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House Republicans Slam Rep. Steve King for Asking When the Term ‘White Supremacist’ Became ‘Offensive’

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(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans are criticizing a fellow GOP lawmaker for making what they say are “racist” comments. Rep. Steve King of Iowa was quoted in The New York Times as saying: “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican, tweets that […]

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Bernie Sanders Apologizes to Women Amid Allegations of Harassment on His 2016 Presidential Campaign

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(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday apologized to women who have shared experiences of harassment by male supervisors while working on his 2016 presidential campaign, a controversy that has raised fresh questions about his potential second run in 2020. The Vermont independent said on Capitol Hill that the alleged misconduct by male aides “was […]

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The People Have Spoken and They’d Be Grateful If This Spongebob Squarepants Song Could Be the Super Bowl Halftime Show

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If it were up to some Spongebob Squarepants fans, the Super Bowl 53 halftime show will be an ’80s-inspired affair. As a tribute to Spongebob creator Stephen Hillenburg, who passed away in November 2018, one Spongebob enthusiast has started a Change.org petition for David Glen Eisley’s “Sweet Victory” — the rock ballad that the Bikini […]

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You May Be at Higher Risk of Eating Contaminated Food During the Government Shutdown

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The partial government shutdown has crippled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s food safety surveillance efforts, pausing many domestic inspections and potentially putting more Americans at risk of contracting food-borne illnesses such as E. coli, salmonella and norovirus. “There’s a lot of ready-to-eat food that the FDA oversees that consumers ultimately have to trust doesn’t […]