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Virginia Delegate Introduces 'Personhood' Bill

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A member of Virginia's House of Delegates known for his opposition to abortion rights has filed a bill declaring that life begins at fertilization. Delegate Bob Marshall, a Republican from Prince William County, is using the pre-filing period for the upcoming General Assembly session to introduce the bill.

It states that human life begins when an egg is fertilized, and says the Commonwealth should grant rights, privileges, and immunities to what the bill calls "unborn children."

Abortion-rights supporters say the measure would outlaw abortion and would threaten certain forms of birth control as well. Voters in Mississippi recently rejected a similar, so-called "personhood" amendment to their state's constitution.

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MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

The '90s are back! Pokémon has taken over the world again. A Clinton is running for president. And now, MTV is reviving '90s favorites like Beavis and Butt-head on a new channel, MTV Classic.
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour is coming to you live from Slim's Diner from Petworth in Northwest D.C.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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