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Whirlpool shares plunge, endometriosis treatment, Dems seek balancing act, stunning microburst and more

• Jul 25, 2018 at 10:21 AM

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CNBC: Whirlpool shares plunge 14.5%, post worst day since 1987 as tariffs wreak havoc with costs and suppliers

Shares of Whirlpool, the U.S. based washing machine giant who was once in favor of stricter trade controls for its own industry, posted their worst day in over 30 years after executives blamed rising steel and aluminum costs for diminished quarterly earnings.

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QUARTZ: The Americans who want America to stay white are actually a minority themselves

The US is well on its way to becoming majority-minority. In other words, non-whites (African-Americans, Asians, Latinos, and other ethnic and racial minorities) could make up more than half of the population by 2043, according to US Census projections.

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THE GUARDIAN: Democrats look for balancing act to win key Ohio district from Republicans

or observers of politics in the Trump era, the script in Ohio is familiar. A special election pits a young and energetic Democrat against an underwhelming Republican, in an area where many conservatives look askance at Donald Trump.

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VOX: Women with endometriosis experience terrible pain. There’s finally a new treatment.

When actress and author Lena Dunham went public about having endometriosis, a disorder of the uterus, she wanted to make something clear: The pain it causes can be completely debilitating, and women desperately need better treatments.

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ONE COOL THING: Stunning microburst

Watch this stunning time lapse of a microburst in Henderson, Nev.

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