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Shutdown watch: What Trump's DACA moves mean

<b>(CNN) —</b> Put Thursday in the proper perspective: President Donald Trump, who said definitively he would sign what Congress sends him, flatly rejected the lone (serious) bipartisan effort to reach a resolution on the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>And he did it by:<p>A. …

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China's love hotel boom shows nation's changing attitudes to sex

Hundreds of short-stay rooms are opening as entrepreneurs see opportunities with shift in sexual mores<p>Room 204 is the Shakespeare room at Beijing’s Lots of Love Hotel.<p>A plaque on the door reads: “zhongxia ye zhi meng” or “a midsummer night’s dream”. But inside the bedroom’s crimson confines there …

Listen up, L.A.: Rio de Janeiro's mayor shares advice on the Olympics

Eduardo Paes will take the stage as the most important mayor in the world for 17 days next year when the<p>Summer Olympicsstart in August in his city of Rio de Janeiro. For him, the nine-year adventure officially started Sept. 7, 2007, when Rio was named Brazil's applicant city. At the time, Paes was …

Small man syndrome really does exist, US government researchers conclude

Men who feel the least masculine are nearly three times more likely to commit violent acts compared with those who are comfortable in their own skin<p>Small man syndrome really does exist, US government scientists have found, after research showed men who feel the least masculine are at risk of …

Could Sexting Help Your Relationship?

Sexting is scandalous, dangerous and downright dirty behavior.<p>Or, at least, that seems to be its reputation, maybe because most studies of the behavior have focused on teens. Among young adults, exchanging explicit messages and photos by phone has been linked to higher rates of early sex, sexually …

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

Rising inequality holding back economic growth, report warns

PARIS (AP) — The widening gap between haves and have-nots in much of the developed world not only raises concerns about the fraying social fabric — …

How social media is helping Nepal rebuild after two big earthquakes

After the earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing over 8,000 people and leaving more than 250,000 homeless, the small Himalayan nation—among the poorest in world—was left scrambling to respond. And with little disaster infrastructure in place, groups of Nepalis, foreign aid workers and …

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