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Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas as 1 million-plus ordered to evacuate

HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. (Reuters) - More than 1 million people along the Carolina coast fled toward higher ground on Monday in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm and the most powerful to menace the region in nearly three …

Weather

Why Does DMT Make You Feel Like You’re Dying?

Researchers dosed 13 people with DMT to investigate the similarities between DMT trips and near death experiences in the first study of its kind.<p><b>This story is part of When the Drugs Hit, a Motherboard journey into the science, politics, and culture of today's psychedelic renaissance. Follow along</b></b> …

Consciousness

Omarosa says Trump is a racist who uses N-word – and claims there's tape to prove it

Donald Trump is a “racist” who has used the “N-word” repeatedly, Omarosa Manigault Newman, once the most prominent African American in the White House, claims in a searing memoir.<p>The future US president was caught on mic uttering the taboo racial slur “multiple times” during the making of his …

Donald Trump

Did Trump commit treason in Helsinki?

The reaction came fast and fierce. And it wasn’t just from Democratic Party activists or liberal news outlets.<p>Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, called President Trump’s news conference with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin a “disgrace.”<p>Mike Rogers, a former member of Congress from …

As China gets tough on recycling, will America get cleaner?

In recent years, the model for US recycling has been to send it overseas to China. China gets a raw material worth money; the US gets rid of its rubbish.<p>But since the start of this year, China has been refusing to take contaminated recycling, forcing communities across the US, like Lynn, …

Sustainability

Cleveland’s move to the front lines of contemporary art

There is a reason why New York is the city for art. It has more galleries — over a thousand — than any other city around the world. It has more art museums and institutions and more art fairs. Among the top-ranked international art cities, Miami and Los Angeles aren’t very far behind.<p>But these …

Streetwear

Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters said for the first time Wednesday that they have made good progress battling the state's largest-ever wildfire but didn't expect to have it fully under control until September.<p>The blaze north of San Francisco has grown to the size of Los Angeles since it started …

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

Inside Italy’s plot to infiltrate migrant rescue boats in the Mediterranean

Our reporter was invited on a migrant rescue trip organized by Save the Children. Unbeknownst to everyone on the boat, including us, he wasn’t the only person aboard working for someone else.<p>By early evening, the boat was full.<p>The deck, the bow, the stern, the gangways and every nook on the ship …

Dirty art

Every piece in “Swept Away,” an exhibition at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, is made of dirt, dust, trash or pollution: “Stuff we leave behind, or deem unclean, or strive to remove or discard or disguise or hide.”<p>Henry Alford visited the show with Dave Hill, a comedian who’s appeared on HBO, …

In France, #MeToo protests force a rock star who killed his girlfriend to give up tour

The #MeToo movement continues to resonate around the world, and France is no exception. There was a remarkable development there this month.<p>A notorious rock singer was pressured into canceling the remainder of his tour in the face of a public outcry. Bertrand Cantat, once the frontman for the …

Protest

A protest against Yemeni refugees reveals how South Korea has been 'educated to think about foreigners'

Hundreds of Yemenis fleeing the war and humanitarian crisis back home have made their way to an unlikely destination in northeast Asia. The popular tourist destination of Jeju Island sits off the southern coast of South Korea. It’s more than 5,000 miles from the Arabian peninsula, but a combination …

How balloons gave a blind South Korean artist his life back

South Korean artist Goh Hong-seok’s installation pieces are as intricate as they are enormous.<p>One of his works — a serpentine green dragon wrapped around a white unicorn — takes up an entire exhibition room. At first glance, another appears to be a 9-foot-high flower, but is, in fact, the depiction …

Techies who support universal basic income are 'terrified' about the future

Journalist Annie Lowrey talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, …

Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture War

America’s largest Protestant group moves to cut ties with the Republican Party and reengage with mainstream culture.

Republican Party

Oregon senator is denied access to a migrant children's center in Texas

This past Sunday, Jeff Merkley, a Democratic senator from Oregon, visited Southwest Key Casa Padre, a shelter for migrant children in Brownsville, Texas, hoping to be allowed inside. A few minutes after the senator arrived, officials from the center called the police and requested that he leave the …

Visit a slice of Mexico City increasingly known as 'Little LA'

The neighborhood of "Little LA" doesn't jump out to you at first. It’s located next to a large plaza in Mexico City, in the center of which is a historic arch commemorating the Mexican revolution. In the evening, people often gather in the plaza for outdoor exercise classes while teenagers compete …

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