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Nearly two-dozen U.S. senators are calling on Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to investigate a loan servicer called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
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At Chicago's McCormick Place, neuroscientists from around the world presented their work to colleagues. But some researchers were denied entry because of the Trump administration's travel ban.
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The Houston Astros' Roberto Osuna pitches against the New York Yankees during the American League Championship Series on Oct. 15. On Saturday night, the Astros' assistant general manager targeted a small cluster of female reporters with a profane defense of Osuna, who agreed to the equivalent of a restraining order after being accused in Canada of assaulting the mother of his child.
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Scientists are exploring a new technique, called prime editing, that is more precise than CRISPR and which uses certain enzymes, including reverse transcriptase, to edit DNA.
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Berkshire, the camp director, and other mentors spend one-on-one time with campers. One child said they feel like this is their "real" home and the other home they live in full time is a "backup."
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Karen Bradley worked at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y., for 24 years. Along with hundreds of others who worked at the Catholic hospital, she has learned that the pension she was counting on for retirement is gone.
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A worker cuts black granite to make a countertop. Though granite, marble and "engineered stone" all can produce harmful silica dust when cut, ground or polished, the artificial stone typically contains much more silica, says a CDC researcher tracking cases of silicosis.