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The death of liberalism

Liberalism is dead. Or at least it is on the ropes. Triumphant a quarter-century ago, when liberal democracy appeared to have prevailed definitively …

Political Science

Giving unwed mothers more benefits an inclusive move

On Tuesday, unwed mothers achieved a measure of relief.<p>Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin announced that the Government is …

Don't judge a Muslim woman's dress choice

When terrorist attacks are claimed by radical Islamist groups, by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or attributed to deranged individuals with …

Muslim Women

Kenya used tear gas to force Taiwanese onto plane to China: Taipei

Tear gas, assault rifles, and hot and cold water were apparently used to force yet more Taiwanese, previously arrested for a phone scam in Kenya, to …

China

More teenage boys paying for sex: Study

The number of teenage boys who have visited prostitutes is on the rise, a trend that has researchers worried as some do not use condoms consistently, …

Public Health

More American than apple pie, Muslims have been migrating to the US for centuries

Muslims have been coming to the US for centuries, but you wouldn’t know it by the intense debates that continue to surround the movement of Muslims across international borders.<p>Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have called for the US to effectively ban Syrian …

New Banksy Style Stations Of The Cross Mural Appears For Easter

<b>A new Banksy style mural located in the London Bridge area has been unveiled for Easter. Already nicknamed, ‘The Stations of the Cross’ the mural</b> …

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis Talks Classical Music, Improvisation & “Playing Like You Used To” in New Clip from ‘Miles Ahead’

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis Talks Classical Music, Improvisation & "Playing Like You Used To" in New Clip from 'Miles Ahead'<p>A film that’s on my 2017 …

Religious Americans of all stripes should join the rabbis who protested against Trump at AIPAC

When rabbis walked out of Donald Trump's speech Monday night at the national convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, they were literally turning their backs on the man who has been compared — rightly or not — to some of the worst haters in modern history.<p>While it's …

Religion

Were the Disciples of Jesus Unschooled, Ordinary Men?

This idea that Jesus chose poor, uneducated men as his disciples is entrenched in evangelistic teaching, and was something I heard often growing up in the church, especially during the Easter season.<p><b>But is this really true?</b><p>The source of this idea is found in Acts 4:13: "When [the religious leaders] …

Me Gusta Trump: Portrait of a Hispanic Trump Voter

John Castillo grew up in Lincoln Heights, the heart of Hispanic Los Angeles, in a tight-knit Mexican-American family. His father’s name was Juan, but his mother decided to name their son John. He attended Cathedral High School, a Lasallian Catholic private school founded in 1925 in East Los …

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Bastards Are Beautiful

Last year I found out I was a bastard. Let me back up. One day I made my sister take a DNA test through 23andme and I think her exact words when I asked her to do it were "I hate you" but she spit into the tube anyway. And so did I.<p>Here's how it works. You order the kit and it arrives 2-4 weeks …

Fascinating Photos from the Secret Trash Collection in a New York Sanitation Garage

Garbage can be beautiful, if sorted correctly.<p>On the second floor of a nondescript warehouse owned by New York City’s Sanitation Department in East …

How Rubio's campaign failed: problems from the start

But in an election year when anyone associated with the Republican establishment is seen as tainted, Rubio ended his campaign after New York real-estate mogul Donald Trump won the coveted primary, or nominating contest, in Rubio's home state of Florida on Tuesday.<p>"This may not have been the year …

US Republican Marco Rubio ends 2016 White House bid

WASHINGTON: Marco Rubio ended his campaign on Tuesday for the Republican presidential nomination after failing to translate support from the party's …

Republicans

Philosophers On the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

How is it that, at the same time, possibly the most principled <i>and</i> possibly the least principled politicians the U.S. has seen in recent times are …

Marco Rubio's 'magnificent' attack on Donald Trump goes viral - a little too late

It's nothing new for Republican presidential candidates to attack Donald Trump, but Florida Senator Marco Rubio created a viral Internet moment with …

Government

To download or stream: 1000 hours of classic jazz, mixed and annotated by a master collector

David W Niven began collecting jazz records in 1925, when he was 10 years old. He continued to collect until 1991, amassing a nearly unparalleled …

Kala Sri Mulyani Selfie Bareng Susi Pudjiastuti

Lebaran 2018<p>Jumat, 15 Jun 2018 15:34<p>Momen hari raya Idulfitri menjadi hal yang istimewa di hati para yang merayakan. Sebab, Lebaran menjadi momen …

The Ethnic Groups That Still Believe in the American Dream

Hispanics and Asians, more than might be expected, tend to trust that they have a fair shot at getting ahead.<p>Despite the narrative, very popular in this election cycle, that Americans are having trouble getting ahead, Hispanics and Asians in the United States still believe in the basic premise of …

Demographics

How Nancy Reagan Changed Her Husband's Mind on Guns

The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan led the First Lady to champion landmark legislation.<p>Nancy Reagan, who died Sunday at 94, was not a natural fit for gun control advocacy. The former actress and wife of GOP standard-bearer Ronald Reagan sometimes kept a pistol in her nightstand when her …

Guns

Picture of the Day: Bill Gates Recreates 1973 High School Yearbook Photo

Photograph via Bill Gates Bill Gates completed his fourth reddit AMA (ask me anything) yesterday; it’s worth a read if you any interest in the …

The 20 Best Singers of All Time (VIDEO)

<b>20. Ronnie James Dio</b><br>Ronnie James Dio was the voice of heavy-metal thunder for four decades. Whether he was singing about the “Man on the Silver …

Some Rubio advisers say get out before Florida

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A battle is being waged within Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's campaign about whether he should even remain in the Republican presidential race ahead of his home state primary on March 15, sources say.<p>Rubio himself is "bullish" on his odds of winning the critical primary, despite some …

Kelly Clarkson on Dr. Luke: 'He's a talented dude, but he's just lied a lot'

Kelly Clarksonscored some of her biggest hits alongside Dr. Luke, but that doesn’t mean the pop star has fond memories of working with him.<p>Luke produced her smash "Since U Been Gone" as well as "Behind These Hazel Eyes" alongside Max Martin for the former "American Idol" star's 2004 album, …

How scientists discovered Banksy's true identity

For 20 years, the identity of notorious street artist Banksy has been one of the art world's best-kept secrets. But now, thanks to some pretty …

Perception of gender gap highest in Singapore compared with Indonesia and Malaysia

SINGAPORE - More female executives in Singapore perceive there to be significant gender diversity gaps amongst the senior leadership in their …

Scott Kelly Happy to Be Back on Earth: 'This Feels Great'

Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott Kelly—NASA<p>Scott …

Official 'Miles Ahead' Poster Debuts

Official ‘Miles Ahead’ Poster Debuts February 25, 2016<p>The official poster for the upcoming film, <i>Miles Ahead</i>, debuted today on Miles’ Facebook and …

Sony Music