Art

A Fence, Steel Slats or ‘Whatever You Want to Call It’: A Detailed Timeline of Trump’s Words About the Wall

A Fence, Steel Slats or ‘Whatever You Want to Call It’: A Detailed Timeline of Trump’s Words About the Wall

An analysis of the president’s word choices regarding the wall, what it’s made of and what its physical characteristics are. Full story

Education

Education Dept. steps in to help Argosy University students shorted $13 million in financial aid

Education Dept. steps in to help Argosy University students shorted $13 million in financial aid

(iStock) (LPETTET/iStock). Weeks into the spring semester, students at Argosy University, a chain of career schools stretching from Virginia to California, are still waiting for $13 million in federal financial aid, according to court documents. The delay is the latest development in the ill-fated acquisition of Argosy, South University and Art Institutes campuses by Dream Center Education Holdings. The Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization ... Full story

Economics

Surprise, no tax refund for you! What not to do if you owe the IRS.

Surprise, no tax refund for you! What not to do if you owe the IRS.

Major tax law changes that took effect last year are impacting people's beloved refunds. The IRS reported that, as of Feb. 1, refunds are down 8.4 percent. The average refund was $1,865, compared with $2,035 for the same period a year ago. (Elaine Thompson/AP). This is turning out to be a difficult year for a lot of taxpayers. Major tax law changes that took effect last year are impacting people’s beloved refunds. The Internal Revenue Service ... Full story

Entertainment

Stray Kids complete filming their comeback MV

Stray Kids complete filming their comeback MV

According to reports on February 19, rookie boy group Stray Kids recently completed filming for their comeback MV! Representatives from JYP Entertainment responded to the reports curtly with, "It's true that Stray Kids recently wrapped up their MV filming. They are working with aims to release their comeback album this March.". Meanwhile, Stray Kids have been greeting various fans overseas with their 1st Unveil Tour, ' '. Stay tuned for more on ... Full story

Health

Scientists have ideas to spend Trump's money for childhood cancer

Scientists have ideas to spend Trump's money for childhood cancer

ny other cancer where more than three-quarters of patients are cured might seem to be a low research priority — compared to, say, cancers with an approximately 0 percent cure rate, such as adult glioblastoma . But childhood cancers are, well, childhood cancers. “Today’s overall cure rate of 80 percent means than 1 in 5 children will die of their disease,” said Dr. James Downing, president and CEO of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in ... Full story

Law

Emoji are showing up in court cases exponentially, and courts aren’t prepared

Emoji are showing up in court cases exponentially, and courts aren’t prepared

Bay Area prosecutors were trying to prove that a man arrested during a prostitution sting was guilty of pimping charges, and among the evidence was a series of Instagram DMs he’d allegedly sent to a woman. One read: “Teamwork make the dream work” with high heels and money bag emoji placed at the end. Prosecutors said the message implied a working relationship between the two of them. The defendant said it could mean he was trying to strike up a ... Full story

Living

21 Signs That Have No Business Being This Funny

21 Signs That Have No Business Being This Funny

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Politics

China in Central Asia: A military foothold takes root on Afghanistan's doorstep

China in Central Asia: A military foothold takes root on Afghanistan's doorstep

Villagers say dozens, maybe hundreds, of Chinese troops have been posted for three years at an outpost near Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan. (Gerry Shih/The Washington Post). Two miles above sea level in the inhospitable highlands of Central Asia, there’s a new power watching over an old passage into Afghanistan: China. For at least three years, Chinese troops have quietly monitored this choke point in Tajikistan just beyond China’s ... Full story

Sport

Lisa Borders steps down as head of Time’s Up organization

Lisa Borders steps down as head of Time’s Up organization

Click to copy https://apnews.com/5a6dacf014fb4be4ab327a05712eaac8. FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, then WNBA president Lisa Borders addresses media members before Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals between the Seattle Storm and the Washington Mystics in Seattle. Borders, former president of the WNBA, who was named the head of Time's Up last year, says she has resigned as president and CEO of Time's Up, the gender equality initiative ... Full story

Technology

A key U.S. ally is close to adding swarming attack drones to its military arsenal

A key U.S. ally is close to adding swarming attack drones to its military arsenal

Swarms of small attack drones that confuse and overwhelm anti-aircraft defenses could soon become an important part of the modern military arsenal, Britain’s defense secretary said, something that would mark a major evolution in robot-enabled warfare. Speaking at the London-based Royal United Services Institute think tank, British defense secretary Gavin Williamson said Britain will fund the development of “swarm squadrons of network enabled ... Full story