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New Supreme Court decision could upend thousands of deportation cases in setback for immigration hard-liners

This was nothing like the terrible images of the last month. This was not about bereft parents and tearful children who have been ripped apart at the …

Immigration

China willing to invest $3 billion in Nigerian oil operations: NNPC

ABUJA (Reuters) - China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) is willing to invest $3 billion in its existing oil and gas operation in Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Sunday following a meeting with the Chinese in Abuja.<p>During a visit to Nigeria's state-owned NNPC, …

Oil

Turning Waste Into Gold

The water authority in Washington, D.C., receives 1,500 wet tons of sewage into its wastewater-treatment facility each day. CEO George Hawkins views …

It actually is possible to train your brain to become smarter

There are many rumors about the strange habits and capabilities of inventor Nikola Tesla.<p>He was said only to need about two hours of sleep per night, supported by occasional naps. He apparently died without ever marrying and, possibly, without any intimate relationships, deeming them a distraction …

Inventions

Here's exactly when you'll become a millionaire if you save $300 per month

If you're aiming to build a $1 million retirement fund, as recommended by experts, regularly saving and investing can put you well on your way to …

Retirement

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans

The check arrived out of the blue, issued in his name for $1,200, a mailing from a consumer finance company. Stephen Huggins eyed it carefully.<p>A loan, it said. Smaller type said the interest rate would be 33 percent.<p>Way too high, Huggins thought. He put it aside.<p>A week later, though, his 2005 Chevy …

Finance

The 50 Best Cities in The World to Visit Alone

Although frightening, traveling alone can be best way to explore a new city.<p>Although it can be frightening, traveling alone is often the best way to …

Crime

The 17 Best Foreign Films On Netflix

Ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic Scores!<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>7:19</i> <b><br>Rotten Tomatoes Score:</b> 100%<br>At 7:19am on …

Entertainment

“I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets

Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it.<p>“For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on <i>top</i> of it,” Tim Berners-Lee told me one morning in …

Privacy

Pros and cons of that $10000 Amazon delivery business offer

If you've always dreamed of starting your own business, Amazon (AMZN) has a deal for you. But you may want to think twice before you accept it. In an …

Enterprise Tech

Here’s how political science explains the GOP’s obsession with civility

On Wednesday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the surprise Democratic primary winner from New York’s 14th Congressional District, said, “[T]he Democratic Party is a big tent and there are so many ways to be a Democrat.” In this, she is correct. Democrats have been, sometimes uncomfortably, forced to find …

Political Science

This part-time job pays $300K a year. Seriously

Americans' rising anxiety over paying their bills<p>Median board member pay rose to $300,000 per year, up 3.4% from the median pay of $290,000 last year, according to the latest survey from Compensation Advisory Partners (CAP).<p>According to board surveys by the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, …

Compensation

Jeff Bezos keeps this inspiring quote on his fridge

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, thanks to Amazon's growing success — most recently the e-commerce giant's billion-dollar acquisition …

Jeff Bezos

Tesla's IPO was 8 years ago today — here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

article<p>1920<p>960<p>Tesla's initial public offering occurred eight years ago Friday, and an investor buying in then would have made a very impressive …

Tesla

What’s AT&T Doing about Its Debt?

Build the story, feel the vibe<p>The news app with the latest stories and trending conversations.<p>Get the app<p>Finance.Market Realist.23 hours agoWhat’s …

Time Warner

Immigrants Founded Or Lead About Half Of Most-Funded US Unicorns

It’s well known that immigrants founded or lead a large percentage of U.S. businesses from small mom-and-pop operations to major corporations. But …

Startups

Special report: A 30-year alarm on the reality of climate change

Three decades have passed since then-NASA scientist James Hansen testified before the Senate Energy committee and alerted the country to the arrival …

Climate Change

America’s Housing Crisis Is A Ticking Time Bomb

A new report reveals rising rents and surging inequality — and it’s only going to get worse.<p>By nearly every measure, the American housing sector is broken. For decades, city, state and federal policies have contributed to rising rents, falling subsidies and the systematic shift of homeownership to …

Housing

Climate Change May Already Be Hitting the Housing Market

By Christopher FlavelleChristopher Flavelle and Allison McCartneyAllison McCartney<p>Even as President Donald Trump downplays the importance of climate …

Real Estate

Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience

The Top Scams that Android Users Fall For

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Americans on Android mobile phones accessed 23 suspected malicious URLs per minute. From fake virus alerts to …

Identity Theft

Mr. CrossFit vs. Big Soda: A profane fitness guru’s wonky war with the soda industry

<b>On a bright November morning</b>, Congressman Scott Taylor is meeting with a visitor at his Capitol Hill office. Even in his dark suit and striped tie, the steely eyed, fit Republican from eastern Virginia looks every bit the Navy SEAL he once was. His visitor — Greg Glassman, founder and sole owner of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

The US Again Has the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge …

Machine Learning

From Travel Ban To Political Pins: Pending Decisions From The Supreme Court

On Monday at 10 a.m., the Supreme Court might release opinions in a number of significant cases on this year's docket, deciding the fate of President Trump's travel ban, public sector unions and political redistricting — among other possibilities.<p>The Court never says in advance which opinions it's …

supremecourt

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Is This the World's Clearest Lake?

If you spend even a few minutes Googling "gorgeous beaches" or "beautiful water"—and let's face it, if you didn't take to the Internet to cool your …

The FBI is warning you to reboot your router to prevent a new attack — here's everything you need to do

On Friday, the FBI warned that anyone who uses a router to connect to the internet should reboot their routers.<p>The warning is related to Russian malware (malicious software) called VPNFilter that can secretly install itself onto internet routers and collect data from an unsuspecting user. So far, …

The first cyberattack took place nearly 200 years ago in France

France created a national mechanical telegraph system in the 1790s; in 1834, a pair of crooked bankers named François and Joseph Blanc launched the …

Department of Homeland Security moves to finally rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule

After nearly a year of protest and litigation, the Department of Homeland Security finally announced late last week that it was moving ahead with plans to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule, which would have allowed immigrant founders of startups to remain in the U.S. for up to five …