Francis D Roces

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The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Europe Was a Melting Pot From the Start, Ancient DNA Reveals

Genetic analysis of a 37,000-year-old human bone from Russia suggests widespread intermingling during Paleolithic times.<p>Modern Europeans have genetic ties that bind them together much further back in time than once thought, scientists report after analyzing a prehistoric Russian man's DNA.<p>Scraps of …

Obama's Russia reset unravels

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extended his 15 minutes of fame Wednesday, as headlines tied his saga to President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel a planned summit meeting in Moscow next month with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>But analysts said the talk of Snowden’s role in the …

Chinatown, then and now

For decades, the historic district north of downtown has declined as booming Chinese enclaves in the San Gabriel Valley monopolized flows of new immigrants and investment. Today, the aging community can sometimes have the feel of a museum, with only a few second- and third-generation locals staying …

Tech groups, investors and activists join forces to press gov’t on surveillance

A broad alliance of influential tech companies and civil liberties groups published a letter on Thursday, calling on President Barack Obama and …

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GOP Won't Defend Ban On Veterans Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

House Republicans, who defended in court the Defense of Marriage Act only to see it struck down by the Supreme Court last month, have now decided not to try to defend a similar law that denies veterans' benefits to married, same-sex couples.<p>BuzzFeed, which broke the news Thursday of the GOP's …

Judge refuses to drop 'aiding the enemy' charge in Bradley Manning trial

The judge presiding over the court martial of the WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning has declined to throw out the main charge against him - that he …

Akira: the future-Tokyo story that brought anime west

Internet lore has it that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas turned down the chance to pick up the rights to the exalted 1988 anime Akira, believing …

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Articles about london and new york double exposure project on Dwell.com - Dwell

"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t as bad as yesterday’s." That's a juicy pull-quote from "The Glass...<p>Moooi crosses the ocean and lands in New York to open its first Showroom and Brand Store in the US, introducing a 'brand' new...<p>While in New York City last month, I …

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5,000-year-old 'Chinese characters' discovered

Chinese archeologists have unearthed ancient inscriptions dating back around 5,000 years that some believe could represent the earliest known record of Chinese characters.<p>The inscriptions were found on pieces of pottery and rock dug up from the Zhuangqiao excavation site in the eastern province of …

Riot Girl

Get a behind the scenes look at Amanda Seyfried from our August 2013 cover shoot.<p>Welcome to the '90s: Here's how we pulled off our shambolic-chic cover shoot starring Amanda Seyfried as a modern-day grunge girl. <i>Photographer Carter Smith:</i> "We took over a huge suite at NYC's Waldorf Astoria Hotel, …

SF jetliner crash kills 2, seriously injures 49

Scramble for answers after SFO jet crash kills 2, seriously injures 49<p>It happened with almost no warning.<p>One minute, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was making a seemingly routine approach to San Francisco International Airport on a calm, clear Saturday morning after an 11-hour flight from Seoul. …

Jason Statham: the career so far - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/jul/07/jason-statham-action-film-career-gallery<p>720<p>As the boy from Sydenham tries to get in touch with …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Elie Saab Resort 2014 Collection

<b>Elie Saab Resort</b> – For Elie Saab’s resort 2014 collection, the designer gets graphic with an outing inspired by mod color-blocking and the brand’s …

Elie Saab

The Best of Fall 2013 Campaigns

See the best campaigns for Fall 2013.<p>The Fall 2013 campaigns are rolling in as we eagerly anticipate the coming season. See the best ads for autumn and check back daily for more of the latest released shots. Plus, review the hottest trends of the season in our complete Fall 2013 Fashion Week …

Edie Campbell Channels 6 Women for Lanvin Fall 2013 Campaign by Steven Meisel

<b>Multifaceted</b> – British rising star Edie Campbell is the face of Lanvin’s fall advertisements, lensed by Steven Meisel. The dark-haired beauty …

And how would you like to pay, sir – cash, credit card, or Bitcoin?

The government of Iceland does not have the necessary skills to manage its own currency. It should ditch the Icelandic krona and adopt Bitcoin, a …

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