Family Mourns Slain Pakistani Student : The Two-Way : NPR

Abdul Aziz Sheikh (center), the father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi on Saturday. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption toggle caption Fareed Khan/AP Abdul Aziz Sheikh (center), the father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high […]

Trump, his critics, and the basic divide over the FBI

President Trump has been attacking his own Federal Bureau of Investigation for months. The fundamental assumption behind many of his charges is this: In its actions regarding the Russia probe, the bureau is propelled by political bias against him. Mr. Trump’s anger over an alleged FBI “informant” in his campaign is the latest example of […]

What fallout as Supreme Court OKs forced arbitration?

In the wake of a #MeToo movement that is pushing corporations to clean up their act, the US Supreme Court threw companies a lifeline. It allowed them to continue including forced-arbitration clauses in their employment contracts. Monday’s ruling means that companies can keep workers from launching class-action lawsuits – or even going to arbitration as […]

Foreign Investors Shrug Off Miami’s Rising Sea Levels : NPR

People walk through a flooded street in in Miami Beach, Fla., in 2015. The city is eyeing $500 million in infrastructure upgrades, installing 80 new pumps over a decade to redirect floodwaters back to the ocean. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images People walk through a flooded street in in Miami […]

Experimental Ebola Vaccinations, Considered ‘Paradigm Shift,’ Begin In Congo : The Two-Way : NPR

Doctors Without Borders staff enter an Ebola security zone at the entrance of the Wangata Reference Hospital in Mbandaka, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images Doctors Without Borders staff enter an Ebola security zone at the entrance of the Wangata Reference Hospital in Mbandaka, […]

Incentives for inmates to chose a crime-free life

America’s faith in the ability of those in prison to redeem themselves often ebbs and flows based on which political party is in charge of law enforcement. So it is with some surprise that the US House of Representatives appears ready to pass a bipartisan bill that would improve rehabilitation programs in federal prisons, better […]

Gunmen open fire on crowd in France. : worldnews

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Saudi Arabia Is About To Behead 6 School Girls For Acting Indecently (dancing) With Their Male Friends (Male Friends not punished) : worldnews

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