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The real advantage the rich have in getting into college is biological

The real advantage the rich have in getting into college is biological
  • The real advantage the rich have in getting into college is biological FWC: The real advantage the rich have in getting into college is biological

    The college admissions scandal is appalling — captains of industry, entrepreneurs and actors charged with paying $25 million in bribes and chicanery to manipulate the system and assure their kids entry into the country’s most prestigious universities. (My favorite detail: photoshopping a kid’s…

  • Mental health problems are on the rise among American teens and young adults FWC: Mental health problems are on the rise among American teens and young adults

    You can call the generation of young Americans now working their way to adulthood Generation Z, because they follow Generations X and Y. You can call these 14-to-27-year-olds “iGen,” after the wireless devices that seem permanently affixed to their persons. And if they’re your kids and still living…

  • East L.A. woman sentenced to 15 years to life in beating death of 82-year-old grandmother FWC: East L.A. woman sentenced to 15 years to life in beating death of 82-year-old grandmother

    An East Los Angeles woman was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life behind bars in connection with the death of her 82-year-old grandmother in 2016. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge handed down Rebecca Surratt’s state prison sentence immediately after the 28-year-old pleaded no contest…

  • Progressive Democrats hope the Omar clash will reset debate in Congress over Israel FWC: Progressive Democrats hope the Omar clash will reset debate in Congress over Israel

    As clumsy and offensive as Rep. Ilhan Omar’s remarks were when she questioned the patriotism of pro-Israel members of Congress, some Democratic lawmakers and left-leaning Mideast peace advocates say the episode could nevertheless open the door to a more robust debate about U.S. foreign policy and…

  • British ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings FWC: British ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings

    A former British soldier will be charged in the slayings of two civil rights protesters 47 years ago on Bloody Sunday, one of the deadliest days of the decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland. The ex-paratrooper, identified as “Soldier F,” will face prosecution for the killings of James Wray…

  • Four of the five most violent cities in the world are in Mexico, report says FWC: Four of the five most violent cities in the world are in Mexico, report says

    Tijuana was the most violent city in the world in 2018, according a new report by a Mexican nonprofit group that ranked cities based on their homicide rates. The report by the Citizens’ Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice found that four out of five of the world’s most violent cities…

  • Review: Jia Zhangke’s ‘Ash Is Purest White’ is a deeply moving gangster love story FWC: Review: Jia Zhangke’s ‘Ash Is Purest White’ is a deeply moving gangster love story

    “Ash Is Purest White,” the English title of Jia Zhangke’s exquisite and ferocious new movie, references a conversation between a woman, Qiao (Zhao Tao), and her boyfriend, Bin (Liao Fan), as they survey an extinct volcano on the horizon. It’s 2001, more than a thousand years after the last recorded…

  • Trump fails again in effort to duck ‘Apprentice’ defamation suit FWC: Trump fails again in effort to duck ‘Apprentice’ defamation suit

    A New York appellate court on Thursday rejected President Trump’s attempt to block the defamation suit of an Orange County woman who says he lied during the 2016 campaign about sexually assaulting her at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The court’s 3-to-2 ruling enables Summer Zervos, a former contestant…