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Denaturalization, explained: how Trump can strip immigrants of their citizenship

A new “denaturalization task force” raises questions about who really counts as American.<p>Norma Borgono is a 63-year-old grandmother in Miami, scrambling to make ends meet while living with a rare kidney disease. The 28 years she’s spent in the US since arriving from Peru haven’t been easy or …

Immigration

7 Fascinating Habits Serial Killers Often Display When They’re Young

It's interesting to consider what makes a serial killer, and whether or not they show early warning signs as kids. In many cases, "serial killers …

Crime

This Product Cleared My Bacne So Fast, I Had to Do a Double Take

Call me a masochist, but despite having a back that's frequently smattered with breakouts, I willingly chose a backless dress for my upcoming …

Skin Care

The Seven Deadly Sins To Avoid When You Interview

I wince when I watch most hiring managers interview their candidates.<p>As an executive recruiter, I’ve made every interviewing mistake in the book. Having finally learned the right way to interview job candidates, it’s painful to see others make the same mistakes that I made time and time again.<p>As I …

Employment

‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child’: India Recoils at Girl’s Assault

NEW DELHI — For months, the police say, a group of men took turns raping an 11-year-old girl.<p>In the gated community in Chennai, India, where the girl lived with her parents, the men gave her soft drinks laced with drugs, the police said. They filmed themselves raping her, brandishing knives and …

India

New Study: Open Offices Kill Teamwork

People don't like to have serious conversations in public, it turns out.<p>Employees hate open office plans, but at least they help employees collaborate and work together? It saves companies money and it increases teamwork, right? Well, wrong.<p>Ethan Bernstein and Stephen Turban, at Harvard Business …

The Workplace

It's Not Even Worth Having Amazon Prime If You're Not Buying These 42 Sick Products

I use the word "obsessed" pretty sparingly, but if there's any one thing that I'm <i>actually</i> obsessed with, it's Amazon Prime. I've been an Amazon …

12 Drugstore Setting Powders Top Makeup Artists Swear By

When you spend a good amount of time applying your makeup, the last thing you want is for it to disappear within an hour or two. Fortunately, there …

A quiet change in US policy threatens immigrants who apply for a change in status

It went largely unremarked, just another bland procedural decision from a government agency. But a quiet policy change at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services last month is the next step toward a nationwide purge of non-citizens.<p>On June 28, USCIS announced that non-citizens who …

The 50 Best Cities in The World to Visit Alone

Although frightening, traveling alone can be best way to explore a new city.<p>Although it can be frightening, traveling alone is often the best way to …

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

The modern education system was designed to train future factory workers to be "docile"

The education system as we know it is only about 200 years old. Before that, formal education was mostly reserved for the elite. But as industrialization changed the way we work, it created the need for universal schooling.<p>Factory owners required a docile, agreeable workers who would show up on …

Education

Dutch Lawmakers Approve Partial Ban on Burqas and Niqabs

The Dutch parliament’s Upper House has approved a partial ban on face coverings in some public areas, a spokesman said, making the Netherlands the latest European nation to pass a law that directly affects the lives of Muslim women.<p>The law, approved on Tuesday, puts the Netherlands, a country of …

Muslim Women

For Ramadan, More Muslims Shape Diets Around Physical And Mental Health

Azka Mahmood wakes up at 4 in the morning for Suhoor, the meal Muslims eat before starting their fast. From the fridge, she grabs the barley porridge that she prepared the night before, and wolfs it down with her husband, Tariq. They offer their prayers, then go back to sleep before waking again to …

Here's How Higher Education Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

Higher education is not what it used to be, and that's no accident.A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public …

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, entrepreneurs are …

Warby Parker

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

There are plenty of guides available on how to protect your data, how to secure yourself online, and how to stop digital snoops from tracking you …

IBM is using Bollywood movies to identify and neutralize gender bias

IBM Research is treating gender bias like a data problem.<p>The company’s India research division announced a dataset cataloguing the genders and relationships of characters in 4000 Bollywood movies, in addition to details of the movie’s plots, and representations on movie posters and trailers. The …

Machine Learning

Rahul Was Selfish, Anjali Was Spineless: Why Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Shouldn’t Be Your Fave 90s Film

In 1998, when Karan Johar’s directorial debut <i>Kuch Kuch Hota Hai</i> released, it went on to become a smashing hit. From school kids to young adults, …

India

New Law Says Employers Can't Ask Applicants About Criminal Past

Local co-authors of the legislation include Assemblyman Chris Holden of Pasadena, Assemblyman Mike Gipson of Carson and Sen. Steven Bradford of …

How to Spend Your Day When You’re Unemployed

“Being unemployed is the true test of who you really are,” best-selling author Ernie Zelinski once said. At the very least, how you spend your time …

Ask the Headhunter: How to spot a job recruiter without standards

Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community.<p>In this …

Employment

Top 10 most desired traits for cybersecurity job candidates

Finding a good candidate, or possibly any candidate, to fill one of the thousands of open cybersecurity positions available is one of the greatest …

Cybersecurity

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to destroy North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies …

North Korea

Some Companies Are Reinventing Job Interviews In Weird (And Possibly Illegal) Ways

A few of the more out-there recent spins on the interview process are dubiously effective and might even cross legal bounds.<p>While some tech companies have phased out wacky interview questions, others definitely haven’t. The theory goes that typical job interviews don’t give hiring managers or …

Capitalism and Poverty

Ian Sane / FlickrThe poverty discourse in America is a train wreck. You either find people claiming that poverty is a complicated and intractable …

Poverty Rate

6 websites that will help you build your résumé if you don’t know where to start

A slick, impressive résumé is a must-have for all job seekers.<p>But for people who are just entering or returning to the job market, it can be tricky to know where to start.<p>Fortunately, there are websites out there that'll do most of the résumé-related heavy-lifting for you.<p>I recently scoured the …

Employment

The Case for Investing More in People

“Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run it is almost everything,” wrote Paul Krugman more than 20 years ago. “A country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise output per worker.”<p>There is a virtuous cycle between productivity …

18 hobbies you can turn into a high-paying side gig

It can also help you rake in some extra cash on the side.<p>There are many avenues you could take to turn your part-time passion into a side gig — plenty of people, for example, flock to sites like Etsy and Fiverr to bring their special skills to market.<p>To find 18 lucrative side gigs that could put …

Hobbies