Julia Cohl

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Who gets hurt and who gets helped by the Senate health care bill

<b>NEW YORK (CNNMoney)</b> - Republicans are one step closer to fulfilling their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>The Senate unveiled its …

44 ways to judge the Obama era

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, the 44th commander in chief of the United States, caps off eight years in office on January 20.<p>Those eight years saw the nation grapple with the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression. The country's response to that crisis helped reshape the …

Home Ownership

Why Some Problem Cops Don’t Lose Their Badges

A Wall Street Journal examination shows how states allow some police officers to remain on the force despite misconduct<p>Gary Allen Steele fired a gun near his former girlfriend during an argument. Donald Snider harassed a minor. Claudia Wright faced forgery charges. Frank Garcia was accused of …

Wall Street

The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who

<b>(AP)</b><p>An abstruse but bitter debate in social psychology sheds crucial light on Donald Trump, and the history behind him<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 4, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The week before the 2016 presidential election, Francis Wilkinson wrote a piece for Bloomberg View headlined "The Moral Foundations of …

Conservatism

Discoveries May Rewrite History of China's Terra-Cotta Warriors

Finds at the famous tomb complex point to influences from abroad and a blood-soaked succession after the death of China's first emperor.<p>In the four decades since mysterious terra-cotta statues first came to light in northern China, archaeologists have uncovered a whole lifelike army. But that …

Immigrant rights activist likely to be deported herself after hiding her status | Fox News

The last thing anyone in the immigrant activist community would have expected was that Wendy Uruchi Contreras would be arrested and potentially deported.<p>On May 28, the community organizer for Casa, a national immigrants rights organization based in Maryland, was stopped by police and arrested for a …

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Apple can never release an 'iWatch' in the UK

Long before Apple actually launched its first wearable, a trademarking spree sent the rumour mill into overdrive. Understandably so, because what else could an "iWatch" be? The Swiss clocksmiths at Swatch weren't best pleased with this application, however, challenging the filing with the UK's …

The Surprising Benefits of Hating Everything

Essayist Mark Greif's new book 'Against Everything' doesn't tell you how to live, but it does encourag<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Intellectuals get a bad rap. Long gone are the days when you could call up your favorite poet/theorist for a night of discussing German philosophy over …

Fiction

<b>The Consultant</b><p>by Catherynne M. Valente<p>Catherynne M. Valente appeared on the Center's panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival, <b>Gender in Science Fiction</b> …

Books

10 Cool Product Designs of 2016

Night mode<p>Times are changing continuously and nothing stays how it is. Even the perception of what looks cool and what doesn’t changes every so and …

Blu-Ray

Alexander Wang presents adidas Originals unisex line

NEW YORK (AP) — In a surprise finale to his Fashion Week show, Alexander Wang sent an army of 70 models down the runway to announce his new collaboration with adidas Originals. Christian Siriano was inspired by the casual chic of Capri and earned applause for a few plus-size models who walked his …

Acid attack victim steals the show on New York Fashion week runway

<b>NEW YORK CITY</b> - The extravagant, the unique and the bold can be found every year on the runways at New York Fashion week.<p>This year, among the never …

Acid Attack

Climate change is thawing deadly diseases. Maybe now we'll address it? | Mona Sarfaty

An anthrax outbreak in Russia came from a 75-year-old caribou carcass thawing out. It’s a warning sign of worse to come<p>Earlier this month, an outbreak of anthrax in northern Russia caused the death of a 12-year-old boy and his grandmother and put 90 people in the hospital. These deadly spores – …

Photographer Chronicles Her Husband's Depression Through Intimate Portraits

“Where words failed us, the pictures filled in the blanks," photographer Maureen Drennan explains.<p>When photographer Maureen Drennan was growing up, she spent part of her time in Block Island, Rhode Island, whose landscape is characterized by foggy skies and still waters. “It was a lonely time,” she …

Rhode Island

Inside the Bondi hoarders ‘neat freak’ house

Mrs Bobolas, who with daughters Elena and Liana have made national headlines, says the inside of their hoarders’ house is really “neat and …

Australia

The Disturbing Personal Archive of a Former Detroit Policeman

TOLEDO, OH — It’s impossible to consider the content of <i>Beautiful Pig</i>, a collection of works by artist Ben Schonberger, as wholly separate from the …

Regev: Memorial for athletes killed in 1972 must be part of Olympics opening ceremony

Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev said Sunday that a commemoration for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches killed by Palestinian terrorists at …

International Olympic Committee

Here's an answer to the gun problem...

Why France is Ground Zero in the war on terror

The murder of 84 people and wounding of hundreds more in Nice on Thursday is a passing of the torch. It is the third major terrorist attack against France in a year and a half, after the massacres at Charlie Hebdo and the Stade de France, and the tenth one total. The 9/11 era is over: today, France …

What it's like to meet former convicted murderers who aren't murderers at all

I remember the first time I heard the names Raymond and Thomas Highers. I was instantly drawn to their story. The two men were head-thumpers and …

Crime

Warrant under review for ex-deputy Detroit police chief Tolbert in Davontae Sanford case

<b>DETROIT</b> - A former deputy Detroit police chief could face criminal charges after a state police investigation found problems with how an alleged …

Crime

Some Fish Can Recognize Human Faces, Scientists Find

<i>By Bahar Gholipour</i><p>Even tiny brains can accomplish complex tasks.<p>Scientists have found that archerfish (a species of tropical fish) can learn to …

Carter to step down from 'front-line' work with The Elders

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his "front-line role" as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday.<p>Former South African president Nelson Mandela founded the small group of former global leaders in 2007, and the former U.S. president participated in …

How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind — from a Magician and Google Design Ethicist

<i>Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.</i><p>“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they’ve been fooled.” — Unknown.<p>I’m an expert on how …

Solving the Mystery of Unanswered Emails

Email was once so fresh it was the central theme of a ’90s cult-classic love story. These days, <i>You’ve Got Mail</i> feels more anxiety-inducing thriller …