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Are We Finally Accepting the Scientific Consensus on GMOs?

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Andrew Wilford. Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that genetically modified foods are safe for human consumption, Americans are generally distrustful of all types of GMOs. An ABC poll from last year found that more than half of Americans believe that GMO foods are unsafe. However,

Professor who Predicts Presidential Elections correctly is Confident on a Trump win

Last month, the man who’s tried to turn vote prediction into a science predicted a Trump win. Allan J. Lichtman, distinguished professor of history at American University, said Democrats would not be able to hold on to the White House. So plenty has changed. But one thing hasn’t: Lichtman, author of “Predicting the Next President:

Trump will win, says professor who has predicted 30 years of presidential outcomes correctly

Nobody knows for certain who will win on Nov. 8 — but one man is pretty sure: Professor Allan Lichtman, who has correctly predicted every presidential election since 1984. When we sat down in May, he explained how he comes to a decision. Lichtman’s prediction isn’t based on horse-race polls, shifting demographics or his own political opinions.

Are Clinton Aides Colluding in Email Case?

Brendan Kirby, Ex-advisers hire same lawyer, suggesting they want to ensure no one cooperates against Hillary. Four former aides to Hillary Clinton have retained the same lawyer to represent them in the FBI email investigation, a highly unusual situation that suggests they are colluding in their defenses and trying to make sure everyone has their story straight. What’s more,

Professor: ˜All Lives Matter’ flyer an ˜act of intolerance’

Victor Skinner,  WASHINGTON, D.C. – All Lives Matter. The phrase was scrawled on a flyer and posted to the door of a faculty member’s office at American University’s Washington College of Law and it’s creating a huge controversy, The Washington Post reports. The situation prompted professors at the law school and the dean to

Clinton email probe enters new phase as FBI interviews loom

Del Quentin Wilber, Federal prosecutors investigating the possible mishandling of classified materials on Hillary Clinton’s private email server have begun the process of setting up formal interviews with some of her longtime and closest aides, according to two people familiar with the probe, an indication that the inquiry is moving into its final phases. Those interviews and the final review