Kyle Clark

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When Your Child Should Stop Using Diapers

<b>Question:</b> Should I Stop Using Diapers?<p>A mom asks:<p>"My son will be 4 years old soon. He does a great job peeing on the potty and he has gone poop …

Parenting

Humans of Late Capitalism reveals the dystopia we all live in

The year is 2018. The world’s richest man, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, eats an iguana. He builds a home with 25 bathrooms. He says in an interview that he …

Globalization

Bob Marley funeral: goodbye to a vibrating Rastaman - archive, 1981

Bob Marley, reggae singer and Third World superstar, was laid out in state this week in Kingston, Jamaica, dressed in his blue denim stage suit – with a red, gold and green tam covering his dreadlocks of long hair. He had a bible in his right hand and a guitar in his left. Thirty thousand people …

Bob Marley

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

Grilling season is here, and with it inevitably comes the curse of dry chicken. If you've never been handed a dried-out chicken breast at a …

Cooking

Mexico: brazen daylight shootout turns Guadalajara into war zone

Witnesses said the shootout seemed like something straight out of an action movie: heavily armed men swarmed a posh Japanese restaurant, where a former state prosecutor was leaving after a long lunch. Luis Carlos Nájera’s bodyguards returned fire and a gun battle ensued on the streets of a trendy …

Mexico

Why You Need A Harrington Jacket This Season (And Every Season)

The Harrington jacket has been cool for over 80 years and will always be in fashion. Here's everything you need to know about Steve McQueen's …

Men's Fashion

36 local candidates have been assassinated in Mexico. And the election is still 2 months away.

MEXICO CITY — This election season has been the most violent in Mexico’s recent history, with 36 candidates killed since September, and dozens of other politicians and campaign officials slaughtered.<p>That macabre statistic has created a fresh challenge for the country’s political parties: They are …

Mexico

What Really Happens in China’s ‘Re-education’ Camps

What does it take to intern half a million members of one ethnic group in just a year? Enormous resources and elaborate organization, but the Chinese authorities aren’t stingy. Vast swathes of the Uighur population in China’s western region of Xinjiang — as well as Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and other ethnic …

China

Terrorists Are Not the Only Ones Exploiting Ungoverned Spaces Across Nigeria

Terrorism experts have long feared that parts of the Sahel beyond the control of any government could become nurseries for radical Islamic terrorism …

Africa

The Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk in New York’s Marijuana Arrests

The New York Police Department has claimed that more black and Latino people are arrested for petty marijuana offenses because complaints are more voluminous in neighborhoods where black and Latino people predominantly live. That excuse was blown apart this weekend by a Times investigation showing …

Justice

Putin is cutting down on military spending to pay for his 'Russia First' agenda

• <b>In his fourth term as the president of Russia, Putin has declared his intentions with the 'Russia First' program.</b>• <b><br>The funds allocated to Russia's military department will be reduced, and the money will instead be used to enhance healthcare, education and infrastructure.</b>• <b><br>This decision is not likely to</b> …

Russia

This Mother’s Day, Mexican Moms Marched for Their Disappeared Children

Besides the trauma of living in ambiguous loss due to the perpetual uncertainty, women face ongoing victimization after a disappearance due to the …

Mexico

China’s Last Cave Dwellers Fight to Keep Their Underground Homes

GEBENG, China — When armed bandits prowled this remote, mountainous stretch of the southwestern province of Guizhou in the chaotic years before the founding of modern China, the ethnic Miao villagers hid in the region’s enormous caves.<p>And there they have remained, even after China was united under …

China

His nuclear deal and economy are crumbling, but don’t write off Iran’s president yet

ISTANBUL — The Iranian president’s signature achievement, a landmark nuclear deal with world powers, is starting to unravel, and his economy is in distress even before renewed U.S. sanctions begin to bite, with Iran’s currency swooning to record lows against the dollar.<p>His domestic opponents are …

South Asia

Mexico has a kidnapping problem. And it’s getting worse. - Vox

It’s part of a trend experts refer to as the “democratization” of kidnapping.<p>MONTERREY, Mexico — David Ramirez, a 19-year-old college student from Mexico City, and his best friend Miguel Angel Rivera, 20, were on their way to celebrate Miguel’s birthday in Zihuatanejo, a coastal village in the …

