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Honolulu Police Chief's Ban On Visible Tattoos Sparks Criticism
Native Hawaiians on the police force have criticized the ban. Many say tattoos are part of their cultural heritage and should remain in plain sight.
Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children
Indigenous children from Guatemala who arrive at the border speaking little or no Spanish present complications to officials and attorneys who are better primed to serve Spanish-speaking immigrants.
'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply
One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat here is imported and often of lower quality. Why? Author Paul Greenberg says it has to do with American tastes.
Do Feelings Compute? If Not, The Turing Test Doesn't Mean Much
For the first time, a computer passed the test for machines engaging in intelligent thought. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the real test is whether computers can behave the same way thinking people do.
Own A South Dakota Prairie Town For $400,000
The owner of Swett, S.D. — population 2 — put the whole town on the market last week. By "whole" we mean 6 acres, including a bar, a workshop, three trailers and a single house.
GM Recalls Another 8.5 Million Vehicles
The company cited new ignition switch problems and other issues, mostly in older midsize cars. The recall comes on the heels of an announcement about payments to families of those killed in crashes.
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