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- White House sets policy on transgender rights
The White House on Wednesday rolled back Obama administration policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. The new rules will change that and make transgender students use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex.
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- New planets discovered
Seven new Earth-size planets have been discovered orbiting a start about 40-light-yrars away, which is not very far in terms of space. It’s the first realistic chance that we could discover alien life.
- CPAC starts
The Conservative Political Action Conference will start today in full swing, with Vice President Mike Pence giving an address at 7:30 PM ET. President Donald Trump is set to speak on Friday.
- Tillerson’s visit to Mexico
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Mexico on Wednesday, he will be in meetings that will hopefully help Mexico decide if it is going to do what President Donald Trump wants or if they’re going to fight him over it.
- North Dakota Access pipeline protesters leave
The activists who have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline for months have mostly left, as the deadline for the protesters to leave is close. Ten people were arrested, albeit 20 to 25 activists are still there.