FROM David Murphy
How Syrian Refugees Are Screened Friday's attacks on Paris were organized by ISIS in Syria. Now 31 American Governors — including all the Republicans — say they don't want more Syrian refugees in their states. House Speaker Paul Ryan has called for a "pause" until the vetting process can be assessed for security. David Murphy, executive director of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, explains how refugees are screened.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?