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Jagmeet Singh takes stance against Kinder Morgan, Energy East pipelines in new climate plan
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Jagmeet Singh takes stance against Kinder Morgan, Energy East pipelines in new climate plan

Jagmeet Singh at the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s 128th Annual Dinner on Jan 18, 2016.

OTTAWA — NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is releasing a four-page climate change plan that includes taking a stand against the Kinder Morgan and …

Carolyn Hax: Isn’t emotional dependence part of being in love?
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Carolyn Hax: Isn’t emotional dependence part of being in love?

DEAR CAROLYN: My long-distance girlfriend of five years has suddenly come to the realization that I’m too “emotionally dependent” on her.

Because I add to, and cannot relieve her of, other emotional burdens (her mom, sister and school are all …

United Dairy Workers President Indicted For Stealing $45,000 From His Own Union
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United Dairy Workers President Indicted For Stealing $45,000 From His Own Union

A worker cleans the cows prior to getting milked on the milking carousel at Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Indiana, November 4, 2013. Picture taken November 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

A federal grand jury has indicted the former president …

Readers’ Choice Awards: Chicago’s best new restaurant, best rooftop and more, decided by you
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Readers’ Choice Awards: Chicago’s best new restaurant, best rooftop and more, decided by you

The phrase "every vote counts" was all too real in our Readers’ Choice Dining Awards this year.

For two weeks in March, readers had the chance to vote for Chicago’s best new restaurant, best happy hour, best barbecue and more …

Fox News hit with new Ailes harassment suit in wake of O’Reilly bombshell
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Fox News hit with new Ailes harassment suit in wake of O’Reilly bombshell

Lisa Bloom wants Fox News investigated

Still reeling from a bombshell report about its biggest star, Fox News on Monday was hit with a lawsuit filed by a contributor who accuses the network’s founder, Roger Ailes, of sexual harassment.

In …

NYPD officers accessed Black Lives Matter activists’ texts, documents show
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NYPD officers accessed Black Lives Matter activists’ texts, documents show

Undercover officers in the New York police department infiltrated small groups of Black Lives Matter activists and gained access to their text messages, according to newly released NYPD documents obtained by the Guardian.

The records, produced in response to a …

Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” to Experiment With Episodes Mixing Old and New Material
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Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” to Experiment With Episodes Mixing Old and New Material

When CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” hits the screen this Thursday and Friday, viewers may have a sense of deja vu – but only a little bit.

The late-night program, which has seen its audience grow in recent months …

Some Trump Officials Want To Go On The Offensive Against Iran, But Mattis Isn’t So Sure
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Some Trump Officials Want To Go On The Offensive Against Iran, But Mattis Isn’t So Sure

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 12, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo

The Trump administration is full of Iran hawks, but key figures at …

Why Big Little Lies Was Such a Big Win for HBO
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Why Big Little Lies Was Such a Big Win for HBO

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The great performances are only the start of it.

HBO’s Big Little Lies ended its run Sunday as both a commercial hit and, based on wave of critical raves for the finale, a creative triumph. And yet, it could …

Future Tense Newsletter: What Exactly Is Synthetic Biology?
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Future Tense Newsletter: What Exactly Is Synthetic Biology?

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J. Craig Venter is one of the people we’ll be discussing in our package on synthetic biology.

Greetings, Future Tensers,

It’s a new month, which means a new Futurography—the series in which we at Future Tense introduce …