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Definitive data on what poor people buy when they’re just given cash

It is increasingly common for governments to give poor people money. Rather than grant services or particular goods to those in poverty, such as food or housing, governments have found that it is more effective and efficient to simply hand out cash. In some cases, these cash transfers are …

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Voter Groups Are Pushing Latinos to the Polls

This slice of the electorate has shown increased interest in casting a ballot in November. So outside organizations are lending a hand.<p>The Latino population in the United States reached nearly 57 million in 2015 and according to U.S. Census Bureau projections,it’s expected to increase to 119 …

Government

Obama lifts sanctions against Ivory Coast, citing progress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday lifted decade-old sanctions against Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest cocoa producer, citing a successful presidential election last year and its progress in tackling illegal trafficking of arms and natural resources.<p>U.S. President …

Many US Catholics don't have a positive view of Muslims, finds study

Of 1,027 Catholics polled, only 14% said they had favorable views of Islam and one in three said they had either very or somewhat unfavorable views<p>Only 14% of American Catholics have a favorable view of Muslims and Catholic media outlets tend to have a bias against Muslims, a study has found.<p>The …

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

One of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct has sued him for defamation after he labeled her claims false.<p>Donald Trump is now president and not just a private citizen, but that doesn’t mean he’s free of the controversies that dogged him in his former life.<p>Last week, a few days before …

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How Hillary Clinton helped create what she later called the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’

By Karen Tumulty<p>, Columnist<p>The epic battles between the Clintons and their tormentors on the right have shaped American politics for nearly a quarter-century.<p>But there was a moment early on when the toxic course of that history might have been changed, had it not been for Hillary Clinton’s impulses …

The world is getting better at paid maternity leave. The U.S. is not.

By Melissa Etehad<p>Jeremy C.F. Lin<p>, Graphics Intern<p>When news broke that Ivanka Trump's clothing line doesn't offer workers paid maternity leave, some were surprised. After all, the Republican presidential nominee's daughter has said she champions the rights of working mothers. "Policies that allow …

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Don't like Hillary Clinton? You need to watch Parks And Recreation

Obviously Clinton is Leslie Knope, the blond politico, ambitious to her bones, who, whatever you think of her politics, is undeniably devoted to public service<p>It seems increasingly obvious to me that the only sensible way to look at the US election is through the prism of Parks And Recreation. This …

Experts Reject Trump's Claim That Obama Founded ISIS

Maybe it's time for Trump to beef up his team of foreign policy advisors.<p>WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s latest attempt to weigh in on foreign policy discourse is his claim that President Barack Obama founded ISIS.<p>With the president currently overseeing a far-reaching air war against ISIS in multiple …

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The Latest: Trump pondering 'wet foot, dry foot' policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (All times EDT):<p>12:10 a.m.<p>Donald Trump says he plans to meet with Cuban-Americans to help determine whether he'll support continuing the "wet foot, dry foot" immigration policy.<p>The Republican presidential nominee says the meeting will take …

New Bridgegate details cloud Christie's post-governor ambitions

Wednesday’s revelation that a staffer accused Gov. Chris Christie of “flat out lying” about an aide's involvement in Bridgegate was the latest blow to his plans for a public career after the governorship.<p>It probably won't be the last.<p>The text message of former Christie mid-level staffer Christina …

Government

'Dangerous' Trump: 50 key Republicans sign letter warning against candidate

National security and foreign policy officials from GOP administrations dating back decades say candidate would be history’s ‘most reckless’ US president<p>Many longtime Republican foreign policy and national security officials have issued their most vociferous repudiation of Donald Trump to date, …

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Madam President Or Madman President?

