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Biology’s beloved amphibian — the axolotl — is racing towards extinction

By Erik Vance When biologist Luis Zambrano began his career in the late 1990s, he pictured himself working miles from civilization, maybe discovering new species in some hidden corner[...]


Puppy Love: Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health

By Samantha Mathewson Good news for dog owners: Man’s best friend may help lower a person’s risk of heart disease, a new study from Sweden finds. In the study, the[...]


Donald Trump lifts ban on importing elephant hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia

By Chris Baynes Donald Trump‘s administration is to allow the remains of endangered elephants legally hunted in two African countries to be imported to the US, reversing a ban introduced by Barack[...]


Rabbi: Roy Moore Just Sat There While I Got Bullied Over a Christian Monument

By Hemant Mehta Every day now seems to bring new stories about how Roy Moore allegedly hit on teenage girls (in the creepiest possible ways) and assaulted some while in his[...]


We just sent a message to try to talk to aliens on another world

By Dan Falk Are you there, aliens? It’s us, Earth. Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system – one of the closest known to contain[...]


Church & State

Wrap-up: What Happened With The Tax Bills And Church-State Separation This Week

Elise Helgesen AguilarWall of SeparationTwo tax bills wended their way through Congress this week an[...]


Trump’s Latest Department Of Education Nominees Are School Voucher Advocates

Liz HayesWall of SeparationPresident Donald Trump’s nominees to serve as assistants to Educati[...]


FFRF wants Ga. school band’s disharmony to cease

The Freedom From Religion Foundation wishes the discordant notes from a Georgia public high school[...]


Judge Dismisses Challenge to West Virginia School District Bible Curriculum

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd When is it ok to teach classes about the Bible in public schools? [...]


AU And Allies Urge Federal Appeals Court To Continue Blocking Muslim Ban 3.0

Liz HayesWall of SeparationOn Dec. 8, Americans United and our allies will go before the 4th U.S. Ci[...]


Senate Tax Proposal Leaves Johnson Amendment Protections Intact

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Unlike the House version, the tax bill proposal released by Senate[...]


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