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Trump’s travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown

Source: Reuters BY Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies is set for Wednesday when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries. https://queso-cdn.prod.reuters.tv/new/index.html?autoplay=true&muted=true&countdown=true&preroll=true&proll=iuuqt%3A%2F%2Fqvcbet.h.epvcmfdmjdl.ofu%2Fhbnqbe%2Fbet%3Fta%3D3y3%26jv%3D%2F4735792%2Fwjefp.vt.sfvufst%2Fqpmjujdt%2Ftvqsfnfdpvsu%2Fbsujdmf%26djv_tat%3D300y250%2C1500y692%26dvtu_qbsbnt%3DwjefpJe%253E420798890%2526uzqf%253Ebsujdmf_qsfspmm%2526begsjfoemz%253Eusvf%26jnqm%3Dt%26hegq_sfr%3D1%26fow%3Dwq%26pvuqvu%3Dynm_wbtu3%26vowjfxfe_qptjujpo_tubsu%3D1%26dpssfmbups%3D5462657931726185%26vsm%3Diuuqt%3A%2F%2Fvt.sfvufst.dpn%26eftdsjqujpo_vsm%3Dxxx.sfvufst.dpn%2Fbsujdmf%2Fvt-vtb-dpvsu-jnnjhsbujpo%2Fusvnqt-usbwfm-cbo-gbdft-v-t-tvqsfnf-dpvsu-tipxepxo-jeVTLCO1IU0JS&poster=%2F%2Fs4.reutersmedia.net%2Fresources%2Fr%2F%3Fd%3D20180424%26t%3D2%26i%3DOV8CSO8GV%26r%3DOV8CSO8GV&mid=OV8CSO8GV&title=Trump%27s%20travel%20ban%20faces%20U.S.%20Supreme%20Court%20showdown&suppress_ads=false&suppress_rtv=false&source=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reuters.com%2Farticle%2Fus-usa-court-immigration%2Ftrumps-travel-ban-faces-u-s-supreme-court-showdown-idUSKBN1HT0IR%3Futm_source%3DPew%2BResearch%2BCenter%26utm_campaign%3Db7685d3c0e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_23%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_term%3D0_3e953b9b70-b7685d3c0e-400098637&chartbeat_uid=52639&chartbeat_domain=preview.reuters.com&region=US&draggable=true&hide_title=false&allow_collapse=true The case represents […]

Aging Quebec church looks to salad for salvation

Source: The Star By ALLAN WOODSQuebec Bureau MONTREAL—For much of the past 166 years, the silver-spired church in St-Pacôme, Que., has been nourishing souls. But over the next few months, the church will be decommissioned and transformed for a new, secular mission: nourishing people’s stomachs. The past decade has been a […]

The world’s most powerful MRI machine

Source: BBC News Nikola Tesla’s last name isn’t just a car brand. Tesla is also the metric for the magnetic strength of MRI machines. Whereas historically powerful MRI machines have registered around 7-10 tesla, a new generation of machines are breaking the mold and registering up to 11.7 Tesla. Along […]

The words that change what colors we see

Source: BBC News By Aina Casaponsa and Panos Athanasopoulos, Lancaster University From The Conversation 23 April 2018 The human eye can physically perceive millions of colours. But we don’t all recognise these colours in the same way. Some people can’t see differences in colours – so called colour blindness – due to a […]

What is Hell?

Source: The Conversation The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide attention. This isn’t surprising, since the belief in an afterlife, where the virtuous are rewarded with a place in heaven and the wicked are punished in hell, is a core teaching […]

Mormonism’s Global Future

Source: The Wall Street Journal By John G. Turner   It took a long time for a quintessentially American church to go global. In April 1853 Hosea Stout and two other Mormon missionaries stepped off a boat in Hong Kong. They expected immediate success: Their church’s apostles had promised they […]