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Physicists Have Created a Set of Conditions in Which Time Seems to Run in Reverse

Nobody panic.<p>While we all take for granted the fact that time's arrow forever points towards the future, physicists have always had trouble showing …

Quantum Physics

RIP net neutrality: Here's what comes next (and it ain't pretty)

"Just trust that the companies will tell us when they do something bad. If they do, we might be able to tell them not to do it any more."<p>This is the …

Like Magic: The Tech That Goes Into Making Money Harder To Fake

In 2005, shortly after earning a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering, Sam Cape was looking for work online when he came across a cryptic help wanted ad.<p>At his interview, he was shown something that blew his mind. Cape says it looked like film but was three-dimensional and …

Facing High Legal Fees, Immigrants Are Using Web Tools to Apply for Green Cards

Tech services are promising to help undocumented people apply for legal status, but can they deliver?<p>For Victor Murillo, the prospect of returning to the city of his birth is unthinkable.<p>The 30-year-old came to the United States from Guadalajara, Mexico, when he was two, and doesn't remember his …

America's New World Order Is Officially Dead

American foreign policy has reached a historic inflection point, and here's the surprise: It has very little to do with the all-consuming presidency and controversies of Donald Trump.<p>For roughly 25 years after the Cold War, one of the dominant themes of U.S. policy was the effort to globalize the …

What is a 'Dotard'?

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had some choice words for US President Donald Trump Friday, accusing the American leader of "mentally deranged behavior."<p>But it was Kim's use of the term "dotard," that has set the internet alight. While not widely used today, the insult is centuries old, …

North Korea

You Won’t Like Mexico When It’s Angry

President Trump’s insults are pushing the Mexican political system into dangerous territory.<p>In his landmark 1985 book, <i>Distant Neighbor</i>s, Alan Riding, then the <i>New York Times'</i> Mexico City correspondent, wrote that the Mexican president, in the days of the one-party state, was all powerful except for …

United States

Rich People From These Nations Hide the Most Offshore Wealth

Pinpointing the inequality between rich and poor is notoriously difficult because the data is so squishy, and new research shows just how hard that …

The 48 most revealing lines of Steve Bannon's '60 Minutes' interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon sat down with "60 Minutes" for his first major interview since leaving 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Known for his rhetorical bomb-throwing and willingness to poke the political establishment in the eye, Bannon did not disappoint in his …

This chart shows what a war with North Korea could do to the global economy

Several provocations from the North Korean government in the form of unauthorized missile launches and the testing of a major nuclear weapon have ramped up the potential of a conflict between the states to levels not seen in two decades.<p>A physical engagement between the two nations still looks …