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We Are All Parisians, Again

There can be no freedom anywhere if Paris is a prisoner.<p>WASHINGTON -- Once again, we are all Parisians.<p>Once again, the ideals of freedom and peace are under attack on the very streets that helped give birth to the idea that you can’t have one without the other in modern life.<p>Once again, President …

Carson and Trump out of limelight as Republican debates turn tough

Establishment politicians like Rand Paul and Jeb Bush snatch back control from ‘outsider’ candidates during substantive, volatile fourth TV encounter<p>The eight top Republicans jostling for position in the race for their party’s presidential nomination engaged in the most substantive but also the …

These 10 Cities Hate Tourists The Most, According To Tweets

Haters gonna hate.<p>Certain U.S. cities are known as pretty friendly destinations -- the kinds of places where you'll be greeted with a friendly smile and locals will always point you in the right direction. But there are those not-so-kind places (hellooo, NYC!) where folks would rather <i>not</i> welcome …

Read an 11-Year-Old's Heartwarming Essay About His Father's Return From World War II

Seventy years ago Wednesday, when the Japanese formally signed the documents that ended World War II aboard the USS <i>Missouri</i> in Tokyo Bay, many …

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

How Social Media Is Ruining Politics

It is turning out to be more encompassing and controlling, more totalizing, than earlier media ever was.<p>Our political discourse is shrinking to fit our smartphone screens. The latest evidence came on Monday night, when Barack Obama turned himself into the country’s Instagrammer-in-Chief. While en …

Why Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wednesday evening is expected to mark the beginning of Ramadan, a month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting for nearly 1.6 billion Muslims across the world. …

Lessons of a Black Dad

As a black man raising two multiracial girls, I strive to teach them to be confident and strong. But what happens when Daddy isn't always confident and strong? I'm a public speaker, fatherhood activist, published author and television personality -- and I've never been in trouble with the law. …

In mourning Beau, Obama and Biden share bond deeper than politics

<b>Wilmington, Delaware (CNN) —</b> The kiss, at the end, said it all.<p>While delivering a moving lament for Beau Biden on Saturday, President Barack Obama offered a remarkable statement of love and gratitude for another man: the father of Delaware's favorite son and his own vice president, Joe Biden, whose …

The News from Waterloo: the Race to Tell Britain of Wellington’s Victory by Brian Cathcart, review: 'a worthy addition'

The story of how Britain learnt of Wellington’s victory thrills Lewis Jones<p>It is interesting to watch, among the bicentennial Waterloo books crowding the publishers’ lists, a literary Darwinism at work, as authors specialise. A few months ago Stephen Bates, who writes surveys of historically …

Watch oldest footage ever taken of London

This breathtaking film contains the earliest footage ever taken in London, showing places such as Downing Street and Buckingham Palace as you've …

A Hundred Years’ Failure

How did a law to regulate heroin traffic turn into the costly, futile War on Drugs?<p>Let’s all pause today to wish a happy 100th birthday to the War on Drugs. And what a century it’s been!<p>Twenty-five years ago, the stated goal of the United States’ anti-narcotic efforts according to the Department of …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains His Controversial Christmas Day Tweet

The message racked up thousands of retweets and made it his most popular, and seemingly most controversial, tweet yet.<p>Some thought his sentiment was anti-Christian. Many agreed he was trolling (with a twinkle in his eye).<p>The day after Christmas, Tyson turned to Facebook to flesh out an explanation …

Barack Obama and the Audacity of Failure

It is often remarked that the Ship of State is the one ship which leaks from the top. Thus even before the blatantly theatrical political funeral dirge conducted at the White House in which President Obama announced that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, the sole remaining Republican in his …

The Good Old ‘Mad Men’ Days of Photographer William Helburn (Photos)

Fast Times<p>The Good Old ‘Mad Men’ Days of Photographer William Helburn (Photos)<p>William Helburn was a photographer king of Madison Avenue during the …

Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …

Apple and Google Are Right. The FBI Is Wrong. CHiPs Nude Photo Scandal Shows Why.

About a month ago, a debate erupted when Apple and Google announced they were going to start providing encryption services for smartphones that could not be cracked by anyone -- including the police. James Comey, the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, was horrified at this prospect and …

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Godless millennials could end the political power of the religious right | Adam Lee

America is becoming less Christian because young people are less religious. That’s not blessed news for conservatives<p>The 2014 midterm elections are drawing near, and it appears that the Democrats may well lose the Senate, since they’re fighting on unfriendly territory – a large number of seats in …