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'Like a WWI battlefield': 15 dead as mudslides wipe away homes in fire-ravaged Southern California

MONTECITO, Calif. <b>—</b> Rescue teams battled through rain-sodden muck and debris Wednesday seeking to reach more areas ravaged by landslides that sent deadly torrents of mud and water over homes in Southern California. The death toll rose to at least 15, but the search was expanding and the figure could …

Santa Barbara

Immigration agents raid 7-Eleven stores nationwide, arrest 21 people in biggest crackdown of Trump era

U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office.<p>Some 98 of the convenience stores nationwide — from Los Angeles to New York — …

Immigration

Wonder Woman Gal Gadot wants to sell you the Mate 10 Pro

Wonder Woman is coming to the US -- not to fight for justice, but to sell phones.<p>Samsung competitor Huawei has just named "Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot its official brand ambassador in the US, in the hopes that Gadot's popularity and backing will put the world's third-largest phonemaker on the …

Gal Gadot

Trump says he'll 'take the heat' over immigration reform

President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers sparred over immigration during a nearly hour-long meeting in front of reporters, during which Trump pledged to “take the heat” if Congress pursued a comprehensive reform package.<p>Trump voiced interest in striking a deal on Deferred Action for …

All the President’s Tweets

Should Trump be banned from Twitter?<p>There he tweets again: <b>Donald John Trump</b>, the president of the <b>United States of America</b>, crazily boasting, bullying, slandering and threatening violence against his enemies.<p>Of course, lots of trolls do this on <b>Twitter</b>, occasionally crossing the line and causing the …

John Oliver Says He ‘Tried and Failed’ With Dustin Hoffman Confrontation

Depending on whom you ask, John Oliver was either a hero or a quintessential British villain when he grilled Dustin Hoffman about his long-standing …

Sexual Harassment

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

The Avalanche of Rock ’n’ Roll Death

Andre Calilhanna, like countless kids before him, fell hard for rock ’n’ roll. It was the early 1980s in suburban Maryland and his parents were Middle-Eastern immigrants who enjoyed classical music and had barely heard of Elvis Presley. Seeing Styx live at the Capital Centre<i>,</i> or drumming in high …

Trump legal team readies attack on Flynn’s credibility

President Trump's legal team plans to cast former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn as a liar seeking to protect himself if he accuses the president or his senior aides of any wrongdoing, according to three people familiar with the strategy.<p>The approach would mark a sharp break from …

Donald Trump

Quartz’s favorite Africa books of 2017

African literature is the object of immense international interest right now, and the coverage of this field has played an influential role in Quartz Africa’s coverage. In 2017, we published stories about Nigeria’s car culture through the literature of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, reviewed Karen …

Books

Alabama makes Jones win official as Moore's last-ditch challenge fails

Alabama officials certified the results of its special Senate election Thursday, officially naming Democrat Doug Jones the victor not long after a judge rejected a last-minute challenge from Republican Roy Moore.<p>Late Wednesday, hours before the Alabama State Canvassing Board was scheduled to meet …

A Scottish island with six residents wants a rebrand to avoid its community’s extinction

If you’ve ever dreamed of living out the old adage “hell is other people” on a remote island, you’d probably love the Scottish island of Ulva. But for the six people who live there? Not so much.<p>The island, just 4,600 acres, is part of the Inner Hebrides archipelago. It’s accessible by an on-demand …

Beatrix Potter