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Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Soaring numbers of water systems around the country are testing positive for a dangerous class of chemicals widely used in items that include non-stick pans and firefighting foam, regulators and scientists said Tuesday.
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A new U.S.-Mexico border? At the Venice Biennale, imagining a binational region called MEXUS 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
With Trump undaunted in his quest to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale will look at issues of citizenship and the border - and the ways in which it remains incredibly porous.
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EPA keeps three reporters out of meeting; one says guard shoved her 23.5.2018 Washington Post
Reporters from CNN, the Associated Press and the environmental publication E&E News were barred from the summit on water contamination, which included about 200 representatives of regulatory and industry groups.
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Andy Warhol's Interview magazine, pioneer of celebrity Q&A, goes bankrupt and shuts down 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Andy Warhol's Interview magazine, pioneer of celebrity Q&A, goes bankrupt and shuts down
Buying? Selling? Flipping? Twin Cities houses selling at breakneck pace 22.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It's a great time to be a seller -- median sale prices have never been higher. But for buyers, there's increasing pressure to ante up: Half of all properties are selling above asking price.
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Greening the internet: What Apple and Google are getting right 22.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
But there's still a ways to go to producing tech devices and content with less environmental impact.
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Paul Schrader wrestles with the sacred and profane in his new 'First Reformed' 17.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Paul Schrader glanced across the table: scrappy, lined, blinking, pressed nose, razor mind, a man of appetites, a Calvinist reborn in the 1970s as a gun-toting wild man whose dislocation and spiritual pain became the seeds of a cinema that set loose angels and demons across ever encroaching darkness.

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Why 'What, me worry?' is the slogan we need in 2018 16.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Mad magazine's spirit helped build media literacy.
Trump supporters suffer unintended consequences of his policies 15.5.2018 Washington Post
In many cases, President Trump is following through on campaign promises – like cutting the flow of immigrants, renegotiating trade deals and rolling back regulations. But in the deeply interconnected global economy, the devil is always in the details.
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The Cybersecurity 202: Security community has its own encryption debate after discovery of new flaw 15.5.2018 Washington Post
The Cybersecurity 202: Security community has its own encryption debate after discovery of new flaw
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Commerce Department Weighs Alternative Penalties for ZTE 15.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
EPA/Shutterstock Commerce Department Weighs Alternative Penalties for China’s ZTE Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that he is considering alternative punishments for ZTE, potentially opening the door to a reprieve for the Chinese telecommunications giant. Commerce Department weighs alternative penalties for China’s ZTE Commerce Department Weighs Alternative Penalties for China’s ZTE -- Update Commerce Department Weighs Alternative Penalties for ZTE Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that he is considering alternative punishments for ZTE, potentially opening the door to a reprieve for the Chinese telecommunications ...
Duluth to Montgomery: Lynching memorial 'overwhelming' 14.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 30 Minnesotans confronted their history during a four-day trek from the hills of Duluth to warm streets of Montgomery, Ala. to be among the first to tour the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.
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The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment 14.5.2018 Washington Post: World
With elections approaching, Hun Sen is casting the United States as the boogeyman in a widening crackdown on democratic institutions.
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Elon Musk shares a trip through his Hawthorne tunnel. His project in L.A. is facing a bumpier ride 12.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a zippy video Thursday night showing the progress his company has made on a tunnel beneath the city of Hawthorne, part of his grand vision for a subterranean transportation network that whisks commuters across Los Angeles County.

Yet even as he celebrates...

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Midwestern voters gave Trump a chance. Now, they’re the key to his political future. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
Over the first 15 months of the Trump presidency, The Post visited the Midwest for extended and sometimes repeated interviews with residents. What emerged is a story of how attitudes toward the president have changed, told through the voices of people in a unique part of Trump Nation.
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On new record 'Burn,' Little Boots tries to see if the future really is female 10.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Out on the sunny back porch of her Atwater Village home, pop singer Little Boots is trying to explain how blockchain — the ledger technology that underpins digital currencies such as bitcoin — could upend the music business.

“The song file would be embedded with all the information for the songwriters...

Chicago Jewish Star newspaper folds after 27 years 9.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
For 27 years, the Chicago Jewish Star showed up every other week on street corners and synagogues from Hyde Park to Highland Park, a plucky family-owned newspaper with ambitions to be a strong voice for the city’s diverse Jewish community. Next week, its familiar green news boxes will be ...
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Cambodia's 'last bastion of independent media' is thrown into turmoil 9.5.2018 L.A. Times - World News

For more than 25 years, the Phnom Pehn Post was one of Cambodia’s most important publications, among the few institutions trying to hold an increasingly authoritarian government to account.

It published scoops on illegal logging, unearthed irregularities on voting lists and exposed corrupt officials,...

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What’s on MPR News? 5/8/18 8.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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