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President Trump and Mexican president speak by phone amid crisis in relations

By Joshua Partlow and<p>Joshua Partlow<p>Correspondent focusing on Mexico, Central America and other parts of Latin America<p>Email Bio Follow<p>William Branigin<p>William Branigin<p>Reporter and editor covering breaking news<p>Email Bio<p>MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, …

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The 12-Year-Old Who Fought In the Civil War

When the American Civil War broke out in 1861, John Clem decided to enlist in the Union Army. There was just one problem: The Ohio resident was just …

A Day in the Life of Trump’s Washington: Pictures

These Countries Are All Scrambling to Save the TPP After Donald Trump Pulled Out

Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations to …

Trump talks to U.S. automakers, pushes for new American plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged the chief executives of the Big Three U.S. automakers on Tuesday to build more cars in the country, pressing his pledge to bring jobs to America and discourage the car industry from investing in Mexico.<p>Trump, who has threatened to impose 35 …

Trump signs executive actions to advance Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines

Keystone XL has been at the center of one of the largest opposition campaigns in the history of the environmental movement.<p>President Donald Trump signed executive actions on Tuesday to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, reversing decisions made by the Obama administration and …

Trump gets to work for his blue-collar base

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is what "America First" looks like.<p>President Donald Trump is showing that he is not forgetting the blue-collar voters who sent him to the White House, making clear during an energetic first full weekday in office that his administration will be devoted to US workers.<p>Flexing his broad …

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Sam Cooke, Soul Icon

The late and truly great Sam Cooke was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi on 22 January 1931. Imagining this great vocal stylist as a senior citizen is …

Lost Dark Ages Fort Found in Scotland

The heart of a lost Dark Ages kingdom may have been discovered in southern Scotland.<p>A new book, "The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged" (Oxbow Books, …

Can History Prepare Us for the Trump Presidency?

Twenty-one historians explain which moments in history are closest to this one—and what we can learn.<p>The 45th president had already broken many norms when he took the oath of office: Donald Trump is the first commander in chief never to have served in public office or the military; he enters the …

Here's Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Marijuana

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Last year was truly exceptional for the marijuana movement. In fact, it may go down as the best year on record. In total, five new states legalized medical cannabis, two of which (Ohio and Pennsylvania) did so by passing up ballot initiatives and legalized medical pot …

How Much Viking Lore Is True?

Book Talk<p>Archaeologists have confirmed key details in Norse oral histories (but not the dragons, elves, and trolls).<p>In TV series from <i>Vikings</i> to <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the icy wastes of the north provide the backdrop to dramatic, often violent, stories of kings and warriors, dragons and trolls. The source …

This unheralded woman actually organized the Montgomery bus boycott

Jo Ann Robinson is unfortunately overlooked by history<p>Earlier this week, the nation celebrated the birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther …

German parliament legalizes cannabis for medical consumption

The German parliament has voted to allow consumption of the drug for medical purposes. The issue had been a point of heated discussion in the country …

Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I by offering it territory in …

50 years ago, Americans finally got a look across the line of the Vietnam War

At the beginning of 1967, one place Americans couldn't go was Hanoi, North Vietnam.<p>It was two years after President Lyndon B. Johnson escalated the Vietnam War, and at home, the narrative of the first televised war was still that of good guys fighting for freedom.<p>But in late December 1966, that …

Medicine Or Health Risk? Parents Prescribed Medical Marijuana Are Clashing With Federal Agencies

Medical marijuana use in the United States is more prevalent than ever before. Twenty-six states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, seven of which have also legalized it for recreational use. But parents prescribed medical marijuana are beginning to see a backlash against the drug that …

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

<b>Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine's most influential surgeons.</b><p>John Hunter had diagnosed a patient in 1786 with a "tumour as hard as bone".<p>Royal Marsden Hospital doctors analysed patient samples and case notes, which were preserved at the museum named …

ClubM rolls out a limited-edition luxury-level box of weed goodies for the cannabis connoisseur

ClubM, a San Diego company specializing in the doorstep delivery of curated cannabis products, is going after the truly high-end consumer with the launch of a limited-edition luxury box just in time for the holidays.<p>Dubbed the M1K, the production run of the boxes is extremely limited — we're …

Stand out from the Crowd with These Easy to Make Christmas Cookies

If you want to stand out from the crowd and take a break from using the same recipes grandma made, the elves at BookCulinaryVacations.com have …

Hemp's Forgotten American History

<b>Washington and Jefferson Grew Hemp</b><p>Two of America's earliest presidents, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, were hemp growers.<p>There has been some speculation that Washington may have used cannabis medicinally or recreationally because (1) he separated the male from the female plants and (2) he …

Scottish Witchcraft Book Published Online

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online.<p>Advertisement<p>The …

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

Five More States Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana On Election Day

There are nine state ballot measures regarding the legalization of marijuana that will be voted on this November. Five states will vote to legalize recreational marijuana, while the other four states are voting on legalizing medicinal marijuana.<p>Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada …

2,500-year-old marijuana discovered in an ancient tomb

The marijuana plants had been used as a burial shroud, the archaeologists say<p>A 2,500-year-old stash of whole marijuana plants have been unearthed from an ancient tomb in northwest China. This discovery adds to a growing body of evidence that ancient people used marijuana for its psychoactive …

Protest in Charlotte After Police Shooting: Pictures

A Day in the New Life of an Injured, Marijuana-Smoking Army Veteran

US Army veteran Jose Martinez smokes medical marijuana at his home in Apple Valley, California, June 17, 2016. As an Ar<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Balazs Gardi for …

Nasa to make all its research available free on the Internet

The American space agency, Nasa, is to make all its research available free of charge.<p>It is a move which will delight science enthusiasts and aspiring astronauts.<p>Normally such material is hidden behind a paywall, meaning that it is often out of reach for the lay enthusiast. The EU has also said it …