Campaign strategists and pollsters often talk about an "enthusiasm gap" between parties, suggesting one side's supporters are more enthusiastic about voting than the other's. Some, including President Trump, have touted a 2020 enthusiasm advantage for Republicans. Is that really the case and, either way, what can it tell us about this year's campaign?
The first thing to know is thatCBS News (Online)
Sep 04 2020
Labor Day weekend will set the course for the coronavirus this fall: ‘We may have some hard days ahead’
The United States is headed for a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic as the country nears the fall, temperatures drop, flu season approaches and new cases of Covid-19 appear to plateau at a dangerously high level.
Labor Day this weekend is among one of the first challenges of the fall for Americans. Epidemiologists are concerned it might set the stage for another surge in cases —CNBC
Feb 25 2020
For climate-conscious Americans, cars are tough: we can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. Yet while ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are reducing reliance on car ownership, they’re hardly solving our problems. According to a report released on Tuesday by the nonprofit research group Union of Concerned Scientists, such services now account for up to 13 percent of all vehicleMother Jones
Oct 20 2021
On September 9th, President Biden announced new vaccine requirements for both federal and private employees. All employers with over 100 employees were told to mandate vaccination or test employees weekly for COVID-19.
The mandate has become severely controversial, leading to debates over public health, personal freedom, the U.S. Constitution, safety of the vaccines, and much else. AsAndrew Weinzierl
Oct 05 2020
On the menu today: HIPAA, the American Medical Association’s code of ethics, and other factors that prevent the president’s doctor, Sean Conley, from revealing too many details of President Trump’s condition without the patient’s permission; wondering just how reliable the rapid tests used by the White House are; Andy McCarthy elaborates on FBI director Christopher Wray and his definition ofNational Review (News)
Jul 27 2020
Donald Trump has made warnings about the threat of antifa and “far-left fascism” a central part of his re-election campaign. But in reality leftwing attacks have left far fewer people dead than violence by rightwing extremists, new research indicates, and antifa activists have not been linked to a single murder in decades.
A new database of nearly 900 politically motivated attacks andThe Guardian