The U.N. General Assembly Hall.
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Will the next U.S. president continue to champion democracy around the world? Not meeting this challenge could have dangerous consequences, says former U.S. diplomat.
Researchers have found large achievement gaps in science in kindergarten. However, these can change significantly in subsequent years.
Which economy do you live in?
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New research shows that ideological media employ a powerful method to bias partisans' economic beliefs. In turn, partisans perform mental gymnastics worthy of Simone Biles to preserve those biases.
Le combat du Capitaine Kirk pour son appartenance identitaire peut-il devenir un exemple pour expliquer des problématiques actuelles ?
« Star Trek, sans limites » sort aujourd’hui dans nos salles obscures. Au-delà de la science-fiction, l’univers de la série originale nous apprend beaucoup sur les enjeux sociaux contemporains.
Will Rio pull victory out from a shaky run-up to the games?
Will Brazil's troubles in preparing for the Rio Games change the global narrative of the value of hosting the Olympics?
Is everything on the up-and-up here?
With the DNC email leak and Trump calling on Russia to hack Clinton's emails, concern about foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election process is rising. Is e-voting the next cyber battleground?
Zero tolerance policies have been found to increase racial disparities.
New research finds state zero tolerance laws do not improve student safety. In fact, they increase the use of suspensions and racial disparities in discipline.
A voting station in London where the remain vote was strong. Only the London region, Scotland and Northern Island voted to remain.
The London area has been the U.K.'s political and economic power center, causing the social inequality with other parts of England and Wales that fueled the leave campaign.
Obama arrives in Japan.
Some are calling on the president to issue an apology when he visits Hiroshima. But an East Asia expert says his visit will focus on remembrance, and explains why that is enough.
Purportedly Chinese dredging vessels are building up land around Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea last year.
U.S. Navy via Reuters
The Philippines is cheering a ruling that China's vast territorial claims in the South China Sea have no legal basis. But the ruling will also ratchet up military tensions with the U.S.
Inside the U.S. Army’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
The country's actual offensive cyber capabilities remain shrouded in the classified world. But what is public is enough to discuss potential cyber weapons and how they might be used.
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When major data breaches happen, how are they carried out? And is there anything companies can do about them?
Maintenance has been pushed off so much that the D.C. Metro needs to shut lines down for months for repairs.
How did urban public transport in America, like much of our infrastructure, get to be in such bad shape? Will millennials help turn it around?
Traffic jams in cities, such as this one in Atlanta, have economic costs, including lower productivity.
The route to economic growth starts by making our cities more productive – the bigger, the denser, the better.
U.S. soldier keeps watch over detainees in Iraq, 2009.
The ACLU describes the release of photos of DoD detainees as an important victory for the cause of transparency, but are they?
Obama’s budget is very much alive.
Republicans immediately labeled the president's budget proposal dead on arrival, but the very nature of government means it remains very much alive.
On the rebound: a number of cities, including Chicago, are becoming magnets for a growing number of professionals.
After a period of decline, cities around the world are revitalizing but it's coming at a cost: an increasingly tight affordable housing squeeze.
What are the challenges of expanding K-12 computer science education?
Computer science has become a popular major and public schools want to extend instruction. Where are the teachers?
Raging – and costly.
US National Parks Service
Federal agencies pay much of the cost to fight forest fires, which means taxpayers are subsidizing the risky practice of building more homes at the wildland-urban interface.
So many Chinese immigrants have come to Vancouver, it’s been nicknamed Hongcouver.
Immigration policies for people fleeing poverty or civil unrest dominate the news, but there's been a huge rise in wealthy migrants to the West. Are these "cash for citizenship" programs worth it?