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Early hurricane rips through Caribbean

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Turning point: Supreme Court says presidents have 'absolute immunity' for official acts

American presidents gain broad legal protection against being charged with crimes because of a landmark Supreme Court ruling. On the first day of this month, the justices issued a 6-3 decision giving presidents immunity for any official actions....

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How much is AI meddling in elections?


How much will artificial intelligence influence your vote this year? Data scientists are keeping a close eye on how AI and deepfakes impact global elections, where about 2 billion people are eligible to vote this year. “Things such as an erosion of t...

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This week's word in the news: METEOROLOGIST

DEFINITION:

A scientist who studies the atmosphere and its phenomena, including weather and climate.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The official forecast for the day was 117, said National Weather Service meteorologist Sam Meltzer.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 07/08/2024

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Are states trying to impose religion?

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