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Trump Retreats on Separating Families, but Thousands May Remain Apart

WASHINGTON — President Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period.<p>“We’re going to have strong — very strong — borders, but we are …

Immigration

All You Need Is 1 Dumbbell For These 20 Intense, Muscle-Building Moves

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves — they only use one dumbbell. Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal to you which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to …

Workouts

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns

WINDSOR, England — A thousand-year-old English castle echoed with the exhortations of an African-American bishop and a gospel choir on Saturday, as Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, an American actress, nudging the British royal family into a new era.<p>Ms. Markle, who has long identified herself as a …

On a Spring Texan Morning, a Sound Heard Too Often at Schools Across America: Bang. Bang. Bang.

SANTA FE, Tex. — Just outside the ceramics storeroom where Trenton Beazley huddled on the floor, his classmates and substitute teacher from first-period art lay dead. A gunman stalked back and forth between two adjoining classrooms inside Santa Fe High School, firing blast after blast.<p>This was …

Crime

How to Protect Your Written Ideas and Stories

Maybe you’ve just written the best story or come up with a winning story idea, but you’re worried that someone will steal it from under you. It’s …

The Best Life Insurance Companies in the United States [Top 10 for 2018]

Determining who offers the best life insurance is not always a black and white answer.While you can get quotes from all of the top rated life …

The Designers Combining Work and Play in Amman

Saeed Abu-Jaber and Mothanna Hussein of the graphic design studio Turbo reflect on their hometown and what inspires them.

Venezuela Jail Fire Killed at Least 68, Attorney General Says

CARACAS, Venezuela — At least 68 people died when a fire erupted during a riot at a jail in the northern Venezuelan city of Valencia, the attorney general said late Wednesday.<p>The announcement came hours after crowds of anguished family members had gathered outside the facility, some weeping and …

Venezuela

How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’

In 1942, the anthropologist Ashley Montagu published “Man’s Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race<i>,</i>” an influential book that argued that race is a social concept with no genetic basis. A classic example often cited is the inconsistent definition of “black.” In the United States, historically, a …

Where Fear and Hope Collide: Images From Mexican Border, and Beyond

For nearly a decade, the photographer John Moore has traversed the Mexico-United States border, covering the story of immigration from all sides — American, Mexican, immigrant and border agent.<p>His depiction of the border is both literal and figurative.<p>He captures misty images of river bends and …

Photos From the ‘March for Our Lives’ Protests Around the World

Crowds are gathering in cities across the United States and around the world.

Protest

Sticking with It: Sustaining Your Meditation Practice

It’s March, and that means <b>Meditation Month</b> is back! Our annual challenge to sit every day until March 31 is a great opportunity to reinvigorate your …

Huracán María: 6 historias, 6 meses después | Sentir a María en el cuerpo seis meses después

Presentado por<p>Por Jessica Ríos Viner para El Nuevo Día<p>Las voces cambian. Cambian los barrios, las calles, las paredes, los rostros, los contextos, …

Art and the Mind’s Eye: How Drawing Trains You to See the World More Clearly and to Live with a Deeper Sense of Presence

A passionate case for learning “to search into the cause of beauty, and penetrate the minutest parts of loveliness.”<p><i>“It’s only when we look with eyes of love that we see as the painter sees,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his forgotten 1968 gem <i>To Paint Is to Love Again</i>. Drawing, indeed, transforms the …

Create 3D Type with Affinity Designer

Got a logo or display text that needs something more than a drop shadow? A 3D text effect is just the thing to make that logo pop! The 3D trend is on …

Graphics

Here are the best free drawing software programs you can install right now

If you’re a struggling artist, “renting” Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator can make a huge impact on your wallet. Photoshop alone costs $240 per …

Graphics

11 Extremely Helpful (And Free!) Online Graphic Design Courses

Resources<p>Resources<p>Brush up on your graphic design skills with these free online courses.<p><i>Build your professional portfolio website in minutes. Start</i> …

Tacoma’s Urban Sketchers show their work at Handforth Gallery

Tacoma’s Urban Sketchers are exhibiting a sampling of their work at the Handforth Gallery, which is housed inside the main branch of the Tacoma …

In Puerto Rico, Artists Rebuild and Reach Out

In the wake of Hurricane Maria’s crushing devastation of Puerto Rico, leaving half the island without power and the official death toll rising, Klaus Biesenbach, the director of MoMA PS1 and chief curator at large for the Museum of Modern Art, and Christopher Gregory, a Puerto Rican photojournalist …

Puerto Rico

The APA's New Multicultural Guidelines

In 2002, in response to the need for the profession of psychology to integrate awareness, knowledge, and skills of the cultural dynamics that present …

Meet a Sangha: Centro Zen de Puerto Rico

<b><br>City:</b> Caimito, a semi-rural mountain area south of San Juan <b><br>Tradition</b>: Rinzai Zen <b><br>Abbot:</b> Kigen Raúl Dávila <b><br>Year Founded</b>: 1982 by Kyozan Joshu Sasaki …

Capital idea: Preserving the past through art in India's Amaravati

Putting in place the building blocks to erect a new capital city from scratch is no mean feat, but that is precisely what a Singapore consortium is …

Asia

18 science fiction and fantasy books to read this January

Start off your year with a good book (or two)<p>It’s a brand new year, and that means that it’s time to dust off the reading list and take a look at what’s coming ahead.<p>In the last days of 2017, I finally found some time to catch up on Brian K. Vaughn and FIonna Staples’s brilliant comic <i>Saga</i>. I’ve …

14th Century Cave Art From Lost Civilization Discovered on Uninhabited Caribbean Island

Rock art is one of the most primitive visual forms used to express the rites, rituals, and religions of early cultures. A global phenomenon, different types of rock art are found around the world and now, for the first time, researchers have discovered dateable cave art in the Caribbean.<p>Surveys of …

BATS Magazine Article: The Bats of Puerto Rico

Volume 16, Issue 2, Summer 1998<p>The Bats of Puerto Rico<p>Bats have few friends on the island of Puerto Rico, but the dedicated few are working hard for …

Caribbean

Batty for Bats? Meet the Bats of Puerto Rico!

Bats as a species have been given a bad name. They’re often seen as parasitic, disease-ridden and even blood-sucking. But the bat population of …

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico in the Dark

Like most members of the Puerto Rican diaspora, I couldn’t reach my family and friends on the island for more than a week after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Sept. 20. All I had to work with was a quick phone call my mother’s neighbor had made to my sister. The neighbor said that my mother and …

The UN is warning that we are now on course for 3C of global warming. This will ultimately redraw the map of the world<p>When UN climate negotiators meet for summit talks this month, there will be a new figure on the table: 3C.<p>Until now, global efforts such as the Paris climate agreement have tried to …

Climate

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Parenting