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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 …

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 …

McCain Gently Warns House GOP: We're Doomed If You Screw Up Immigration Reform

Moments after immigration reform passed the Senate Thursday by a whopping 68-32 vote, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gently nudged his House colleagues to …

Gay Married Couple Receives Green Card Approval

It is "the first time in U.S. history a marriage-based green card petition filed by a gay couple has been approved," advocacy group says. The move comes just days after the Supreme Court held DOMA's ban on the federal government recognizing gay couples' marriages unconstitutional.<p>WASHINGTON — A …

A Mountain Biking Adventure In Peru

If you're looking for yet another reason to visit Peru, check out this fantastic video which was shot on GoPro cameras by friends Ali Goulet, Chris …

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

How America's 2-Tiered Education System Is Perpetuating Inequality

And how online courses might only exacerbate the problem<p>In 2006, Amherst College made a decision that administrators at some other schools considered radical. The critics said it would dent the value of the school's degree, or force it to "lower its standards." The school's then-president pushed …

Judiciary panel OKs immigration bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee gave final approval Tuesday to a sweeping immigration reform bill, setting up a debate on the Senate floor for early June.<p>Three Republicans joined 10 Democrats to support the bill, which would create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants, …

Immigration reform no sure bet

After years of false starts, Washington finally appears to be on the path to rewriting the nation’s immigration laws.<p>The Senate Gang of Eight bill is holding its own in committee and is expected to hit the Senate floor in June. And in the House this week, members of a bipartisan group agreed “in …

Anatomy of a Smorgasburg Pop Up: The Physical & Psychological Toll, Part 1

<b>Editor's note:</b> What's it like to be a vendor at Brooklyn's popular—and competitive—outdoor market Smorgasburg? This series will follow one of the market's new vendors and get the inside story of how a pop-up food business goes from idea to reality.<p>Thus far in this miniseries, we've kept the focus …

The Science of Loneliness: How Isolation Can Kill You

Sometime in the late ’50s, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann sat down to write an essay about a subject that had been mostly overlooked by other psychoanalysts …

Grim Death Toll Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Mexico Is Getting Better, and Fewer Mexicans Want to Leave

Why amnesty is not likely to cause a flood of immigrants.<p>Shortly after the new bipartisan immigration bill was released this week, one opponent, Republican Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, said it contained "a fatal flaw:" the provision for a 10-year process through which some illegal immigrants could …

Senate 'Gang of Eight' releases immigration bill

WASHINGTON -- After months of late-night negotiations, a bipartisan group of senators finally released their immigration bill early Wednesday morning that allows the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship and tightens security along the nation's southwest …

Get a grip on your stress now to avoid problems later

People who handle stress poorly are more likely to have mental health issues later, according to a study.<p>Here's a good reason to get a grip on the stress in your life. If you handle stress poorly -- everything from conflicts at work to disagreements with your spouse to irritations like sitting in …

Immigration Poll Finds Majority Support For Legalization Of Undocumented Immigrants

A strong majority of Americans believe that undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the United States legally, although a smaller portion believe they should be given a pathway to citizenship, according to a Pew Research Center poll released on Thursday.<p>The polling of a broad swath of …

Review: ColcaSac Jack Bauer MacBook Shoulder Bag

- Mar 29, 2013<p>When looking for a shoulder bag for my Macbook Pro, I always make sure to look for certain features within the bag such as simplicity, …