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Mental Disorders

North Carolina man charged with assaulting protester at Trump rally | Reuters

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A 78-year-old white man accused of punching a black protester in the face during a rally in North Carolina for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been arrested on an assault charge, a local sheriff’s office said on Thursday.<p>Rakeem Jones lies on the …

Donald Trump

A History of Shame

During World War II, the American government rounded up anyone with even a whiff of Japanese heritage, over 100,000 people in all, and placed them in internment camps.<p>A majority of these people were American citizens.<p>Many of the camps were on Native American reservations, because America loves …

Crime

Ben Carson tells Black Lives Matter to refocus

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Black Lives Matter movement is directing its anger at "the wrong targets," former neurosurgeon and Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson wrote Monday.<p>Carson, who is black, wrote Monday in USA Today that the movement, which is aimed at ending racial injustices in the …

Government

Donald Trump: Boston beating is 'terrible'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Friday he "would never condone violence" after Boston police said two men beat a homeless man while making anti-immigrant statements.<p>"Donald Trump was right," the two men said, according to police, as they beat the man with a metal pipe …

Donald Trump
Government

Marco Rubio Once Benefitted From Birthright Citizenship, Now He’s Open to Restricting It

<b>DES MOINES, Iowa—</b>Marco Rubio, who is running for president thanks to birthright citizenship, says he is open to the idea of ending it for children …

Immigration

The Phenomenal Incoherence of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is a great communicator. He’s self-assured, entertaining, pungent. He could, as they say of talented actors, read the phone book and make it interesting (if, that is, hilariously boastful readings of the phone book are your kind of thing).<p>There is only one area where his communication …

Donald Trump
Middle-class

Waco coverage shows double standard on race

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday, just after news broke of a shootout in Waco, Texas, involving "rival biker gangs" as The New York Times alert phrased it, the political activist Shaun King wrote on Twitter:<p>"I'll wait (and wait and wait and wait) to hear someone on the news call what just happened in Waco 'white …

Justice

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Health Care

From Measles to the Metric System: Progress Is Not a Communist Plot

In the mid 1970s President Carter began a valiant and necessary effort to advance the U.S. to the metric system. Forty years later, with our students already ranked below 29 other countries in math skills, our kids are struggling to understand that 12 inches equals one foot while 16 ounces equals …