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It’s October 2021. America is in a state of turmoil – so much so that the ongoing felony trial of disgraced former president Donald Trump seems only a footnote.
The former executive director of the Zepf Center was indicted Wednesday by a Lucas County grand jury on allegations she used the agency’s credit card for ...
Updated at 1:44 p.m. ET on December 14, 2018. Why has the Republican Party become so thoroughly corrupt? The reason is historical—it goes back many decades—and, in a way, philosophical. The party is best understood as an insurgency that carried the seeds of its own corruption from the start.
In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, selected to represent an entire population, responded to questions generated by a computer named Multivac.
Updated at 10:45 p.m. ET A federal appeals court has thrown out a power company's permit to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail – and slammed the U.S. Forest Service for granting the approvals in the first place.
The faces above don’t seem particularly remarkable. They could easily be taken from, say, Facebook or LinkedIn. In reality, they were dreamt up by a new kind of AI algorithm.
It’s fair to say Terry Gross knows some things about talking to people. The host and co-executive producer of NPR’s “Fresh Air” has interviewed thousands of personalities over the course of her four-decade career.
Toledo has a blight problem. In fact, Toledo has a long-standing, frustratingly intractable blight problem. Litter-strewn alleys, neglected parks, and far ...
Probe looking into whether committee misspent funds and top donors gave money in exchange for access to the administration Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether President Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee misspent some of the record $107 million it raised from donations, people
The Fourth National Climate Assessment — the work of 13 federal agencies and more than 350 scientists, including me — is clear: The Earth is warming faster than at any time in human history, and we’re the ones causing it.
Caveat: Many people have failed to understand this article. Please read it carefully. It is not a justification of the reprehesible actions of Mr. Dorner. It is a commentary on the unintended consequences of our modern American anti-bully culture.– Izzy Kalman, 3.14.13
Machine learning (ML) is frequently the catalyst that turns business data into accurate predictions and actionable information. For many companies, however, the barriers to entry seem daunting:
The distribution of wealth follows a well-known pattern sometimes called an 80:20 rule: 80 percent of the wealth is owned by 20 percent of the people. Indeed, a report last year concluded that just eight men had a total wealth equivalent to that of the world’s poorest 3.8 billion people.
If you’ve ever forgotten something and felt really awkward about it, or unsure of yourself, relax. Forgetfulness is a sign of higher intelligence, according to recent studies.
After rumors had been swirling for months, Altria Group (NYSE:MO) finally made its move, announcing today that it is investing $1.8 billion in marijuana stock Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON).
MADISON, Wis. — When Wisconsin Republicans pushed through a sweeping set of bills Wednesday to limit the power of the state’s newly elected Democrats, it was another hardball maneuver by a man who has played a key role in driving the state sharply to the right.
The United States is now in the midst of a grotesque canonization of one of its imperial saints, George Herbert Walker Bush.
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Riding a train probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you're looking for vacation ideas unless you primarily vacation in the late 19th century. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is betting it can convince you that's a mistake.
In the world of luxury travel, two superpowers currently prevail above all: personalization and intuition.
Like so many others, I’ve been energized by the bold moral leadership coming from newly elected members of Congress like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley in the face of the spiraling climate crisis and the outrageous attacks on unarmed migrants at the borde
Monsanto herbicides are prepared prior to being sprayed on food crops. (Photo from the USDA via Wikimedia Commons)
In the town of Mapastepec, in southern Mexico, poor women are bent over an open fire, making soup for more than 2,000 young Salvadoran refugees who were part of a human caravan bound for the U.S. border.
It is somewhere between 1:00 and 2:00 in the morning and, as per usual, I am flicking through internet tabs.
Two city councilmen are working to ensure that Toledoans cannot be denied housing based on their participation in rental assistance or housing choice ...
In a new poll, girls say they feel empowered, except when it comes to being judged on how they look. Boys still feel they have to be strong, athletic and stoic. Girls have been told they can be anything they want to be, and it shows.
