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Daily Digest 6/26 - What Went Wrong In UK Election, Is An Oil Comeback On The Cards?

Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:40 AM
  • British General Election: What Went Wrong?
  • Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out
  • Trump wants 'heart' as Republicans seek to deliver Senate healthcare bill
  • Arab Neighbors Demand Qatar Shutter Al-Jazeera and Cut Ties With Iran to End Diplomatic Row 
  • Regulators move to pull the plug on Mississippi coal plant
  • Expert Commentary: Is An Oil Comeback On The Cards?
  • Europe Doesn’t Need American Climate Scientists. It Needs American Climate Data
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Daily Digest 6/24 - The Coming Bloodbath In Retail, Why Grenfell Tower Burned

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:04 AM
  • GOP Push for 20-Year Tax Cut Grows as Ryan Seeks Permanent Fix
  • Analyzing Ether: A Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take
  • All Roads Lead to the Bubble-City Danger Zone
  • A Street Fight Among Grocers to Deliver Your Milk, Eggs, Bananas
  • We're Going To See A Bloodbath In Retail
  • Why Grenfell Tower Burned: Regulators Put Cost Before Safety
  • Driverless cars: Kangaroos throwing off animal detection software
  • What’s Causing The Massive Increase In Earthquakes In Middle America? It’s Not Fracking
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Daily Digest 6/23 - Good News Friday: Tiny Kindnesses, How VT Cleaned Up Its Waters

Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:13 AM
  • Food, Energy, And The Evolution Of The Human Species
  • Bikers escort bullied 10-year-old boy to school
  • Mayor Kasim Reed Raises Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour for City Workers (Atlanta)
  • Out of High School, Into Real Life
  • Researchers optimize a powered exoskeleton to cut energy used in walking
  • Everything Changes: Tiny Kindnesses
  • Australian farmer's weed-destroying invention draws world interest
  • How Vermont tackled farm pollution and cleaned up its waters
  • Go Fly A Kite
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Daily Digest 6/22 - Senate Unveils ACA Repeal Bill, Our Fear Of Nukes

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:22 AM
  • Senate Leaders Unveil Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
  • I moved my kids out of America. It was the best parenting decision I've ever made.
  • Fewer People Think Continued GDP Growth Necessary or Possible -- Survey Results Released
  • Amazon Just ‘Jumped the Shark’
  • Two-And-a-Half Minutes to Midnight: Our Fear of Nukes and How We Got Here
  • Tesla Deals A Blow To Competitors As Its Stock Price Soars
  • In Flint Water Crisis, Could Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Actually Lead to Prison Time?
  • Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat
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Daily Digest 6/21 - Chicago Police Pension Will Be Broke In 2021, PR Foreclosures Surge

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 10:37 AM
  • Quad City Illinois lawmakers head to Springfield to pass budget before deadline
  • Medica intends to stay in Iowa's health-insurance market, at 43% higher price
  • Health insurers request 22 percent premium increases in Washington for 2018
  • Rauner, schools play blame game as CPS takes out costly $275M loan (Chicago)
  • Australia's central bank frets on financial stability as household debt mounts
  • Pension Crisis Won't Be Reversed by High Returns, Moody's Says
  • Illinois Medicaid talks to blow past judge's deadline
  • Projection: Chicago's police pension fund will be broke in 2021
  • Illinois’ unpaid bill backlog grows to more than $15B
  • Puerto Rico families fight, flee a surge in foreclosures
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Daily Digest 6/20 - “Consciousness is everywhere,” How Russia Targets the U.S. Military

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:06 AM
  • Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”
  • How Russia Targets the U.S. Military
  • He Voted to Impeach Clinton. This Looks Bigger.
  • The Thinking Person's Retirement Choice
  • 10 no-brainer ways to cut healthcare costs without hurting quality
  • 3 ways Clean Energy will make Big Oil extinct in 12 to 32 Years — without subsidies
  • Oil Markets Unmoved By Brewing Conflict In The Middle East
  • It’s Too Hot for Some Planes to Fly in Phoenix
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Daily Digest 6/19 - Rigged Jobs, The Growing Revolution

Monday, June 19, 2017, 10:06 AM
  • Spain’s Wounds Run Deep as Economy Retraces Crisis Losses
  • Rigged
  • BofA: "Has The Fed Become Concerned About The Surge In Stocks?"
  • Who Holds the DEA Accountable When Its Missions Cost Lives?
  • Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Activists and Their Families
  • Are Russia And The Saudis Planning A Natural Gas Cartel?
  • The Growing Revolution
  • Atlantic faces the rare prospect of two active tropical storms in June
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Daily Digest 6/17 - Falling Rocks in the Promised Land, World Weather Report

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:55 AM
  • Lead found in 20% of baby food samples, especially juices and veggies
  • The Breakthrough: Uncovering NYC Cops Making Millions in Suspicious Deals
  • Falling Rocks in the Promised Land
  • Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots
  • American Chipmakers Had a Toxic Problem. Then They Outsourced It
  • The pitfalls and potential of inexpensive 3D scanning solutions 
  • Yemen War Threatens Crucial Oil Chokepoint
  • World Weather Report
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Daily Digest 6/16 - Good News Friday: Humans With Superhuman Vision; To Be Happier, Take Public Transport

Friday, June 16, 2017, 11:50 AM
  • Taking Public Transport Instead Of Driving To Work Makes People Happier, Study Suggests
  • Humans With Super Human Vision
  • Now, Your Financial Advisor Will Have To Put You First (Sometimes)
  • Oregon Pay Equity Act becomes law
  • Brixton riding school brings joy to inner city kids
  • What If (Almost) Every Gene Affects (Almost) Everything?
  • The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs Nearly 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the US Economy
  • Judge Delivers Blow To Trump Administration In Dakota Access Fight
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Daily Digest 6/15 - What To Make Of Ultra-Low Volatility, Big Oil Pivots To Renewables

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9:36 AM
  • Ultra-low Volatility #ThisTimeIsDifferent
  • How Wells Fargo's Cutthroat Corporate Culture Allegedly Drove Bankers To Fraud
  • You Won't Believe This Stupid New Law Against Cash And Bitcoin
  • Big Science
  • Governor Jerry Brown of California Advocates the Overthrow of USA
  • The Great Gold Convulsion of 2017
  • Big Oil's Pivot To Renewables Has Begun
  • Michigan health director, 4 others charged with manslaughter over Flint water