FROM Paula Niedenthal
What's in a Smile? Four years ago, a Russian reporter was interviewing Dr. Paula Niedenthal at her office in Blaise Pascal University in France. When he found out she was American, he said, "American smiles are all false, and French smiles are all true. " That provoked a new project for Niedenthal, who's Director of the National Center for Scientific Research in France.
Trump's travel ban and the long-term agenda The Trump Administration's revised travel ban may be good news for some visa holders and others, but it's still being challenged as unconstitutional. Some reporters call it the beginning of a long-term effort to change the demographic make-up of the United States.
The 'deconstruction' of the administrative state President Trump has failed to fill high-level positions in important agencies — and some people he has named want to phase out the agencies they're supposed to lead. We look at the possible consequences for delivering services and providing security — and at top aide Steve Bannon's plans for "deconstructing the administrative state."