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In The News

December 6, 2017 In The News

Republicans on Capitol Hill are pushing legislation this week that would allow people permitted to carry concealed guns in one state to bring their weapons with them when they travel, even if their destination state has more stringent requirements to qualify for concealed carry.

December 4, 2017 In The News

“We have a data problem,” Keith Ellison says. He’s talking about mergers, like yesterday’s proposed purchase of Aetna by CVS, or this summer’s between Amazon and Whole Foods.

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December 4, 2017 In The News

At the start of November, more than 20 humanitarian groups issued a warning that Yemen had just six weeks of food aid remaining for the 7 million people in that country facing famine. The desperate alarm was caused by a blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, preventing medical supplies and food from entering the country.

November 30, 2017 In The News

I remember all too well hearing the term “net neutrality” for the first time. My mind always records for posterity the times when I make a fool of myself.

November 28, 2017 In The News

When Heather Purcell urged her boss, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Fremont), to address an insidious form of sexual assault called stealthing, the term for non-consensual condom removal had yet to become part of the popular lexicon. Though the congressional aide only learned the word from research published in April by Yale Law grad Alexandra Brodsky, she was already painfully aware of what it meant.

November 27, 2017 In The News

The 2016 election will be remembered largely as a crisis at the intersection of social media, private political financing, freedoms of expression, and geopolitics.

November 25, 2017 In The News

Republicans and major technology firms who support a tax overhaul have touted reforms that they say will bring offshore profits back into the country, boosting U.S. tax revenue and benefiting the economy.

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November 23, 2017 In The News

For weeks, Facebook has been under intense scrutiny in Washington after revelations about Russian attempts to use the platform to influence the 2016 elections. Now, some lawmakers are talking about turning that scrutiny into action.

November 16, 2017 In The News

The Pentagon more than doubled US refueling support for the Saudi-led mission in Yemen over the past year, a spokeswoman told Al-Monitor, despite mounting public and congressional concerns about the operation.

November 15, 2017 In The News

Silicon Valley has changed the way we get around, the way we communicate, and the very way we live. While Forrester Research estimates technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation will eliminate 7% of all U.S. jobs by 2025, those numbers belie the advantages those technologies can bring society.

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