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New York sword attacker 'targeted black men'

A white US Army veteran who killed a black man with a sword had a hatred for black people, police say.

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NPR News: A Cultural Moment For Polyamory

A Cultural Moment For Polyamory
Polyamory is sometimes called consensual non-monogamy, but anthropologist Barbara J. King found out it’s more complicated than that.

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Afghan Taliban capture city of Sangin

Officials confirm the district headquarters are now in militant hands after a year-long battle.

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Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai bombings

The bombs were detonated during clashes triggered by army raids on jihadist militant strongholds.

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NPR News: School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News

School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don’t Yet Know If That’s Good News
A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.

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Snowflake Aims to Remake the Data Warehousing Market

Snowflake Computing is banking that the future of data warehousing is in the cloud. The startup company has built a SQL database from scratch that is optimized for the cloud and big data. 72 more words

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Guest Post: 4 Reasons To Keep An Idea Journal by Nicole Bianchi

Many thanks to Nicole Bianchi for her permission to post this excerpt:

Leonardo da Vinci. Marie Curie.

Thomas Edison. Beatrix Potter.

What do all four of these people have in common? 386 more words