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Physicists Detect Gravitational Waves, Proving Einstein Right

nytimes.com – Dennis Overbye – Feb 11 – A team of physicists who can now count themselves as astronomers announced on Thursday that they had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a fleeting chirp that fulfilled the last prophecy of…
Katrina vandenHeuvel 100 years from now this will be the news of our time--Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein's Theory t.co/LdgRsV5Yti
Mark Kelly Albert Einstein: Great hair, brilliant physicist, & (now) totally right about gravitational waves. #LIGO t.co/2i6c1GUmkg
fyietc Physicists Detect Gravitational Waves, Proving Einstein Right t.co/E4MzNCtTDG #Physicsftw
M.G. Siegler When black holes collide: "As visible light, that energy would be equivalent to a billion trillion suns." t.co/8htPztRInn
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The Truth About Women and Guns

marieclaire.com – Chapter 1: The Statistics by Emily DePrang and the editors of MarieClaire.com To read any set of statistics about guns in the United States is to read about men. Surveys typically assess gun ownership by household, meaning that if one person keeps…
CAP Guns New @marieclaire #WomenAndGuns report: urgent need to #ProtectAllWomen from gun violence t.co/FrTRj9R050 t.co/1CnfBB62aV
Moms Demand Action RT @Cosmopolitan: 6 women remember the sisters, daughters & mothers they lost to mass shootings: t.co/wgSFopZskR #WomenAndGuns t.co/Fty3gRtvg0
Clara Jeffery Bravo @marieclaire for an excellent package on women and guns: t.co/NOHdUVDigz
CAP Guns RT @marieclaire: My father shot my mother five times while she was sleeping: t.co/Gjcs4KpBOF #WomenAndGuns t.co/zZCnOmd2Vm
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Hillary Clinton finally found her argument against Bernie Sanders

Vox.com – Andrew Prokop – Feb 11, 8:54 PM – One of the problems Hillary Clinton has had in this primary so far is deciding what, exactly, her case against Bernie Sanders should be. She's had a difficult time of it because, as I've written, even her own supporters generally like Sanders quite…
David Newman RT @ezraklein: Hillary Clinton finally found her argument against Bernie Sanders: t.co/G48thjMH0h
Ezra Klein Hillary Clinton finally found her argument against Bernie Sanders: t.co/G48thjMH0h
Vox Hillary Clinton finally found her argument against Bernie Sanders t.co/DOOIi02KIZ t.co/BlRcCoAf5N
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Congressional Black Caucus endorses Hillary Clinton ahead of Democratic debate

latimes.com – Feb 10 – Jeb Bush speaks often about his deep admiration for his brother, former President George W. Bush, and soon the two will be side-by-side on the campaign trail. The former president is set to campaign with his brother next week in North Charleston…
LA Times CA Politics RT @LisaMascaro: That time Henry Kissinger made a surprising cameo in Democratic debate t.co/M30Qwtx7jA via @latimes
LA Times CA Politics 40+ years after he last held government office, Henry Kissinger becomes hot topic at #DemDebate: t.co/KTq1OxMgcz
LA Times CA Politics Watch the video as Sanders and Clinton spar over who is closer to President Obama? t.co/wrEll3zTfr
LA Times CA Politics RT @ChrisMegerian: .@mikememoli takes a look at tonight's clash over Obama's legacy t.co/RT2nSVArFk
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Live GOP debate: Donald Trump's claim on immigration doesn't hold up, Marco Rubio's does

latimes.com – Aug 6, 2015, 8:41 PM – Donald Trump made news early on. When a moderator asked candidates whether they would pledge to support whomever ultimately won the party's nomination for president, as well as rule out an independent bid, Trump raised his hand to indicate he…
LA Times CA Politics Clinton mentioned Obama 21 times at the Democratic debate t.co/XaJZVPGqcG #DemDebate
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Christy O'Donnell dies at 47; activist pushed for California's new right-to-die law

latimes.com – Christy O'Donnell, a former LAPD sergeant and lawyer whose difficult battle with lung cancer drove her to advocate for California's new right-to-die law, has died. She was 47. O'Donnell, a single mother motivated partly by her desire to spare her…
Los Angeles Times Christy O'Donnell dies at 47; activist pushed for California's new right-to-die law t.co/300ojs44Jq t.co/oTqaNPDIEs
peter5150 Christy O'Donnell dies at 47; activist pushed for California's new right-to-die law t.co/XpQsBVpMjL
LA Times CA Politics Christy O'Donnell dies at 47; activist pushed for California's new right-to-die law t.co/xzdrFTQvHw
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Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders face off in first debate since New Hampshire primary

cbsnews.com – Rebecca Shabad – Feb 11, 8:45 PM – 8:45 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, are about to face off in the first presidential debate since Sanders won New Hampshire's Democratic primary on Tuesday. PBS NewsHour is hosting the debate at 9 p.m. from the University…
Valerie Plame Wilson RT @CBSNews: .@HillaryClinton: I don't think @POTUS gets the credit he deserves t.co/ikhSqmvwjg #DemDebate
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CalChamber sends 'job killer' bills to its personal graveyard

Sacbee.com – At the Esquire Building, a block away from the budding magnolias on the state Capitol grounds, policy analysts and executives of the state's most powerful business coalition are busy screening bills as quickly as legislators can introduce them.
Christopher Cadelago CalChamber sends 'job killer' bills to its personal graveyard t.co/hghiz10dE3
Dan Walters CalChamber sends 'job killer' bills to its personal graveyard t.co/3Y4AG9FFYm
Jeremy B. White RT @TarynLuna: Only 47 of 650 bills labeled job killers have become law since the @calchamber's list debuted in 1997: t.co/ghW909GfW8
Jeremy B. White CalChamber sends 'job killer' bills to its personal graveyard t.co/SlIC2E0usy
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Dan Walters: DAs fight governor's measure

Sacbee.com – Wily politician that he is, Jerry Brown tried to dampen potential opposition to an overhaul of criminal sentencing laws he'll place on the November ballot. Brown met with some – but not all – law enforcement groups and made some…
Dan Walters Dan Walters: DAs fight governor's measure t.co/zEGR5sToXB
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Only a complete coastal reboot will do

Sacbee.com – Firing of executive director has poisoned atmosphere at Coastal Commission Commissioners will have to prove developers weren't behind firing of Charles Lester Clean slate must include replacement of Brown appointees who instigated the mess With the…
Jeremy B. White RT @DanielMorain: SacBee editorial: Coastal Commission sacks Charles Lester. Now, a reboot is in order, including the commission. t.co/5CzTthw9dj
Christopher Cadelago RT @DanielMorain: SacBee editorial: Coastal Commission sacks Charles Lester. Now, a reboot is in order, including the commission. t.co/5CzTthw9dj