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Detroit is Burning

Detroit is Burning

As 1968 began, the city of Detroit was dealing with the aftermath of some of the worst race riots the country had ever seen. That year, the Kerner Commission, appointed by president Lyndon Johnson, placed the blame squarely on the way the police and the city...
Simple blood test could read people’s internal clock

Simple blood test could read people’s internal clock

In life, timing is everything. Your body’s internal clock – the circadian rhythm – regulates an enormous variety of processes: when you sleep and wake, when you’re hungry, when you’re most productive. Given its palpable effect on so much of our lives, it’s not...
International Criminal Court: US threatens sanctions

International Criminal Court: US threatens sanctions

International Criminal Court: US threatens sanctions 10 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBolton: ‘The ICC is dead to us’ The US has threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court if it goes ahead with...
Why the anonymous op-ed sets a dangerous precedent

Why the anonymous op-ed sets a dangerous precedent

The New York Times recently published an anonymous op-ed from a “senior official” in the Trump administration. In the op-ed, the unnamed author describes President Donald Trump as “impetuous, adversarial, petty, and ineffective.” He or she depicts a White House in...
Nike sales defy Kaepernick ad campaign backlash

Nike sales defy Kaepernick ad campaign backlash

Nike sales defy Kaepernick ad campaign backlash 10 September 2018 Image copyright Twitter Image caption Nike’s new advertising campaign, featuring Colin Kaepernick, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its ‘Just Do It’ slogan Nike sales appear to have...

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