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10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits.<p>To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been …

The Civil War on America’s Horizon

An uneasiness has overtaken the body politic. There is a sense that a terrible clash is about to occur. The establishment’s contempt for Donald …

War

Why were there so many serial killers in the 1980s?

<b>Over three decades in the late 20th century, there was a rise in serial homicides in North America. One historian asks whether the ravages of World War Two were a factor.</b><p>Peter Vronsky's fascination with serial killers began when, at 23, he bumped into one in a lift.<p>It was 1979, and the Canadian …

Crime

This 26-Year-Old CEO Found Students $7 Billion In Financial Aid

Not many company founders can credibly toss around the phrase, “seven billion dollars.” But Charlie Javice, the 26-year-old founder of Frank, can. And she did. And she probably will again.<p>That’s how much financial aid Javice estimates her company has found for the students who use Frank. “We’ve …

College & University

Renegade administration ignores Supreme Court’s deportation order

<b>(Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)</b><p>Homeland Security Department still won’t tell immigrants when or where to show up in court<p>Sarah Okeson<p>September 1, 2018 11:29am (UTC)<p>Read more articles from the DC Report here.<p>The Trump administration continues to deport people in …

Immigration

Stunning anti-ageing breakthrough could see humans live to 150 and regenerate organs by 2020 'for the price of a coffee a day'

An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years old and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020.<p>Harvard Professor …

Anti-aging

As more immigrants wear monitors, effectiveness is disputed

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted with electronic monitoring devices — a practice which both the government and advocacy groups oppose …

Immigration

Report: Illegal immigration leads to 2,200 deaths, 118,000 rapes, 138,000 assaults

The hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants expected to rush the U.S.-Mexico border this year will face over one million cases of rape, …

The Salary You Need to Live Alone in Every Major U.S. City

Living in an exciting urban environment is a priority for a lot of people, but the prospect of swinging rent in a major city without the help of a …

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Sitting

Americans have grown to hate presidents of the other party

Here's how badly the country has fractured over President Trump: He has a near-universal approval among Republicans, while three in four Democrats …

How do deportations work in Germany?

The case of the suspected Osama bin Laden bodyguard Sami A. and the suicide of a recent deportee have put Germany's complex deportation system under …

The US Is Broke

<b>“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.” – Solomon</b>This is the story about Debtor, a newborn American baby. Debtor …

Canada Has Its Own Ways of Keeping Out Unwanted Immigrants

The country’s methods of controlling immigration are simply less in-your-face than America’s.<p>If you want to understand why Canada’s immigration system works, and why its immigration rate has generated so little political backlash despite being so much higher than America’s, take a look at the …

Common cause of dementia may be treatable

A new study — led by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom — has now uncovered how a disease that affects the brain's small blood vessels …

“Abolish ICE” shows how far left Democrats have moved on immigration

The progressive rallying cry may challenge Democratic unity, but it’s no longer the party of “tough but fair” immigration centrism.<p>“Abolish ICE” has become a slogan of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.<p>Many of the party’s established leaders appear to be caught off guard by the …

How fatal shootings by police were cut in half — and how we might do it again

Controversial shootings by police lead to a national outcry and a range of reforms that reduce police killings of suspects by half. Sound like a pie-in-the-sky hope for the future? It is precisely what happened in the 1970s and 1980s.<p>America's virtually forgotten success at reducing gun violence by …

OPINION: The Democratic Party Is Literally Calling For Anarchy

1:35 PM 07/06/2018<p>The Democratic Party’s position on ICE proves they are now the Party of anarchy — a fact our President truly understands.<p>“In recent …

Fact Check: Are 80% of Asylum Court Cases Not Approved?

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a Fox News interview that about 80 percent of people seeking asylum in immigration court do not …

Supreme Court Says Foreign Nationals Have No Due Process Rights Here

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The World Bargain on Asylum Is Unraveling

The United States isn’t the only country struggling to deal with a surge in people seeking refuge.<p>In one sense, the Trump administration’s actions against migrants fleeing violence and deprivation in Central America have made the United States a glaring global outlier.<p>“The U.S. is the only country …

The Raging Controversy at the Border Began With This Incident 100 Years Ago

In early August 1918, Felix B. Peñaloza, the <i>presidente municipal</i>, or mayor, of Nogales, Mexico, ordered construction of a fence running along the …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Critical Thinking

Black Motorists Lying on Cops -- Who's Doing the 'Racial Profiling'?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 07, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In the last few …

Illegal aliens are increasing

Prosecutions deter illegal immigration, avoiding the dangers for families: Opposing view<p>The government recently said it would prosecute aliens entering illegally, even those traveling with children. This seemingly harsh policy actually <i>protects</i> foreign nationals.<p>Illegal entry is a crime. Prosecuting …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Jeff Sessions ends Obama-era 'de facto' court amnesty for illegal immigrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a directive to immigration judges Thursday telling them they can no longer shunt deportation cases off onto …

Immigration

Midnight Mania! Frank Mir Testified In Police Chokehold Death Case

Welcome to Midnight Mania!<p>Frank Mir gave a testimony before a grand jury on behalf of former Las Vegas Metro Police Department officer Kenneth …

Martial Arts

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

Sexuality