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Democrats are more likely to worry about harassment online — with a key exception

Most people think that harassment online is a major problem, according to data released last week by Pew Research. About 4-in-10 Americans said they’d been harassed online; 62 percent of respondents called it a major problem, with another 33 percent calling it a minor problem.In an update publishe
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Scientists just found a surprising possible consequence from a very small amount of global warming

Even if we meet our most ambitious climate goal — keeping global temperatures within a strict 1.5 degrees Celsius (or 2.7 degree Fahrenheit) of their preindustrial levels — there will still be consequences, scientists say. And they’ll last for years after we stop emitting carbon dioxide into
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YouTube is tricking people who search for ISIS videos

YouTube unveiled its latest weapon in its effort to combat terrorist propaganda on its site: Redirection.Users who search for such content will now be directed to videos that show victims of terrorism and clerics refuting violent religious narratives.Social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter an
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Strange foamy balls are washing up on the shores of northern France

Nobody knew what they were at first.They've been described as “strange spongelike clumps,” “yellow mousse” and, perhaps most disturbingly, “possibly the biggest balls of earwax ever.”In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of mysterious yellow blobs have swept across about 20 miles of t
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A key problem for the repeal-replace effort? It’s not 2014 anymore.

To hear President Trump tell it, Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster that’s left America reeling. While making the case for Republican senators to back the party’s overhaul of the law, Trump made his view clear.“Any senator who votes against starting debate is telling America that you are fin
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Trump and the Republicans just can’t stop running against Hillary Clinton

The national political debate is consumed with allegations of collusion with a foreign government, playing dirty in the election and giving preferential treatment to family and friends.Familiar charges, no doubt, but there is a twist: In each of these cases, President Trump and his allies are making
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Trump’s tough talk on health care aims to revive flagging Senate effort

The Senate will vote to try to advance a sweeping health-care bill on Tuesday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and President Trump said Monday. But there was no immediate evidence their last-gasp attempt to build support for it was enough to overcome the GOP resistance that all but killed t
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Congress seeks more power over sanctions with Russia bill

Congress is poised to give itself new powers over the administration’s ability to roll back sanctions aimed at Russia, the latest evidence of lawmakers’ continuing distrust of President Trump’s handling of the United States’ relationship with Moscow.The House and Senate are expected to pass
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Trump leaves Sessions twisting in the wind while berating him publicly

President Trump and his advisers are privately discussing the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and some confidants are floating prospects who could take his place were he to resign or be fired, according to people familiar with the talks.Members of Trump’s circle, including
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Horrific episode of human smuggling fuels both sides of immigration debate

The discovery of dozens of migrants in a dangerously overheated trailer in San Antonio this weekend has further inflamed the national debate over illegal immigration, particularly sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal authorities.In a Facebook post late Sunday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patr
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