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A person in a Tyrannosaurus Rex costume walks during Independence Day celebrations in Wisconsin. A new study revealed that the Tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t much of a runner. In fact, it couldn’t run at all. Instead, the animal speed-walked.

Tyrannosaurus rex couldn’t run, but it was a speedy walker

By Ben Guarino, Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 8:15 a.m.
A new study revealed that the Tyrannosaurus rex wasn’t much of a runner. In fact, it couldn’t run at all. Instead, the animal speed-walked.
An “atypical” variety of the animal illness known as mad cow disease was found in an 11-year-old Alabama animal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.

‘Atypical’ mad cow disease detected in Alabama

By Megan Durisin, Shruti Date Singh and Sydney Maki, Bloomberg on July 19, 2017, at 8:04 a.m.
An “atypical” variety of the animal illness known as mad cow disease was found in an 11-year-old Alabama animal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
A man holds his smartphone, which displays the Google home page.

Google challenges Facebook with customizable news feed for its app

By Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 7:09 a.m.
Google rolled out an updated version of its news feed in the Google app on Wednesday that uses machine learning to create customized collections of news stories based on your search history and topics of your choosing.
A newly adopted puppy waits in line to go home at the Bangor Humane Society in Bangor recently.

Your dog’s ancestor came from a group of wolves 40,000 years ago

By Ben Guarino, Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 6:53 a.m.
Scientists have mined modern dog genomes as well as ancient bones.
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton takes part in the Women for Women International Luncheon in New York City, New York, May 2, 2017.

Hillary Clinton is less popular than Trump because nobody will let the election end

By David Weigel, The Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 6:46 a.m.
Ruthie Robertson, 22, was an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University-Idaho.

Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says

By Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 6:33 a.m.
The school officials told her to pray about her decision.

10-year-old dies with heroin and fentanyl in his system, Florida state attorney says

By Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 6:32 a.m.
A Florida state attorney is voicing alarm after a 10-year-old boy died last month with a dangerous opioid mixture in his system — making him one of the youngest victims in the state’s drug epidemic.
Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 20, 2017.

The White House just endorsed the FCC’s effort to roll back its net neutrality rules

By Brian Fung, Washington Post on July 19, 2017, at 6:24 a.m.
The Trump administration has signaled that it stands behind efforts by the Federal Communications Commission and its chairman, Ajit Pai, to roll back the agency’s net neutrality regulations for internet providers.
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME)  leaves a meeting of the Senate Republican caucus for the unveiling of Senate Republicans' revamped proposal to replace Obamacare health care legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 13, 2017.

Collins vows public will play major role in creation of new Senate health care plan

By Christopher Cousins on July 19, 2017, at 5:45 a.m.
Collins said moving development of the bill from “behind closed doors” to the public process is a change of course she welcomes.

Nasdaq hits record on Netflix boost; Dow dragged by Goldman

By Kimberly Chin, Reuters on July 18, 2017, at 8:23 p.m.
The CBOE Volatility index ticked up to end at 9.89 on its fourth consecutive close below 10.

Chipotle shuts Virginia restaurant on norovirus worries, shares fall

By Lisa Baertlein, Reuters on July 18, 2017, at 8:12 p.m.
Chipotle’s stock closed down 4.3 percent, or $17.02, at $374.98 on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017.

Trump had undisclosed hour-long meeting with Putin at G20 Summit

By Karen DeYoung and Philip Rucker, Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 7:08 p.m.
Trump was alone, and Putin was attended only by his official interpreter.
Donald Trump Jr. looks out during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club-New Jersey.

Eighth person in Trump Tower meeting is identified

By Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger, Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.
Ike Kaveladze’s presence was confirmed by Scott Balber, an attorney for Emin and Aras Agalarov, the Russian developers who hosted the Trump-owned Miss Universe pageant in 2013.

Poliquin votes in favor of tougher ozone standards

By Christopher Cousins on July 18, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin won praise from the environmental community with his announcement.

US certifies that Iran is meeting terms of nuclear deal

By Karen DeYoung, Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 2:12 p.m.
Senior administration officials made clear that the certification was grudging and said that Trump intended to impose a new round of sanctions against Iran.
Senator Susan Collins speaks with reporters about the withdrawn Republican health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Collins, 2 more GOP senators torpedo McConnell’s repeal-only plan for Obamacare

By Sean Sullivan and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.
“Repealing without a replacement would create great uncertainty for individuals who rely on the ACA.”
President Donald Trump speaks during a "Made in America" products showcase event at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2017.

Trump suggests Republicans will let Obamacare market collapse, then rewrite health law

By Sean Sullivan and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 10:55 a.m.
In a series of tweets, Trump blamed the demise of a months-long effort to rewrite the Affordable Care Act on Democrats “and a few Republicans,” but he suggested that the drive to overhaul the law was not completely over.
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) greets U.S First Lady Melania Trump while his wife Brigitte Macron (L) welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump at Les Invalides museum in Paris, France, July 13, 2017.

Reebok tweets response to Trump’s ‘in such good shape – beautiful’ comment

By Jena McGregor, Washington Post on July 18, 2017, at 10:07 a.m.
The latest sports apparel brand to step into the minefield of politics and consumer purchases did so by choice.
Chris Pratt as Josh Faraday holds a gun in one hand and a tobacco product in the other in the PG-13 movie "The Magnificent Seven."

To combat teen smoking, health experts recommend R ratings for movies that depict tobacco use

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times on July 18, 2017, at 9:50 a.m.
Public health experts have an unusual suggestion for reducing teen smoking: Give just about any movie that depicts tobacco use an automatic R rating.
Cast member Charlize Theron poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the world premiere and screening of the movie 'Atomic Blonde' in Berlin, Germany, July 17, 2017.

Charlize Theron on a mission to defy gender norms in ‘Atomic Blonde’

By Jonathan Crane, Reuters on July 18, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron said she hoped to even the playing field in the male-dominated spy film genre with her latest role as a deadly agent in action-thriller movie “Atomic Blonde.”