President Trump in August 2017.
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Many people have criticized Donald Trump's mental health. Recently, more than two dozen psychiatrists weighed in, from afar. Here's why that might not be good.
Companies and governments should do more to prevent 'revenge porn' without asking potential victims to send their nude photos to Facebook.
Waterfowl – not turkey – would have been the main course.
Winslow Homer, 'Right and Left' (1909), National Gallery of Art
Dishes we consider staples today have little to do with the first feast.
Businessman and philanthropist Joe Ricketts shut down DNAinfo and Gothamist after his workers voted to unionize.
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Joe Ricketts abruptly shut down DNAinfo and Gothamist after his employees voted to unionize. Is what he did legal? And how could similar events be prevented in the future?
People wait in line for a methadone clinic to open in Hoquiam, Washington, a small town within a predominantly rural area.
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Many who need help with opioid addiction live far from dedicated treatment centers.
The secret settlements that leave the reputations of alleged sexual abuse perpetrators intact are also tax-deductible.
Secret payments in exchange for silence regarding work-related sexual abuse are usually tax-deductible. How about changing that?
Sex education in some American high schools is evolving to include to curb sexual assaults.
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Incorporating lessons on healthy sexual behavior into sex ed classes and special prevention programs for youth could be key to reducing sexual violence, experts say.
Scary pumpkins are the least of what frightens us at Halloween, a day devoted to being frightened.
We may pretend that we do not like fear, but Halloween proves otherwise. Many of us enjoy being scared. But why?
A pair of identical twins. The one on the right has OCD, while the one on the left does not.
Brain Imaging Research Division, Wayne State University School of Medicine
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in a scan can make a difference.
A pedestrian walks past a Chicago Sun-Times newspaper box.
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Giving labor unions a financial stake in a company such as a newspaper can offer unique advantages that could benefit employees, society and the bottom line.
A National Guardsman stands at a Detroit intersection during the summer riots of 1967.
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Fifty years ago, Jeffrey Horner watched news broadcasts of the riots that erupted just miles from his home. But he was worlds apart from the racial tensions that had been festering for decades.
Who’s collecting your data, and what are they using your data for?
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What governments and companies think they know about us – whether or not it's accurate – has real power over our actual lives.
Empty field north of downtown Detroit, photographed nine months before the city declared bankruptcy in 2013.
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Less than four years after Detroit filed for bankruptcy, boosters say a revival is underway in the Motor City. But two scholars say new growth has not spread yet to neighborhoods that need it.
Targeted interventions can help reduce levels of violence against women.
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Women already face high levels of violence in Haiti. But natural disasters can provide a good opportunity to intervene.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in center.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has not dropped below 80 percent since March 2014. Russians overwhelmingly support their president's aggression in Georgia and Crimea. Here's why.
Upon request, Facebook will remove content for violating local laws. In the last six months of 2014, it restricted access to 3,624 pieces of information in Turkey.
The U.S. State Department and the United Nations are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn't enough.
Bribe or tip?
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Companies complain that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act creates an uneven playing field when doing business abroad in places corruption flourishes. Are they right?
Expected tip size isn’t the only thing that influences the quality of service.
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Blacks and Hispanics do tip, on average, less than whites. But research shows waiters aren't only motivated by economics when they offer inferior service.
Racial disparities in tip size can’t be explained by discriminatory service.
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Within the US restaurant industry, blacks are generally considered comparatively poor tippers. One recent survey of roughly 1,000 restaurant servers from across the nation found that 34% thought blacks…
The Spirit of Detroit may yet rise again.
On the surface it appears that the City of Detroit is facing a hopeless future. A closer look suggests that the picture is not so bleak. The alarm has been raised by the State of Michigan placing the city…