Kiwon Wang

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The right’s black crime obsession

Conservative media’s total fixation on black-on-black and black-on-white crime isn’t going to end. Here’s why<p>There are a few black people up to no good in this country and Fox News is on it! So is Drudge Report. Vigilantly on the lookout, 24 hours a day, for stories about black youths behaving …

The White House Wants to Help You Make Smaller Student-Loan Payments

Only a fraction of eligible borrowers are using programs that will let them reduce their monthly student-loan payments. The White House wants to change that.<p>The latest summer policy push from the White House is an ambitious effort to shift the college financing system to provide more support to …

America no longer values its public institutions

Since the Cold War, they’ve morphed into “public-private partnerships” or, for Republicans, simply “vouchers”<p>Congress is in recess, but you’d hardly know it. This has been the most do-nothing, gridlocked Congress in decades. But the recess at least offers a pause in the ongoing partisan fighting …

Park proposes reunion for families separated since Korean war

The South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, has proposed that the two Koreas hold a reunion next month for families still separated 60 years after the Korean war. The proposal came a day after the rivals moved toward reopening a jointly run factory park closed since April.<p>Family reunions were one of …

Severe Heat Waves Will Scorch Us Until At Least 2040, Say Climatologists

Kinect app that turns any surface into a 'touchscreen' debuts for $149

Microsoft launched a Kinect Accelerator program for startups last year, and the results are starting to be shown. Ubi Interactive worked closely with Microsoft to create a system that uses a projector in combination with a Kinect sensor to create a virtual touchscreen that can be cast onto any …

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