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Surprising Side Effects Bananas Have On Your Immune System, Says Science

This popular fruit can give your immune system a serious leg up, experts say Sarah Crow in Eat This, Not That! – Fact checked by Kiersten Hickman – Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and it’s not hard to … Continue reading

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Poll: DC worst place in country, Americans say

Lexi Lonas of The Hill – Americans said in a recent poll by YouGov that Washington, D.C., is the worst place in America. The poll paired two states in head-to-head matches and states were then ranked on their “win percentage.” The poll … Continue reading

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The Most Annoying Bull Market of All-Time

 Ben Carlson of A Wealth of Common Sense – There’s an old saying that bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria. This description might need to be updated for the current … Continue reading

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Few Americans Who Identify As Independent Are Actually Independent. That’s Really Bad For Politics.

Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – If you’ve ever been in a conversation about politics, you’ve probably heard someone say, “I don’t like either party” or “Politics is just so ugly these days.” That person also may have claimed not to … Continue reading

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Why A Guilty Verdict For Derek Chauvin Doesn’t Change The Reality Of Police Violence

Police brutality in the U.S. goes far beyond one high-profile case  Alex Samuels of FiveThirtyEight – The murder trial for Derek Chauvin was notable in many ways. Not only was it significant to George Floyd’s family, which was able to … Continue reading

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