CLOSE A new climate report, Volume II of the National Climate Assessment, says that the affects of global warming are intensifying and getting costlier.
The federally mandated study was supposed to come out in December but was released by the Trump administration on Friday, at a time when many Americans are on a long holiday weekend, distracted by family and shopping.
One fundamental and unanswered question in obesity research is what kind of foods contribute most to the condition. Experts variously blame, for example, fatty or sugary fare or foods that lack protein, which may prompt us, unconsciously, to overeat.
Learning programming can be fun! Our C++ tutorial covers basic concepts, data types, arrays, pointers, conditional statements, loops, functions, classes, objects, inheritance, and polymorphism.
If you showered yesterday, you should probably skip it today. A growing body of evidence suggests that showering too much can mess with your skin and dry out your hair.
U.S. soybean sales to China — "the largest market for one of America's largest exports" — are down 94% from last year's harvest, as retaliatory tariffs stemming from President Trump's trade war have Chinese consumers turning to less-expensive trading partners, reports the NY Times.
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Why suffer when you could be happy elsewhere? Americans have always moved to big cities to try to get ahead -- but maybe not so much anymore.
Are you a man moving steadily in the direction of what you really want with your life and career? If not, you can be certain you're sabotaging yourself somewhere. You can only achieve the success that you feel you are worth achieving.
The number of hate crimes reported in the US increased by 17 percent in 2017, with a particular surge in reports of anti-Jewish incidents, according to a new report from the FBI.
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Coal is king in Indiana when it comes to making electricity, but not for much longer. On October 31, Northern Indiana Public Service Co. filed its latest Integrated Resource Plan — the company’s road map to the future.
No matter how abundant or renewable, solar power has a thorn in its side. There is still no cheap and efficient long-term storage for the energy that it generates.
For the first time in U.S. history, a psychedelic drug is on the fast track to getting approved for treating depression by the federal government. Late last month, Compass Pathways, a U.K.
Navigating government and social services in the United States is quite the undertaking. In his talk delivered at TEDxToledo #WhatNow, Anneliese Grytafey breaks down how it got so confusing, and what we can do to change it if we want our communities to thrive.To learn more about TEDxToledo, visit ht
On Friday, Reuters reported that Twitter had deleted more than 10,000 bot accounts that were tweeting messages aimed to keep people from voting in the midterms next week.
Our world is getting warmer. This we know. Just look at Los Angeles, which experienced all-time record heat in July, topping out at 118 degrees Fahrenheit. Dozens of other heat records across the United States were smashed this summer alone.
On Sunday, Brazil elected a new president: Jair Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro has been compared to President Donald Trump for his far-right politics.
Mark Passio explains the Fear of Chaos.Chaos Is A Teacher. It teaches us, through Apophasis, what NOT to do.The Control & Slavery system is about limitation of Free Will through the destruction of possibility.True Freedom Includes Infinite Possibility, which, by definition, includes the possibility
Less than 12 hours after praising himself for being on his best behavior as bombs were found in the mail of several targets of his incendiary and conspiratorial ravings—including Congresswomen Maxine Waters, CNN, former President Barack Obama, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton—Presi
Old age is, we know, a gauntlet of chronic illness that almost no one gets through without some deep unpleasantness. Most people who reach the upper end of the average human lifespan begin, at some…
When great leaders reflect on their careers, many attribute their success to the same key decision: finding a mentor. That’s because mentorships, when done well, help mentees both develop personally and advance professionally.
When I first started working at Greyhound 28 years ago, I was told that I would never be able to drive a bus. I’m a woman of color. But I got trained, and I became a bus driver. Soon after, I joined Local 1700 of the Amalgamated Transit Union, and today I am the local’s president.
Nobody had high hopes for Trump’s environmental policy. He had, after all, said climate change was a hoax and sent out more than 100 skeptic tweets even before running for president.
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