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Cleaning Toilets, Following Rules: A Migrant Child’s Days in Detention

Do not misbehave. Do not sit on the floor. Do not share your food. Do not use nicknames. Also, it is best not to cry. Doing so might hurt your case.<p>Lights out by 9 p.m. and lights on at dawn, after which make your bed according to the step-by-step instructions posted on the wall. Wash and mop the …

Immigration

The 9 most touristy places in Iceland – and where to go instead

To say that Iceland has become a popular destination is an understatement. The country of less than 350,000 inhabitants got 1.8 million foreign …

'Trump Baby' balloon gets green light from London mayor

<b>London (CNN) —</b> A giant 'Trump Baby' balloon is set to be flown close to the UK Parliament during US President Donald Trump's visit to London next week after the Mayor of London gave the go-ahead, it was announced Thursday.<p>Protests are expected across London when Trump arrives for his three-day …

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Michael Eric Dyson stomps GOPer ‘complicit’ in Trump’s racism: ‘White folks like you need to find a spine’

Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson on Thursday challenged CNN conservative commentator Scott Jennings after he refused to acknowledge …

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Minimum wage? It's time to talk about a maximum wage | Sam Pizzigati

In 2017, the McDonald’s CEO, Stephen Easterbrook, earned $21.8m – 3,101 times more than the typical McDonald’s employee worldwide<p>We must stop rewarding corporations that use our tax dollars to increase extreme inequality<p>Most of our mainstream political discourse on “fighting inequality” has …

Income Inequality

Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: "No more children in cages," and "What's next? Concentration Camps?"<p>In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children …

Immigration

Thousands flood Daley Plaza to protest family separation: 'This can't happen'

Thousands of demonstrators are braving the sweltering heat to make their way downtown Saturday morning to protest the Trump administration’s …

United States

Elizabeth Warren Describes 'Disturbing Picture' After Visiting Immigration Facility in Texas

Elizabeth Warren paid a visit Sunday to an immigration facility in McAllen, Texas amid the ongoing crisis over family separations at the Mexican …

Immigration

This Table Shows What Congress's Inaction Has Done to Social Security

It's been 35 years since Social Security's last major overhaul.<p>Each month, more than 62 million people receive a benefit check from the Old-Age, …

U.S. Army Veteran Deported to Mexico After 2 Tours in Afghanistan

U.S. Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. was deported to Mexico Friday, despite having served two tours in Afghanistan that reportedly left him with …

U.S. Army

ICE tried to deport children waiting for green cards. The courts stopped it

The U.S. government lost a legal battle over its attempt to deport children with special humanitarian status who are waiting for their green cards.In …

Immigration

JUST IN: American Airlines has requested that the US federal government "immediately refrain from using American for the purpose of transporting children who have been separated from their families due to the current immigration policy." https://t.co/AWl6BKDBJS

Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

AP National News VideoMore>><p>An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by …

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How To Manage A Successful Social Media Campaign On A Challenging Cause

Social media is one of the most cost-effective and influential tools to reach and engage large crowds with a variety of messages. Social organizations are realizing more and more the strengths and benefits of social media in engaging with the public on disturbing and challenging social issues.<p>My …

Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought, and we're not ready for the sea level rise that's coming

In the future, seas will rise far higher than they are today. The question is whether it happens quickly or slowly.<p>There's enough ice stacked on top of Antarctica to raise seas around the globe by almost 200 feet. While it takes time for major changes to occur with that much ice, Antarctica is …

Global Warming

Parkland student David Hogg recounts the shooting that changed his life — and sparked a teen revolution — News Editors' Picks

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

Ex-chemical industry lawyer to lead Superfund task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer tapped to lead a task force at the Environmental Protection Agency overseeing cleanups at the nation's most polluted places worked until recently for a top chemical and plastics manufacturer with a troubled legacy of creating some of those toxic sites.<p>Steven D. Cook has …

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5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.<p>Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely …

The Fight for Their Lives

Parkland student activists Jaclyn Corin, Sarah Chadwick, and Delaney Tarr reflect on life before and after the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since Sandy Hook—and how they're inspiring a global mission to end gun violence.<p><i>Editor's note: Around two months after this interview was conducted,</i> …

This Is Your Brain Detecting Patterns

A new study reports our brains process pattern learning in a different way than probabilistic learning.

Mandatory evacuation ordered as Kilauea eruption in Hawaii hits four-week mark

The Hawaii community hardest hit by the Kilauea volcano was ordered sealed off under a strict new mandatory evacuation on Thursday as the eruption …

Electric Car Sales Are Surging In China [Infographic]

In 2017, over one million electric cars were sold around the world, a new record. The number of Teslas, Nissan Leafs and other EVs in circulation worldwide has now surpassed three million, an expansion of 50 percent from 2016. There were approximately 760,000 on American roads, along with a further …

Electric Vehicles

Here Are the 37 States That Don't Tax Social Security Benefits (and the 13 That Do)

Retirees in these states could potentially keep more of their Social Security benefits.<p>Nearly three-fourths of U.S. states don't tax Social Security …

Trump Not Eligible to Serve as President Because of Foreign Birth

A newly leaked internal FBI report has concluded that President Trump was not eligible to run for president in 2016 because he is not a native born …

Google’s Selfish Ledger ideas can also be found in its patent applications

‘Detecting and correcting potential errors in user behavior’<p>I trust by now we’ve all seen and been at least a little disturbed by <i>The Selfish Ledger</i>, the nearly 9-minute-long concept video from inside Google’s “moonshot factory” X labs. In the wake of it becoming public this week, Google quickly …

Man yelling about the President opens fire at Trump golf resort

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man who opened fire early Friday at the Trump National Doral Golf Club had been yelling "anti-Trump ... rhetoric" there, Miami-Dade police Director Juan Perez said.<p>The suspect was identified as Jonathan Oddi, 42, of Doral, Florida. Oddi is in stable condition after police shot him in an …

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Do Trump's Voters Even Care If the President Is a Criminal?

Click here for reuse options! A political theorist explores the psychology of the #MAGA faithful.Earlier this month, the Democracy Fund voter Study …