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Just how rich is President Trump?

Just how rich is President Trump?

Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at wealth in the White House. While it’s impossible know President Trump’s precise net worth without his tax returns, recent analysis from Bloomberg conservatively estimates that the commander in chief has approximately $2.8 billion to his name. Other estimates

Let me tell you a sad story: Nigeria

LET me tell you a sad story: Nigeria. Yes, Nigeria is my sad story. I think I am in an emotionally abusive relationship with Nigeria. For a few days now, I have been dealing with nightmares and waking up to news of gloom and doom. The boom of good news has been replaced by the

Justice Finally Served

FBI Special Agent Todd Prewitt was instrumental in the 2016 apprehension of fugitive child molester Charley Hollin, who had been on the run for nearly two decades. The 1999 crime occurred in Prewitt’s hometown of Seymour when he was an Indiana State Police trooper. Dedicated Law Enforcement Effort Leads to Capture of Indiana Fugitive in

The Death of Mouctar Diallo

Mouctar Diallo came to New York City from Guinea seeking a life “for the better.” Then he entered the bruising world of Sanitation Salvage. The headquarters of Sanitation Salvage, one of the largest private trash haulers in New York City, is a squat brick building that sits unremarkably amid the garbage dumps and razor wire

From Refugee Camp to Best US Chef Contender

WASHINGTON — Seng Luangrath may have been born to cook. She started when she was a 7-year-old girl in Laos, learning from her grandmother. “My mom was too busy working,” she told VOA in the kitchen of her Washington, D.C., restaurant. “So, I had to cook for my three other siblings. I remember it was

Navajo Nation Marks 150th Anniversary of Bosque Redondo Treaty

WASHINGTON — Jonah Yellowman, like most Navajos, grew up hearing stories about the Long Walk. “Some of my ancestors on my father’s side, the Red House clan, they made the walk. They said the Army was trying to get rid of all the tribes without having to use guns.” The Navajo, who call themselves the

Will Parkland Student Activists Define Post-millennial Generation?

More than three months after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the survivors who became gun-control activists could determine how the post-millennial generation will be remembered. “It’s the beginning of something really, really compelling. A new generation of political movement,” says Carolyn Davis of the Public Religion Research Institute, a

Using Your Phone At Dinner Isn’t Just Rude. It Also Makes You Unhappy

Elizabeth Dunn and Ryan Dwyer, two researchers from the University of British Columbia in Canada, couldn’t help but notice a trend. “You see people in restaurants all the time who are sitting across the table from each other, and instead of staring at each other, they’re staring at their phones,” says Dwyer, a doctoral candidate

Unfiltered: ‘She was completely demonically possessed.’

Dr. Richard Gallagher is a board-certified psychiatrist in New York, a professor at the New York Medical College in psychiatry, and is on Columbia University’s faculty. He also has a unique side job – for more than two and a half decades, he’s been the clergy’s go-to doctor for cases of demonic possession. In this