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How the war on Isis is redrawing the map of the Middle East

Along the vast, zigzagging perimeter of Isis’s self-styled state, the militants are steadily being pushed back as the forces­ ranged against them …

Is Tanzania the Switzerland of Africa?

The East African country of Tanzania has long been considered an island of stability where chaos appears to reign across the continent, and even its region of East Africa. But emerging concerns will test whether Tanzania can maintain this relative harmony over the next several years.<p>When I was …

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Mexican Architect Ismael Leyva Is Transforming City Skylines

NAME: Ismael Leyva<p>AGE: 64<p>HERITAGE: Mexican<p>HOMETOWN: Born in Veracruz, Mexico now living in New York City<p>OCCUPATION/TITLE: President of Leyva Architects, PC<p><i>Established in 1996, Ismael Leyva Architects, PC is one of New York’s most respected architectural and design firms. It has built a diverse</i> …

Former Chad dictator to learn fate after alleged victims' long fight for justice

Dakar court to give verdict on Monday on whether Hissène Habré is guilty of murder, torture, rape and crimes against humanity<p>Chad’s former dictatoris to learn his fate on Monday after a 26-year battle by his alleged victims to bring him to justice.<p>A court in Dakar will decide whether Hissène Habré …

The Poetry Of Moving Furniture By Nendo

The studio’s latest ‘Trace Collection’ <b></b>consists of a container, a counter and light, displaying the movements of everyday use in a poetic way. Aiming …

Debate on Brazil president's future slogs into a new day

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate slogged toward a historic vote on impeaching President Dilma Rousseff early Thursday that would likely end 13 …

Brazil

Spotify’s growing faster than ever, thanks in part to Apple Music

Last year, shortly after the launch of Apple Music, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek noted that the rival streaming service’s launch hadn’t hurt his company’s …

The Earth is warming at scary rates, and this GIF proves it

The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling …

Climate Change

Opinion: CyanogenMod improves the Honor 5X enough to make it my daily driver [Video]

After Chinese company Huawei introduced the phone for the US in January of this year, I gave the Honor 5X a full review. But maybe you can’t even call it that. More than a review, it was mostly just some thoughts on the phone that I had pent up after an exhausting week at CES. Basically, the gist …

3 Powerful Steps to Write Your Brand Story

Effective storytelling can make all the difference as you create your company's brand.<p><i>John Cinquina, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Perth, Australia, is the CEO of Red Meets Blue Branding--a brand strategy agency--and the author of</i> Build Great Brands<i>. We asked him about the best</i> …

Is Berlin Still Cool?

Because who better to ask than the residents of the coolest place in London, according to multiple property developers and estate agents.<p>Bad news: Berlin is dead. Or, at least, everyone seems to think it is.<p>The German capital—long considered the ultimate destination for artists, musicians, …

Sanders And Clinton Vie For New York From Brooklyn

Throngs of supporters listen as Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at Prospect Park in Brooklyn on April 17, 2016. (Spencer …

Bernie Sanders

Germany’s refugee crisis has left it as bitterly divided as Donald Trump’s America | Konstantin Richter

We thought we could handle the migrant numbers – I invited them into my home. Whatever happened to our welcoming spirit?<p>Last autumn, when Angela Merkel opened Germany’s borders to refugees, my wife and I decided we would be happy to have some of them stay with us in our Berlin apartment. Mostly …

How Frank Sinatra Jr. got a Jewish middle name

JTA – Frank Sinatra Jr., who died suddenly at age 72 on Wednesday while on tour in Florida, spoke to the Florida Jewish Journal just a few days …

Florida

Will Russian Withdrawal Mean a Federal Syria or More War?

Russian President Vladimir Putin's surprise announcement to withdraw most Russian war planes and personnel from Syria has left the public in the dark about his motives, raising troubling questions about whether the move will provide an opening for the U.S., Turkey and their Gulf allies to resume …

Ohio’s Supreme Court gives state a 2nd try at executing condemned killer

OHIO<p>Court gives state 2nd try at execution<p>The state can try again to put to death a condemned killer whose 2009 execution was called off after two hours during which he cried in pain while receiving 18 needle sticks, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday.<p>The court’s 4-to-3 ruling rejected arguments …

Chelsea Handler: Netflix talk show title revealed

Chelsea Handler announced the premiere date for her upcoming Netflix series Wednesday, and now that series has a name: After asking Twitter users to …

Exploding population sends rents soaring in Dallas

With Dallas being one of the hottest housing markets in the U.S. and with an estimated 11,000 people moving to the Metroplex each month, it's …

With Cruz Up, Rubio Down, Where Does That Leave Donald Trump?

<i>Get live updates about voting in the March 15 contests.</i><p>There was a big shift in the Republican race over the last few days: Ted Cruz surged, almost entirely at Marco Rubio’s expense.<p>The Cruz surge was the clearest sign yet that Donald Trump might indeed be at a disadvantage in a one-on-one race. …

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The Feds Hired Researchers To Crack Into the Darknet

Feds hired Carnegie Mellon University to break down Tor encryption.<p>In 2014, the government hired Carnegie Mellon University to break the encryption of the ultra-secure Tor browser. While long suspected, a federal judge confirmed the collaboration between CMU and the feds.<p>Tor is a browser that …

How Donald Trump Went From Laughable Presidential Candidate To Likely GOP Nominee

Never say never.<p><i>This story was originally published on February 24, 2016, and is being republished to mark the one year anniversary of Trump's presidential campaign.</i><p>Donald Trump, despite his misogyny, bigotry, racism and lack of knowledge of U.S. policy, is now the presumptive Republican nominee …

Here's Why Shares of Yahoo Are Climbing

Yahoo has danced around the idea of selling its core business in a tense few months, but now it could be moving along fast.<p>The internet giant, headed …

The World's Largest Abandoned Building Is the 'Hotel of Doom' in North Korea

Cozy.<p>In 1987, workers began constructing what would be the tallest hotel in the world in Pyongyang, North Korea. The frame was finished two years later—a little behind schedule, the structure was supposed to open in 1989. Then in 1992, after the collapse of ally and backer the Soviet Union, work …

The Stream: South Carolina and Nevada Go To The Polls

<i>The Stream is your source for news, photos and analysis from NPR's political team on the ground in South Carolina and Nevada. For more coverage and analysis visit</i> NPR Politics <i>or</i> elections.npr.org<i>.</i><p>The view from Nevada after today's Democratic caucuses<p>For Hillary Clinton, this was her first …

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

Public Speaking

150 Years Of Immigration In America, Visualized

An interactive map shows how waves of diasporas from all over the world arrived in the U.S., from the 1850s to today.<p>Amid a flurry of anti-immigration rhetoric coming from certain GOP presidential candidates, a new interactive map reminds us just how much of our country’s foundation was built on …

4 Secrets to Reading Body Language Like an Expert

How important is body language?<p>55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Germany's refugee crisis turns it ominously to the right

For years Germany has been an outlier in Europe. While far-right agitators gained strength in neighboring countries, including France and Austria, German voters stuck solidly to their traditional postwar parties. Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats, and the Bavarian sister …

Europe