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From automakers to boat builders — everyone is against US Tariffs

General Motors has joined a growing list of automakers and other manufacturers warning against the White House’s proposal to place tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported cars, trucks, and auto parts because they pose a national security threat

Op-Ed: Trump has succeeded in destroying our relationship with the world

With the presidential inauguration only four days away, Donald Trump has not only succeeded in creating a polarizing and violent divisiveness in this country, but he has also jeopardized out relationships with the rest of the world.

'Special Threat Group' of inmates in Utah go on hunger strike

Draper - With demands for better living conditions, about 42 inmates in the maximum-security Utah State Prison, 20 miles outside Salt Lake City, went on a hunger strike on Friday. On Monday, the Utah chapter of the ACLU jumped into the fray.

Tropical disease experts banned from tropical disease conference

In an ironic twist, Louisiana state health officials are prohibiting scientists who has visited Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea in the past 21 days from attending a meeting on tropical diseases in New Orleans.

New insight into how easily Ebola infects

Ebola has been making headlines around the world. One of the greatest fears is in relation to the virus’ infectivity. A new report weighs up how readily disease transmission can occur.

Boy finds mummified body in abandoned house

Dayton - A boy wandered into an abandoned home only to discover the remains of a mummified body. The coroner stated the body was in the home for five years.

Montana State Prison sued over treatment of mentally ill

Prisons in the United States have become the nation's newest mental health asylums. Not only does the U.S. have the highest incarceration rate of any developing nation, at least half of these inmates have mental health problems.

Astronauts headed to Mars face psychological challenges

Astronauts on a mission to Mars will have to deal with sleep deprivation, lethargy and an inability to focus on tasks, according to the scientists behind the Mars500 experiment.

Op-Ed: The Waste of Solitary Confinement

Solitary confinement causes mental illness, but we use it more than we did 100 years ago. Our society can do a much better job of punishing offenders than simply locking them in isolated cages.

Op-Ed: Domestic Violence - Can It Be Prevented?

Every year there is an estimated 1.3 million women who are victims of domestic violence. Meaning one in four will suffer at the hands of an abuser. Around 835,000 men also experience domestic violence from their domestic partners.

Honduras lifts curfew after 2 weeks of chaos

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – After about two weeks of riots and demonstration, for and against Honduras' interim government. President Roberto Micheletti finally lifted the curfew that he imposed since the coup d'etat against ousted President Manuel Zelaya.

World leaders firm, Honduras divided as Zelaya vowed his return

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Ousted President Manuel Zelaya, despite the threats of his arrest upon his return, still promised to fly home this weekend.

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Albumen silver print from glass negative; cat. no. 92. This photograph conveys what one author claim...
Albumen silver print from glass negative; cat. no. 92. This photograph conveys what one author claimed in 1870, that Paris was in essence two cities “quite different and hostile: the city of luxury, surrounded, besieged by the city of misery.”
Charles Marville / Musée Carnavalet, Paris

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