A police officer pulls over and tickets a delivery person in the New York City borough of Queens on March 22, 2023.
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Research shows police officers issue more traffic tickets and judges impose more fines when their city gets the money and when the budget is tight.
An android called ‘Kannon Mindar,’ which preaches Buddhist sermons.
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A scholar of digital religion explains why the use of AI isn’t necessarily displacing religious leadership: It is the clergy who are helping with the programming, critical for its deployment.
A better understanding of dopamine could lead to better treatments for neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases, among others.
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From dopamine hacking to dopamine detoxes, some people have sought to harness this brain chemical to improve their mood and productivity. But it’s far more complicated than that.
As July temperatures soared to triple digits, hundreds of homeless people lived on the street outside Phoenix’s largest shelter.
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As US cities struggle to reduce homelessness, two scholars explain how planners can reform shelter design to be more humane and to prioritize mental health and well-being.
Il y a une différence entre la relation épanouissante que les mères peuvent avoir avec leurs enfants et l'institution patriarcale de la maternité.
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Être mère peut être tout à la fois déchirant, stimulant, effrayant et épanouissant.
Los incendios forestales de Lahaina (Hawái), que comenzaron el 8 de agosto de 2023, causaron más de un centenar de víctimas mortales.
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Las autoridades de Maui han pedido a los familiares de las víctimas de los incendios de Lahaina que proporcionen muestras de ADN para ayudar a identificar a sus parientes. Pero recuperar el material genético de los restos arrasados por el fuego no es sencillo.
Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, seated with his Eastern Christian queen Doquz Khatun.
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The Catholic community that Pope Francis will visit later this month has a complex history that goes back to the 13th century, when the Mongol Empire was founded by Genghis Khan.
Eight GOP candidates for president after they entered the debate hall in Milwaukee on Aug. 23, 2023.
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From immigration and federal spending to Ukraine and the state of American schools, eight GOP presidential candidates had a lot to say.
Identifying victims after a disaster can offer closure to loved ones.
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Maui officials have asked relatives to provide DNA samples to help identify victims of the Lahaina wildfires. Time and exposure to the elements, however, can make DNA retrieval from remains difficult.
In this 1853 painting, George Washington stands among Black field workers.
Florida’s new standards for teaching social studies include throwbacks to an interpretation of slavery as benign or inconsequential.
An illustration of the asteroid Psyche, orbiting between Mars and Jupiter.
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Liftoff to the distant asteroid is scheduled for Oct. 5, 2023 – the beginning of a six-year journey to one of the most unusual objects in the solar system.
Fulton County Sheriff officers block off a street in front of the Fulton County Courthouse on August 14, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Donald Trump faces ‘double the trouble’ as Georgia charges were added to federal charges brought over his alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. And that’s thanks to federalism.
The Washington, D.C., courthouse where Donald Trump’s Jan. 6-related trial will likely take place.
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Donald Trump’s trial for his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election will promote accountability – but could this show trial have a dangerous outcome, too?
L'ancien président américain Donald Trump, le 13 juin 2023, après avoir été traduit en justice à Miami.
Donald Trump a été inculpé pour des crimes liés à ses efforts pour renverser l’élection de 2020. Pourra-t-il ou non boycotter ses prochains procès ?
Former U.S. President Donald Trump on June 13, 2023, after being arraigned in Miami.
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Donald Trump has been indicted for crimes in connection with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. A legal scholar looks at the law to determine whether he can boycott his upcoming trials.
San Francisco has the oldest and largest Chinatown in the U.S.
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Chinatowns once served as gateways for early Chinese immigrants. But the suburbs are the center of cultural and commercial life for new immigrants and later generations.
There’s a difference between the fulfilling relationship mothers can have with their children and the patriarchal institution of motherhood.
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Being a mom can be heartbreaking, empowering, scary, fulfilling and everything in between.
Signs calling for all officers and emergency personnel involved in Tyre Nichols’ death to be named and charged rest on public steps on Feb. 1, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn.
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The Justice Department has launched a civil rights probe of the Memphis Police Department to examine allegations of excessive force, improper stops and searches and racial disparities.
Boxes containing classified documents are stored in a bathroom of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club.
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Former President Donald Trump was indicted on further charges over his hoarding of classified documents – and he has a new co-defendant in the case.
Women are facing several hurdles from equipment designed for men to being paid less fairly.
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The higher profile of the 2023 Women’s World Cup and the excitement around it should not fool people into thinking the female game ‘has made it’.