The Way This 11-Year-Old Destroyed Tomi Lahrens Tweet Goes Viral

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So what’s the latest on that shiny new In typical fashion, Trump has taken it badly. Image credits: Image credits: Mari Copeny was understandably indignant. She decided to challenge Lahren’s assertion that the wall is the best use of taxpayer’s money, and proceeded to deliver a comeback that showed an eloquence and maturity well beyond […]

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Whole Foods v vegans: Berkeley store gets restraining order against activists

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The order is the latest in a tense standoff with an animal rights group that has staged protests at the store for several years For a full week, a big black banner was posted from a sidewalk in Berkeley, California. OCCUPY WHOLE FOODS, it declared in large, white block letters. But the protesters who created […]

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Women investors prioritize impact in their portfolios

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The gender pay gap — or the statistic that women make approximately 80 cents for every dollar that men make — is a well-documented phenomenon, backed up by data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the American Association of Women.  Arguably as pressing an issue is the gender investment gap: Many women are less prepared […]

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Teachers start powerful #ArmMeWith movement to speak out against guns in classrooms

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In the wake of yet another tragic school shooting, teachers have started an eye-opening movement on social media to let the world know what preventative measures really need to be taken seriously to protect students. In response to the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, President Trump suggested that […]

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The world is watching: How Florida shooting made U.S. gun control a global conversation

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AR-15 "Sport" rifles on sale at deep discounts in an Arizona store.Image: john moore/Getty Images When you move to America from a country with more effective gun control laws, one of the first things you learn is how hard it is to talk to Americans — even on the sympathetic side of the political divide […]

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Here are the 2017 innovations that changed the world

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Image: Morgan’s Inspiration Island; eSight; Petit Pli; Manu Prakash/Stanford 2017 may have been a rough year, but there were plenty of inventions, innovations, and gadgets that made the world just a slightly better place. From global health to social justice to humanitarian aid, a slew of scientists, technologists, and activists came together this year to […]

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