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Tori Partridge


Tori is a writer and video editor for Newsy. She has a love (obsession) for owls, Thor and naps on naps. When not downing coffee or talking non-stop to anyone and everyone close enough to hear, she binge watches series, not seasons, on Netflix.

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Chronic Lyme Disease Is Common, But It Doesn't Officially Exist

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Can Pedophilia Be Treated Like Any Other Mental Illness?

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It's Hard To Incentivize Companies To Stop Hiring Undocumented Workers

Ray Kurzweil gives a talk
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Silicon Valley's Newest Venture Is The Search For Immortality

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When You Buy A Song, How Much Of That Money Goes To The Artist?

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Young Users Run Social Media, And That May Be Bad News For Facebook

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Could Our Government Get More Done If It Were Less Transparent?

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Think An Asteroid Killed The Dinosaurs? Some Scientists Aren't So Sure

Brett Kavanaugh
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Senate Committee Advances Kavanaugh, But Flake Wants FBI Investigation

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Going Black-And-White On Your Phone Might Not Be A Bad Idea

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Should Hollywood Cast Stars Based on Ability or Identity?

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Should Companies Look Past Candidates' College Degrees?

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Our Data Is Out There — And We Aren't Doing Much To Protect It

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Does American-Style Democracy Work In The Middle East?

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Checking Your Phone All The Time? Going Grayscale Might Fix That

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AI Is Still Really Bad At Recognizing Minorities' Faces

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A Bilingual Brain Solves Problems Faster

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Owning A Pet Could Literally Be Making You Healthier

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HIV Is Getting Harder To Treat. Could Another AIDS Epidemic Be Next?

David Hogg talks with Dan Rather.
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Your New Coworker Is Gen Z, Not A Millennial

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Companies Use 60 Percent Of Profits On Stock Buybacks. What Are They?

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After Nine Decades, Is Our Partnership With Turkey Nearing A Break-Up?

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Suing Women-Only Spaces In The Name of Men's Rights

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Americans Want Medicare For All, But How Do We Pay For it?

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The Thin Line Between Loving Your Job And Being A 'Workaholic'

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Russian Election Trolls Also Spread Vaccine Misinformation

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Want Kids To Be Resilient? Show Them They Matter

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Nigeria Is Growing Quickly — Too Quickly?

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How Young Hispanics May Have The Deciding Vote In Future Elections

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The 'Right Way' To Do Trade Internationally May Not Always Be Obvious