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South Carolina’s losing battle to rewrite its racist history

By Eugene Robinson<p>Eugene Robinson<p>Columnist focusing on politics and culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For most of my life, a flag representing white supremacist violence against black people flew at the capitol of my native state. It is a very big deal that this emblem of hatred and oppression is finally …

South Carolina

Technology gave us a myriad of almost-equal choices. So how are we to decide?

There comes a point in the proliferation of choice when, for the average chooser, paralysis sets in – the kind of blinking, slack-jawed confusion of someone lately emerged from a cave. For example: this week I needed diapers in a hurry. The cheapest are from Costco, but Costco only delivers at …

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

Saudi Arabia

Clippers' DeAndre Jordan faces criticism, but not from Doc Rivers

Mark Cubanwasn't the firstNBAexecutiveDeAndre Jordanneglected to tell he wasn't coming to his team this summer.<p>Jordan also essentially blew off<p>ClippersCoachDoc Riverslast week when the free-agent center initially committed to join theDallas Mavericks. Rivers instead heard from Jordan's agent that …

PC market declines 10 percent ahead of Windows 10 launch

After two years of decline the PC market was poised for growth this year alongside the launch of Windows 10. While it's too early to say whether that will happen, market research firms Gartner and IDC both agree that the PC market has already declined around 10 percent year over year. "The slow PC …

WSJ: Samsung launching Galaxy Note 5 early to beat Apple

Samsung is believed to be bringing the launch date of the Galaxy Note 5 forward by a few weeks in order to beat Apple to the punch. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> believes that the Korean company will announce its phablet gigantophone in August and get it into stores ahead of the iPhone 6S. It's a break …

Mobile

Greece's Tsipras to sell austerity deal to reluctant party

Confederate Battle Doesn't End in South Carolina as Petitions Spread Across Country

U.S. news<p>As South Carolina prepares to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol on Friday, politicians and regular citizens across the country are clamoring to eliminate similar iconography.<p>South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday signed into law a measure to take down the Confederate …

Rights & Freedoms

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …