Paola Ferrario

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Psychedelic history of Japan turns learning into an acid trip

The best way to learn about the history of any country is from a history book or, at the very least, a history documentary. But if you're too slacker …

24 Trips That Actually Changed People's Lives

The power of a transformative trip.

Nigeria president visits Boko Haram heartland

Nigeria's President Jonathan Goodluck has visited Maiduguri, the capital of the restive Borno state, where the armed group Boko Haram have intensified their attacks and seized more territory over the past few months.<p>Jonathan's visit to the northeast region on Thursday comes weeks before the …

Obamacare Approval Ratings Hit Record Low

Public opinion about the new health care reform law has hit a new low, according to a new poll Monday.<p>The CNN survey found that just 35 percent of …

Mike Murphy: Obamacare Is a GOP Jackpot

One of the few joys in the down-and-dirty world of politics is seeing your opponents in a hole, shovels still busily swinging. The secret is knowing …

Occupy Moscow: There’s a Giant Louis Vuitton Suitcase In Red Square, Because Why Not?

Tourists descend on Moscow’s Red Square to see the historic splendor of St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Kremlin Tower, but now an outsider has taken up …

Booming Demand For Donated Breast Milk Raises Safety Issues

The public health message that "breast is best" has been received loud and clear. More mothers in the U.S. are breast-feeding, and they're doing so longer than ever.<p>But those simple facts hide a complicated world where passions about breast milk run high, and demand has skyrocketed.<p>Women who have …

Egypt Sentences Women and Girls to Prison for Public Protesting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Egyptian authorities arrested two pro-democracy activists who played a significant role in the 2011 …

Million man snip: Men in Africa flock to get circumcised to protect against AIDS

Nearly two million men have volunteered to be circumcised using U.S. funding in 14 African countries to protect themselves against the AIDS virus, health officials said Wednesday.<p>It’s a small step forward in the fight against the deadly virus, which infects 35 million people globally and has killed …

Malala Yousafzai tops list of most powerful Asians in the UK

The Asian Media and Marketing Group lists the 101 most influential British Asians, with Malala Yousafzai, MP Keith Vaz and One Direction member Zayn Malik coming out on top<p>Malala Yousafzai has topped a list of the 101 most powerful British Asians and Asians resident in the UK, knocking Labour MP …

Malala Yousafzai

Ukraine students: ‘Youth of the nation…for Euro integration’ | Financial Times

On Wednesday, thousands of university students from Kiev and other cities returned to the Ukrainian capital’s main square in larger numbers one day …

Here's why the US dance with Iran will ultimately affect Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Obama administration is pushing back against criticism of its nuclear agreement with Iran, arguing that the deal is just a first step.<p>"Our diplomats and experts will be at the negotiating table working to achieve this final, comprehensive agreement that addresses all of our concerns, and [those …

What Vladimir Putin didn't tell the American people about Syria

It's not what Vladimir Putin's New York Times op-ed says that's so worrisome; it's what it doesn't say. As a Russian and as someone who has been to Syria multiple times since the beginning of the conflict to investigate war crimes and other violations, I would like to mention a few things Putin …

Vladimir Putin, king of the trolls - The Kernel

Online trolling has a new master: Vladimir Putin. His op-ed in the <i>New York Times</i> is so masterful, it ought to be taught in institutions of higher …

If Eric Holder won't prosecute reporters, why did the FBI target me?

Would you trust a politician if your liberty depended on it?<p>Day to day, it's something journalists in America are having to do, whether they're aware of it or not. The politician in question is Attorney General Eric Holder, and the key quote in question is his vow to Congress:<p>As long as I'm …