Bernie Sanders pickets with Verizon workers in New York City

Bernie Sanders pickets with Verizon workers in New York City

International Business Times

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders matched his rhetoric about wealth inequality with action Monday when he joined a group of about 200 Verizon workers rallying in New York City. The picket, which was organized by the Communication Workers of America union and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, came as part of a months-long contract battle…

More partner than parasite: How intestinal worms work with bacteria to invade our bodies

More partner than parasite: How intestinal worms work with bacteria to invade our bodies

Medical Daily

Though certainly one of the more terrifying foreign invaders to call our body home, intestinal parasites such as the hookworm are now believed to have a much more complex relationship with their hosts than might be assumed by the simple label of parasite. In recent years, researchers from all corners of the world have contributed to…

Rand Paul vows filibuster while Cruz and Rubio bluster against latest federal budget deal

Rand Paul vows filibuster while Cruz and Rubio bluster against latest federal budget deal

Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz also attack debt and spending extension but objections may be as much about boosting profiles in Republican campaign Three Republican senators running for president have assailed a bipartisan budget deal to avert a government shutdown, with one of them launching an almost certainly futile attempt to

Constipation drug for late-stage cancer patients also shown to extend their lives

Constipation drug for late-stage cancer patients also shown to extend their lives

Agence France-Presse A drug that is given to late-stage cancer patients to help ease the constipation brought on by morphine has been shown to extend their lives, researchers said. Methylnaltrexone, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2008 to treat opioid-induced constipation, could play a role in cancer therapy, said researchers who presented

Congressional budget deal could complicate White House plans to close Guantanamo

Congressional budget deal could complicate White House plans to close Guantanamo

Reuters The budget deal with Congress could complicate President Barack Obama’s push to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, which has been caught up in his fight with Republicans over spending caps, congressional aides and rights activists said on Tuesday. Obama last week vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act, objecting to the way the massive policy

BUSTED AGAIN: Here are 6 ‘presidential’ quotes Rand Paul totally made up

BUSTED AGAIN: Here are 6 ‘presidential’ quotes Rand Paul totally made up

Arturo Garcia Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) may be lashing out at his critics, but he continues to display a penchant for falsely attributing statements to former US presidents. As the Washington Post reported, Paul described Buzzfeed reporter Andrew Kaczynski as a “partisan hack” after Kaczynski and colleague Megan Apper debunked several statements used in Paul’s

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