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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


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

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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