Trump: Mars is part of the moon. Say what now?

Trump: Mars is part of the moon. Say what now?

NASA is working on a hasty 2024 moon mission. Trump now says the moon is so 50 years ago. A month ago, President Donald Trump was very gung-ho about his administration’s plan to return humans to the moon by 2024. In fact, he called for NASA’s budget to be increased by $1.6 billion to get the effort … off the ground. Under my Administration, we are restoring @NASA to greatness and we are going back…

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These senators are going after the biggest climate villains in Washington

These senators are going after the biggest climate villains in Washington

Sens. Whitehouse, Heinrich, and Schatz discuss how to hold the Chamber of Commerce accountable. Business trade groups are known for throwing their weight around — and getting their way — in Washington. The US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, the American Petroleum Institute — these names strike fear in the hearts of members of Congress. They have enormous, well-funded lobbying arms and links…

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Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Hungary’s Orbán to lament their “growing Muslim populations”

Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Hungary’s Orbán to lament their “growing Muslim populations”

This continues the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s fall from grace. Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who was once lauded internationally for her efforts to bring democracy to Myanmar, made a rare trip to Europe this week. But her purpose this time wasn’t to champion human rights and democracy. It was to meet with far-right Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orbán to lament the “continuously growing Muslim populations” in both of their countries. “The two…

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Aang Sang Suu Kyi meets with Hungary’s Orbán to lament their “growing Muslim populations”

Aang Sang Suu Kyi meets with Hungary’s Orbán to lament their “growing Muslim populations”

This continues the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s fall from grace. Nobel Peace Prize winner Aang Sang Suu Kyi, who was once lauded internationally for her efforts to bring democracy to Myanmar, made a rare trip to Europe this week. But her purpose this time wasn’t to champion human rights and democracy. It was to meet with far-right Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orbán to lament the “continuously growing Muslim populations” in both of their countries. “The two…

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Spam robocalls are a growing problem, but now carriers are allowed to automatically block them

Spam robocalls are a growing problem, but now carriers are allowed to automatically block them

Big questions about how well the technology will work and who will end up paying are still on the table. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow phone carriers to block all robocalls by default. Previously, they were allowed to warn you about spam calls and block certain types of particularly scary ones, but had legal obligations to complete most calls. This is the most dramatic action yet in the FCC’s battle…

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