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China is thinking about scrapping birth limits — but that won’t have the impact it’s hoping for

As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its aging workforce, analysts remain skeptical.
Currency manipulation is something Bank of Japan head Haruhiko Kuroda may or may not know something about.

4 countries are close to being named currency manipulators — but not China

Currency manipulation is something the Treasury Department pays close attention to.

A GOP senator from Idaho almost derailed the government shutdown bill because of a decades old fight with a dead political rival

Jim Risch nearly derailed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill Thursday over the naming of a forest for a dead political rival.

Rex Tillerson once said his staff would print out Trump’s tweets and hand them to him to read

Rex Tillerson once said he doesn't have Twitter, so his staff printed out President Donald Trump's tweets for him. He was fired via Trump tweet on Tuesday.

The Swiss own millions of guns, but have barely any gun deaths — here’s what they do differently from the US

The Swiss have been teaching their kids to shoot for centuries, but they don't give every citizen a gun. In fact, gun ownership is tightly regulated.
David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks at a rally calling for more gun control three days after the shooting at his school, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 17, 2018.

An NRA spokeswoman blamed an ‘insane monster’ for the mass shooting in Florida — here’s the truth about mental illness and gun...

People with mental health issues aren't more likely to cause violent, deadly crime. Instead, their disabilities put them at risk of becoming victims.
A teacher speaks to her students in a classroom on the first day of a new school term in Tripoli September 17, 2011 .

There’s no such thing as ‘auditory’ or ‘visual’ learners

Trump may prefer to hear new information, while Obama liked to read, but science shows catering to "learning style" preferences doesn't improve performance.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses members of the National Rifle Association during their annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on May 20, 2016.

5 charts that show how powerful the NRA is

The NRA represents less than a fifth of all American gun owners, yet it remains one of the most powerful gun rights lobbies in the US. These charts show how.
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Jimmy Kimmel gives emotional plea to Trump on gun control after Parkland school shooting: ‘You’ve literally done nothing’

Jimmy Kimmel gave an emotional plea to President Trump on gun control Thursday, over the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida.

Half of the deadliest shootings in the US have happened in the last two years — here’s the full list

On Valentine's Day, 17 people were gunned down at a high school in Parkland, Florida. It's a startling reminder that US mass shootings are getting deadlier.