14-Year-Old Inventor Creates Wall to Protect Students from School Shootings

Fourteen-year-old Audrey Larson has a list of inventions to her credit, including glow-in-the-dark pajamas and a device that pets your dog. This year however she’s focused her ingenuity on a much more serious issue: school shootings. Larson, a resident of Connecticut, was looking for an idea to submit to the Connecticut Invention Convention. Discussions with […]

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These Industries Can’t Find Workers to Fill Job Vacancies

The U.S. is in the midst of one of the longest economic growth periods in its history. So strong is the job market in fact, that several industries are struggling to fill empty posts. Some of the industries having the toughest time filling openings are listed below. -The construction industry has been facing a labor […]

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President Trump Meets with Longtime Adviser Hope Hicks on Air Force One

President Donald Trump met with longtime adviser and confidant Hope Hicks aboard Air Force One last week. It was the first time Hicks had met with the President since she resigned her post in February. Hicks boarded the President’s plane at an airport in Morristown, New Jersey, Saturday, prior to President Trump’s leaving for a […]

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The Food of the Future: Meat Created in Laboratories

Food companies are betting big that consumers will eat meat not derived not from animals or even plants, but created in laboratories. And they’re betting that marketing will help the adoption of the new category. “Clean meat” is the term an animal-advocacy group called Faunalytics, along with a not-for-profit alternative animal products group called the […]

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Rick Gates, Onetime Manafort Assistant, Testifies Against Former Boss

The former right-hand man of one-time campaign manager for President Trump, Paul Manafort, spent the week testifying against his former boss as the first trial stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election got underway. Both Paul Manafort and his longtime assistant, Rick Gates, have been indicted on […]

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July Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Continues to Grow

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9% in a jobs report that was below analysts’ expectations but still showed an economy humming along. Experts had expected job gains of 190,000 for the month. Among the sectors adding the most positions were manufacturing with 37,000, health care […]

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Federal Judge Says DACA Must be Reinstated

A federal judge has ruled the reasons the Trump administration has given for ending the immigration program known as DACA are inadequate, and ordered the program reinstated. In his opinion, U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates wrote the federal government had failed to “elaborate meaningfully on the…primary rationale for its decision” to end DACA. […]

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NRA Sues New York State, Claims its Very Existence is at Stake

The National Rifle Association, the nation’s foremost gun-advocacy organization has filed a lawsuit against the state of New York for practices it says, is causing it irreparable harm. The actions are “a blatant attack on the First Amendment rights of our organization,” NRA attorney William Brewer told The Hill magazine. As a result of New […]

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Facebook Closes 32 Accounts it Says Was Spreading Fake News

Facebook announced it has removed thirty-two accounts from both the Facebook and Instagram platforms that were involved in what it calls inauthentic behavior. The company did not attribute the activity to any group or country but said some of the activity discovered was consistent with behavior exhibited by Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA). Facebook says […]

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