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23 best songs of 2015 so far

The first half of 2015 has been good to music fans. Drake released a surprise mix tape, Sleater-Kinney came through with their first record in a …

Why the South Carolina Church Rampage Represents a Terrorist Threat Worse Than ISIS

As Lilly Workneh eloquently stated regarding the massacre at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, "by definition, it was a domestic act of terrorism and the gunman, a terrorist." In fact, Workneh's assessment isn't only entirely accurate, but also represents an overlooked aspect …

Women In Leadership: The Family Business Advantage

Family business may offer a path forward for all businesses seeking to achieve gender parity within their leadership ranks and, in turn, improve their economic performance. Our research shows that family businesses believe in the value of women in leadership overall, not only women family …

Despite Charleston killings, moves towards US gun control at a standstill

Spokesman says ‘political realities’ in Congress likely to stymie any reform measures as Republicans take stand to defend second amendment rights<p>Despite 24 hours of national grieving over the killing of nine churchgoers by a gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, momentum toward fresh gun-control …

America’s Drone-Pilot Shrink Says They Need a Vacation From War

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada—”Doc,” one of Amer­ica’s few prac­ti­cing psy­cho­lo­gists with top-secret clear­ance, spends his days talk­ing to …

What happened in Charleston is terrorism, but we need an even better word

In reaction, Jamil Smith writes in the New Republic:<p>It gets harder to love thine enemy the more we come to know them. A church born of black liberation understands the inevitably scarring effects of racism; it understands how we react to American whiteness' corrosive hatred, so often on display. I …

10 Things the Best of the Best Do Differently

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Something that has always fascinated me over the years is what are some of the things that the best of the best do differently than everyone else.<p>While there are many different qualities and habits that the best possess, here …

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Appeals Court Confounds Military Justice By Importing Foreign Law Into The U.S. Constitution

Since the war against militant Islamists began in earnest in 2001, a cornerstone of U.S. national security policy has been to employ military commissions to hear criminal charges filed against al Qaeda leaders responsible for the September 11 (and subsequent) attacks. A decision last week by the …

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

Don't forget sunscreen!<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for clarity and length.