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Pope Francis Arrives in Poland, Says 'World Is at War'

JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images(KRAKOW, Poland) -- Pope Francis was greeted by shouts of welcome and waving crowds Wednesday as he arrived in the Polish city of Krakow to celebrate the Catholic Church’s “World Youth Day.”But on his flight there from Rome, a worried pope emerged."The world is at war," he said in reference to recent terror attacks in Europe and elsewhere.But this war is not one of religion, he clarified, instead one of interests, money, natural resources and to control people.During the official welcoming ceremony with ...

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Elizabeth Warren on Tim Kaine: He's a 'Good Man'

Michael Davidson for Hillary for America(PHILADELPHIA) -- Is Sen. Tim Kaine the right vice presidential candidate to unite a fragile Democratic Party? Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't say.With progressives still uneasy about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, the Massachusetts Democrat declined to say Tuesday whether Clinton had tapped the best running mate to convince supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders to back her campaign.“I’ve known Tim since I’ve been in the Senate, and he is a good man,” Warren said in an interview with ABC News' David Muir.Asked if ...

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The Smithsonian Is Hiring a Beer Historian

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The world’s largest museum is looking for scholars who know their beer.From America’s earliest days, beer has had a place in cultural history. Now, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History wants to make sure that history is well documented through a new position: official beer historian.It’s a three-year position, funded by the Brewers Association and equipped with a $64,000 salary plus benefits, according to the job posting, which also notes a specific desire for those involved in the trendy industry of craft ...

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: 'We Need to Do Better' to Protect Users

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Following Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones’ recent harassment on Twitter, the company's CEO Jack Dorsey acknowledged that things need to change.“No one deserves to be the target of abuse on Twitter,” he said on a conference call with investors Tuesday. “We haven’t been good enough at ensuring that’s the case, and we need to do better.”But Dorsey did acknowledge the delicate balance between controlling activity and safeguarding users’ right to speak freely.“We are not, and never will be, a platform that shows people ...

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Bloomberg's Endorsement of Clinton Welcomed by NY Delegates

Roy Rochlin/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- One of the biggest speakers at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night hasn’t been a member of the party for 15 years.Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is due to endorse Hillary Clinton Wednesday night, which comes as a surprise for many since he was at one point contemplating a presidential run himself.Bloomberg’s appearance on the Democratic stage is also something of a surprise since he removed himself from the party in 2001 and became a Republican, before switching to ...

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Elizabeth Warren Calls Donald Trump a 'Thin-Skinned Racist'

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told ABC News' David Muir that she believes Donald Trump is a “thin-skinned racist” in an interview Tuesday evening.She was answering a question about whether she believes Trump is racist for calling her “Pocahontas” in reference to Warren once highlighting her Native-American heritage despite there being no record of it."Is that calling him a name too?" Muir asked Warren."No, it's the fact," she responded, before turning the focus to Trump’s treatment of Gonzalo Curiel, the judge presiding over ...

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ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Funding Leads to New Genetic Findings

iStock/Thinkstock(WORCESTER, Mass.) — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which went viral in 2014 as a fundraiser for research, has resulted in far more than just funny YouTube videos of people dumping ice-cold water on themselves for a good cause. Researchers credit the $220 million raised as key in funding a new study that has possibly identified a common gene that contributes to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the spinal cord leading to loss of control over muscles. ...

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YTMT Logo With respect to BLM: What would Rudy do?

Responsible and intellectually honest political leaders – white and black – must renounce the implicit endorsement of racism and violence by Black Lives Matter and its adherents.

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UT Health Logo Female Viagra: Much Ado About Nothing? Or Worst?

For women with low libido, there has not been a magic pill. That is until recently. In 2015, the FDA approved a drug called Addyi®. It has been called the “Female Viagra®,” but it is not without controversy.
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