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Apollo 11 anniversary should rekindle Americans' excitement about space: Readers sound off

CLOSE From Apollo 11, to Trump tweets, to the Electoral College, readers sound off on recent headlines. US space missions benefit everyone Letter to the editor:  The awe of spacecraft launches filled minds with wonder and endless possibilities. Educators, politicians, corporations and others must work to stimulate young minds and to reignite excitement about space Read More…

Apollo 11 was a huge achievement, but unmanned spacecraft did a lot of the heavy lifting

Alex Roland, Opinion contributor Published 6:00 a.m. ET July 20, 2019 CLOSE The real promise of space exploration was realized by those ingenious, tireless, economical and endlessly versatile unmanned spacecraft. The Apollo missions to the moon — which culminated 50 years ago with man walking on the moon — delivered what President John Kennedy sought when he Read More…

6 of our top opinion pieces this week: ICYMI

USA TODAY Published 7:00 a.m. ET July 19, 2019 CLOSE From President Trump’s racist tweets to the 2020 election to the Apollo moon landing, here are some of our top columns of the week. In today’s fast-paced news environment, it can be hard to keep up. For your weekend reading, we’ve started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some Read More…

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it

The Editorial Board, USA TODAY Published 6:23 p.m. ET July 18, 2019 | Updated 6:29 p.m. ET July 18, 2019 CLOSE America’s patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view President Donald Trump came into office promising to do something about the inflated prices Americans pay for prescription drugs. He considered limiting rebates to the middlemen Read More…

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients

James Stansel, Opinion contributor Published 6:25 p.m. ET July 18, 2019 CLOSE Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they’d also reduce competition: Opposing view Patients need help paying for their medicines at the pharmacy counter, and the pharmaceutical industry wants to be part of the solution, but undermining the patent system is the Read More…

Apollo 11 anniversary: Today's Toon

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