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Kids are gearing up to take Trump to court over climate change

According to CNN, a group of kids ranging from ages 9 to 20 are going to take the federal government, and by extension, President-elect Donald Trump to court once he assumes office.<p>The reason is that politicians have failed to fix the climate change problem, and so through a law firm called Our …

Many women thought Clinton would shatter the glass ceiling, not run into a concrete wall

It turned out that the ceiling was made not of glass, but reinforced concrete.<p>At least that is what it felt like to many women who had been getting ready Tuesday to pour champagne in celebration of the first female president of the United States.<p>It soon became clear that the nation's 45th U.S. …

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Trump’s win is a reminder of the incredible, unbeatable power of racism

He tapped into the most powerful force in America.<p>Donald Trump has won the presidency, despite an unprecedented level of unfitness and in defiance of nearly every prediction and poll. And he’s done this not despite but because he expressed unfiltered disdain toward racial and religious minorities …

Native Americans still face racism across the US as Standing Rock protests continue

While Native American protesters were being pepper-sprayed, shot with beanbags and arrested en masse by law enforcement in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, …

Why Queer Retellings of Classic Stories Are So Necessary

Queer retellings of stories are a reminder that the classics don't just belong to straight white guys—they belong to the LGBTQ community, too.<p>If it's true that, as Christopher Booker wrote, there are only seven plots reiterated throughout fiction, it should come as no surprise that every year's …

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings appear to …

Holy Sepulchre

The rise of paranoid politics could make America ungovernable – and the FBI is fuelling the fire

Nothing can disprove the fears of a paranoiac. Indeed, everything confirms them.<p>Take the “chemtrails” conspiracy theory: the idea that the white trails left behind in the sky by aeroplanes are sinister chemicals dispersed to sterilise or control voters. If a government declares there is “no …

6 killed in Kenya as al-Shabab claims to target Christians

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists killed six people in an attack in northern Kenya near the border with Somalia, an official said …

I want to hear NASA's Golden Record so badly I'll even give money to a Kickstarter

A record about Earth for alien civilizations<p>Call it Human Civilization 101 — a record that contains sounds, music, and images from Earth to teach extraterrestrials everything they needed to know about us. That’s NASA’s Golden Record, a precious album that was printed onto gold-plated copper disks …

Bible breakthrough: Scientists unlock secrets of burned Hebrew scroll

In a significant archaeological achievement, an ancient Hebrew scroll that was burned in a fire in the distant past and was seemingly impenetrable has finally become readable— and scientists have discovered that it contains verses from the book of Leviticus.<p>The breakthrough was made through a …

Donald Trump Jr. Offended Syrian Refugees with a Skittles Photo Taken by an Anti-Trump Refugee

Donald Trump Jr. is facing backlash on social media after he tweeted a graphic comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles.<p>Now, in a twist of irony, the …

White riot - Vox

How racism and immigration gave us Trump, Brexit, and a whole new kind of politics<p>Today, Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. But the story of how he managed to become the most powerful man in the world — why Americans were drawn to someone with authoritarian tendencies …

PHOTOS: Venezuelans Take To The Streets In Protest Against The Government

They call it "The Taking of Caracas."<p>A flood of Venezuelans — supporters of the opposition, unhappy with President Nicolas Maduro — marched in the country's capital on Thursday, demanding a recall election.<p>Venezuela's economy is in freefall. Food shortages have left grocery stores bare, while …

Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway Said if Women Were Stronger, Rape Wouldn’t Exist

A recently surfaced video shows the G.O.P. pollster taking part in victim blaming.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has a woman problem. The Republican presidential nominee, who once said that letting his wife work was a “very dangerous thing,” has consistently trailed <b>Hillary Clinton</b> by double-digit margins in …

Microsoft makes it easy to report hate speech

The company is also making it easy to reinstate posts that were wrongly deleted.<p>If you come across any racial and gay slur and just about anything that sounds like hate speech on Xbox Live, you can directly report the incident to Microsoft. The tech titan has launched a dedicated website where you …

Rights & Freedoms

Muslim mob in Egypt strips 70-year-old Christian woman

Seven Christian homes ransacked and torched following rumours woman’s son had affair with Muslim woman<p>A Muslim mob stripped a 70-year-old Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were ransacked and torched in a province south of the …