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The disinformation campaigns made famous in 2016 continue.
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One achievable solution can stop the epidemic of school shootings in the United States without restricting the guns of law-abiding citizens.
It’s been said that string theory physicist Michio Kaku believes in God, but the truth is it depends on what “God” means.
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Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
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