Humans evolved to communicate through eye contact.
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Research shows smartphone use disrupts an essential facet of human connection – eye contact.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama uses social media as a way to reach constituents directly.
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New laws in Albania show one approach to dealing with disinformation – and highlight some pitfalls of selective regulation.
Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are important indicators of rainforest health.
New research shows that slowing deforestation is the most essential step for saving Madagascar's lemurs, and can help protect them against the longer-term threat of climate change.
Puerto Ricans are increasingly fed up with austerity.
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A year after Congress passed its plan to fix Puerto Rico's US$123 billion debt and pension crisis, little has changed for the lives of Puerto Ricans.
The cast of the film ‘Spotlight’ reacts after they won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards.
From Chris Rock's opening monologue to red carpet hits (and misses), our experts analyze key moments from this year's Academy Awards.
Earth’s city lights.
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Hundreds of cities worldwide have pledged to act against climate change. New York City's experience rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy offers useful lessons about making urban areas more resilient.
A woman cries beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. They will be buried at the massacre memorial on July 11.
Twenty years after the mass killings of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 during the Balkan War, Europeans still grapple with the legacy of genocide.
Self-identifying as black is anyone’s right, but the lies are what do the most damage.
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Blacks need allies, not avatars.
Alejandro G. Inarritu’s Birdman took home four awards, including Best Picture.
Indies to the rescue, the quiet power of foreign language films, Gen-X's crowning moment. All – and more – are covered by our experts, who weigh in on this year's Oscars.