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China Is Cloning Gene-Edited Beagles for Lab Testing

His name is Longlong, and he was created to develop a debilitating illness. He’ll live his life in a Chinese laboratory.

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Elephant Calf Dies a Day After Villagers Take Selfies With Him (Video)

Oh yes, prepare yourself—it’s another animal selfie death story. This one happened near India’s Omkar Forest Range in the Bandipur Forest Reserve. This time a baby elephant was the unfortunate victim of human stupidity.

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Is Climate Change Impacting Your Mental Health?

We already know that climate change comes with major public health implications, like the spread of disease as climate refugees flee their homelands and live in close-packed conditions with inadequate sanitation. What we’re now growing to understand is that this includes not just physical, but also mental health. If world governments don’t rise to the challenge, they could face a human-made mental health crisis on a very large scale.

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Don't Let Pets Starve: USDA Should Include Pet Food in SNAP Benefits

Each year, over 40 million low- or no-income people in the United States rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help purchase food for themselves and their families. It is the most wide-reaching program in the domestic hunger safety net, helping keep millions of families from starving.

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13 States Gang Up on Massachusetts to Stop Law Banning Cruel Confinement of Animals Raised for Food

Massachusetts law states that, by 2022, producers of eggs, pork and veal farmed or sold in the state must come from chickens, pigs and calves that have not been confined “in a cruel manner.” And that’s an exciting development for animal welfare.

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Police Are Three Times More Likely to Kill a Black Person Than a White One - When Will the Madness Stop?

We’ve all seen the histrionic social media posts attempting to denigrate Black Lives Matter and racial equality efforts by claiming whites are the "real" victims. While the constant barrage of awful police brutality incidents involving Black Americans would seem to refute this, anti-Black conservatives often claim to have the stats on their side. Fox News has gone so far as to suggest that Black Lives Matter is the real culprit, suggesting it's a "murder movement" and a "hate group."

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20 Houseplants That Can Clear Toxins From Your Home

Bringing a bit of nature into your home does more than brighten the atmosphere. Introducing houseplants into various rooms in the house can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such as the common cold), remove airborne contaminants (volatile organic compounds [or VOCs]), reduce the chance of headaches, lift your mood, decrease your blood pressure, reduce allergies, improve sleep and much more.

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