Jean Ramirez

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Dinosaurs were so good at living that it might have caused their demise

When you think of the end of the dinosaurs you likely envision an asteroid striking Earth, creating a massive explosion and plunging the planet into …

Increased border security is why so many 'Dreamers' are here in the first place

President Trump has indicated for months that he is willing to resolve the status of nearly 800,000 so-called Dreamers in exchange for funds to build his "beautiful wall" and to increase border security.<p>Although funding for Trump's wall remains a hotly debated topic, there does seem to be consensus …

Immigration

The case for de-extincting Ice Age megafauna

<b>A replica of a saber-tooth tiger at the "Giganten Der Eizeit" exhibition in St Peter-Ording, Germany. (Getty/Krafft Angerer)</b><p>Humans helped kill off the giant animals of the Ice Age. We owe it to the ecosystem to restore what we destroyed<p>Katherine DM Clover<p>October 8, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>What if human …

5 Mexican states get highest US 'do not travel' warning

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled …

What is 'chain migration' and why does President Trump want to end it?

As the White House and Congress grapple over immigration legislation, the term "chain migration" has quickly become part of the D.C. lexicon.<p>President Trump has blasted the practice as a massive immigration loophole that terrorists and "truly evil" people can exploit to infiltrate the U.S. …

Immigration

Trump's border wall may be shorter than first advertised

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's border wall might not be as long as some originally envisioned.<p>As talks on comprehensive immigration reform progress, so have the discussions on the logistics of a border wall. And the prospect of a wall spanning the entire border doesn't seem to be part …

Trump to Dems: No DACA deal without the border wall

Democrats seeking a deal to protect so-called Dreamers from deportation must be prepared to agree to a package that includes several White House priorities, including a border wall and reforms to the U.S. immigration system, President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning.<p>“The Democrats have …

Trump: 'Democrats are doing nothing for DACA'

Accusing Democrats of playing politics with undocumented immigrants who came into the country as children, President Donald Trump on Tuesday predicted that so-called Dreamers will fall “in love” with the GOP.<p>“Democrats are doing nothing for DACA - just interested in politics,” Trump complained via …

Judge: Ending program to protect immigrants creates hardship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge grilled an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday over the Trump administration's …

Immigration

The "Birds Are Not Dinosaurs" Movement

A huge quantity of evidence shows that birds are dinosaurs, and specifically a lineage of the coelurosaurian theropod group Maniraptora. Additional …

Whales reached huge size only recently

Jonathan Amos @BBCAmos on Twitter<p><b>Blue whales are the biggest animals that have ever existed on Earth but they only recently* got that way.</b><p>This is the extraordinary finding from a new study that examined the fossil record of baleens - the group of filter feeders to which the blues belong.<p>These …

​The Myth of Dinosaurs the Reality of Dragons

Do you realize that dinosaurs are just a theory? A theory that is backed up by very shaky evidence. Most people believe in dinosaurs because they are …

Dinosaurs

As Immigration Arrests Increase Under Trump, So Do Border Crossings by Unaccompanied Minors

The Trump administration counts the overall successes in curbing illegal immigration as “another success,” but since May there has been an increase …

Donald Trump Proposes New Nickname for the Media... And It's a Doozy

President Donald Trump took deadly aim at the mainstream media over the weekend, calling out different outlets for their misrepresentations, …

Trump Escalates His Criticism of the News Media, Fueling National Debate

WASHINGTON — President Trump has escalated his fiery attacks on the news media, seizing on a recent string of mistaken reports to bolster his case that he is being persecuted by a left-leaning establishment out to bring him down and fueling a national debate over truth, accountability and a free …

Three Trump Accusers Seek Congressional Probe of Sex Misconduct

Three women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct resurfaced their allegations in a news conference on Monday hosted by a documentary …