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Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit

President Trump at the White House in July. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images) Michael Scherer National political reporter covering campaigns, Congress and the White House Amy B Wang National politics reporter covering 2020 presidential campaigns July 9 at 7:58 PM President Trump has summoned Republican lawmakers, political strategists and social media stars to the White House on […]

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Controversial CRISPR baby experiment may have resulted in brain enhancements

China’s CRISPR baby saga continues to rage on. After the birth of gene-edited twins in China last year, and the reported pregnancy of a second woman, the world’s scientific community voiced their shock at what sounds (provided it’s accurate) like an ethical nightmare. Now scientists have expressed concerns that the procedure may also have resulted […]