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Congressman injured in shooting at Virginia baseball field

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U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was critically injured during a shooting at an early morning baseball practice with other Congressional Republicans at a baseball field in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia on June 14. Continue reading

New carbon capture technology may change the future of energy

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About 30 percent of our electricity in the United States is produced through coal, but coal-fired power plants produce a large proportion of the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. As a result, the W.A. Parish power plant in Texas is developing technology called “carbon capture.” Continue reading

Do you control your phone or does your phone control you?

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As we turn to our screens more and more, it is important to understand why modern society finds smartphones so addicting and the implications of this worldwide epidemic on our brains. Download a tracking app such as Moment to monitor how many times you engage with your phone daily and how much time is spent on various apps. Continue reading

Jeff Sessions continues dramatic Senate testimonies

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 12, 2017. He stated that he had never had any conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

What else happened in Congress last week?

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The first public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee of former FBI director James Comey captured the most political attention last week, but there were other significant developments in Congress as well. Continue reading

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