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Tobacco Industry Makes Strides in Trump’s Washington

Cigarette companies that supported the president’s campaign are gaining crucial political victories under his administration, even as tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death.

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Congressman Says Administration Is ‘Anxious to Get Started’ With Mass Deportation of Immigrants

After a meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, Rep. Luis Gutierrez warns two types of protected immigrants to “prepare for the worst.”

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Don Jr.? (Video)

Given that the many takes on Donald Trump Jr.’s extracurricular campaign activities range from garden-variety “opposition research” to “treason,” arriving at a reasonable conclusion without spinning out is no small feat.

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Here’s How Republican Lawmakers Are Responding to Medicaid Advocates

Disability rights activists protesting the proposed GOP health care bill’s cuts to Medicaid are being met with slammed doors and, in some cases, police force.

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In a Lawsuit Affidavit, NSA Whistleblower William Binney Confirms U.S. Government Spies on Citizens

The case, part of a lawyer’s long legal battle against intelligence officials for allegedly violating his Fourth Amendment rights, was filed when Barack Obama was president.

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Scientists Link Having a Purpose in Life to a Good Night’s Sleep

Having trouble catching zzz’s? It could have something to do with your sense of purpose, or lack thereof.

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Here’s Why the U.N. and WHO Both Want to Decriminalize Drugs

It started with a little country called Portugal, which in 2001 opted to treat possession and use of small quantities of drugs as a public health issue, not a criminal one.

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Could Chimps’ Food Help Us Cure Human Diseases?

Scientists are looking in odd places to treat illnesses such as cancer; a new book says the upper middle class is contributing to inequality; and pop-up moss walls are combating air pollution in some cities.

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Leading Internet Companies Plan Day of Action to Defend Net Neutrality

Amazon, Etsy, Kickstarter, Dropbox and Vimeo are joining Wednesday’s protest against the Federal Communications Commission’s threat to equal internet access.

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GOP Lawmakers Aim to Continue NSA Foreign Surveillance Through New Bill

Legislation proposed by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., would make permanent an expiring section of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program.

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