Democrats Ran On Lowering Drug Prices. Now They Could Cut A Bad Deal With Donald Trump.

For months now, House Democratic Party leaders have been feuding behind closed doors with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus about how to lower prescription drug prices. But as details of negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Donald Trump have leaked into the public, frustration among progressives is boiling over. Speaking in […]

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New York City Passes Historic Climate Legislation

The nation’s largest and most economically influential city passed a historic bill Thursday capping climate-changing pollution from big buildings and mandating unprecedented cuts to greenhouse gases.  The City Council approved the legislation in a 45-to-2 vote Thursday afternoon, all but ensuring its passage by a mayor eager to burnish his climate bona fides ahead of […]

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I’m A Pediatrician. Here’s What I’ve Learned About Why People Don’t Trust Vaccines.

From the measles outbreak in Williamsburg and Rockland County, New York, to a case of whooping cough in the Texas Capitol and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s public embrace of “pox parties,” vaccine-related news is everywhere. The stories are indeed alarming, with the resurgence of cases of vaccine-preventable illness and bona fide outbreaks, as in Williamsburg and Rockland County, highlighting the […]

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Here’s Why It’s Called ‘Wi-Fi’

“Do you have Wi-Fi?” “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” “The Wi-Fi is so slow right now!” In 2019, the term “Wi-Fi” comes up frequently. But do you know what “Wi-Fi” actually stands for? Or how it got this name? HuffPost decided to explore Wi-Fi’s origin story. You may be under the impression that Wi-Fi is short […]

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