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Scientists Simulate a New Material That Could Be Even Weirder Than Graphene

Get ready for one-dimensional boron chains.<p>We all love graphene - the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon aren't just super flexible, harder than …

WeChat users send 46 billion digital red packets over Lunar New Year - Xinhua

(This February 4 story has been corrected to reflect that South Korea saw most spending by Chinese tourists using WeChat Pay, not that South Koreans were most active senders of WeChat “red packets”)<p>A WeChat logo is displayed on a mobile phone as a woman walks past as she talks on her mobile phone …

China

The cave squeaker returns: Rare frog seen after decades

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The cave squeaker is back.Researchers in Zimbabwe say they have found a rare frog that hasn't been seen in decades.The …

Wildlife

Trump's Twitter criticism of judge shows limits of staff's influence

Late Friday night, some of President Donald Trump's top advisers huddled on the phone to craft a response to a court ruling that blocked the White House's refugee and immigration ban.<p>The White House statement slammed the order as "outrageous." But the president's lawyers quickly raised objections …

24 celebrities speak honestly about their mental health battles

To mark World Mental Health Day 2017, we hear from some of the biggest names about their struggles with mental health.<p>Tuesday 10th October is the …

A Dramatic Showdown at the Department of Justice

Donald Trump dismissed the acting attorney general for insubordination, after she refused to defend his immigration order in court.<p>President Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates only hours after she instructed Justice Department lawyers not to defend his controversial executive order …

Donald Trump

Philippines to disband anti-drug police units after rogue agents kill South Korean businessman

President Rodrigo Duterte said he was embarrassed that anti-drugs officers had abused their power to engage in kidnapping, leading to the death by strangulation of Jee Ick-joo, on the grounds of the national police headquarters.<p>Duterte said other suspects were still at large and gave them 48 hours …

Asia

Starbucks Has a Response to President Trump's Immigration Ban: Hire 10,000 Refugees

Starbucks (sbux) CEO Howard Schultz sought Sunday to reassure employees anguished about President Donald Trump‘s immigration ban, and said the coffee …

Airbnb to Offer Free Housing to Refugees, Blocked Travelers

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky has announced that the company will work to provide free housing for those affected by travel restrictions resulting from a …

Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican officials and conservative groups who are rattled …

Actor Kal Penn raises thousands for Syrian refugees after vile social media comment

What Kal Penn calls turning bigotry into love is a powerful force indeed.<p>The actor flipped a vile social media comment on its head Saturday, using …

9 ways you can use social media to get your dream job

Your search results are frequently your one and only chance to make the best first impression. Reputation.com’s Polly Wood, who counsels CEOs, …