But according to the analyst, others at the meeting were surprised by the announcement, and the general reaction was "incredulous".
Policy analysts at the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta were told on Thursday about a list of forbidden words in a meeting with senior CDC officials responsible for the budget, according to the analyst, who participated in the 90-minute briefing.
The newspaper quoted an anonymous source saying that scientists and other officials at the agency have been told to instead say that the "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes".
Merkley responded to a Washington Post report Saturday that reported the Trump administration had banned the CDC from using the terms "vulnerable", "entitlement", "diversity", "transgender", "fetus", "evidence-based" and "science-based" in official documents prepared for next year's budget.
According to the Post, any budget documents that include these words will be sent back to the CDC to be corrected.
"It was very much, 'Are you serious?"
Schiphol airport evacuated as man held
The area immediately surrounding the incident was closed to the public, but the airport was functioning normally, Verberkt said. Videos on social media showed what appeared to be the suspect being taken out of the airport in a stretcher.
The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents.
The forbidden words broadly encapsulate the Trump administration's adverse stances on climate change and LGBT rights, and raises more questions about its approach on diversity.
The analyst who spoke with the Post could not remember a similar ban over potentially controversial words.
"You can not fight against the Zika virus, or improve women's and fetal health, if you are unable to use the word "fetus.' You must be able to talk about science and evidence if you are to research cures for infectious diseases such as Ebola", Singiser said". Are you kidding?' " the analyst said, "In my experience, we've never had any pushback from an ideological standpoint".
"HHS will continue to use the best scientific evidence available to improve the health of all Americans", said spokesman Matt Lloyd.
He claimed to CNN that the story was a "mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process", but did not specifically deny that the words and phrases were verboten.
She was arrested Friday night in California and has a court date there Monday ahead of her extradition to Tennessee. There was a break in the high-profile cold case when the gun used to murder Wright was found in a MS lake.
Arians said Wednesday that there had been no improvement in the condition of Peterson, who had missed the team's past two games. Then, he fell back to earth, failing to rush for more than 79 yards over the next three games before suffering his neck injury.
I'll always remember the noise y'all made whenever I hit the open turf at Soldier (Field) - never heard anything quite like it. Nineteen of those TD returns came in eight seasons with the Bears , where he also played wide receiver.
Whoopi Goldberg excoriated Omarosa on " The View " and pointedly said the fired White House official is "nasty" to women of color. Her resignation from her job as director of communications for the office of the public liaison is effective January 20.
The Detroit Tigers have reportedly traded second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Los Angeles Angels for two minor league prospects. This marks the second big move of the young winter for an Angels team that already added Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani .
In some studies, researchers indicated that social media might cause an increased feeling of loneliness and depression . You probably won't have noticed it yet but you can now find the button in the top-right drop-down menu of every post.
The Court released Fransen on bail, on condition she stays 500 meters away of any demonstration or parade in Northern Ireland. Fransen's barrister, Richard McConkey, branded the curbs on her freedom of speech, as a politician, as disproportionate.
And the Geminids are known as particularly bright meteors , especially when they flash across dark night skies. This year's Geminids will be extra special because the Phaethon will take its closest path to Earth since 1983.
According to a Twitter spokesperson, the limit on the number of tweets you can add via the + button before you publish is 25. Twitter product manager Sasank Reddy said that the addition of threads are a nod to the creativity of the Twitter community.
Matt Lauer is the former co-host of NBC's " Today " show, who was sacked last month amid allegations of sexual harassment. There are few metrics in the world that offer as much insight into our society as Google's annual " Year in Search ".
Likewise, former Moody Blues' members Mike Pinder and Ray Thomas could rejoin the pioneering English band after many years apart. To be eligible for this year's ballot, each nominee's first single or album had to be released in 1992 or earlier.
All three winning teams of the ImageNet Challenge in the past three years have been largely composed of Chinese researchers. According to Li, 43 percent of the content in the top 100 AI journals came from Chinese authors in 2015.
Ducks Look To Finish Strong vs Boise State
The last time Freeman addressed the subject, after a rout of Oregon State in the Civil War, Freeman said "I don't know". The Ducks didn't have much luck in conference matchups this season, as they posted a meager 4-5 record in Pac-12 play.
Canadian billionaire, wife found dead at their home
Apotex described their deaths as shocking and tragic, while other statements praised the Shermans' numerous philanthropic efforts. Wonderful human beings, incredible philanthropists, great leaders in healthcare. "I am heartbroken", she said on Twitter.
Forbes reveals OEM using Synaptics' in-display sensor
The first smartphone hasn't been named just yet, but the fingerprint sensor is Clear ID FS9500 for what it's worth. The way this works can be customized by companies and likely within the user settings of a particular device.
LG V30+ smartphone first impressions
The smartphone comes with a 6-inch 18:9 display with quad HD+ resolution of 2880x1440 pixels at a massive 538ppi pixel density. The connectivity features on board the LG smartphone are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC, GPS and USB Type-C.
Police hold 11-year-old MI girl at gunpoint
Numerous people in the crowd at the city commission meeting say they are saddened by what they saw on the video of the incident. As she came forward, the officer had her put her hands on her head, then turn around and walk backward toward him.
Russell Simmons Faces New Rape Allegations
When Russell went to her bosses for help with the issue, she said she was told it was common behavior for Simmons. The Times reports she told four friends about the alleged assault at the time , but did not report it to police.
Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 update, fixes a bug in HomeKit
If anyone is keeping count, this is the eight update to hit users following the global rollout of iOS 11 a couple of months ago. Apple Watch users should keep in mind that once you install beta software, you can not downgrade back to the public release.