An animal rights group has sent letters to neighbors of US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins and NIH researcher Stephen Suomi that reveal their home addresses and phone numbers and urge the neighbors to contact them, ScienceInsider reports. It adds that critics say that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has gone too far.

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The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

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