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Stephen Colbert Trolls GOP Candidate With Raunchy Makeovers For Classic Books
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Stephen Colbert Trolls GOP Candidate With Raunchy Makeovers For Classic Books

Stephen Colbert spotted some alarming news in Michigan, where Republican candidate for governor Tudor Dixon is making book bans a central part of her campaign. Dixon has issued overblown claims about certain books, calling them “pornographic” and even stating that some school library books were “describing to children how to have sex.” “She’s right. We...

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Open letter to top publisher condemns $2m Amy Coney Barrett book deal | Books

Nearly 250 figures from the US literary world have signed an open letter protesting the acquisition by Penguin Random House of a book by the conservative supreme court justice Amy Coney Barrett. The hardline Catholic conservative was Donald Trump’s third appointee, her nomination rushed through by Senate Republicans after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,...

As the Data Show, Medical Abortion Is Safe
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As the Data Show, Medical Abortion Is Safe

In 2020, medical abortion accounted for only 31.9% of voluntary termination of pregnancy (VTP) procedures in Italy. This finding comes from the most recent Ministry of Health report on the implementation of Law 194 of 1978. Data show that Italy’s percentage of medical abortion is significantly lower in comparison with other countries in Europe. For example, in...

A Special Part of the Brain Lights Up When We See Food
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A Special Part of the Brain Lights Up When We See Food

“We eat first with our eyes.”  The Roman foodie Apicius is thought to have uttered those words in the 1st century AD. Now, some 2,000 years later, scientists may be proving him right.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have discovered a previously unknown part of the brain that lights up when we see food. Dubbed...

Patrick Mahomes’ sprint into the record books deserves a deep rewind
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Patrick Mahomes’ sprint into the record books deserves a deep rewind

Some of the best sports stories don’t adhere to the actual rules of storytelling. There’s no middle act for Patrick Mahomes and the NFL: He was barely more than an unknown through most of his college days, then shot up draft boards thanks to his raw talent and scouting buzz. There’s no training montage or...

FDA OKs Teclistamab for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
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FDA OKs Teclistamab for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to teclistamab (Tecvayli, Janssen Biotech, Inc.) for adults with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma after at least four prior lines of therapy, including a proteasome inhibitor, an immunomodulatory agent, and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody. The results made the case for “teclistamab as a monotherapy...

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Bob Woodward to publish Trump interviews detailing his ‘effort to destroy democracy’ | Books

Explaining his decision to publish tapes of his 20 interviews with Donald Trump, renowned journalist Bob Woodward said he had finally recognized the “unparalleled danger” the former president poses to American democracy. His three books on the Trump presidency, Woodward said, “didn’t go far enough”. The veteran reporter will release an audiobook, The Trump Tapes,...

Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books
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Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books

Washington CNN  —  When slavery was outlawed in the US in 1865, the 13th Amendment included one exception. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction,” the amendment reads. The penalty...

Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books
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Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books

Washington CNN  —  When slavery was outlawed in the US in 1865, the 13th Amendment included one exception. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction,” the amendment reads. The penalty...

Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books
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Voters in five states have the chance to wipe slavery and indentured servitude off the books

Washington CNN  —  When slavery was outlawed in the US in 1865, the 13th Amendment included one exception. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction,” the amendment reads. The penalty...