George Clooney pens open letter to the school shooting survivors from Parkland, Florida for #MarchForOurLives

Student journalists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have taken over The Guardian’s website ahead of the March for Our Lives. The school’s Eagle Eye newspaper is covering event, in which students will march in Washington, D.C., to advocate for action against gun violence.

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New documents reveal the EPA’s history of forcing animals to inhale toxic fumes on the taxpayers’ dime

New documents reveal the EPA’s history of forcing animals to inhale toxic fumes on the taxpayers’ dime

While the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft strategy to reduce animal testing last week, an analysis of government documents by the bipartisan advocacy group White Coat Waste Project shows the agency has been has been conducting dozens of cruel, misleading and outdated multi-million-dollar animal tests.

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Everybody is pointing to a notorious tweet after the Donald Trump Jr. divorce news

Everybody is pointing to the same tweet after the Donald Trump Jr. divorce news

Donald Trump Jr. and wife Vanessa Haydon Trump are splitting up, after she filed for divorce on Thursday afternoon, and most of the internet is excavating a 2011 tweet from Trump Jr. after Kim Kardashian’s divorce.

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Secret videos give a disturbing look at the FDA’s cruel, taxpayer-funded experiments on baby monkeys

Recently released, never-before-seen videos reveal the extent of the Food and Drug Administration’s taxpayer-funded nicotine tests on baby monkeys. Following an exclusive Rare story exposing its inhuman and nontransparent nicotine addiction experiments on monkeys.aimed at observing human teenagers’ smoking habits, the agency swiftly and inexplicably canceled the tests and sent dozens of the monkeys.involved...

After embarrassing election in Pennsylvania, Republicans wonder whether tax cuts will save them in November

WASHINGTON — The most dangerous outcome for Republicans in Tuesday's special House election is not the prospect of a Democrat taking over one of their seats. It was the shrugging off by voters of the party's biggest legislative achievement: the tax cut measure that Republicans hoped would be their major campaign message as they head toward a turbulent midterm election.

Gina Haspel’s confirmation as CIA director becomes more uncertain as Rand Paul says he’ll vote 'no'

Sen. Rand Paul said on Wednesday that he plans to vote against confirming Gina Haspel as CIA director. The Kentucky Republican also said that he will oppose Mike Pompeo’s nomination for Secretary of State.

What to watch for in the PA-18 special election: Lamb vs. Saccone

Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone are set to square off in the Pennsylvania 18th district’s special election on Tuesday.

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Take a look at Rick Saccone’s 'Rate My Professor' scores from his time as a college professor

On Tuesday, the nation will turn its eyes to the Pittsburgh suburbs where Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone are vying for the congressional seat in PA’s 18th district. Lamb and Saccone are neck-and-neck in the polls, despite the fact that Trump won the district by 20 points in the 2016 election.

No, New York Times writer Bari Weiss is not part of the alt-right

No, New York Times writer Bari Weiss is not part of the alt-right

By Amelia Irvine Critics have savaged New York Times writer and editor Bari Weiss for her latest opinion piece, “We’re All Fascists Now.” In it, she criticizes campus liberals for calling “demonstrably non-fascist” speakers like feminist scholar Christina Hoff Sommers and Cambridge classicist Mary Beard fascists, racists, and misogynists.

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Here are the 5 most readable books about politics that you should stick your nose in

The 5 most readable books about politics that you should stick your nose in

The term “political book” often conjures images of mind-numbingly boring policy treatises like those churned out by just about every presidential candidate in the months before they make the stab at the Oval Office.

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Radio dispatch casts doubt on Florida cop’s excuse for failing to confront the school shooter

Radio dispatch casts doubt on Florida cop’s excuse for failing to confront the school shooter

Disgraced Florida sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson claimed he failed to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last month’s shooting because he believed the massacre was actually taking place outside, but radio dispatches released by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office suggest he knew otherwise.

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A woman reportedly told police she had a medical license for meth, and it went about as well as you’d expect

A woman in New Mexico who allegedly violated her probation by testing positive for methamphetamine offered an unusual defense, authorities said. Ginger Sharpe, 34, told her parole officer in Albuquerque Monday that she had a prescription for “medical meth,” KOB reported.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson shared the cutest video while bonding with his daughter on International Women’s Day

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is not used to being upstaged, but the professional wrestler-turned-actor met his match on International Women’s Day. Johnson released an Instagram video of himself teaching his daughter Jasmine some key phrases, including “girl power.”

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Videos secretly posted by the daughter who escaped give a new look inside the California 'torture house'

The 17-year-old Turpin daughter who escaped and alerted police of the harsh conditions to which her parents were allegedly subjecting her and her 12 somehow found a way to post videos to YouTube under an alias, giving the public a new look inside what has become known as the California “torture house.”

Police union won’t defend Florida’s 'coward' sheriff’s deputy, but not for the reason you’d think

When school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz unloaded rounds from his AR-15 into students, teachers and faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson, who was on duty as the school’s resource officer, failed to enter the building as 17 people died — but that’s not why the police union representing him won’t be defending.

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