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Welcome to the age of anger

The seismic events of 2016 have revealed a world in chaos – and one that old ideas of liberal rationalism can no longer explain<p>The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully …

Political Science

'True Detective': EW review

True Detective<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>There are two <b></b>prevailing schools of thought about <i>True Detective</i>‘s first season<i>.</i> Either you believe it was an exquisitely …

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding head trip, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.<p>Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have …

Cancer

World’s most inaccessible art found in the heart of the Colombian jungle

Prehistoric paintings on vertical rock face in wilderness photographed and filmed for the first time<p>A British wildlife film-maker has returned from one of the most inaccessible parts of the world with extraordinary footage of ancient rock art that has never been filmed or photographed before.<p>In an …

National Parks

German police arrest Al Jazeera journalist in Berlin

Lawyer says Ahmed Mansour, one of the most senior journalists on the channel's Arabic service, was detained at the request of Egypt<p>Germany has arrested a leading Al Jazeera journalist in Berlin, complying with an Egyptian request.<p>Ahmed Mansour, a dual British-Egyptian national who worked for the …

Human Rights

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Was Loner Caught in 'Internet Evil': Family

Long before police say Dylann Roof massacred nine people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church this week, his relatives recall he was a "sweet kid" who grew into a "painfully shy" loner.<p>But along the way, they told NBC News, he became ensnared by something sinister online.<p>"He was locked in his …

Dylann Roof

Uber says no guns in cars, changing policy

The ride-hailing firm updates its terms and bans firearms for both drivers and passengers using its services.<p>Uber, the ride-hailing company based in San Francisco, has reworked its legal policies to include a ban on firearm possession by its drivers and passengers.<p>"We seek to ensure that everyone …

Guns

US car safety watchdog under fire for failing to protect public

Department of Transportation criticises NHTSA for internal problems Lack of data, poor screening and failure to hold manufacturers to account<p>The US auto safety watchdog is racked by internal problems that have prevented it from acting to protect the public from deadly auto defects, including faulty …

General Motors

Hillary Clinton: 'America's long struggle with race is far from finished'

In an evocative and emotional address, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday urged the nation to come to grips with the "deep fault line" of race in the U.S., blaming it and easy access to guns for the slayings of nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., days ago.<p>"It's tempting …

Guns

Police check out new lead on escaped New York prisoners

The search for two killers landed Saturday in New York's southern tier near the Pennsylvania border, about 350 miles from the prison where they escaped two weeks ago.<p>New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners in Allegany County …

Racist Website Appears to Belong to Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

A website featuring a 2,444-word white supremacist screed shows dozens of photos of the gunman arrested in the Charleston, South Carolina, church massacre.<p>The site shows a stone-faced Dylann Roof — the man who confessed to shooting nine people dead at a Bible study group, according to sources — …

Dylann Roof

‘We Have to Do Better': A Reading List on the Charleston Church Massacre

Yesterday, Marc Lamont Hill tweeted, “I’m going to need all White people to denounce this ugly act of racist domestic terrorism.” This reading list …

Mental Health

Website shows alleged racist rant by US murder suspect

A website has surfaced with the alleged racist writing, and a series of photographs that appear to show Dylann Roof, the suspect in the deadly church shooting in the US state of South Carolina.<p>The authenticity of the website, which surfaced on Saturday, or who created it, could not be immediately …

African-American News

Sunni tribes, abandoned by Iraq, key to Islamic State fight

HABANIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Parading across a desert base, hundreds of Sunni tribesmen who graduated a crash training course stood ready to take on the …

Islam