Aliya Stimpson

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Everything you need to know about the legal showdown over Trump's travel ban

Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee admissions and banning travel to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries has produced a showdown in federal court and an unusually high-stakes test for the new presidency.<p>Trump tries to salvage travel ban amid numerous legal briefs to block …

Immigration

What we actually lose when the USDA and EPA can’t talk to the public

Facts aren't political<p><i>Update, January 25: Reports on the gag order have received a great deal of attention. This piece been updated to reflect additional information released since its original publication.</i><p>In the summer of 2015 a tropical storm slammed into the mountains of Myanmar and triggered …

USDOT

Theresa May to tell EU's other leaders 'there will be no second referendum'

Theresa May is to warn her 27 fellow European Union leaders over a working dinner in Brussels that Britain’s decision to leave is irreversible and there can be no second referendum.<p>Thursday’s meeting of the European council will be the prime minister’s first opportunity to address the leaders of …

European Union

Barack Obama reflects on presidency at final White House state dinner

Barack Obama hosted his final state dinner on Tuesday, welcoming the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi to the White House and spurring nostalgia for the Obamas’ final months on Pennsylvania Avenue.<p>State dinners are a longstanding presidential tradition to host international heads of state in the …

The White House

Digital rehab exposes Biblical roots of ancient Israeli scroll

Researchers have digitally unwrapped and read an ancient Hebrew scroll that’s so charred it can’t be touched without falling apart. It turns out the …

Emotional Intelligence 101: These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …

Virginia Woolf on the Relationship Between Loneliness and Creativity

“If I could catch the feeling, I would; the feeling of the singing of the real world, as one is driven by loneliness and silence from the habitable world.”<p>There is a kind of loneliness that lodges itself in the psyche and never fully leaves, a loneliness most anguishing not in solitude but in …

Literature

The True Story Behind Alice In Wonderland

The man behind <i>Alice In Wonderland</i> is much like the tales he wrote: an enigma that straddles the line between childlike innocence and darkness. Like …