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5 ways Comey contradicted Clinton's email claims

On key points, the FBI director refuted several rationales behind her private server.<p>FBI Director James Comey tore up Hillary Clinton’s email script on Tuesday.<p>During a highly unusual news conference, Comey directly contradicted several of Clinton’s statements about her private server — refuting …

Government

How a Second Brexit Referendum Would Kill the EU

<i>Liubomir K. Topaloff is an associate professor of political science at the School of Political Science and Economics at Meiji University.</i><p>The Brexit …

Europe

Why Brexit Persuaded Me to Vote for Hillary Clinton

Last Friday, people across the United Kingdom woke up shocked to learn that their nation had actually voted to leave the European Union. More than a million people now reportedly would like to change their vote from “leave” to “remain”; more than 3 million signed a petition for a second referendum. …

Foreign Policy

The lies Trump told this week: from US trade policies to his own campaign

Donald Trump’s latest tweak to proposed Muslim ban, disavowal of Republican leader he once praised and more exaggerations, contradictions and half-truths<p>In speeches from Pennsylvania to Scotland, on subjects ranging from founding fathers to campaign cash, Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Putin and Erdogan mend ties after Russia-Turkey jet incident

<b>The leaders of Turkey and Russia have spoken for the first time since the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey sparked a diplomatic crisis.</b><p>Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin agreed over the phone to meet in person, Mr Erdogan's office said.<p>The call came after Turkey expressed "regret" …

Russia

Brexit: EU leaders say UK cannot have 'à la carte' single market

Leaders meeting in Brussels say that UK’s future relationship with EU must be based on ‘rights and obligations’<p>European leaders have said they expect Britain to notify them of its intention to leave as early as September, and insisted the UK has no prospect of keeping access to the single market …

United Kingdom

25 Moments That Changed America

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Women's Health

Google is making its educational tools more powerful

Students will be able to cast their screens to the teacher's projector<p>It’s no secret that Google’s Chromebooks have seen the most success in the classroom, and have quickly become the de facto education computer in the US thanks to their low cost and easy management. Today, Google is announcing new …

Education Technology

World leaders and economic experts react: Brexit is 'as significant as post-9/11'

One expert, Ian Bremmer, President and Founder at Eurasia Group, even said a Brexit was "as significant as post-9/11" for the markets.<p>The UK shocked the world on Thursday when a slim majority voted for a Brexit, and the fallout since then has been dramatic — the pound crumbled to a 31-year low …

World Economic Forum

The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of …

10 Archaeological Finds That Shed New Light On Ancient Egypt

Egypt was one of the earliest cultures to start keeping extensive records for future generations. Their monuments like the Great Pyramids of Giza …

Ancient History

Stress --The Good And The Bad

Why do some people excel when competing and do well on exams while others (although equally prepared) do not fare as well? Some interesting research suggests a possible answer in a single gene whose job is to clear dopamine from the pre-frontal cortex, the decision making part of the brain. This …

A Visual History Of Urbanization, From The World's First City In 3700 BC To The Present

From Sumer to Sacremento, this map shows the full history of urbanization around the world. Watch as world's cities are born one-by-one, beginning with [arguably] the world's first city in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.<p>The history of urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD (interactive</i> …

Data Visualization

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists.<p>In largely party-line votes, …

Guns

The 19 greatest cities in history

From 7000 B.C. to today, at least 19 cities have led the world in population.<p>We have profiled each of them, taking data and insights primarily from "Why the West Rules — For Now" by Stanford historian and archaeologist Ian Morris.<p>Cities have, of course, grown vastly bigger over time. Nine thousand …

Ancient History

28 things everyone should do in Spain

In fact, the country has so much to offer that it can be overwhelming for visitors to choose what to do and see. It's impossible to hit all of the country's highlights in a single visit.<p>Keep scrolling for a list of must-sees all over the country, from the aqueduct of Segovia to the Mosque of …

Barcelona

How Your Diet In Childhood Can Affect You for Life

If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, most of us tend to pick up healthy eating habits when we’re well into middle age, when we’re already …

Holistic Medicine