Carolina Freire

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The bottom line: What happens when families cross the border

Nearly 2,000 child migrants have been separated from their parents in the six weeks following the implementation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' …

Immigration

Weapons reveal how this 5,300-year-old ice mummy lived -- and died

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although he's older than the Giza pyramids and Stonehenge, the 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Tyrolean Iceman continues to teach us things.<p>The latest study of the weapons he was found with, published in the journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday, reveals that Otzi was right-handed and had recently …

Anthropology

Instagram unveils a new video service, challenging YouTube

Facebook Inc.'s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to pull younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones.<p>The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time limit from one minute, …

Social Media

One horrifying tactic of border agents telling migrant parents they're taking their kids to get baths illustrates how Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy is being carried out

One of the tactics agents at the US-Mexico border reportedly use to separate children from their parents is to tell them they're taking the kids to get a bath. But then they keep them detained away from their families.<p>In an interview with Texas Monthly, Houston-based executive director of an …

Immigration

Death Threats & $3 Ponytails: What The Fake Hair Trade Is Hiding

Nguyen Thi Thuy’s hip-length hair has always been one of her most prized possessions. Every morning before work, she gently combs out any knots, …

Hair

Flipboard strengthens its European footprint

Flipboard has been growing its presence in Europe, taking advantage of the opportunity to work closely with publishers who are looking for more …

Advertising Industry

The 10 Best Family Hikes in America

From Ocean Path in Acadia to the Trail of Ten Falls in Oregon, our outdoor expert offers her top picks for hiking with kids.<p>Taking kids on a hike can …

Hiking

Trump’s most offensive statement on North Korea

OVER THE past couple of days, President Trump has made a number of false statements regarding North Korea and his summit meeting with its leader, Kim Jong Un. Some of these may be harmless. Some may be justifiable in the context of a nascent diplomatic process. One, however, is obtuse, offensive …

North Korea

How to prevent Alzheimer’s: Sleep, drink wine and exercise, researchers say

Alzheimer’s disease is projected to affect 14 million people by 2050, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s …

Dementia

Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks the Brain Out of Sync

Researchers find that when working memory gets overburdened, dialogue between three brain regions breaks down. The discovery provides new support for …

The Brain

The stark reminder in Kate Spade's bewildering death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fashion designer Kate Spade's death by apparent suicide, discovered Tuesday by a housekeeper, has hit a tender nerve, particularly in New York. On Tuesday I saw media crews and onlookers surrounding her apartment building; and on Twitter, there was a steady, sad hum of wonder and lament -- …

Kate Spade

Judge criticized in Brock Turner sex assault case faces recall vote

In the summer of 2016, Brock Turner, a former Stanford swimmer, was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a campus dumpster. That sentence, considered by many to be too lenient, provoked a national backlash that foreshadowed the rise of the #MeToo …

Santa Clara County

President Trump Thinks He Is a King

The president believes he is above the law. That’s the takeaway from the confidential 20-page memo sent by President Trump’s lawyers to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, published over the weekend by The Times. And it’s the same sentiment that Rudy Giuliani expressed on Sunday when he suggested …

Donald Trump

The Bloody Toll of Congo's Elephant Wars | GQ

In Garamba National Park, in Democratic Republic of Congo, 13 park rangers have been killed in the past three years, and 256 elephants have been taken for their tusks—and these days, the poachers often arrive in uniform, with an arsenal of weapons to match.<p><b>Fifteen shots felled</b> the elephant. It was …

A Heavenly 3-Step Evening Routine For Better Sleep

<i>In the same way that a solid morning routine sets us up for success all day, a good evening routine can set us up for a successful night's sleep.</i> …

Yoga

Should Immigrants Have to Swear Loyalty to America? We Asked, You Answered

<i>Last week, we asked:</i> Should immigrants be forced to forsake their homelands? <i>You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity.</i><p>Larry …

Immigration

Facebook is asking users worldwide to review their privacy settings

Starting this week, Facebook will begin asking users worldwide to review their privacy settings with a prompt that appears within the Facebook app. The experience will ask you to review how Facebook uses your personal data across a range of products, from ad targeting to facial recognition. This …

Privacy

Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning, scrapping plans for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit.<p>He said during an appearance from the Roosevelt …

North Korea

Parse.ly bites: What do your readers want?

<b>Welcome to Parse.ly Bites, a regular series created in partnership with online analytics platform Parse.ly, to help media companies to understand how</b> …

"Es gibt keinen Algorithmus für 'cool'" – Gründer Mike McCue über das neue Flipboard.

<b>Update aus dem Silicon Valley:</b> Der Nachrichten-Aggregator Flipboard will mit einem groß angelegten KI-Update jedem Nutzer seinen individuellen …

Board meeting

<i>David Murphy discusses the value of curated content with Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard.</i><p>Over the past eight years, Flipboard has built a strong and …

Why brand safety is everything

The internet has undeniably built new ways for brands to communicate to audiences. With up to 1.2 zettabytes per year worth of internet traffic, …

Digital Advertising

Personalisierung: News-App Flipboard verbessert deutsches Angebot

Der Nachrichten-Aggregator Flipboard startet ein verbessertes deutschsprachiges Angebot. Es konkurriert mit Diensten wie Google News und Upday.<p>Dabei …

The Ultimate Guide To Content Aggregators (The Good, The Bad and The Ugly)

A common challenge that a digital news publisher will come across is working with content aggregators.<p>Today, I’m going to share two things with you: …

10 dead, 10 wounded in shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, explosives found on campus: Officials

At least 10 people are dead after a 17-year-old student allegedly opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas this morning, sending students fleeing …

HuffPost Brasil e Flipboard oficializam parceria

A partir de agora, você pode acompanhar nossas revistas no app de curadoria de notícias.<p>O HuffPost Brasil e Flipboard oficializaram a nova parceria …

Nicht klicken Die 55 gefährlichsten (legalen) Internetseiten

<b>Wo eine Sekunde 1000 Euro kostet. Wo wir mit einem Link unsere Identität verlieren können.Wo ein Klick Gefängnis bedeuten kann. Die 55 gefährlichsten</b> …

Flipboard will Twitter und Facebook Konkurrenz machen

Die generalüberholte App bietet eine Mischung aus menschlicher Nachrichtenauswahl und Algorithmen. Künftig könnte sie zum Spotify für Medien …

Digital

Trump Calls Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’ in Rant

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at undocumented immigrants during a White House meeting on Wednesday, warning in front of news cameras that dangerous people were clamoring to breach the country’s borders and branding such people “animals.”<p>Mr. Trump’s comments came during a round-table …

Donald Trump

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality