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Deaths of Bronx girls show city must end cluster site housing to improve safety at homeless shelters

Our city failed to protect two little girls — Ibanez and Scylee Ambrose — from their deaths by knowingly placing them in a cluster site shelter owned by an unscrupulous landlord with a long history of subjecting tenants to dangerous and hazardous living conditions. This never should have happened. New York City is experiencing...

Kids as young as 4 are learning to code in the back of a laundromat. And they love it.

In Charleston, South Carolina, kids are learning code in the back of a laundromat. In March 2016, the Charleston Women in Tech group, a nonprofit that supports women who are building their careers in the tech industry, started a program called CodeOn. The program's goal is to offer coding classes to kids who...

Donald Trump Claims He’s Sold All of His Stocks Without Offering Proof

Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he sold all of his stock holdings a few months ago. But the president-elect has never offered proof that such a sale happened. This declaration comes amid continued questions about his potential conflicts of interest once he assumes office. Mark Zandi, the chief economist for Moody’s Analytics, told ABC...

A Mummy’s DNA May Help Solve The Mystery Of The Origins Of Smallpox

Samples from this 17th century Lithuanian mummy were found to house samples of Variola, the virus that causes smallpox. The surprise find of smallpox DNA in a child mummy from the 17th century could help scientists start to trace the mysterious history of this notorious virus. Smallpox currently only exists in secure freezers, after...

Twists and turns undermine psychosexual drama ‘Frank & Lola’

Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots in the movie "Frank & Lola." (Paladin) The lovers in “Frank & Lola” are played by Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots, two exceptionally charismatic, unconventional actors who know how to seduce an audience. In the scene that opens the film, Lola and Frank have seduced each other. They’re...