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Apr 27 2020
An estimated 26 million animals are used every year in the United States for scientific and commercial testing. Animals are used to develop medical treatments, determine the toxicity of medications, check the safety of products destined for human use, and other biomedical, commercial, and health care uses. Research on living animals has been practiced since at least 500 BC.
Oct 13 2020
President Donald Trump is getting the federal government involved in a global tree planting initiative.
He issued an executive order on Tuesday to create a council responsible for “developing, coordinating, and promoting Federal Government interactions with the Initiative with respect to tree growing, restoration, and conservation, and with coordinating with key stakeholders to helpIndependent Journal Review
Sep 21 2020
Our recent Blind Bias Survey, in which over 2,000 people across the political spectrum blindly rated content from numerous media outlets, confirmed our Lean Left bias rating for the New York Times' news section. (AllSides separately rates The New York Times Opinion page as Left.)
The average bias rating for The New York Times across all survey respondents — liberals, centrists, andJulie Mastrine
Apr 21 2020
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Governors of about half a dozen U.S. states are pushing ahead with plans to begin a partial restart of their economies despite warnings that loosening restrictions prematurely could lead to a fresh surge of coronavirus infections and loss of life.
The move toward reopening in Georgia, South Carolina and other states follows a series of protests in Michigan,Reuters
Dec 16 2019
AllSides frequently provides case studies that illustrate how bias appears in the media. Read more about AllSides’ 11 Types of Media Bias here.
Tuesday, December 10th was a busy day in the news media, with Democrats announcing two articles of impeachment and President Trump taking major steps toward a new NAFTA, one of his core campaign promises.
But around 2 p.m. EST that day,Henry A. Brechter
Aug 22 2019
President Trump is standing by a new rule that would allow the government to detain migrant families indefinitely while their asylum claims are being processed, and critics are pushing back.
The new Department of Homeland Security policy would effectively end the practice of "catch and release" at the border, but immigration advocates and Democrats say it would cause more problems thanCBN
Jan 15 2021
The U.S. has reduced the number of U.S troops in Afghanistan to 2,500, the Pentagon announced Friday.
President Donald Trump had promised in October to bring all remaining U.S. forces in Afghanistan back home by Christmas. “We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas!” he tweeted.
Hours before Trump’s announcementThe American Conservative
Dec 18 2020
Hackers have reportedly breached the U.S. government agency responsible for maintaining the nation’s stockpile of nuclear weapons, according to news reports and government officials.
“They found suspicious activity in networks belonging to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories in New Mexico and Washington, the Office of SecureThe Daily Wire
Jan 25 2021
President Donald Trump’s political team disavowed “Patriot Party” groups that have filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) in recent days following news reports that the former president was considering starting his own party.
“On January 22, 2021, Patriot Party filed a Form 1 (Statement of Organization) listing DJTFP as a participant in purported joint fundraising activitiesThe Daily Wire
Sep 12 2020
A federal court has thwarted an executive order that said undocumented immigrants should not be counted in the 2020 Census. In a Thursday ruling, the court noted that President Donald Trump's July 21 order runs contrary to America's historical method of tallying an area's population—a count that matters for purposes of determining how many seats in the U.S. House of Representatives that areaReason