Michael Takahashi

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @MichaelTaka3jhr | I love to learn about the current events happening every moment around the world. My favorite things to do are, play ice hockey, hang out with family, travel the world, and try a variety of different things then normal.

The U.N.'s Terrible Dilemma: Who Gets To Eat?

The U.N. is facing a terrible dilemma.<p>"Basically, when we haven't got enough money, we have to decide who's not going to get food," says Peter Smerdon, a spokesman for the U.N.'s World Food Programme in East Africa.<p>And even though the program's budget is at a record high, it's not enough to keep up …

Africa

Honduras next in line for US decision on protected migrants

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — This week's news that the Trump administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 migrants from El …

By 2040, Islam could be the second-largest religion in the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Muslim population is growing, and in the next two decades Muslims could become the second-largest religious group in the United States, according to a Pew Research study.<p>However, that's not the whole story.<p>The Pew Research Center combined studies they conducted in 2007, 2011 and 2017 …

Religion

A Robot That Tugs on Pig Organs Could Save Human Babies

The pig looks like any other pig, only it's been wearing a backpack for a week—in the name of science. Just behind its head sits a control box, with …

NHS crisis: A&E chiefs from 68 hospitals warn patients are 'dying in hospital corridors' amid 'intolerable' safety risks

The heads of more than 60 Accident & Emergency units have written to the Prime Minister warning that patients are "dying prematurely" amid "intolerable" safety risks.<p>It came as official figures show Accident and Emergency performance at major units is the worst on record, with fears the situation …

DACA injunction: What a federal judge’s ruling means for ‘dreamers’

The Trump administration vowed Wednesday to fight a federal injunction that temporarily blocked its plans to rescind work permits for young undocumented immigrants, insisting that Congress must find a solution for those known as "dreamers."<p>On Capitol Hill, lawmakers said a bipartisan proposal could …

Immigration

States tackling shortcomings in sexual misconduct policies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures …

Deadly Mudslides in Southern California: Pictures

Study: Legal marijuana could generate more than $132 billion in federal tax revenue and 1 million jobs

Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create at least $132 billion in tax revenue and more than a million new jobs across the United States in the next decade, according to a new study.<p>New Frontier Data, a data analytics firm focused on the cannabis industry, forecasts that if legalized on the …

Cannabis

What kind of border wall does Trump want? It depends on who's asking.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Big. Beautiful. <i>Impenetrable</i>.<p>For nearly two years now, citizen, candidate and President Donald Trump has agitated for the means to build a wall on the southern border. Better yet, he told supporters during his campaign, it would be American-made and Mexican-paid -- "believe me."<p>Now, as …