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Trump Was Right About Puerto Rico

Federal authorities arrested a pair of former top Federal Emergency Management Agency officials and a Federal Emergency Management Agency contractor in Puerto Rico on Tuesday in a corruption investigation. Former deputy regional administrator Ahsha Nateef Tribble; Jovanda Patterson, Tribble’s chief of staff; and Donald Keith Ellison, former President of Cobra Acquisitions, LLC, were arrested on charges including “conspiracy to commit ...

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How AI Will Change Our Wars

The world’s major powers are in the middle of an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race. Over the next several years, China expects to deploy a fleet of unmanned submarines in contested waters like the South China Sea. Russia has tested its robotic tank on the battlefield in Syria and is reportedly working on developing autonomous nuclear submarines. For its part, ...

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No, Trump Won’t Be the Last Of His Kind (Thank Goodness)

It is fashionable for Americans and Europeans alike to think of Donald Trump as an aberration—a fluke thrown up by the obtuseness of an insulated ruling class for sponsoring an unattractive candidate like Hillary Clinton. Many believe that once the lessons of Trump are absorbed by the Democrats, there will be a return to a more normal presidency. But Trump ...

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Why Conservatives Should Thank AOC and the Squad

According to a recent poll, the politics of Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are hurting the Democratic Party. The poll reveals an overwhelming majority of voters disapprove of the controversial House members who some say have been the face of the party since their election late last year. Conservative media outlets suggest the lawmakers’ unpopularity could cost the Democratic ...

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Electronic Skin: The Newest Health Tech

Prosthetic technology has taken huge strides in the last decade, but accurately simulating human-like sensation is a difficult task. New “electronic skin” technology developed at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) could help replicate advanced “pain” sensations in prosthetics, and enable robots to understand tactile feedback, like the feeling of being pricked, or that of heat on ...

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Why America’s Families Are Struggling Financially

The finances of Americans may not be as good as they look from the outside. Despite optimistic metrics like a nine-year-long bullish, if volatile, stock market, higher than expected job and wage growth, and consumer confidence levels nearing record highs, millions of Americans continue to struggle, a study released last week from financial consultancy nonprofit the Center for Financial Services ...

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Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss: Will they help?

Essential oils have recently seen an uptick in popularity, largely due to increased interest in alternative medicine and the simultaneous rise in multi-level marketing companies, such as DoTerra and Young Living, which sell essential oils. What are essential oils? Essential oils are concentrated liquids taken from plants, including herbs and fruits. Common essential oils include lemon, peppermint and lavender, but there are dozens, ...

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Can Someone Be Too Old To Be President?

Science says age is only a number, not a proxy for physical and mental fitness. But with three Democrats in their 70s vying to challenge the oldest first-term president in American history, age’s importance will be tested as never before. Only a few years separate President Donald Trump, 73, from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, 77, and former Vice President Joe ...

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Why This NASA Chief Says Pluto Is A Planet

Pluto may have lost its status as a planet more than 13 years ago, but don’t tell that to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Speaking at the University of Colorado recently, Bridenstine made it clear that he believes Pluto is a planet, despite it being controversially demoted Aug. 24, 2006 by the International Astronomical Union. “Just so you know, in my ...

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Hurricane Dorian Caused ‘Generational Devastation’

The scope of the calamity Hurricane Dorian brought to the Bahamas is becoming clear, as rescue workers reach devastated sections of the island chain. The official death toll now stands at 20, but that number is expected to rise sharply in the coming days. Dorian is now a Category 2, lashing the southeastern coastline of the United States. It remains ...

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