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Koch brothers' odious influence
Charles and David Koch, who have grown rich by burning fossil fuels, want to keep it that way. Through a largely obscure stream of funding for academe, think tanks, lobbyists and politicians, the brothers have built an unprecedented policy network for furthering their pseudo-libertarian philosophie

Most Americans are one paycheck away from the street
Americans are feeling better about their job security and the economy, but most are theoretically only one paycheck away from the street. Approximately 62% of Americans have no emergency savings for things such as a $1,000 emergency room visit or a $500 car repair, according to a new survey of 1,00

Atomic Scientists: We're Getting Even Closer to Doomsday
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. The advocacy group founded by the creators of the atomic bomb moved their famed "Doomsday Clock" ahead two minutes on Thursday.

Majority still supports single-payer option, poll finds
More than five years after the single-payer system was scrapped from ObamaCare policy debates, just over 50 percent of people say they still support the idea, including one-quarter of Republicans, according to a new poll. The single-payer option - also known as Medicare for all – would create


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