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Reject Immigration Reform Extremism

The Senate recently passed a 1,200-plus page immigration reform overhaul bill, S. 744, with bipartisan support, and the dust is just beginning to …

These 2 factors raise risk of birth defect - Futurity

U. LEEDS (UK) — The two main factors associated with an increased risk of babies …

Building a Liver From Stem Cells

Reporting in the journal <i>Nature</i>, researchers say they have created a functional liver using induced pluripotent stem cells. The team of scientists first created "liver buds" and transplanted those into mice, where the buds grew into tissue resembling the adult liver. Anthony Atala of the Wake Forest …

Low-income residents more likely to care about neighborhood - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Some may assume that residents of run-down, crime-ridden neighborhoods don’t care …

Bolivia Threatens To Close US Embassy After Edward Snowden Plane Incident

Morales again blamed Washington for pressuring European countries to refuse to allow his plane to fly through their airspace on Tuesday, forcing it to land in Vienna, Austria, in what he called a violation of international law. He had been returning from a summit in Russia during which he had …

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Beyond Marco Rubio: five Latino politicians you should know

When you hear the words "Latino politician", who do you think of? I suspect the first (and perhaps even the only) person who comes to mind is Marco …

Nicaragua canal plan not a joke - Chinese businessman

<b>The Chinese businessman behind a $40bn (£26bn) plan to build a canal through Nicaragua has promised transparency and insisted his project is not a joke.</b><p>Wang Jing, the owner of Hong Kong-based HKND Group, told reporters he had attracted global investors and that work should start in 2014.<p>Mr Wang was …

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TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

¿Rectificarán los medios que reprodujeron estas "imprecisiones"?<p>Entrevista con The Guardian desde el minuto 12:50:<br>Periodista: Pero, en su opinión ¿le …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

In praise of … Frida Kahlo

Towards the end of the Mexico: A Revolution in Art exhibition that opens at the Royal Academy tomorrow, there is a tiny Frida Kahlo self-portrait, …

"Mayoría de delitos violentos cayó un 15%" informa La República

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Watch: First Trailer for Michel Gondry's Noam Chomsky Documentary

If the first French trailer for <i>Mood Indigo</i> is any indicator, we're going to get something truly unique and mesmerizing from director <b>Michel Gondry</b> …