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Life and death on the Mexican border

Most of those who attempt to climb the wall into the US will be arrested and sent back. If they survive, they will keep trying<p>The wall is an army in brown. It is fabricated in sections 10 girders wide, 18ft tall and crowned with a metre-high blade. To watch the slatted world on the other side – …

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Pollsters tackle what went wrong

They know they blew the election. Now they're trying to pinpoint how it happened.<p>They know they screwed up. Pollsters have a few ideas why.<p>It’s possible Donald Trump’s upset victory this week was powered by a surge of late deciders. Or the mysterious group often referred as “shy Trump" voters …

How Wisconsin Became the Home of Black Incarceration

The unrest in Milwaukee cannot be separated from the historic mass incarceration of black residents there and across Wisconsin.<p>Milwaukee remains in a state of civil unrest following the officer-involved killing last weekendof Sylville K. Smith, a 23-year-old black male who police claim was fleeing …

Court order revives child migrant battle

A federal court order handed down this week gives new life to a long-running battle over whether child migrants have a due process right to legal counsel in deportation proceedings.<p>U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly is tentatively proposing to certify a class action lawsuit that would cover all …

Editorial: The Nomination of an Asian American to the Supreme Court Would Be a Big Deal

The search for a Supreme Court justice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia is a historic one. Not because it involves filling a vacancy after the death of a sitting justice — that has happened many times before, including most recently in 2005 with the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist; nor is it …

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‘The Attacks Will Be Spectacular’

An exclusive look at how the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA months before 9/11, along with others that were far more detailed than previously revealed.<p>“B<i>in Laden Determined to Strike in U.</i><i>S.”</i> The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, …

6 Craft Beer Stores Hiding in Airports

From Anchorage to Boise, these airports are stocked with the best souvenirs: local beer and booze.<p>You know the feeling: You’re rushing to your gate and realize you forgot to buy a souvenir for the person meeting you at baggage claim. Dread and desperation. All around you are cheap state flag shot …

An Intern Saved a Museum by Finding This Revolutionary War Treasure in the Attic

Once in a very long while, a rare book or manuscript discovery is so remarkable that it makes national headlines. In 1988, for instance, an anonymous …

'Critical Thinking' discourages ideas, says professor

University of Calgary professor Patrick Finn says verbal belittling by professors have become a corrosive part of the University experience. And he …

Europe Is Facing The Biggest Refugee Crisis Since WWII. When Will It Stop Passing The Buck?

Read on HuffPost Spain<p>The war in Syria didn't start yesterday. Neither did the mass exodus of refugees fleeing violence, bombs, gunfire and the Islamic State. It shouldn't have been very difficult to guess that the more than two million displaced persons in Lebanon and Turkey weren't going to stay …

Philosophers can’t agree on how much we should help refugees—or even whether we should

Don’t be surprised by political leaders’ indecision over how to help refugees amid the growing crisis in Europe. Even philosophers can’t offer an unanimous answer on the moral response.<p>Here are just a few of the positions–albeit highly simplified—that philosophers have taken on how wealthy …

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Best Craft Beers

While Americans have been drinking microbrews for more than two decades, the artisan ale trend has become a worldwide phenomenon in recent years. From centuries-old German cloisters to forward-thinking Spanish breweries, top-shelf craft beers are popping up in the unlikeliest of places -- and …

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5 Great TED Talks to Help You Work Smarter

September 11, 2015<br>Work and productivity are two correlate which do not always run the same line. You might be totally engaged in your work but this …

Religion and Superintelligence

I was contacted by a staff writer from the online newsmagazine The Daily Dot. He is writing a story at the intersection of computer superintelligence …

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A look at Europe's population helps explain why Britain and Germany are divided over the refugee crisis

A particular schism has emerged between Britain and Germany.<p>Germany, and its ally France, are speaking about the crisis in "moral" terms and committing to taking thousands of refugees.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become a figurehead for the crisis in Europe and has championed rehoming quotas …

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Reserve Charging Strap for Apple Watch

Price: $249.99Extend the battery of your Apple Watch by 2.7X with the Reserve Charging Strap for Apple Watch. This means it will give your watch 30 …

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Illiberal Liberalism: An Existential Threat to Europe

Greece is back to centre of European history, and there it stands like a paradigm. The way Europe deals with Greece reflects Europe’s own image like …

Critics of the Benedict Option

While I was away in Italy and France these past nine days, there has been lots of talk, much of it critical, about the Benedict Option. I think I’ll …