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Many of the senators who voted against the former president are now facing scrutiny and punishment in their home states.

In the most bipartisan impeachment trial in the history of the United States, seven Senate Republicans voted in favor of convicting former-President Donald Trump on the articles of impeachment presented by the House of Representatives.

That number was still not enough to convict Trump but it does show he is losing some power within his party. Despite this breakaway group of GOP members, Trump still maintains a grip on the Republican Party through his…


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While power outages during severe winter storms are not uncommon, especially in rural areas, the extent and longevity of the Texas blackouts have created an emergency, one that has led to finger pointing.

On the night of February 14, Winter Storm Uri brought frigid temperatures and snowfall to Texas and Louisiana, a region of the United States that rarely sees its temperature fall into the single digits. …


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According to a study published in the journal Science, vaccines are likely to become a permanent — though certainly less prominent — presence in our lives.

The latest coronavirus data yields more than a little optimism, but what can we really expect for the foreseeable future with COVID-19?

Dr. Travis Wilkes, Medical Director for EmpowerDX, a COVID-19 test approved by the Food and Drug Administration, tells TMS, “We have to be very careful forecasting since there can be many curveballs we don’t see coming, such as the recent issues with SARS-CoV-2 variants.”

Still, experts…


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Project Veritas, founded a decade ago by James O’Keefe, has been a major player in the political and culture wars during the presidencies of both Barack Obama and Donald Trump.

In early February, Project Veritas became yet another popular conservative voice to get the boot from Twitter. According to CNN, the platform’s official reason for permanently banning the group was “repeated violations of the platform’s policies prohibiting sharing — or threats of sharing — other people’s private information without consent.”

Project Veritas, founded a decade ago by James O’Keefe, has been a major player…


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Statistics alone tell an incomplete story. To understand them in their entirety, one must also consider the justice system and societal factors in which those numbers exist.

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” That phrase, made famous by American author Mark Twain, is a pithy way of saying that statistics without context can easily be used to misrepresent reality. On the surface, statistics might seem impervious to human bias (it’s math, after all), but numbers that lack background information are almost meaningless.

Among the most contentious and debated statistics…


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The lack of hospital-to-hospital communication through database systems can lead to a whole host of problems accessing patient data and knowing what treatment to provide.

America’s healthcare system has the reputation of being one of the most complicated in the world.

In February 2009, as part of a push to modernize the healthcare system, the American Reinvestment & Recovery Act was enacted to centralize Electronic Health Records (EHR) throughout the country. This pushed hospitals to update their pen-and-paper record system to a more centralized EHR. …


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It’s part of a larger campaign by the country and pop star to own her own music and reclaim her musical catalog from figures in the music industry with whom she has had a very public feud in recent years.

When Taylor Swift appeared on Good Morning America on Thursday, February 11, it was to announce the release of a rerecorded version of one of her biggest early hits, “Love Story.” …


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One thing appears indisputable: at the moment, the leftist movement in the US lacks the kind of cohesion necessary to challenge the existing two-party system.

Last year, shortly after it became clear that progressive Senator Bernie Sanders would not be the Democratic nominee for president, American leftists decided they were tired of not having a voice on the national stage.

In May, the Movement for a People’s Party (MPP) and Our Revolution Los Angeles (ORLA) joined forces to form a leftist alternative to the two major political parties in the United States. …


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With COVID-19 still running rampant throughout the US, many teachers, especially in big cities, refuse to work in conditions that may put them at risk.

Though much of the country has already reopened schools for in-person learning in some form, many schools have remained online. School closures have added stress to the everyday lives of people, directly and indirectly, with special-education students and students with accommodations being among the most negatively affected.

Schools also provide 20.1 million free lunches daily to students who may not have another meal. …


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One source of misinformation is America’s Frontline Doctors (AFLDS), an organization that, despite its name, is not made up of doctors on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.

The world is facing two concurrent pandemics: the first, COVID-19, may finally be reaching a turning point with the introduction of vaccines, though it could still be months before some standard of normalcy is achieved. The second pandemic, an avalanche of coronavirus misinformation, is proving to be far more impervious to treatment and eradication.

Though worldwide deaths from the virus reached two million roughly one year…

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