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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 25: U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks towards the Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House prior to a departure August 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump is spending the weekend with his family at Camp David. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

As Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath Slams Texas, Trump Tweets A Storm Of Self-Congratulations And Grievances

As severe flooding threatened Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump on Sunday focused on the "wonderful" response by government officials to the storm while marv...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Harvey Lowered To Category 1 Storm, But 'Catastrophic Flooding' To Come

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
A farmer shows wheat crop damaged by unseasonal rains in his wheat field at Sisola Khurd village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 24, 2015. To match Insight INDIA-MODI/ Picture taken March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Extreme Weather Takes A Toll On Wheat Harvests. Climate Change Will Make It Worse.

Extreme flooding and droughts take a major toll on the global supply of wheat, accounting for about 40 percent of the fluctuations in annual yields, a recent study has found. The research gives new we...
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Ahmed's Alarm Clock And Trauma With No Time Limit

As people around the world 'like', 'share' or 'hashtag' #IstandwithAhmed in solidarity, there are important questions that need to be asked by both governments and citizens. Beyond condemning the reprehensible treatment of a child and the joining the wave of support that Ahmed has found, his experience can be used to try and understand how people, especially young people, who are subjected to some form of institutional discrimination cope with the experience.