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Oil And Gas Industry Power Shapes Colorado Politics

While the state is investigating a deadly explosion at a home that was just a few hundred feet from an aging oil well, Democratic lawmakers struggle to advance any bill opposed by the oil and gas industry.

Trump Hints At 'Major' Conflict With North Korea

President Donald Trump indicated during an interview Thursday there was a possibility of the U.S. engaging in a "major" conflict with North Korea.

No, Marine Le Pen Is Not France’s Donald Trump

From their views of government power to their relationships with Jews and Israel, the two politicians, often thrown into the same far-right, populist bucket, are more different than you might think.

Trump Tax Plan Could Be Huge Gift To Hedge Fund Millionaires

Donald Trump proposed a mechanism that would allow some of the richest Americans to pay a newly-lowered corporate tax rate of just 15 percent.

The Price Of Oil Falls

After initially aiming to boost crude oil prices to $55 a barrel, key OPEC members like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq have now set their sights on $60 a barrel of oil.

Trump's DOJ Antitrust Nominee To Recuse Himself From Anthem-Cigna Merger Fight

Makan Delrahim brought his lobbying firm $370,000 while advocating for what could become America's largest health insurance company.

The Online Spying War We're All A Part Of

Hundreds of millions of everyday people are caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous, digital spying war – and they may not even know it.

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Democratic Senators, Advocates Lay Out Plan To Protect Net Neutrality

Senators Edward J. Markey, Richard Blumenthal and Ron Wyden spoke with leaders from open internet advocacy groups Free Press and Fight for the Future Wednesday on how to protect net neutrality.

Are Shareholders About To Be Silenced?

A GOP proposal would make it harder for ordinary investors to hold companies accountable for corporate practices that affect climate change, pay equity, government lobbying and other issues.
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Earth’s Cold Twin Orbits A Faint Star 13,000 Light-Years Away

The exoplanet discovered using a technique called microlensing, is approximately the size of Earth, but is far, far colder.
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Quasar Pair Reveals Small-Scale Ripples In Cosmic Web

These observations could provide crucial insights into the scarcely understood reionization phase of the universe, and help understand the events that led to the birth of the first galaxies.