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  1. Harvard's Asian-American Quota Turns Diversity on Its HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Reason Magazine

    Asian-Americans are one of the nation's most astonishing success stories. In 1960, they accounted for less than 1 percent of the U.S. population but had a rich history of persecution-from the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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  2. Selfie-Taking Drone Could Be Good for Political ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Forget the selfie stick: the future of autophotography may just lie in drones. The "Lily," available now for pre-order, is a " camera-wielding 'selfie drone' that can follow you around in the air ," the millennial site Mic reports.

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  3. The Vampire Cure for AgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Reason Magazine

    Human blood enables vampires to remain physically attractive and mentally sharp according to ancient lore. But the anti-aging properties of blood may be more than a legend.

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  4. Three Parent Babies Approved By British Parliament. HoorayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Some women suffer from infertility because the mitochondria in their eggs are defective. In addition, one in 2,500 children are born with diseases associated with broken mitochondria.

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  5. Eric Garner Who? New York on Verge of Giving Police Unions Even More Power to Protect Bad CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    There's a piece that ran in the Daily Beast today by Michael Tomasky that called on Democrats to forget about winning in the Deep South, a geographical region Tomasky claims has "euthanized" ideas like "trans-racial community," that irked me. I'm not interested in the argument over whether Democrats or Republicans are better for any particular jurisdiction anywhere in the country.

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  6. A.M. Links: House Intel Chair Warns of Violence if Senate Releases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says the Senate should not release a report on torture practices of the CIA because it might provoke "violence and deaths." Meanwhile, six prisoners from Guantanamo Bay were flown to Uruguay for resettlement.

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  7. Adam Smith and Bruce Yandle: Soda-Tax Support From Plenty of Baptists, But No BootleggersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Amidst all the revelry and regret concerning the Republican election-day sweep, it was easy to miss another groundbreaking victory. Voters in the city of Berkeley, California, gave roaring support for a one-cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks, the first ever in the United States.

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  8. Berkeley Passes Sin Tax on SodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Berkeley, Calif., a city known for its progressive politics, made history Tuesday night by approving the first real sin tax on soda in the United States. Voters approved Measure D, a penny-per-ounce tax, by a three-to-one margin after a bitter campaign battle, with the beverage industry spending more than $2.1 million to oppose the initiative.

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