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Contain ISIS

The Paris attacks have naturally prompted calls for a stronger response. But restraint is the better course of action.<p>ISIS’s attack in Paris has prompted calls for a reassessment of the strategy the United States and its allies have pursued in the past 14 months to, in Obama’s words, “degrade and …

EU says Turkey not doing enough to contain migrant crisis

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union on Thursday complained that Turkey wasn't doing enough to significantly decrease the number of people making the …

North Africa

Student debt protests planned after armed marshals arrest man for old loans

Seven US marshals armed with automatic weapons turned up at Paul Aker’s home in Houston, Texas, last week to arrest him over a $1,500 student loan debt dating back to 1987.<p>“It was totally mind-boggling,” Aker said. “I was wondering, why are you here? I am home, I haven’t done anything ... Why are …

College & University

Senate panel confirms 1st openly gay military service leader

The Senate Armed Services Committee has confirmed the first openly gay leader of a U.S. military service, voting Thursday to approve the nomination of Eric Fanning to be Army secretary.<p>But it's unclear when the full Senate will take up Fanning's nomination.<p>Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., last year placed …

Obama Administration

What might the next US recession look like?

2016-02-01T16:08:41.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Stocks and corporate bonds haven’t been doing so well lately, while the market-implied probability of four …

Will America's economy get dragged into recession?

Americans are making more money, finding more jobs and enjoying cheap gas prices.<p>But they're not spending much...not even during the holiday season.<p>Concerns are rising that the American shopper won't be able to save the U.S. from heading into a recession. It's a big worry given that consumers make …

U.S. Economy

The Fed's Mistakes

Bold theses should receive skeptical reactions, and ours did. We argued in the New York Times that, contrary to what just about everyone believes, …

Here’s Every Reason the U.S. Economy Could Hit a Recession

Even though it probably won't

Bombings kill 20 in Syria as peace talks invitations go out

BEIRUT (AP) — Multiple bombings struck a government-run checkpoint in the central Syrian city of Homs on Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and …

Middle East

This 22-Year-Old is Shaking Up Political Photography with Creative Commons Images

There’s a 22-year-old college student who’s shaking up the world of political photography. His name is Gage Skidmore, and you’ve likely seen many of …

These Mesmerizing Circular Panoramas Will Send You For A Loop

Simply gorgeous.<p>You may have taken a few panoramic pics on your iPhone, but these photographs, taken by Randy Scott Slavin, will make you rethink the entire format.<p>Slavin, a New York City-based director, started taking these amazing 360-degree panoramas for his "Alternate Perspectives" series. He …

Photography

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These Designers Invented A New Way To 3-D Print Concrete Architecture

Their technique could radically change the way 3-D printed buildings look.<p>While studying together at the Bartlett School of Architecture, masters students Francesca Camilleri, Nadia Doukhi, Alvaro Lopez Rodriguez and Roman Strukov all agreed that 3-D printing was the future of their chosen trade. …

Apple has an idea that could eliminate the ugly camera bulge on the iPhone 6

The redesign would use a curved camera sensor instead of a conventional flat one, potentially eliminating the unsightly "bulge" found on the iPhone 6 and 6s.<p>The camera bulge was a major complaint many had with the iPhone design when it was first introduced in 2014. Apple even tried to hide the …