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3 Supreme Court Justices Skipped President Trump's Address to Congress

Three Supreme Court justices skipped President Donald Trump‘s first address to a joint session of Congress: conservatives Samuel Alito and Clarence …

Trump directs EPA to begin dismantling clean water rule

President Trumpstepped up his attack on federal environmental protections Tuesday, issuing an order directing his administration to begin the long process of rolling back sweeping clean water rules that were enacted by his predecessor.<p>The order directing the<p>Environmental Protection Agencyto set …

Clean Technology

WATCH: Jon Stewart joins Stephen Colbert to talk about President Trump’s lies

No longer hosting “The Daily Show,” Stewart says he spends the whole day “yelling about Trump to animals”<p>Jon Stewart again made an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Monday night, where he chatted with his old friend, Stephen Colbert, about President Donald Trump's hostile …

The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States

Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the world’s …

Corruption

U.N. says Syria ignored most of its requests to deliver aid

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Syrian government in 2015 ignored most United Nations requests to deliver humanitarian aid to some of the 4.6 million people in hard-to-reach and besieged areas and only 620,000 received help, the U.N. aid chief said on Wednesday.<p>Stephen O‘Brien told the U.N. Security …

North Africa

British government makes U-turn over resettlement of Syrian children

Home Office announces it will take in vulnerable minors already in Europe following calls from politicians and charities<p>Britain will take in some unaccompanied Syrian refugee children who are already in Europe, the government is to announce, and will set aside a new £10m fund to support vulnerable …

Don't Amend the Constitution, Enforce It

The federal government has burst the confines of the Constitution, and we the people must do something about it. That's the premise of recent calls by Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Governor Greg Abbott for an Article V amendments convention, at which they intend to propose constitutional amendments …

Children urge Australia to free them from Nauru island 'prison'

<b>(CNN) —</b> At just 10 years old, Mizba Ahmed and her family fled persecution in Myanmar.<p>Boarding a smuggler's boat bound for Australia, she never imagined that instead of finding a better life, she'd end up spending 18 months in detention on the isolated Pacific island of Nauru.<p>"Nauru is the worst …

Australia

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

U.S. to pay Iran $1.7 billion in legal settlement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As the Obama administration welcomed the implementation of a major nuclear deal with Iran on Saturday, it also prepared to close the book on another long-standing issue between the two countries: a decades old legal claim.<p>The U.S. State Department announced the government had …

CNN

U.K. Parliament Debates Whether to Ban Donald Trump

The U.K. Parliament debated a problem far from its shores on Monday: what to do about the nativist rhetoric of Donald Trump.<p>Parliament took up the …

What Do the Armed Militia Occupying the Wildlife Refuge in Oregon Want? In a Word: Welfare.

As the Bundy brothers and company near the end of the first week of occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon, it has been somewhat confusing as to what their demands are. We know they don't think Dwight and Steven Hammond should go to prison for arson after burning …

N.Korea H-bomb test "gross violation" of international law if confirmed -Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A reported successful test of a hydrogen bomb by North Korea would amount to a gross violation of international law if confirmed, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.<p>“Such actions are fraught with further aggravation of the situation on the Korean peninsula, which is …

North Korea

America has been duped on climate change

<b>Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the ethics of global warming. Need a primer? Catch up here.</b><p><i>Robert Brulle is a professor of sociology and environmental science at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is</i> …

Climate

See 12 Amazing Examples of Just-Released Artifacts From the New York Public Library

Rehabilitation clients, Boone County, Arkansas, 1935.<br>Ben Shahn—The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Pri<p>1 of 12

Armed Militia Members Take Over Wildlife Refuge Building in Oregon: 'We're Planning on Staying Here for Years'

Armed militia stormed and occupied a national wildlife building in Oregon on Friday.<p>The occupation happened after 300 militia and local citizens …

Oregon

Ancient DNA sheds light on Irish origins

<b>Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations.</b><p>The genome is the instruction booklet for building a human, comprising three billion paired DNA "letters".<p>The work shows that early Irish farmers were similar to southern …

Anthropology