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What's Next In The Political Fight Over Immigration

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 4:02pm

The Supreme Court left in place a decision to block the president's immigration plan. Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies and Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum respond.

Massive Bombing In Baghdad Leaves At Least 121 Dead

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 4:02pm

Susannah George of The Associated Press has details on the bombing in Baghdad, Iraq that left at least 121 people dead Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

Irked By Broadcast Coverage, Gymnastics Sites Aim To Raise The Bar

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 4:02pm

As the Olympic trials loom in women's gymnastics, an informal group of blogs and podcasts called the "gymternet" has been shaking up how the sport is covered — focusing on athleticism, not sparkles.

Emirates Advises Citizens Not To Wear Traditional Dress While Traveling

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 2:52pm

The new guidance, meant to "preserve their safety," comes after an Emirati man was mistaken for an ISIS member and handcuffed by police in Ohio. He then fainted and was hospitalized.

San Francisco Media Outlets Unite To Help End The City's Homelessness

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 2:00pm

About 80 news outlets collaborated on "SF Homeless Project," publishing stories exploring feasible solutions to improve the quality of life for the almost 7,000 people living on San Francisco streets.

Michael Cimino, Director Of 'The Deer Hunter,' Dies At 77

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 11:52am

Cimino received broad critical acclaim for the 1978 Vietnam War epic The Deer Hunter, which won five Oscars. He followed it up with Heaven's Gate, one of the most famous flops in film history.

Sanders Centers Platform Fight On Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 11:50am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded much of the Democrats' draft platform, but stressed his concerns that it does not flatly oppose the TPP trade deal, which Sanders wrote "threatens our democracy."

The Beast Born Of Snow: What It Feels Like In The Jaws Of An Avalanche

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 10:55am

"Think of being in a train crash," says one survivor. Now, think of a train crash made of a mountainside. This is an avalanche — and surviving one will take expertise, equipment and a lot of luck.




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