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EU center-right claims European Commission presidency

World / Politics May 27, 2019

EU center-right claims European Commission presidency

The main center-right group in the EU parliament will insist its lead candidate be appointed president of the European Commission, the leader of the European People's Party (EPP) declared Sunday. "We won the election and the EPP 'spitzenkandidat' Manfred Weber will be president of the ...

Discipline or treatment? Schools rethinking vaping response

World / Science & Health May 27, 2019

Discipline or treatment? Schools rethinking vaping response

A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught with e-cigarettes. Punishments become ...

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

World / Politics May 27, 2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who rode a ...

World / Science & Health May 27, 2019

Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dies at 89

Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death was confirmed by the Santa Fe ...