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This Is What World War III Will Look Like | Time

In a picture that captures the violence and sheer destruction inherent in war perhaps more graphically than any other ever published in LIFE, Marines take cover on an Iwo Jima hillside amid the burned-out remains of banyan jungle, as a Japanese bunker is obliterated in March 1945.<p>In this and dozens …

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Civil Rights Icon’s Tough Message to Black Community on Confederate Flag: ‘If Black Lives Matter…’

Civil rights icon and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is imploring the black community to focus on addressing actual racism and the problems negatively impacting blacks rather than the Confederate flag, which is a merely a “symbol that means a lot of things to a lot of people.”<p>(WAGA-TV)<p>“The …

5 Mistakes That Will Lead To The Fall of America

Jun, 2015<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p>Thousands of years after the Roman Empire fell, people are <i>still</i> speculating about how such a powerful …

Years after invasion, the U.S. leaves a cultural imprint on Afghanistan

As the U.S. military winds down its occupation, subtle changes are evident in the social fabric of Kabul and other urban areas.<p>As the U.S. military winds down its occupation, subtle changes are evident in the social fabric of Kabul and other urban areas.<p>By Sudarsan Raghavan<p>, Bureau chief<p>KABUL — In …

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Americans Were Asked if God Gave the U.S. a Special Role in Human History. Here’s the Result.

Despite notions of rising secularism and dwindling faith in the USA, the majority of Americans still see divine intervention at play when it comes to the United States’ role in the world, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>In fact, 62 …

Obama: America's mayor?

The president sees himself as a pragmatic, ideology-free civic leader who just wants to get things done.<p>SAN FRANCISCO – The city he lives in now doesn’t listen to him much. Cities across the country are moving on major parts of his agenda that Congress won’t touch, from paid leave to early …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

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Franklin Graham leaves gay friendly Wells Fargo for gay friendlier North Carolina bank

His father’s money just can’t seem to distance itself from supporters of “The Homosexual Agenda”<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>June 9, 2015 7:27pm (UTC)<p>Last week, Franklin Graham announced that the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association was leaving Wells Fargo after it aired a commercial in which a lesbian …

One arrested after bomb squad detonates pressure cooker found in car near Capitol

One person was arrested Sunday evening after a bomb squad detonated a pressure cooker that was found in a vehicle near the U.S. Capitol building.<p>U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider said in a statement that Israel Shimeles of Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged with …

Memorial Day: Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?

Memorial Day is, by federal law, a day of prayer for permanent peace. But is it possible to honestly pray for peace while our country is far and away number one in the world in waging war, military presence, military spending and the sale of weapons around the world?<p><b>Permanent War</b><p>Since 1980 the U.S. …

The Latest on Rohingya: Australia won't take in migrants

2:20 p.m. (0420 GMT)<p>Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out Australia resettling any Rohingya refugees, warning that asylum seekers who take to …

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Time-Lapse Shows Rescued Puppy Growing Into Adulthood on a Treadmill

When filmmaker Dave Meinert rescued a sick four-week old Great Dane puppy named Pegasus from an careless breeder, he wasn’t expecting her to live …

National Morality: Natural Law, Ethics, Entitlements, Poverty, Obama Economic Destruction, Budget, Debt, Bush and Jobs, Health Care, Common Core

<b>Helping Misguided Voters</b><p>Our efforts to report the truth about <b>Obama and Progressives (Socialists)</b>, have little effect if you don’t tell others about …

Stubborn Chinese home owners refuse to let 'nail house' be demolished

The owners of a so-called 'nail house' in China are refusing to let their property be bulldozed, despite it being in the middle of a road.<p>In a rare act of resistance to the wishes of authorities, the owners of a house in southern China are refusing to let their property be demolished, despite its …

Is America Still the Home of the Brave?

On January 14, 2015, the world waited with bated breath as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson came over the rim of a notoriously steep section of the …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn’t snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these outstanding runners-up still deserve an award for being the best in their respective fields.<p>Want to see the wildlife of Uganda or ride a camel in the Sahara? The outfitters here have you covered. Seeking endless …

The Value of Literature in the Classroom: An Internal View

First Person<p>—EfeX/Wikipedia<p>My weekend has been devoted to grading vocabulary tests, creative writing assignments, and essays. There are stacks of …

My Cyborg Ear: How a Surgeon and Titanium Cured My Lifelong Deafness

I’ve never been able to hear well. As a child, I was in and out of the hospital as doctors struggled to treat chronic ear infections that left me in …

15 ridiculously adventurous things to do on your travels (and where to do them)

THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME TRAVELERS don’t look out over an ocean or a mountain range and think to themselves, “Oh, that’s nice. Well, time to head …

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