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Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

America’s Uneasy Path Abroad in 2015

America is not in decline. The U.S. will have the world’s most formidable military for the foreseeable future. Its economy remains the world’s …

Geopolitics

The 1918 Flu Killed 40 Million People. This Man Is Re-Creating the Virus.

Yoshihiro Kawaoka caused a global uproar by re-creating history's deadliest flu virus. That might sound crazy. But when a real influenza pandemic strikes, you're going to want him on your side.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Yoshihiro Kawaoka University of Wisconsin–Madison<p><b>FIELD</b> Virology<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Flu pandemic …

Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

1 / 2<p>File picture shows rourists enjoying the sun by the seaside on a beach some 40km from the Crimean capital Simferopol, on June 29, 2014<p>File …

2,100-Year-Old King's Mausoleum Discovered in China

1 / 3<p>Archaeologists in China have discovered a mausoleum, dating back over 2,100 years, that contains three main tombs, including the tomb of Liu Fei …

Avoid These 7 Common Quick Pickling Mistakes and Your Pickles Will Be Awesome

The 7 pickle mistakes you should avoid, from oversweetening your brine to mixing up your vegetables<p>Homemade pickles are the ideal foil to fatty, salty cookout food—but they're not necessarily the easiest thing to make (full disclosure: This writer has never made a good pickle, but she has hope …

Wolf Disputes Effect of Law on Chinese Participation in Kepler Conference

<b>UPDATE, October 9, 2013</b>: The text of the letter still has not been posted on Wolf’s website, so we have cut and pasted it from the email and posted …

Senate immigration bill: Rep. Peter Roskam says it won't pass the House.

Sometime today the Senate will probably vote for cloture on the omnibus immigration bill. It'll go through with a supermajority—maybe short of the 70 …

Will supporting immigration reform cost Rubio the 2016 GOP nomination?

Surviving a sip of water on national TV was a good start for Rubio<p>Marco Rubio, who just barely managed to survive taking a sip of water on national …

Senate passes immigration reform

Against all odds and recent experience, the Senate actually functioned smoothly Thursday to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. The vote …

House may start on immigration soon

The Republican-led House could start working on immigration bills focused on border security on the floor in July, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said in a memo to colleagues sent Friday.<p>“The House may begin consideration of the border security measures that have been passed by the …

Bush to push immigration reform

Former President George W. Bush is expected to make a speech next week on how immigration reform is good for the country, the Dallas Morning News reports.<p>Bush will speak after a citizenship ceremony at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on Wednesday followed by a panel discussion …

Smartphone app launched to help illegal immigrants avoid deportation

Immigration advocates on Wednesday launched a new mobile app designed to help illegal immigrants to take advantage of President Obama’s …