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Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out, there is
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Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out, there is

August 15th, 2019 | by Contributor
Protests and lawsuits against opioid manufacturers are growing more common, but drug distributors are also facing scrutiny. AP Photo/Charles Krupa The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose...
A brief astronomical history of Saturn’s amazing rings
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A brief astronomical history of Saturn’s amazing rings

August 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the Sun’s blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before. Many dream of what they would do had they a time machine. Some would travel...
50 years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation
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50 years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation

August 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Hendrix’s version of the National Anthem combined reverence and revolution. nelag0/pixabay, CC BY One of the most powerful, searing renditions of the national anthem ever recorded, Jimi Hendrix’s iconic Woodstock...
Fifty years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation
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Fifty years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation

August 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Hendrix’s version of the National Anthem combined reverence and revolution. nelag0/pixabay, CC BY One of the most powerful, searing renditions of the national anthem ever recorded, Jimi Hendrix’s iconic Woodstock...
One budget line Congress can agree on: Spending billions on the US military
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One budget line Congress can agree on: Spending billions on the US military

August 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Since WWII, there’s been strong partisan support for military spending. Mircea Moira/Shutterstock.com The two-year budget deal signed into law in July marks a rare bipartisan agreement. The deal adds US$320 billion over...
Huge wildfires in the Arctic and far North send a planetary warning
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Huge wildfires in the Arctic and far North send a planetary warning

August 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Smoke from wildfires in Siberia drifts east toward Canada and the U.S. on July 30, 2019. NASA The planet’s far North is burning. This summer, over 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across...