The Pentagon has confirmed that the ISIS-fighting coalition carried out a strike on March 17 in an area of western Mosul where residents say more than 100 civilians were killed. US officials say they’re investigating the incident.
Boko Haram means “western education is forbidden.” But some of the Chibok girls who managed to escape the extremist group are getting that forbidden education.
official says appeared first on PBS NewsHour. It’s unclear if Trump will follow on either threat while seeking China’s cooperation on North Korea. president’s threats to counter what he claims are unfair Chinese trade practices. The State Department has said typical, on-the-record briefings may resume soon. Now the televised briefings have again been canceled, due […]
Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The question of collusion between Russian interests and Donald Trump’s campaign is far from answered, despite repeated assertions by the president’s spokesman that it’s case closed. Sean Spicer angrily dismissed inquiries about the matter Tuesday, declaring that “every single person who’s been briefed on this, as I’ve said ad […]
The measure is a victory for the ISPs, which have argued that the regulation would put them at a disadvantage compared with so-called edge providers, like Google and Facebook. Congress’ approval is a loss for privacy advocates, who fought for the regulation, passed in October of last year by the then-Democratic majority on the Federal […]
Live shows! When they talked about “camp” that’s what they meant. Los Angeles with Helen Zaltzman April 14, Arts for LA West Coast Tour May 8-12 Radiotopia Live In 1969, Warren Furutani and his friend, Victor Shibata, went looking for the closest camp to Los Angeles, a place called Manzanar. When Warren Furutani […]
ISPs have historically played a very small role in (the ad targeting) market for a range of reasons. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. If you look at the recent Vizio case, they were able to take very strong action against sharing of your viewing history. The ISPs typically — in their efforts to use this […]
Dominic Raimondo, a former Lost Boy of Sudan who now lives in the US, visited the Kakuma refugee camp with a mission — to protect Sudanese culture.
“If the president is serious about working with Democrats,” Crowley said, “he has to completely revamp the way in which he has conducted himself in office so far. And I think that he is going to be willing to listen to other voices on the other side to figure out if people want to work […]
energy independence by rolling back or reviewing clean energy policies instituted before and during the Obama administration. The moves are geared toward alleviating regulations on and expanding fossil fuel enterprises, the White House says. Photo by Kristina Barker/REUTERS On Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to boost U.S. Read the […]
But even though documents would later show O’Toole participated in a plan to cover up the closures, the senator also served on the legislature’s Bridgegate investigative committee, locking horns with Democrats who were pursuing Bridgegate subpoenas. Mowers has become one of the most powerfully positioned people in American diplomatic policy, even though before […]
During the 2016 presidential election, young people who live in Civic Deserts were less likely to vote compared to others with more civic resources. “Civic Desert” is a new term that we coined to describe places characterized by a dearth of opportunities for civic and political learning and engagement, and without institutions that typically provide […]
It’s one of the first under Mayor de Blasio’s plan to open 90 new shelters over the next five years. The shelter on Bergen Street, which was supposed to open this week, would house 104 older men from Brooklyn. “It provides us an opportunity to show irreparable harm and that’s what she’s [the judge] asking […]
“I just have a lot of bad feelings about disturbing the grave,” she says. Copyright 2017 Nashville Public Radio. Lawmakers in Tennessee have taken the first step to exhume the body of James K. The next year, Sarah Polk insisted he be moved to their Nashville home, Polk Place, as stated in his will. Andrew […]
To find clarity among the conflicting commentary Brooke spoke in 2015 with Andrew Revkin who writes the Dot Earth blog for the New York Times, and Jonathan Katz who covered the talks in Paris for the New Republic. Donald Trump made many, many pronouncements on the campaign trail, one of them was that he […]
“When I looked at the landscape at Montpelier, you see mountains and acres and acres of empty land, and it made me think about my ancestors not having an opportunity to go anywhere, nowhere to run away,” Taylor says. You can follower her @kelleylibby. “Having the log cabins on Montpelier’s plantation shows not only a […]
In this session, we feature live performances of music from Oczy Mlody, The Flaming Lips’ album from earlier this year, and a conversation that covers the making of both that album and the band itself. “The idea of being an artist and being in chaos at the same time — that is probably what made […]
A young woman in Southern California describes her unconventional upbringing with a very free-spirited mother, a door-to-door bible salesman-circa 1953-shares sales tactics, an actor from the golden age of Hollywood reaches out from beyond the grave, and a little boy gets through a hospital stay by pretending he’s a superhero. Hosted by The Moth’s […]
Consider the applicant funnel ZipRecruiter, which exhorts HR managers to post a job on “one hundred-plus job sites.” The ease with which these systems enable and encourage job seekers to apply for any job in a mindless feeding frenzy contributes to a large stack of applications, but only a few solid candidates. What was the […]
Dennis Bourdette, chair of OHSU’s Department of Neurology, teamed up with an Oregon State professor to study the drug acthar. They found that the drug is being prescribed to a small number of patients by less than 1 percent of physicians in the U.S., but it’s costing Medicare half a billion dollars. It’s used to […]