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On This Day

On this day in 1954, the first round of Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine field trials, involving 1.8 million children, begin first at the Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean, Virginia.

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On This Day

On this day in 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez went off course in a 10-mile wide channel in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and hit…

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Congress averts shutdown as Trump prepares national emergency – POLITICO

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/14/spending-bill-vote-government-shutdown-1170006

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SCARY PLACE by Bill Day

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Rubio: U.S. risks ‘credibility on human rights’ with weak response to Khashoggi disappearance — Politics, Policy, Political News Top Stories

Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that “there isn’t enough money in the world to purchase back our credibility on human rights” if the U.S. government…

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Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal: Delegitimizing Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority — NYT > Politics

After the fight over the confirmation of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, liberals are discussing ways to undo the conservative bloc’s power. via Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal:…

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