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Friday, June 9, 2017

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Today in History

Coimbra, Portugal falls to Ferdinand, king of Castile.
Jacques Cartier sails into the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in Canada.
Civil war breaks out in Martinique.
Mary Ann “Mother” Bickerdyke begins working in Union hospitals.
At the Battle of Brandy Station in Virginia, Union and Confederate cavalries clash in the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War.
Bulgaria’s government is overthrown by the military.
Robert H. Goddard patents a rocket-fueled aircraft design.
The Japanese high command announces that “The Midway Occupation operations have been temporarily postponed.”
Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declares that Japan will fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender.
After several unsuccessful attacks on French colonial troops, North Vietnam’s General Vo Nguyen Giap orders Viet Minh to withdraw from the Red River Delta.
At the Army-McCarthy hearings, attorney Joseph Welch asks Senator Joseph McCarthy “Have you no sense of decency?”
The first ballistic missile-carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, is launched.
American advisor John Paul Vann is killed in a helicopter accident in Vietnam.
NASA publishes a report on the Challenger accident.

President Obama And Justin Trudeau Had Dinner Tuesday

President Obama And Justin Trudeau Had Dinner Tuesday; For A Moment, The World Felt Sane Again
Such a wonderful sight.

Cannabis Used Effectively to Fight Statewide Opioid Crisis

Are Students an Economic Class?

Children from low-income families develop earlier

It’s not exactly a surprise that children from low-income families are at a disadvantage. The government-funded Head Start program in the United States attempts to reduce some of the inequalities when it comes to education, but how do children in poverty fare physiologically? And what can be done to ensure their health and well-being? Researcher Ying Sun, a visiting academic at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia, detailed a study she conducted looking at how income affected puberty rates in children in The Conversation. Using the country’s Growing Up in Australia study, the team asked 3,700 parents about signs of puberty observed in their children between the ages of eight and nine and 10 to 11. In girls, signs include developing breasts, pubic and armpit hair, menstruation and acne. Boys typically exhibit cues like increased facial and pubic hair, growth spurt, muscle growth and acne.

Up to 100 girls had their genitals mutilated in Michigan

As many as 100 girls may have had their genitals mutilated during a 12-year operation involving three Metro Detroit doctors, said a federal prosecutor on Wednesday.

For Big Money Donors, School Boards Are the New ‘Must Buy’ Accessory

Fox 'News' was tricked into publishing a fake Russian propaganda story

Researchers at The Atlantic Council have traced a false Fox 'News' story all the way back to Russia and to a parody site.

‘They took my independence from me’

‘They took my independence from me’: Disabled woman in wheelchair says United employee dropped her

Why I Can't Trust Cops

Can Football Players Help Break Stereotypes About Islam?

The Mere Proposal of a Muslim Ban Has Made Life More Oppressive for Visa Holders and Travelers

Neo-Nazi Blogger Raises Staggering Sum After Launching Harassment Campaign Against Jewish Woman

48 states still let murder defendants cite gay panic as a defense for killing LGBT people

If you murder a member of the LGBT community, you are still allowed to use your own personal distaste for their sexuality as a justification for killing them in 48 states.

AmeriKKKan neo-Nazi movement is trying to recruit gay men into fascism

For a long time, gay men were not welcome in American white nationalist organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan — but a new generation of racist agitators is trying to be more inclusive.

White Chicago man goes on crazed ‘slave’ rant against black Starbucks customers

A white man launched into a racist tirade in a downtown Chicago café after a black man spilled some coffee on his suit.

How did life form?

The same week we learned that the human species may be older than was previously believed, it was disclosed that two teams of astronomers report that they have found molecules related to the building blocks of life at a Sun-like star, providing insight into the origins of life on Earth.
How did life form? Astronomers find a clue

Regenerating Hair and Skin

A small U.S. biotech has successfully regenerated skin and stimulated hair growth in pigs with burns and abrasions, paving the way for a scientific breakthrough that could lead to the regeneration of fully functional human skin.

Animal Pictures