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School District: No Outdoor Recess During Eclipse

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district says children won’t be let outside for recess during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse because of the potential harm to students who look at the sun.

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Schwarzenegger Praises CA Republican Leader for Backing Cap-and-Trade

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger praised Republican State Assembly Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) on Tuesday, after Mayes led a handful of Republicans to cross party lines and vote to extend the state’s controversial cap-and-trade program.

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Thousands Brave L.A. Heat Wave to ‘March for Science’

It was 85 degrees in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, but thousands skipped a trip to the beach or the mountains and instead dragged themselves along a mile-long route to listen to a few celebrity pseudo-scientists and activists to drone on about climate change.

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UK Grants First License to Make Babies Using DNA From 3 People

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people to prevent women from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their children — the first time such approval has been granted.

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Senate Confirms Trade Hawk Wilbur Ross for Commerce Dept. 72-27

Senators confirmed billionaire businessman Wilbur Ross to lead President Donald Trump’s Commerce Department, 72-27, with 19 Democrats and one Independent joining Republicans in a rare display of robust bipartisan support for one of the president’s cabinet officers.

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‘The Atlantic’ Has ‘Regrets’ Over Error-Filled Pro-Abortion Article

A recent piece in The Atlantic aimed at undermining the use of ultrasounds to convince people that infants in the womb are human was so filled with errors that after its publication the magazine was forced to issue a slew of “we regret” addenda to the piece to apologize for the many inaccurate assertions made by the author.

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Donald Trump’s Green Wall

The open-borders crowd has enlisted the help of the greens to stop a potential President Donald Trump’s wall. The title of a “news” article in the British science journal Nature says it all: “Trump’s border-wall pledge threatens delicate desert ecosystems.”

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RRS Sir David Attenborough is a Terrible Name For a Ship

“I voted for Boaty McBoatface myself,” a top scientist has told a UK parliamentary inquiry into the naming of a £200 million research vessel. Boaty McBoatface was the name the public overwhelmingly voted for after the decision was thrown open

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Brazil Sterilizes Olympic Stadiums Over Zika Virus

Brazil authorities ordered health workers to sterilize Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, which will serve as the center of the 2016 Summer Olympics, over the fear of the Zika virus.

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