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Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked their beverage to be warmer than 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) and consumed more than 700 ml…MORE

Washington state officer shot and killed while pursuing driver

Washington state officer shot and killed while pursuing driver

A Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed and another officer was injured after a driver they were pursuing got out of the car and began shooting, the sheriff’s office said. The deputy and Kittitas police officer attempted to stop a vehicle they had received a complaint about Tuesday night, the Kittitas County Sheriff’s…MORE

Progressive groups to host April summit with 2020 candidates

Progressive groups to host April summit with 2020 candidates

A group of progressive organizations will host a summit with 2020 presidential candidates in Washington, DC, next month, aiming to reinforce their issues heading into next year’s Democratic primary. The “We the People Membership Summit” will take place on April 1 at the Warner Theater in the nation’s capital. Organizers say at least six Democratic…MORE

More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebration. Think Christmas, New Year’s and Fourth of July combined — and add to it fire festivities, delicious meats, rice and spices, family gatherings, street dances and loud banging on pots. But it’s much more than that, too. Nowruz “promotes values of peace and…MORE

Mississippi death row inmate, after six trials, claims race discrimination

Mississippi death row inmate, after six trials, claims race discrimination

Curtis Flowers, an African-American man on death row, was tried five times for the 1996 murder of four people inside a furniture store in Winona, Mississippi. But it was only in 2010, after his sixth trial, that a conviction stuck and Flowers was sentenced to death. Now, his lawyers want his conviction reversed. They are…MORE

New Mueller probe revelations explain Trump’s rage

New Mueller probe revelations explain Trump’s rage

President Donald Trump looks — and is acting — rattled and encircled by the Russia investigation. And a series of fresh disclosures on Tuesday show there is every reason for him to feel threatened by the vast shadow it is casting over his life, business and presidency. Newly unsealed court documents detailing special counsel Robert…MORE

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