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Rescinding DACA could hurt children

Stanford researchers found that DACA protections offered to immigrant mothers can significantly improve the health and development of their children. These findings offer a timely perspective in the wake of the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the program. The Trump…

Optimism may be dangerous

Paralysis through optimism: Research finds that belief that the future will be favorable may prevent action People tend to believe that others will come around to their point of view over time, according to findings from a series of studies…

Multiple earthquakes hit Mexico

Rescuers temporarily suspended a search for earthquake survivors in Mexico City out of fear of further building collapses since the early hours of Saturday, due to multiple upheavals that have occurred in Mexico. The strongest was of magnitude 6.1, which…

Iraqi Kurds seek independence in controversial vote

Baghdad wants Kurdish leaders to postpone the controversial referendum on independence for Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan scheduled for September 25, amid fears the vote could distract from the region’s war against the Islamic State (IS).  In a September 12 vote in Baghdad, Iraq’s Parliament voted…

Donald Trump inspires creativity

A campaign for the German newspaper Der Tagespiegel featuring President Donald Trump was a gold Lion winner at the Cannes Festival for Creativity, that gained accolades from the jury and is still breaking new life on social media. A stack of…