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An Indiana State Trooper vehicle was struck by a dirty diaper

An Indiana State Trooper vehicle was struck by a dirty diaper

After a dirty diaper smacked into his patrol car, an Indiana State Trooper issued a message. “Littering is always bad,” tweeted Indiana State Police Sergeant Stephen Wheeles. “Littering by throwing a used diaper out of the car window right in front of a police officer is asking for a ticket” After working the state fair…MORE

Why the 2020 election is already very different

Why the 2020 election is already very different

The 2020 election isn’t for another 442 days. But people are ready! Almost 6 in 10 respondents in a new Fox News national poll say they are “extremely” interested in the 2020 election. Reminder: The election isn’t until NEXT November 3. That number — 57%, to be exact — is all the more remarkable when…MORE

Fact-checking Peter Navarro’s claims that the yield curve is not inverted

Fact-checking Peter Navarro’s claims that the yield curve is not inverted

On Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro brushed off concerns of an impending recession. Navarro, known for his outside-the-mainstream positions on economic policy, told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the yield curve was not “technically” inverted last week. This is what Navarro said: “Technically, we did not have a yield curve inversion. An inverted yield…MORE

‘Red flag’ laws can play a role in preventing mass shootings, study says

‘Red flag’ laws can play a role in preventing mass shootings, study says

Determining how to prevent mass shootings in the United States has been a complicated debate, but there’s new evidence that one intervention could play a role in reducing the violence: “red flag” orders. Extreme risk protection order laws, colloquially known as “red flag” or ERPO laws, allow the temporary removal of guns from people deemed…MORE

Prescription omega-3s can help some heart patients

Prescription omega-3s can help some heart patients

For people with very high triglycerides, doctors generally recommend exercise and dietary changes, and if that doesn’t work, statins, fibrates or niacin. But a new advisory from the American Heart Association says that prescription omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce very high trigylceride levels by 20 to 30%, and the medications can be used safely…MORE

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