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Major journal editors blast EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule, again

The editors of six major scientific journals have raised a new alarm about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) controversial data transparency proposal. The proposal could become “a mechanism for suppressing the use of relevant scientific evidence in policy-making, including public health regulations,” the editors of Science, Nature, PLOS, Cell Press, and …

The Best Travel Credit Cards For 2020

If you want to get maximum benefits for holiday shopping or get a jump start on your next 2020 vacation, take some time to understand the best credit cards for frequent travelers. Experts, Jake Song and Donny Fuego are co-founders of FlyCredit, a platform where you can learn how …

Large-scale education tests often come with side effects

When results come out for big education tests like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which primarily measures 15-year-old students’ knowledge and skills in reading, mathematics and science, the focus is often on which countries scored the highest. The education systems of countries that do well on …

Best sports books of 2019

 Eniola Aluko, whose memoir They Don’t Teach This documents her struggles against her former employers at the FA. Photograph: Perou/The Guardian Who knows how many books will be written about the extraordinary sporting year of 2019? Four English football clubs made European finals. Megan Rapinoe of the US …

Deep distrust, fear in society stifling growth: Manmohan

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said mere changes in the policy alone will not help revive the economy as a “toxic combination” of deep distrust, pervasive fear and a sense of hopelessness in society is stifling economic activity and, hence, economic growth. “With an absolute …