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George W. Bush: U.S. immigration laws 'outdated,' 'ineffective' and must be rewritten

1 day ago from UPI

Former president George W. Bush used a naturalization ceremony Monday at his library in Dallas as an opportunity to call for bipartisan immigration reform.

J. Cole wants to be more collaborative, get out of 'comfort zone'

1 day ago from UPI

J. Cole, who has developed a reputation of releasing albums that don't feature other artists, has said that he wants to be more collaborative.

Journalist's Son Shares 'Space Junk' From Father's Aerospace Archives

1 day ago from Space.com

Journalist Jacques Tiziou's son is seeking help in finding a home for the myriad of documents, memorabilia and "space junk" that his late father left behind.

Curious Kids: why bats sleep upside down, and other stories of animal adaptation

1 day ago from Physorg

Why do bats sleep upside down? - Questions from Year 5 at Brandon Park Primary School, Victoria. The class has been studying animal adaptation.

Gwyneth Paltrow hoped to 'reinvent' divorce after Chris Martin split

1 day ago from UPI

Gwyneth Paltrow explained on "Armchair Expert" why she remained close to Chris Martin after they ended their marriage.

Micro-robots could go inside the body and track vital signs, professor says

1 day ago from Physorg

Every time University of Pennsylvania engineer Marc Miskin speaks about his research on miniature robots, someone asks the question: How does it compare to the submarine in "Fantastic Voyage"?

The robots that dementia caregivers want: Robots for joy, robots for sorrow

1 day ago from Science Daily

A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers wanted the robots to fulfill two...

Most teens report using marijuana less often after legalization

1 day ago from Science Daily

Only one group of teenagers used marijuana more often after retail sales were legalized in Washington than they did before -- high school seniors who work 11 or more hours...

Cambodia issues warrants for exiled opposition party leaders

1 day ago from UPI

A Cambodia court Monday issued warrants for the exiled leaders of the country's top opposition group after they started making plans to return.

'Love Island' alum Mike Thalassitis dead at 26

1 day ago from UPI

"Love Island" Season 2 star Mike Thalassitis was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday in London.

Trump tells GM CEO to keep Lordstown, Ohio, plant open or sell it

1 day ago from UPI

President Donald Trump told General Motors CEO Mary Barra Sunday not to close the automotive plant in Lordstown, Ohio, or sell it to someone who will keep it open.

Michelle Obama in 'awe' of daughters' resilience: 'My hat's off to them'

1 day ago from UPI

Former first lady Michelle Obama discussed raising Malia and Sasha, her daughters with president Barack Obama, in the White House.

New Zealand deems sharing of mosque attack video an 'offence'

New Zealand said on Monday that any possession or sharing of a video showing a mass shooting on Friday that killed at least 50 people has been classed as an offence. 

Reattaching to work is just as important as detaching from work, study finds

1 day ago from Science Daily

Employees who mentally reattach to work in the morning are more engaged at work, according to a new study.

How a positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees

1 day ago from Science Daily

Fostering an inclusive work environment can lead to higher satisfaction, innovation, trust and retention among employees, according to new research.

Facebook introducing measures to prevent election disruption

Facebook will unveil a series of measures later today in a bid to prevent its platform being used to disrupt the next federal election and to conform with changes to...

Why shame prevents people from reporting cybercrime

Both police and a cybersecurity instructor believe that cases of cybercrime are woefully under-reported, making it hard for authorities to know exactly what's going on online. 'There is a war...

Personal Health: When the Benefits of Statins Outweigh the Risks

1 day ago from NY Times Health

Knowing the odds of side effects and making sure to get periodic checkups that would pick up an adverse reaction, I chose to focus on the drugs’ potential benefits.

New Zealand Police: 'There was only one attacker'

1 day ago from UPI

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said there was only one attacker responsible for last week's horrific shooting in Christchurch.

The New Health Care: When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease

1 day ago from NY Times Health

The growing use of electronic consultations can save time, expense and headaches.

Reattaching to work is just as important as detaching from work, study finds

1 day ago from Physorg

Research has increasingly shown that an employee's ability to mentally detach from work and recoup during non-work hours is important for their well-being. But a new study co-authored by a...

Does 'pay-to-play' put sports, extracurricular activities out of reach for some students?

1 day ago from Physorg

From choir and cheerleading to soccer and student council, extracurricular school activities keep students engaged—but cost may be among barriers that prevent some children from participating, a new national poll...

How a positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees

1 day ago from Physorg

Fostering an inclusive work environment can lead to higher satisfaction, innovation, trust and retention among employees, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Israeli court bars right-wing candidate from running in election citing anti-Arab racism

1 day ago from UPI

The Supreme Court of Israel barred a right-wing politician from running in next month's general elections over anti-Arab racism.

Open-access chemistry textbooks gain popularity

1 day ago from C&EN

Professors increasingly adopt free resources, such as LibreTexts, with an eye toward affordability for students

Dolphins agree to terms with veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

1 day ago from UPI

Coming off a season in which he was the talk of the NFL after the first two games of 2018, veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has a new home in Miami.

737 MAX disaster pushes Boeing into crisis mode

2 days ago from Physorg

After a second air disaster involving the 737 MAX 8, aviation giant Boeing swung into crisis mode, losing $25 billion of market capitalization and suffering a severe hit to its...

Ezra Miller writing a screenplay for 'Flash' movie

2 days ago from UPI

Actor Ezra Miller and comic-book scribe Grant Morrison are working together on the screenplay for a standalone movie focused on the superhero The Flash.