CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: In the year or so since billionaire Elon Musk took over Twitter (now X), the platform has changed: As a tool for reporters, X is a shadow of what Twitter once was. Lara Korte of Politico joined us to talk about the decline of the platform, how it came to be such an essential part of newsgathering and how and where to stay up-to-date on political news in the wake of X’s dysfunction.
Spraying crops with an herbicide to prevent crop losses to pests. (Photo: pfalztv, via Shutterstock)
California is deciding whether to add a popular herbicide’s ingredient to the list of officially recognized cancer-causing compounds — a move that has run into a legal road block. At issue is glyphosate, a prime ingredient in the Monsanto Company’s herbicide Roundup.
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