There are less than 100 days until the Presidential election, and voters will have to choose between Hillary Clinton, a former first lady, two-term US Senator, and Secretary of State or Donald J. Trump, a self-glorifying "businessman," reality television personality, and prior beauty contest …

U.S. consumer agency seeks to overhaul debt collection industry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. watchdog for consumer finances unveiled on Thursday a proposal to toughen regulation of the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry, with a focus on keeping agencies from pushing people to pay debts they do not owe, informing borrowers of their rights and …

The 21 harshest Trump burns from DNC Day 3

Democrats roasted Donald Trump on Wednesday night, delivering burn after burn on the convention stage.<p>The third night of the Democratic National Convention shifted from an infomercial for Hillary Clinton to a systematic takedown of her Republican rival, with speakers delivering both somber warnings …

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Donald Trump Is 'A Unique Threat To American Democracy:' Washington Post

"A Trump presidency would be dangerous for the nation and the world.”<p>The candidacy of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is a problem that transcends party lines and threatens the very fiber of American democracy, The Washington Post editorial board wrote in an op-ed first posted online …

I Am A Republican. I Am A Christian. And I Won't Vote For Trump

I will always remember the first time I went to Washington, D.C.<p>I was a college student. In my senior year of studying English Literature. The semester before I had participated in the GOP Get Out the Vote (or GOTV) 96 hour push for Bush/Cheney ‘04 in Denver. It was 4 days of little sleep, lots of …

Hating on Hillary: Republican convention down and dirty

CLEVELAND (AP) — Liar. Garbage. Lock her up.<p>Republicans at their national convention are putting Hillary Clinton on mock trial, declaring her guilty …

Government

Senior Donald Trump adviser: Hillary Clinton 'should be shot for treason'

The secret service is investigatingDonald Trump’s chief adviser on veteran’s issues after hedeclared on Wednesday that Hillary Clinton “should be put in the firing line and shot for treason”, the most extreme statement yet during a Republican national convention that has made the presumptive …

AP EXPLAINS: Why do Republicans say sky is falling? Is it?

The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, social upheaval, political …

Voting

Review: 'Down the Deep Dark Web' is a movie every technologist should watch

A new documentary about cryptoanarchists, hackers, and security experts explains about why encryption and privacy are important. This movie will make …

10 funny Bible verses you have to read to believe

The Bible is usually considered a boring book full of commandments about what you shouldn’t do—all the fun things, like getting drunk on wine, …

Religious People Say They Don't Watch Porn. Internet Data Says Otherwise.

Researchers asked them how they felt about that discrepancy.<p>Highly religious people in the U.S. may have a love-hate relationship with online pornography, but new research suggests they don’t want to admit it.<p>A study published June 2 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & …

Temp worker sent home unpaid from PwC job 'for not wearing high heels'

When Nicola Thorp left drama school, she knew the way she presented herself would be key to getting work.<p>But it came as something of a shock when, while working as a temp between acting gigs, she found herself turned away from a receptionist role at City accounting PriceWaterhouseCoopers because - …

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Donald Trump: 'If I was Jeb Bush, I wouldn't vote for me either'

In a Sunday interview on ABC's "This Week," Trump admitted that he was "rough" on the former governor while the two jockeyed for the Republican presidential nomination. He suggested his attacks may have alienated Bush.<p>"I understand Jeb Bush. I was rough with Jeb Bush. And I think if I was Jeb Bush, …

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Donald Trump's Federal Budget Psychosis Gets Visibly Worse

Before I say anything about Donald Trump’s latest federal budget craziness, let’s remember that he previously has willingly and apparently very proudly displayed his psychotic fiscal thinking.<p>As I said in this post, it was only a month or so ago that Trump revealed a tax cut plan the Tax Policy …

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U.S. senators vote to bolster travel security in FAA bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to bolster travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks with measures that include doubling the number of transportation security teams with bomb-sniffing dogs at domestic airports and other transit hubs.<p>Passengers make their way in a …

You'll never guess how much the TSA's Randomizer app cost

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You might not have encountered it yet, but it glories in its Apple-like simplicity.<p>It has two arrows and, should you see one of those arrows displayed on an iPad as you're going through airport security, …

Morocco's megawatt solar plant powers up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco is close to completing the world's largest concentrated solar power farm.<p>The site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- aims to produce enough energy to power over one million homes by the …