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Apple, The FBI And iPhone Encryption: A Look At What's At Stake

Remember the cryptex, the little handheld safe from <i>The Da Vinci Code</i> where entering the correct combination will reveal the secret message and entering the wrong one will destroy it?<p>Now replace the little safe with an iPhone, and instead of a secret message, it's holding evidence in a terrorism …

Privacy

How Cleveland's Trying to Get Out of Paying $18.7 Million in Judgments Against Two Cleveland Police Officers

Shauna Smith sat in the courtroom each day, nausea knotting her stomach, as lawyers tussled over the details of how a Cleveland police officer killed …

Social Impact B Corporations Are on the Rise | Inc.com

A little provision was sneaked into the Italian parliament's big end-of-year budget package: it will now be possible for Italian companies, new or already existing, to incorporate as "Società Benefit," or Benefit Corporations. These companies will be officially allowed to put societal benefit on a …

Sustainability

Why Westerns Are Tragically More Relevant Than Ever

Where life had no value, death had its price."<p>So begins Sergio Leone's <i>For a Few Dollars More</i>, the film's opening title card succinctly setting the …

Marco Rubio

White Debt

The word for debt in German also means guilt. A friend who used to live in Munich mentioned this to me recently. I took note because I’m newly in debt, quite a lot of it, from buying a house. So far, my debt is surprisingly comfortable, and that’s one quality of debt that I’ve been pondering lately …

Scott Weiland's Family: 'Don't Glorify This Tragedy'

<i>Mary Forsberg Weiland is the mother of the late singer Scott Weiland's teenage children, Noah, 15, and Lucy, 13. She wrote this with their help in</i> …

Parenting

Civil Forfeiture Is a Civil Shitshow

About that whole "license to steal" thing.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> <i>An earlier version of this story referred to certain allegations from the website Henry County Report regarding the Dothan police department. Questions have since arisen regarding the Henry County Report's reporting. The Southern Poverty Law Center,</i> …

Millennials and the Changing Meaning of Cool | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on male status. This series aims to help men understand the way status affects our behavior, and even physiology, so we</i> …

Demographics

How 'Racing Extinction' Could Save the World

Ten years ago, filmmaker Louie Psihoyos was researching ocean degradation when he crossed paths with activist Ric O'Barry, the man responsible for …

Extinction

How to Parent Like a Dane

Want to learn how to parent like two-time winner Happiest Place on Earth, Denmark? I had the privilege of living as an American expat for two years …

Donald Trump Has Mastered These 5 Psychological Tactics to Get Ahead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many people, it’s surprisingly easy to dismiss “The Donald” as a moronic blowhard. From his bombastic remarks to his over-the-top lifestyle, he often comes off as little more than a rich bully pandering for attention. But is he really?<p>…

The White Anti-Racism Tone Police: White Supremacy vs. White Privilege

I often run into white people on social media who complain my style is too confrontational, and subsequently I'll scare good-intentioned white people away from considering their role in our system of white supremacy and joining the ranks of those who fight against it. Indeed, those two words are a …

This Is How Uber Takes Over a City

Charlie Hales, the mayor of Portland, Ore., was running a zoning hearing last December when he missed a call on his cell from David Plouffe, the …

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Stop Punishing the Family Man

Jay Ramsay got a terrifying phone call at the office. Thirty-seven weeks into his wife’s pregnancy, the baby had stopped moving. The doctors were arranging for an emergency delivery. “I was in panic mode, in tears,” he says.<p>That night brought, fortunately, a healthy baby. Jay took off the rest of …

5 Reasons Marriages Just Don't Work Anymore

Marriages today just don't work.<p>The million dollar question? Why not?<p>It's a pretty simple concept -- fall in love and share your life together. Our great grandparents did it, our grandparents followed suit, and for many of us, our parents did it as well.<p>Why the hell can't we?<p>I've been divorced …

Being a Black Male in America: Racism and the Police

Watching the dastardly shooting of Walter Scott by Officer Slager sent cold chills down my spine. It could have been me! I am filled with a deep sense of anger and outrage at what has become a pattern of white police officers hunting down black men and killing them in cold blood as if to say that …

The NYPD's 'Work Stoppage' Is Surreal

Brace yourselves for a weird night. There might be a little extra drama when the ball drops in Times Square, thanks to one of the more confusing …

Law Enforcement

Why Having Kids Won't Fulfill You

I was struck by the comments Jennifer Aniston made to Allure magazine this week about the badgering she gets on a topic that she finds painful: her …

Rand Paul: Cuba Isolationists Just Don't Get It

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Brazil president weeps as she unveils report on military dictatorship's abuses

The Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, wept on Wednesday as she unveiled the findings of a Truth Commission investigation into the systematic murder, torture and other abuses carried out during the country’s military dictatorship.<p>After a nearly three-year study, the commission confirmed that 191 …

What the world is saying about the CIA torture report

There has been widespread global condemnation of the CIA's use of torture — detailed in a report released Tuesday — against suspected terrorists. Below are some of the voices leading the outrage.<p><b>CHINA</b><p>"China has consistently opposed torture," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in …

Londoners hold 'die-in' in support of U.S. protests

LONDON — Hundreds of protesters rallied Wednesday at one of Europe's largest shopping malls to show solidarity with U.S. demonstrations over the killing of unarmed black men by white officers.<p>Shouting "black lives matter" and "we can't breathe," the multiracial crowd marched through the Westfield …

Who Will Champion Child Homelessness in America?

Recent reports show that children seem to be falling through the cracks of an otherwise strengthened system nationwide, becoming homeless at an alarming rate and with no immediate relief in sight.<p>A recent Newsweek article reported that nearly 2.5 million children experienced homelessness in the …

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

<i>A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, 'A Rape on Campus' [RS 1223], that centered around a University of Virginia student's</i> …

Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting

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What History Books Should Say About Ferguson

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Ferguson and the way forward for the US

Gary Younge sets out in chilling detail (The nation of laws, but no justice, 26 November) how the structural disadvantage of African Americans is rendered concrete in specific acts including being shot dead in the street. Regrettably he offers no indication as to how this situation might begin to …

The North Korean Walter Whites funnelling crystal meth into China

Pyongyang actively produced and trafficked drugs for years, say experts, but there has been a shift towards tolerating smaller scale, privatised operations<p>Just call him North Korea’s Walter White: a struggling professor who turned to making methamphetamine, or crystal meth, to supplement his modest …

Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity'

When it comes to racially lopsided arrests, the most remarkable thing about Ferguson, Mo., might be just how ordinary it is.<p>Police in Ferguson — which erupted into days of racially charged unrest after a white officer killed an unarmed black teen — arrest black people at a rate nearly three times …