FROM Esra Tasali
New Study on Sleep Deprivation Many of us had to drag ourselves out of bed this morning after losing an hour yesterday to Daylight Saving Time. While we struggle to readjust our sleep schedules, it’s worth noting just how detrimental even a little less sleep can be. One study released last week found that losing just 30 minutes of sleep each day boosted the risk of diabetes by 17%. That’s in line with a growing body of research that links sleep debt to obesity and diabetes. We learn more about the scary science of sleep deprivation.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.