Mexico

A huge earthquake in China ten years ago was a turning point

LI HAIJUN considers himself lucky. His home was destroyed by a huge earthquake that hit the south-western province of Sichuan on May 12th 2008. But …

China

What Keeps Xi Jinping Awake at Night

BEIJING — As the leader of the world’s most populous country and biggest communist party, China’s president, Xi Jinping, has plenty to worry about, and a new book sheds light on what probably keeps him up at night.<p>The recently released 272-page book of Mr. Xi’s remarks on “national security” …

China

It’s No Wonder Iranians Hate America

When will the U.S. stop reminding them how legitimate their grievances are?<p>“Everyone wants to go to Baghdad. Real men want to go to Tehran.” So a senior British official was quoted as saying to Newsweek in 2002, witnessing the competitive bellicosity in the Bush administration’s run-up to the war …

Middle East

Trump’s rejection of Iran nuclear deal may be Israel’s dream moment

Israel’s heaviest strikes against Iranian targets in Syria, in response to apparent missile attacks on the occupied Golan Heights, reveal how much has been uncorked by Donald Trump’s decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal this week. If confirmed, it is the first time Iranian forces have struck at …

Middle East

Iran Is Now Unfettered

Are the Gulf countries ready?<p>During the Obama years, Saudi Arabia and its Middle East allies were enraged by Washington’s perceived indifference to their security concerns over Iran. They couldn’t seem to convince the president that Tehran’s ambitions posed the greatest security threat to the …

South Asia

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes

Like many children, Andrew Hightower, 13, likes pizza, sandwiches and dessert.<p>But Andrew has Type 1 diabetes, and six years ago, in order to control his blood sugar levels, his parents put him on a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet. His mother makes him recipes with diabetic-friendly ingredients …

Diabetes

Chinese politician tipped to replace president jailed for life

A former Chinese political high-flyer who was accused of seeking to topple Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, expressed "repentance" on Tuesday as he was jailed for accepting bribes worth £20 million.<p>Sun Zhengcai, a former party leader of the western megacity of Chongqing, and a member of the …

China

Russia: Alexei Navalny arrested as anti-Putin protests sweep nation

Under the motto "He is not our tsar," Russians have taken to the streets to decry a fourth term by President Vladimir Putin. Opposition leader Alexei …

Russia

Russian police detain more than 1,600 protesting Putin’s 4th presidential term

MOSCOW — Thousands of people on Saturday marked President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming fourth inauguration with street protests across Russia, defying a heavy police presence that detained more than 1,600 demonstrators.<p>Police dragged the organizer, 41-year-old opposition leader Alexei Navalny, out of …

Russia

Then they came for Peppa Pig

Most Americans have never heard of Peppa Pig, the cartoon star of a British television show for preschoolers, which Chinese censors started purging from Internet apps and Chinese social media over the past week. Americans may not be bothered that an animated pig was deemed subversive by China’s …

China

Mary Turner’s lynching: Savage, horrific, chillingly common

The lynching memorial that opened last week in Montgomery has exposed anew the barbarism and savagery of white supremacy in the post-Civil War …

Black History

A single jawbone has revealed just how much radiation Hiroshima bomb victims absorbed

At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, the United States <b></b>dropped the first combat atomic bomb, “Little Boy.” <b></b>It exploded 43 seconds later, creating a massive fireball that incinerated much of Hiroshima. Nearly 350,000 people were in the Japanese city that day, and most were civilians.<p>Twenty-seven years later, …

Hiroshima

Ida B. Wells and the Lynching of Black Women

“A Woman Lynched” read a headline in The New York Times on Aug. 20, 1886. A mob had taken “Eliza Woods, colored” from a jail in Jackson, Tenn., and hanged her for supposedly poisoning her employer.<p>The journalist Ida B. Wells protested the lynching in an editorial for The Gate City Press, a black …

Black History

He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption.

TIANJIN, China — Han Zicheng survived the Japanese invasion, the Chinese civil war and the Cultural Revolution, but he knew he could not endure the sorrow of living alone.<p>On a chilly day in December, the 85-year-old Chinese grandfather gathered some scraps of white paper and wrote out a pitch in …

China

The Real Villain Behind Our New Gilded Age

The comedian Chris Rock once said, “If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Populist revolts throughout the world may not count as street riots, but they do reflect disenchantment with not just our government but also liberal democracy itself.<p>In the past …

Economics