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Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people

Extreme heatwaves that kill even healthy people within hours will strike parts of the Indian subcontinent unless global carbon emissions are cut sharply and soon, according to new research.<p>Even outside of these hotspots, three-quarters of the 1.7bn population – particularly those farming in the …

Climate Change

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump …

Health Care

‘Ghetto Tourism’: New York’s disturbing new trend

Upon hearing the word safari you’ll most likely picture the green, rolling hills of Africa or at the very least, an ill-fitting pair of khaki shorts. But what if I were to tell you a different kind of safari exists? One that takes place in Bushwick – one of New York’s most impoverished, if …

Google's Newest Feature Is Great For Art Lovers

It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art Museum with Street View in Google Maps. But …

Surprise! You Work Nearly 4 Months Every Year Just to Pay Taxes

Everyone hates paying taxes, and the end of tax season is a cause for celebration for most Americans. Yet even after you file your returns, the average American is still working for the IRS and their state and local governments even longer. In fact, only yesterday, April 23, did Americans reach Tax …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will change the way you see the world

Documentaries have a bad reputation, and that changes now. What some perceive as a boring genre is actually a home to some of the most inspiring, …

Stephen King

10 Best Countries to Live in If You're a Woman

The United States doesn't make the cut.<p>In 1909, the first International Women's Day was celebrated. It came after a strike that protested against horrible working conditions for women, and since then, plenty of other women's issues have been brought to the world's attention.<p>Today, according to a …

Salaries & Wages

What It's Like to Transition in Trump's America

These four Americans came out as transgender after the election. And they're terrified.<p>In the waning days of the Obama administration, I decided to come out as transgender. I was convinced to leave the closet because trans people were becoming more visible, thanks in part to celebrities like …

LGBTQI

15 Female Artists to Follow On Instagram

Here, 15 female artists to follow on Instagram, from Laurie Simmons to Mickalene Thomas. See through their eyes and inside their studios with social media.

Residential wind turbine from India costs as much as an iPhone

Rooftop solar panels are typically the go-to technology to power homes with renewable energy. But two brothers from India are now working to make …

Renewable Energy

This Is How Planned Parenthood Is Fighting Back In Trump's America

A leaked draft of a bill shows Congress is getting ready to defund the women’s health clinic and abortion provider. BuzzFeed News sat down with the organization’s president, who says that “no one really knows what will make a difference anymore, but that's why we have to do everything we …

Donald Trump’s pick for labor secretary is withdrawing

Andrew Puzder is out. On Wednesday, Donald Trump’s pick for labor secretary announced that he would be withdrawing his name from consideration, according to the Associated Press.<p>The withdrawal comes amid reports that several Republican senators were refusing to support Puzder, and it makes him the …

Donald Trump

Harvard has created a 'liquid' battery that could last for more than a decade

Lithium-ion batteries power everything from phones to electricity grids but their lifespan is incredibly short, plus they're difficult to recycle. …

Antiabortion activists and counter-protesters rally around U.S.

Antiabortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood, but in some cities, counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations.<p>Thousands of Planned Parenthood …

Planned Parenthood

500 rally in St. Paul to defund Planned Parenthood. More than 5,000 counter-protesters greet them

Forced-birthers across the nation participated in more than 200 protests against Planned Parenthood Saturday organized by the #ProtestPP Coalition. …

Feminism

Artist Depicts Black Female Nudes as Ancient Egyptian Goddesses

Joshua Sessoms' drawn symbolism seeks to inspire and heal through legendary history.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Over the last two years, artist Joshua Sessoms has developed a drawing practice that focuses on blending Ancient Egyptian symbolism with contemporary portraits. Sessoms has turned …

Did Trump supporters in Bakersfield vote to repeal their own healthcare?

<b>To the editor:</b> The op-ed aritcle by Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) touched on the irony that the Bakersfield area is among the reddest in the state and likely to be among the hardest hit when the Affordable Care Act is repealed.<p>But Hernandez did not go far enough. The three individuals cited in …

Texas lawmaker wants to lock up women who've had abortions to teach them "responsibility"

Given the recent spate of anti-abortion bills passing through state legislatures, the word "draconian" has been rendered almost meaningless. But …

At Least 500 Women Signed Up to Train for Office After Yesterday’s Marches

America (and the world, really) had a pretty amazing day yesterday when we united as one to make our voices heard re: women’s rights. The Women’s Marches may be over now, but the spirit of that day doesn’t have to be: not by a long shot.<p>President Trump has recognized the rights of the people to …

Donald Trump

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

Rad Feminist Merch That Supports Women’s Causes

Smash the patriarchy... with shopping.<p>Want to support women and get some cool gear out of it at the same time? Whether you’re looking to wear it loud and proud at the Women’s March on Washington or a solidarity event next weekend or just want to cop some rad feminist T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, …

Feminism

Megyn Kelly: From feuding with Donald Trump to emerging as a symbol of feminism in the presidential election

Megyn Kelly is the hottest property in American television news right now – and understandably so. Never, surely, has a single journalist been a …

Megyn Kelly

Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Is Exactly What America Doesn’t Need

Paul Ryan doesn’t want to talk about Donald Trump. The Speaker of the House said earlier this month that he will not defend his party’s nominee for …

Global development,Ethiopia,Africa,World news,Drought,Famine,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Environment,Food security,Malnutrition,Agriculture,Global health<p>The worst drought for decades in Ethiopia’s northern highlands has ended, but unusually heavy downpours threaten to ruin crops and …

Floods

Obama calls for a new global business model to fight climate change

Obama gave his final address to the United Nations on Tuesday, where he discussed how investing in new technologies can help combat climate change, among other issues.<p>He highlighted the need for a "new model" for the global marketplace, one that's both environmentally sustainable and inclusive of …

Bernie supporters need people of color if they don't want their movement to bust

Ever since the Democratic National Convention kicked off this week, there’s been a lot of renewed grumbling about the possible emergence of a "Tea Party of the left."<p>As Vox’s Andrew Prokop has noted, it’s hard to tell where the Bernie or Bust movement will go once the spotlight of the convention is …

Middle-class

Forget learning to code: Every employee should know data analysis

“Learn to code.” Around the world, it has been a familiar refrain. And the world has duly learned.<p>Time was that the standard in-school computer education was little more than word processing, spreadsheets and some basic programming. When I taught at Cal Poly in the ’80s, undergrads all had to take …

Qandeel Baloch: Pakistani social media star strangled by her brother

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Qandeel Baloch, one of Pakistan's most famous and controversial social media stars, has been strangled to death in what police are calling a case of so called "honor" killing in the city of Multan in the country's province of Punjab.<p>Azhar Akram, Multan's chief police …

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney: Climate is a “$7 trillion opportunity”

Mark Carney, Governor Bank of England. By World Economic Forum from Cologny, Switzerland – The Global Economic Outlook: Mark J. CarneyUploaded by …