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Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs

The Voorhes<p>Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.<p>On September 4, 2014, in Gothenburg, Sweden, his 36-year-old expectant mother lay on an operating table, suffering …

Pregnancy

Trump Resisting a Growing Wrath for Separating Migrant Families

WASHINGTON — President Trump and two members of his cabinet mounted an aggressive defense on Monday of his policy of separating children from their parents at the border in response to a growing outcry from members of both parties.<p>“They could be murderers and thieves and so much else,” Mr. Trump …

Immigration

Under banner of peace, U.S. opens embassy in Jerusalem. Sixty miles away, dozens of Palestinians are killed.

JERUSALEM — A joyous ceremony marked the inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, a largely symbolic step that nonetheless is of deep political significance, here and in the Palestinian territories, as well as farther away.<p>Amid the happy bustle of about 800 guests, as Jared …

Israel

Cudjo Lewis: the last survivor of the last slave ship from Africa to America

<i>Cudjo Lewis told his story to Zora Neale Hurston, whose 1931 book Barracoon is now being published for the first time</i><p>One longstanding feature of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature is the Cheltenham Booker Prize, which picks a year before the real Booker began and decides which novel would have …

Black History

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

In the 1980s, arcade games chugged quarters as players tried to reach new levels. Today, many video games let players at home spend a dollar — or much more — to open digital “loot boxes” that offer features like new character outfits and powerful weapons.<p>Finding the rarest items in these boxes can …

From slaves to hip-hop, black stories have been attacked for telling the truth

Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize win is a major milestone for hip-hop, a genre that celebrates its 45th birthday this August.<p>It’s also a triumph that many, a mere decade ago, would have never predicted. As someone who teaches and studies the politics of hip-hop and rap, I was pleasantly surprised …

Chance on Kanye’s Trump Tweets: “Black People Don’t Have to Be Democrats”

Today, Kanye West has been extremely active on Twitter. Among those tweets were messages of support for President Donald Trump. “You don’t have to agree with Trump, but the mob can’t make me not love him,” he wrote. “He is my brother. I love everyone.” After Ebro Darden wondered what Kanye’s fellow …

DC's Green Lantern is getting an Ultraviolet makeover

Today there are nine colors of the Emotional Electromagnetic Spectrum, each bearing a unique color and emotion assigned to a particular energy field …

Startup investing for the little guy

<b>In the old days, an investor hoping to get in on the ground floor of the next Google GOOG, -0.08% or Facebook FB, +0.53% had a couple of options:</b> …

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump) | Inc.com

By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting my concentration and ability to stay productive. My experience is not …

Time Management

Obama's Afghanistan Legacy: What Trump Faces in America's Longest War

KABUL, Afghanistan — Shamim Seyal should be a symbol of all that Afghanistan has achieved with the help of the U.S.<p>Instead, the principal of a large school for girls is on the shifting frontline of America’s longest war, an example of the raw resilience needed to simply survive in the …

6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life | Inc.com

Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a price to pay.<p>When you find yourself saying things you never thought you'd say, or taking things …

This unheralded woman actually organized the Montgomery bus boycott

Jo Ann Robinson is unfortunately overlooked by history<p>Earlier this week, the nation celebrated the birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther …

‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’

On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office.<p>In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened the group of people who know Donald J. Trump better than anyone outside his family. We asked his …

Donald Trump

The Oil-Rich Middle East Is Also Sun Rich, And Now It’s Pushing Solar Hard

As oil revenues dry up, can Arab countries replace one abundant energy source with another?<p>Is it possible that Saudi Arabia is more forward-thinking than the U.S. when it comes to the end of oil, and sustainable alternatives? The answer is, incredibly, maybe. The oil-rich countries of the Middle …

Is free trade good or bad?

<b>Free trade is something of a sacred cow in the economics profession.</b><p>Moving towards it, rather slowly, has also been one of the dominant features of the post-World War Two global economy.<p>Now there are new challenges to that development.<p>The UK is leaving the European Union and the single market - …

How historical games integrate or ignore slavery

Video games always come with an expectation that the player will suspend disbelief to some extent. Genetically engineered super-soldier clones don’t …

How to avoid paying interest on your credit cards

Would you be interested in an interest-free loan every month? If you have a credit card, you may already be taking that interest-free loan — whether …

Artwork depicting Ferguson removed from Capitol display

WASHINGTON (AP) — A student's painting that divided members of Congress for its depiction of Ferguson, Missouri, has been removed from its Capitol …

5 Money Habits That Separate the Rich From the Poor (Most May Surprise You) | Inc.com

A lot of people assume that the rich live in mansions, take lavish vacations, and dine in fancy restaurants every night. Nothing could be further from the truth. A small percentage of the well-to-do may live that way, but as Thomas Stanley and William Danko pointed out in the best-selling …

Personal Finance

Were Egyptian 'Pot Burials' a Symbol of Rebirth?

Ancient Egyptians who buried their deceased kin in pots may have chosen the burial vessels as symbols of the womb and rebirth, scientists argue in a …

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I am nervous as I take my seat in front of the Head of Languages; it is GCSE choices evening and the school gym has been transformed, criss-crossed by rows of tables and chairs with eager parents and their offspring gathered around harried-looking teachers.<p>“I'd like to do Triple Language,” I say, …

Education

Poll: Trump will take office as most unpopular president in at least 4 decades

After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least-popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans nevertheless express optimism that he will be able to fulfill campaign pledges to boost the …

America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself<p>Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years …

National Parks

Decades before the Nazis, thousands of men, women and children were exterminated on the direct orders of the leadership in Berlin<p>One morning last summer, I was ushered into a little office in the Botswana National Archives. I’d asked the archivists to dig out a document that I had wanted to see for …

German History

The stories behind the story of Albert Camus’s ‘The Stranger’ (and how it came to be published)

Alice Kaplan’s book is an investigative biography of a classic.<p>When Albert Camus’s <i>L’Etranger</i> was published in France in early 1942, no one, least of …

Israel’s Diplomatic ‘Bright Future’ Runs Into Settlement Anger

Benjamin Netanyahu likes to boast of the new allies Israel has made around the world, and how they’ll blunt criticism of the Jewish state in …

Israel

Marriage equality will lead to gender confusion, Australian Christian Lobby claims

Marriage equality will increase gender confusion because it undermines the “complementarity” of males and females, the Australian Christian Lobby has said.<p>ACL makes the claim in submissions to the Senate committee examining the government’s marriage equality bill exposure draft, in which it argues …

LGBTQI