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The President Is About To Steal Your Future

<b>UPDATE (6/2/17, 10:13 a.m. ET):</b> As expected, President Trump announced on Thursday that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement.<p>Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Subverting corruption

By Henry J. Schumacher | <i>Special to the</i> BusinessMirror<p>When corruption has become systemic, it resembles organized crime. It has its own parallel …

19 Ways to Give Up Sugar

It's time to call sugar out for what it is: A heartbreaker, a big-tummy maker, and a health-food faker.<p>It's time to call sugar out for what it is: A …

Who’s Faking, Trump Or The News?

<i>This post first appeared at</i> BillMoyers.com<p>For getting a sense of what Americans think, decent polls, for all their deficiencies, are better than wild guesses. So consider the findings of a major poll that last month looked into the question of whom to believe, Trump or the major media. It ain’t …

Donald Trump

Not just 'bad hombres': U.S. immigration arrests up one-third from 2016

Arrests of undocumented immigrants increased by nearly one-third in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2016, …

Immigration

Pope prays for persecuted Muslims, calls for bridges not walls

ROME—Marking the Catholic Church’s International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, Pope Francis asked the thousands gathered in …

This May Be the Oldest Known Sign of Life on Earth

Found embedded in crystal, the structures seem to be fossils formed around hydrothermal vents as much as 4.28 billion years ago.<p>Stalks of iron-rich minerals, each a fraction the size of an eyelash, may be evidence of the earliest life-forms to inhabit the newborn planet Earth. The tiny hematite …

A Cure For All Disease? Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Only Billionaire Trying To Save Lives, So Are Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg And Ray Dalio

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the only billionaire trying to eradicate diseases. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, former New York …

Mexico says it will defend rights of its migrants, cooperate with U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - A senior Mexican official told a United Nations human rights forum on Thursday that his government would defend the rights of Mexican migrants from discriminatory security measures.<p>Painted handprints made by an activist are seen at the U.S.-Mexico border wall between Ciudad …

North Africa

What I have learned from five years of Everyday Sexism

To be a feminist is to be accused of oversensitivity and hysteria. But in the face of the abuse the project uncovered, the strength, ingenuity and humour of women has shone like a beacon<p>In spring 2012, a week after setting up a website to catalogue experiences of gender inequality, I asked Lady …

Feminism

These colleges are better than Harvard at making poor kids rich

When the development offices of massive, astoundingly wealthy universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia make their pitches to prospective donors, the No. 1 message is always the same: financial aid.<p>The idea, bolstered by profile after profile of talented students from humble …

College & University

Meet the first woman to run the Boston Marathon (illegally) 50 years ago – now 70, she's about do it again

Her body buckles as it is wrenched backwards; her face grimaces while other runners her stare incredulously at what is happening barely a mile and a half into the 1967 Boston Marathon.<p>The now-iconic photograph of Kathrine Switzer being physically assaulted by race official Jock Semple made …

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan, aiming for ISIS caves

The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, nicknamed the "mother of all bombs," in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves …

Afghanistan

Ancient village discovered in Canada is 10,000 years older than the pyramids

The discovery of a 14,000-year-old ancient village in Canada could forever alter our understanding of early civilization in North America. …

Russia's Arctic Troops Are Getting These Specialized Mobile Air Defenses

The Kremlin will show off two winterized, mobile anti-aircraft systems during its annual Victory Day parade as it continues to militarize the frigid …

Military

Should Cybersecurity Be a Human Right?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Privacy

arctic

How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything<p>Part I: The Bare Arctic<p>Part I: The top of the world is melting even faster than scientists thought. Here’s how …

Global Warming

Permafrost thaw threatens flood of carbon, methane emissions

Permafrost is much more sensitive to warmer temperatures than previously known, writes Alex Kirby. A new study shows that every 1C of warming could …

Research

Once-pristine Arctic Ocean contains 300 billion pieces of plastic, study suggests

Hundreds of billions of pieces of plastic are floating in the once-pristine Arctic, according to a new study, in a startling indication of how …

Pollution

Fake News: New Name, Old Problem. Can Premium Programmatic Help?

Fake news has been in the news, but it's not new. While the story is fading, the core issue still exists. The internet has long suffered from a …

Fake News

Facebook Is Calling On ‘Everyone’ To Do Their Part In Fighting Fake News

Really, nobody is in love with fake news except for those who benefit from it. On one end of that spectrum, fake-news sites spread dangerous falsehoods that have placed lives in peril. However, some people (including President Trump) use the term as an insult to “take down” legitimate news stories …

Internet

Facebook's thought police

The social panic and media hysteria over fake news continues unabated. And once again, Facebook's reaction is all wrong.<p>The left's intense focus on …

Social Media

More flour brands added to Robin Hood national flour recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more brands of flour and flour products to the national recall it issued April 4 over fears of E. coli …

E.coli

Is it time we stopped taking our children to zoos?

This week, a keeper was killed at Hamerton Zoo Park in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in a "freak accident" after a tiger entered the enclosure she was in.<p>South Lakes Safari Zoo in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, was recently refused a new licence after nearly 500 of its animals died over a four-year …

This Viral Image Shows What’s Really in Your Nutella

Not all is sweet in the land of hazelnut chocolate. When Reddit user MrFlow uploaded the image of a breakdown of what Nutella is really made of, the …

Nutella