Cells passed back and forth between humans and animals

Scientists Are Pushing Ahead With Human-Animal Hybrid Research

The federal government has plans to fund human-animal hybrid research. Here's what that means and why it raises ethical concerns.

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President Barack Obama, daughter Malia Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha Obama sit for a portrait.
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President Barack Obama Isn't Afraid To Let His Feminist Flag Fly

The Supreme Court building.
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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Transgender Bathroom Ruling

A young girl holds a sign at the funeral service for Sandra Bland.
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Korryn Gaines' Death Raises Questions Of Policing, Media Coverage

Vice President Joe Biden stands between the happy couple. All three men are wearing suits with ties.
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VP Joe Biden Just Officiated His First Wedding For A Same-Sex Couple

Judge Amber Wolf on the phone with jail officials
Jefferson District Court

This Defendant Wasn't Wearing Pants, And The Judge Was Livid

Gay rights activist Harvey Milk sits in the mayor's office.
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The US Navy Is Honoring Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

Chelsea Clinton speaks on behalf of her mother.
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What Chelsea Clinton Finds 'Most Offensive' About The GOP Platform

A man donates blood.
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FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood

Sarah McBride is the first openly transgender person to ever address a major party convention.
Newsy Staff / Kevin Clancy

Meet The First Out Trans Woman To Speak At A Major Party Convention

An abandoned car repair business is behind a fence in East Cleveland.
Newsy / Melissa Prax

Can Merging With Cleveland Save This Forgotten City?

Supporters of legalized marijuana march through Philadelphia with a giant joint ahead of the Democratic National Convention.
Newsy / Emily Kaiser

Marijuana Activists Brought 2 Massive (Fake) Joints To The DNC Party

Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls looks on during the game. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport
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Michael Jordan Breaking His History Of Silence Is A Really Big Deal

Breaion King is arrested as seen from a screenshot from Austin Police Department dashcam.
Austin Police Department

Victim Of Police Violence And Police Chief Agree There's A Problem

The Gateway Arch is seen as the flooding Mississippi River runs in front of it in St. Louis, Missouri.
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In St. Louis, Achieving The American Dream Is Harder In Minority Areas

The city of Cleveland seen through a wire fence.
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Party Conventions Could Mean A Surge In Human Trafficking

Peter Thiel speaks at the RNC.
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Peter Thiel Just Made RNC History By Owning His Sexuality

Michael Jordan holds a jersey signifying Charlotte as the host city for the 2017 All-Star game.
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Bathroom Bill Costs Charlotte, N.C., The $100M NBA All-Star Game

A person waits to vote in Texas.
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Court Orders Texas To Change Its 'Discriminatory' Voter ID Law

Convention-goers relax for the night in a park in Cleveland.
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

The RNC Campsite Has A Few Tents And A Lot Of Political Views

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the crowd at the RNC.
Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla

Why LGBTQ Republicans Hate The Party's Platform But Like Donald Trump

A police officer visits with a family at a community cookout in Wichita, Kansas.
Twitter / @WichitaPolice

After Recent Shootings, Police And Protesters Are Coming Together

Ohio Minutemen walk through streets of Cleveland.

People (Legally) Flaunt Their Guns On The Streets Of Cleveland

Sheriff David Clarke speaks to the media.
Milwaukee County Sheriff

Sheriff Blames Black Lives Matter Movement For Cop Killings

A mugshot of Lt. Brian Rice who has receding brown hair and is wearing a purple shirt.
Baltimore Police Department

Another Officer Has Been Acquitted In The Freddie Gray Case

Manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers lines up for the National Anthem before a game.
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MLB Managers Have A Diversity Problem

Alton Sterling's funeral.
Getty Images / Sean Gardner

Alton Sterling's Funeral Draws A Large Crowd In Louisiana

Why many Arab Americans check 'white' on the US Census

Why Many Arab-Americans Check 'White' On The US Census

Sen. Tim Scott looks on as Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio speaks at a rally February 19, 2016.
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Black Republican Senator Speaks About His Own Interactions With Police

Black Muslim Ameerah Sanders
Newsy / Connor Hickox

Black And Muslim — A Complicated Identity

Tomi Lahren hosts a news segment for "The Blaze."
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The Internet Won't Stand For Tomi Lahren Likening KKK To BLM