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What We’re Following Policy Shift: President Trump signed a new executive order on immigration that, while preserving the “zero tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of hundreds of families who entered the United States illegally, calls ...
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The Meaninglessness of the Stock Market Index in a Digital World

GE, which has been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since Teddy Roosevelt was president in 1907, will be pulled out of the basket of 30 stocks next week. It’ll be replaced by … Walgreens. Why’d ...
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-Written by Lena Felton (@lenakfelton) and Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) Today in 5 Lines President Trump signed an executive order he said would end his administration’s policy of separating families at the border, but it could face court challenges ...
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Our brains can't quit our gadgets—that didn't happen by accident

Technology These are some of the design tricks that keep us hooked. Your obsession with your smartphone isn’t an accident. The devices—and apps inside them—are entrancing by design, earning them comparisons to gambling, sugar, and… Source: tech nolgy ...
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On the Border With the Photographer John Moore

The Getty Images photographer John Moore has won many photojournalism awards throughout his career, bringing a high level of skill, empathy, professionalism, perseverance, and an amazing eye for beauty and color to all of his work. Moore has ...
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Trump Says He Will End the Family Separations He Imposed

Updated on June 20 at 5:18 p.m. Seeking to quell one of the most volatile political tempests of his stormy presidency, Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order he said was intended to end the separation of ...
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The UN Human Rights Council Is a Deeply Flawed Body

The United Nations cares about human rights so much that it has ten organizations working on human-rights-related issues. One of these is the UN Human Rights Council, the organization from which the U.S. withdrew Tuesday because of, among ...
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How to Look Away

“These child actors weeping and crying on all the other networks 24/7 right now; do not fall for it, Mr. President.” Ann Coulter, on Sunday, was speaking to that famed audience of one—Donald Trump—in the language whose grammar ...
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Why Would You Want a Prosthetic Hand That Feels Pain?

At a lab at Johns Hopkins University, researchers are building a prosthetic hand unlike any other: It can sense pain. It’s easy to understand why you might want a prosthesis that can feel the squishiness of a grape ...
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