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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends President Obama's Request to Congress: Increase Funding to Food and Nutrition Programming and Research

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends President Obama’s budget request to Congress, which prioritizes food, nutrition programming and research.

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UofSC Faculty Experts: 2016 South Carolina Primaries and Presidential Election

With the New Hampshire primary today, all eyes will turn to South Carolina, site of the first-in-the-South presidential primaries on Feb. 20 and 27. The University of South Carolina’s Office of Public Relations has compiled a list of faculty experts who can discuss topics relevant to the South Carolina primaries and the presidential election.

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University of Utah Law Professor Paul Cassell Asks President Obama to Commute 55-Year Mandatory Minimum Sentence of Weldon Angelos

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In letter to White House, Cassell, a former federal judge, cites “unjust” 55-year mandatory minimum sentence he was forced to hand down in 2004 to Angelos, then a 24-year-old music producer.

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U.S. Missile Plan in Korean Peninsula Makes Little Technical Sense

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Venezuelan Economy Facing the Perfect Storm

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Three Takes on New Hampshire Primaries

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Penn Researcher Illustrates Impact of Drone Usage in Areas of Conflict

The use of drones has had significant consequences for how governments conduct counter-terrorism operations. But technological limitations mean they are less likely to effect wars between countries, according to a new paper co-authored by Michael C. Horowitz, a political scientist at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Cornell Food Safety Expert Available to Comment on Chipotle Closures

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Legal Expert on Equal Protection, Constitutional Law Available for Comment on Women Registering for Selective Service

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Agricultural Policies in Africa Could Be Harming the Poorest

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Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Experts at DePaul University Weigh in on Presidential Primaries

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Taser Shock Disrupts Brain Function, Has Implications for Police Interrogations

In a randomized control trial, volunteer participants were subjected to Taser shocks and tested for cognitive impairment. Some showed short-term declines in cognitive functioning comparable to dementia, raising serious questions about the ability of police suspects to understand their rights at the point of arrest.

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A First Time for Everything: Thoughts on Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf's Upcoming Budget Address

Political blogger covers the ongoing Pennsylvania budget saga in this edition of Weekly Capitol Update Blog.

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Outcome of New Hampshire Primary Could Spell Disaster for Republicans

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CWRU School of Law to Offer New Executive Master’s Degree in Financial Integrity

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Case Western Reserve University School of Law is adding a new executive master’s degree program in financial integrity, inspired by increasing demand by financial institutions and government agencies for anti-money laundering experts. The new program will be the first offered in this field by a major research university.

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UT Study Measures Impact of Removing Planned Parenthood From Texas Women’s Health Program

The public defunding of Planned Parenthood in Texas may have led to a decrease in highly effective forms of contraceptive services and an increase in Medicaid-paid childbirths among women who previously used injectable contraception, according to a peer-reviewed study by University of Texas at Austin researchers.

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ND Expert: Law Prof Attends White House Colombia Meeting Today, Applauds Continued US Aid

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UT director of Center for Transportation Research David Clarke can discuss expected Amtrak investigation report and rail safety issues

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After Iowa it’s establishment (Rubio) vs. outsiders (Cruz/Trump) and will the GOP get its way, UB political scientist says

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Richard Danzig and Paul Stockton Join Johns Hopkins APL as Senior Fellows

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Dr. Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy, and Dr. Paul Stockton, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and America’s Security Affairs, have joined APL as Senior Fellows.