The designs, materials, cuts and graphics of jerseys are meant to stand out.
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World Cup jerseys have to please players, national officials, FIFA rulemakers and – perhaps most importantly – fans who buy them to show support for their teams.
China’s political system sets the course for the science in universities, government labs and industry.
China's government is prioritizing world-class science and tech. An expert describes the Chinese research landscape – and questions its sustainability.
It can be complicated to teach a computer to detect harassment and threats.
It could seem attractive to try to teach computers to detect harassment, threats and abusive language. But it's much more difficult than it might appear.
Women with children in their arms protested the separation of families seeking protection at U.S. borders, as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addressed a Senate subcommittee.
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Simply based on how they are housed, forcibly separating immigrant kids from their families is bound to make a bad situation worse.
BTS performs ‘Fake Love’ at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, 2018.
K-pop has been hugely popular in Asia, but has never able to catch on in the U.S. – until BTS topped the Billboard 200.
Labor laws are often based on how we worked decades ago.
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Hundreds of court cases show that companies are using features of timekeeping software to shortchange workers, a few minutes at a time.
Despite decades of attempts at integration, America’s school remain largely segregated.
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Better funding, integrated neighborhoods and a diverse teacher workforce are among the things needed to dismantle a long-standing racially segregated school system, a scholar argues.
Uber and Lyft drivers shouldn’t celebrate just yet.
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The California Supreme Court made it harder to classify workers as independent contractors. But it's not quite the 'game changer' some observers claim it to be.
A pelagic snail ensnares food with with a mucous web.
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Biologists are finding new evidence that these ocean invertebrate grazers don't just ingest whatever they catch. They can actually be picky eaters – and their choices might influence ocean food webs.
The swoosh entered the #MeToo spotlight.
A revolt by women at the world’s largest sport brand revealed what companies and many others still don't understand about the nature of workplace harassment.
The U.S. continues to wrestle with questions about the value of a college degree.
The presidents of the University of Michigan, the University of Oregon and The Ohio State University offer three ways to judge the value of a college education.
Tariffs like those Trump is about to sign are the wrong way to fight intellectual property theft.
Unfair competition law offers a more effective, targeted strategy to persuade China to play by the rules.
Followers of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh embrace during a meditation session at Rajneeshpuram.
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A scholar visited Rajneeshpuram and met the many highly accomplished men and women who became devotees of the controversial guru. What brought them to the spiritual community, and what made them stay?
Attorney Michael Cohen was recently the target of an FBI raid.
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The president's tweets aside, the law provides strong protections to lawyers to ensure they can keep their clients' secrets safe.
Sinclair’s employment contracts are kind of like a toll road. You have to pay to leave.
A purported contract between Sinclair and an anchor demanded a huge penalty if the employee quit. While many asked if that's legal, a more interesting question is why more companies don't do the same thing.
Linda Brown Smith, right, and her two children in their Topeka, KS home 1974.
While Linda Brown is being celebrated for her role in the historic Brown v. Board of Education case that desegregated US schools, a researcher says the story behind the case is more complex.
Fuel economy and air pollution regulations have lowered pollution and pushed industry to innovate.
The Trump administration announced a plan to relax fuel economy standards, but well-designed regulations can drive clean car innovations that make U.S. industry globally competitive.
Tight security measures in schools erode cultures of trust, researchers contend.
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Researchers spent 16 years at a high school and observed security tighten and then loosen up again. What they found is that tighter security had the opposite of the intended effect.
The epicenter of Mexico’s lethal September 2017 earthquake was less than 65 miles outside the nation’s capital.
Not all earthquakes are made equal. A study on the Sept. 2017 quake that killed 300 in Mexico City found that both its location and cause were unusual.
El epicentro del terremoto letal del 18 de septiembre en Mexico fue a unos 100 kilómetros de la capital.
El sismo que mato a 300 personas en la Ciudad de Mexico en septiembre 2017 fue muy inusual por su ubicación y causa, según sismólogos.