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Do abused women need asylum? 4 essential reads

Do abused women need asylum? 4 essential reads

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 11 reversed an appeals court ruling that granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who had fled sexual, emotional and physical abuse back home, upending nearly a decade of legal precedent about who should qualify as a refugee. In...
Is Venezuela’s president afraid of a coup d’etat?

Is Venezuela’s president afraid of a coup d’etat?

Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek Saab announced on June 11 that the government would release more political prisoners, the third such group offered clemency since President Nicolás Maduro won reelection on May 20 in a vote condemned by the international community as...
Judge clears AT&T takeover of Time Warner

Judge clears AT&T takeover of Time Warner

12 June 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty A US district court judge has cleared the merger of telecoms giant AT&T and media firm Time Warner, in a major defeat for government regulators. The US had sued to block the deal, arguing that it would reduce competition in...
Is Venezuela’s president afraid of a coup d’etat?

Is Venezuela’s president afraid of a coup d’etat?

Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek Saab announced on June 11 that the government would release more political prisoners, the third such group offered clemency since President Nicolás Maduro won reelection on May 20 in a vote condemned by the international community as...

24 Hours On Set With Donald Trump And Kim Jong Un

SINGAPORE — If you had fallen into a coma last autumn and woken up this week to turn on the news, you could be forgiven for thinking you’d lost your mind. After all, President Donald Trump’s early months in office were dominated by an escalating series of...
Psychedelics can mold your mind

Psychedelics can mold your mind

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the structures of neurons themselves. My research group has been studying the effects of psychedelics on neuronal structure and...

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