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Immigration

What's killing white middle-aged American women?

<b>The rich world has got used to health and longevity getting better, and death rates falling for everyone.</b><p>But over the past few years, data has been accumulating which suggests that this trend has stopped for poorly-educated, white Americans.<p>And for one group in particular - middle-aged women - …

Medical Journals

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

Self-improvement

These Are the Juvenile 'Offenders' Saudi Arabia Executed in January | VICE News

<i>This is the second in a three-part VICE News series on the execution of juveniles in Saudi Arabia, in which we examine the arbitrary and sinister processes which constitute the Saudi justice system and its "counterterrorism" strategy, and reveal previously unreported examples of children caught up</i> …

Osama Bin Laden

We're All God's Children, But Jesus Is the Most Unique

We are not here by chance; God created us, and He gave us our lives. In that sense, therefore, God is our Father and we’re all His children; we …

How To Slow Down & Stay Present—Even Under Major Stress

A friend of mine once told me that she purposefully arrives 10 minutes early to every appointment. “That way I’m never stressed,” she explained.<p>Her …

Mindfulness

7 Secret Truths About Happiness

Happiness is something we all want, and even the most cynical among us long to be happy. It is the ultimate reward that life has to offer, but there are many popular misconceptions about what being happy really means. Here are seven hidden truths about the holy grail of emotional states:<p>1. It's Not …

Arsenic, rice and your baby's diet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ask any mom or dad to name their baby's first food. The likely answer? Rice cereal. What's a common go-to "healthy" snack for toddlers and kiddos? Rice cakes.<p>Yet a growing amount of scientific evidence is pointing to an alarming connection between inorganic arsenic in brown and white rice …

CNN

9 Time Management Apps to Organize Your Life and Keep You on Track

Do you need more time?No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it.Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. …

Apps

CAR government and rebels sign peace deal

Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have agreed to a peace accord requiring them to disarm and potentially face justice for war crimes committed during two years of conflict.<p>The agreement signed between 10 armed groups and the defence ministry during a peace forum in the capital, …

Africa
Surveillance

After Bomb Threats And Backlash, BBQ Restaurant Stands Firm On 'White Appreciation Day'

The Hispanic owner of a Colorado barbecue restaurant maintains that celebrating a "White Appreciation Day" isn't racist -- even after widespread criticism and bomb threats.<p>Edgar Antillon owns the Rubbin' Buttz BBQ restaurant in Milliken, Colorado. On Friday, KUSA TV reported that the restaurant …

Missing mummies: Hundreds of ancient Egyptian animals remains prove to be empty inside

British scientists have been baffled to discover that hundreds of animal mummies from ancient Egypt – everything from cats to crocodiles – contain …

How Utah’s Schools Went From Homophobic War Zones to Crowning a Trans Prom Queen

Salt Lake City used to have one of the most virulently homophobic school districts in the nation. This spring, it crowned its first LGBT prom king …

LGBTQ

China invites Russian troops to second world war parade in Beijing

Invitation, and the expected presence of the Russian president Vladimir Putin, is likely to further put off western leaders from attending<p>China has invited Russian troops to march in a parade in Beijing in September to commemorate the end of the second world war, the defence ministry said on …

Kerry to meet Russian foreign minister for talks on Ukraine, Syria and Yemen

US secretary of state also meeting Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Sochi<p>US secretary of state John Kerry has landed in Sochi, where he is due to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin later on Tuesday. The trip is Kerry’s first visit to Russia since the start of the Ukraine crisis.<p>Kerry …

Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

Iran Riots Over Maid’s ‘Honor Killing’

The suicide of a hotel maid—after an alleged rape attempt by an Intelligence Ministry employee—has set off violent riots in northwest Iran.<p>On May 4, …

Extremism

Tom Brady Deflategate: Latest News and Rumors on QB's Potential Punishment

Tom Brady has been suspended four games by the NFL after the Wells Report <b>(warning: contains profanity)</b> reached a conclusion that the superstar quarterback was "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities" related to the Deflategate controversy. The New England Patriots were fined $1 …

The Colts sent the NFL an email before the AFC title game saying exactly what the Patriots were going to do

The NFL has concluded its months-long investigation into Deflategate and determined that it is "more probable than not" that two employees deliberately released air from game balls and that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady "was at least generally aware" of the plan.<p>The scandal, in which …

NFL
Government

U.S. Troops Have Stolen Millions in Iraq and Afghanistan

U.S. Army Specialist Stephanie Charboneau sat at the center of a complex trucking network in Forward Operating Base Fenty near the …

Hillary Clinton pushes 'every candidate' (and Obama) to the left on immigration

After upsetting Latino voters, frontrunner surprises with progressive checklist – and prods Republicans with threat of new executive action to ‘go even further’<p>Hillary Clinton has called for a “full and equal” path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the US, in her …

Israeli soldiers on 'lax' Gaza war rules

Testimonies from Israeli soldiers have cast doubt on the legality of Israel’s tactics during last summer’s war in Gaza.<p>Interviews with about 60 combatants alleged operations disregarded civilian safety.<p>The claims of lax rules feature in the report by human rights group Breaking the Silence.<p>“There …

Israel

The trauma of FDR’s secret prisoner exchange program in World War II

<i>Megan McDonough is a weddings and obituary writer for The Washington Post.</i><p>THE TRAIN TO CRYSTAL CITY<p>FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II<p>By Jan Jarboe Russell<p>Scribner.<br>393 pp. $30<p>Ingrid Eiserloh, a first-generation American, was only 11 …

Immigration

6 Surprising Health Benefits Of Sleeping Naked You Should Know

Sleeping <i>au naturel,</i> minus a stitch of clothing, isn’t a common choice, but for the many Americans who do (12%) and many more Britons (30%), this is …

Natural Disasters

Jordan Squeezes Syrian Refugees, Pushing Them Back Toward Hell

Middle-class Syrians thought they’d be safe in Jordan’s cities. But aid that allowed them to live is drying up, and for many the only choice is a …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

World War II: The U.S. and the Dawn of the Atomic Age

The second World War (WWII) was the most widespread and lethal war in history. More than 30 countries were involved, resulting in more than 50 …