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Friday, August 18, 2017

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters

The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses but aren’t federally regulated in drinking water. The water has been contaminated near sites of industrial facilities and U.S. military bases, so this new grant will take sampling a different direction.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

All the important headlines from here, there, and everywhere for Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

Trump signs a new executive order making the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

Mattis: US would ‘take out’ any NKorean missile aimed at US

The United States would “take out” any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said

White nationalists: Charlottesville just a beginning

Emboldened and proclaiming victory after a bloody weekend in Virginia, white nationalists are planning more demonstrations to promote their agenda following the violence that left a woman dead and dozens injured.

World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Israel Kristal, the world’s oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday

US officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent

Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea’s is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago.

10 Things to Know for Monday

All the headlines on all the hottest topics for Monday, August 14.

Secessionists push for South to break away from US again

As 21st century activists seek to topple monuments to the 19th century Confederate rebellion, some white Southerners are again advocating for what the Confederates tried and failed to do: secede from the Union.

Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

The parents of an 8-year-old boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.

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