Censorship-shaming awards 'Jefferson Muzzles' go to White House, NSA The Muzzles have been given out to a score of organizations who have done wrong in the name of press freedom. The White House Press Office tops the list as behaving in one of the most ridiculous ways possible. Before Obama even stepped into office ... 04/9/2014 - 10:19 pm | View Link
More Clinton White House records to be released The White House papers are being closely monitored by media organizations ... A state Supreme Court jury in Rochester found 25-year-old Dawn Nguyen, of the town of Greece, guilty because she lied when she said on a gun purchase form that she was buying ... 04/9/2014 - 7:59 am | View Link
Vladimir Putin's first tweet congratulates President Obama after White House re-election The Russian President's first tweet turns out to be a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama after winning a second term in the White House in November 2012. The tweet is accompanied by a link to the Kremlin's official website in English where ... 03/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Obama, Abbas to meet at White House March 17 President Barack Obama will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on March 17 to talk about Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the White House said on Thursday. "They will also discuss our continuing effort to work cooperatively to ... 02/27/2014 - 2:23 am | View Link
White House welcomes start of Cyprus peace talks The United States congratulates the two leaders for the courage and vision that enabled them to reach agreement on this important statement, which embodies key principles to guide their further work,” the White House ... response to a Greece-backed ... 02/12/2014 - 1:47 am | View Link
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Tuesday offered some praise for President Barack Obama’s recent efforts to scale back the war on drugs.
During an interview with former Obama adviser David Axelrod at the University of Chicago, Paul said that white people were a majority in the United States and used drugs at the same rate as minorities.
“But three out of four people in prison are black or brown,” he continued.
A team of researchers led by Hinrich Staecker at the University of Kansas Medical Center will attempt to cure profound deafness by injecting deaf people with a harmless virus containing a gene that, if all goes according to plan, will trigger the regrowth of sensory receptors in their ears.
Other technologies that treat deafness do so either by amplifying sounds (hearing aids) or translating the sounds into electrical waves that the brain interprets (cochlear implants).
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