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‘The Vietnam War’ Filmmaker on the Horrifying Execution Footage That’s ‘Unbearable to Look At’

Episode 6 dives deep into the Tet Offensive: the misconceptions, the absolute carnage, and the fallout that occurred in both Vietnam and the</i> …

Vietnam

Raids in New Jersey town target ultra-Orthodox Jews accused of welfare fraud. 'What is going on here?'

It was a spectacle nobody in this sleepy New Jersey town would forget.<p>Early one Monday morning, police and<p>FBIagents in bulletproof vests bounded up the steps of suburban townhouses and split levels, threatening to break down the doors, hauling out in handcuffs husbands and wives in the distinctive …

New Jersey

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Immune System

EGEB: Japanese towns going off grid; $500M of solar R&D/year; Trump once believed; more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news.</i><p>Quiet energy revolution underway in Japan as dozens of towns go off the grid – <i>Higashi Matsushima has built its own independent transmission grid and solar generating panels as well</i> …

We're at the end of white Christian America. What will that mean?

After accounting for eight out of 10 Americans in 1976, white Christians are now a minority, a study has found. The political implications could be profound<p>America is a Christian nation: this much has always been a political axiom, especially for conservatives. Even someone as godless and immoral …

Religion

Inside the Middle East's Most Important Upcoming Election

Double-digit inflation, untenable food prices, dwindling water resources, escalated extremism against Christians, vicious crackdowns on perceived …

America's Poorest Are Getting Virtually No Assistance

Here’s how this came to be.<p>People who pay attention to poverty, including the poor themselves, know one thing all too well: Over the past few decades, anti-poverty policy in this country has evolved to be “pro-work.” This means that if you’re a low-income parent who’s well connected to the job …

The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious

How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread<p>At the supermarket near his home in central Virginia, Tom Burford likes to loiter by the display of Red Delicious. He waits until he spots a store manager. Then he picks up one of the glossy apples and, with a flourish, scrapes …

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

The movies started flirting with what would be called "rock & roll" from the very beginning, slapping Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …