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Citing “Safety Concerns,” FDA Cautions National Marketer of Unproven Stem Cell Treatments

May 31, 2019           |                                       

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In a sign of its increasing concern about the marketing of stem cells as cure-alls, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week notified […]

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ProPublica Wins Six Malofiej Awards for Infographics

April 2, 2019           |                                       

The Society for News Design announced this week that ProPublica has won six Malofiej Awards, an annual competition honoring the best infographics in media from around the world. Silver Medals went to: Powerless, a ProPublica Local Reporting Network project by the Charleston Gazette-Mail and ProPublica, in the features (local) category. The multimedia package by Ken […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) of Minnesota presented Elliott Abrams with uncomfortable facts about his past illegal activities and asked him whether he would pursue similar human rights violating policies against Venezuela as he did against Latin America in the 1980’s The post Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams on Support for Central American Genocide appeared […]

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Condemning “the imminent and irreversible damage being done to the climate” by fossil fuel extraction, four Catholic Workers took non-violent action to help stem the climate crisis on Monday in northern Minnesota, shutting off valves at Enbridge Energy Lines 3 and 4. Allyson Polman, Brenna Cussen Anglada, Michele Naar Obed, and Daniel Yildirim were identified […]

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Draw a straight, 2,400-mile line from the tar sands oil extraction fields in northern Alberta, Canada, to the Florida Panhandle, just ravaged by Hurricane Michael, and the halfway point will fall in Clearwater County, Minnesota, the source of the Mississippi River. Although many miles apart, these places are inexorably linked – by climate change. Fossil […]

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WASHINGTON — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local): 8 p.m. Sen. Chris Murphy is advancing to the November election after sailing through the primaries without facing a challenger from his Democratic Party. The first-term senator from Connecticut will face the winner of a two-man Republican primary featuring small-business […]

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Pro-GMO Activism And Smears Masquerade As Journalism: From Seralini To Jairam Ramesh, Aruna Rodrigues Puts The Record Straight

June 19, 2018           |                                       

The Print is a Delhi-based, online news magazine that began operations in August 2017. On 9 June, it published a short article by Sandya Ramesh under the title ‘EU study trashes anti-GM paper by French expert who Jairam Ramesh cited to ban Bt Brinjal’. Sandhya Ramesh is a senior assistant editor (science) at The Print. […]

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