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The 20 photographs of the week

The Mexico earthquake, the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and the Catalan vote of independence – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Hurricane Maria

A legal scholar explains why some white working class Americans don’t go to college

Joan C. Williams, legal scholar and author of "White Working class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America" explains why some members of the white working class don't graduate from college. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>One of the messages that the white working class has heard is if you</i> …

The healthiest way to improve your sleep: exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're one of the third of all Americans who suffer from insomnia -- roughly 108 million of us -- put away your sleeping pills. Science has a much safer solution.<p>"There has been more and more research in the last decade showing exercise can reduce insomnia," Rush University clinical …

Sleep

"I Think About My Son Every Day": Trayvon Martin's Mother on Life Five Years Later

Sybrina Fulton has turned her sorrow into a mission to ensure no other mothers join her sorority of heartbreak.<p>Sybrina Fulton kissed her youngest son, Trayvon Martin, goodbye on February 21, 2012, as he headed to Sanford, Florida, with his father, Tracy Martin. Six days later, Tracy, her …

Hillary Clinton

Boy? Girl? Both? Neither? A New Generation Overthrows Gender

More and more people are opting for 'nonbinary' gender identities as they reject the concept of gender as only male or female.

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

IKEA for Grownups: 5 Next-Level Scandinavian Shops

Although we would never want to put an age limit on shopping at everyone's favorite Swedish superstore, a new study by the lending company Earnest …

Behind the Story: Lucky Peach on the History of Pho

American cuisine isn’t an oxymoron. For centuries immigrants have introduced different culinary crowd-pleasers, crossover hits that mish and mash until they become indelibly American. Italians brought pizza, Mexicans the taco, the Chinese gave us steamed dumplings, and the Vietnamese introduced <i>pho</i> …

The real reason research blaming black poverty on black culture has fallen out of favor

This year marks the 50th anniversary of sociologist-turned-US Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's 1965 study, <i>The Negro Family: The Case for National Action</i>. Generally referred to as the Moynihan Report, it primarily blames black poverty on "ghetto culture," failure to marry, and absent black fathers, …

White Millennials are products of a failed lesson in colorblindness

What I’d like to believe from my observations in the streets of Ferguson and New York City at the height of the Black Lives Matter protests is that, …

Exercise at Home: A Compact 7 Minute Workout

Working out at home, especially in a small space, can be a huge hassle and feel potentially less effective, making hitting the gym seem like a …