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Analysis: Afghan Population in U.S. Explodes, Majority Live on Welfare

The Afghan population in the United States has exploded in recent decades as a majority of Afghan immigrants in the U.S. live on at least one major form of welfare, funded by American taxpayers.
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Māori All Blacks player Sean Wainui, 25, dies after car crash
New Zealand Rugby is mourning the death of Māori All Blacks player Sean Wainui after the 25-year-old died in a car accident on Monday.
Snake Catcher Captures Deadly Venomous Serpent With His Bare Hands in Terrifying Video
A snake catcher grabbed an Australian Eastern Brown, which can kill with a single bite, with his bare hands.
Op-Ed: Why didn't I learn about disordered eating? My schools failed me
How might I have changed my behavior if I learned about unhealthy eating and period loss in class?
Asteroid the Size of Golden Gate Bridge To Pass Earth During October 2021 Full Moon
Asteroid 1996 VB3 will be followed by series of other huge space rocks, including one with a diameter the same as the height of the Empire State Building.
Op-Ed: Mind your XYZs for those of us with names at the back of the line
Asians have more surnames that start with letters near the end of the alphabet. That can be a real disadvantage.
NBA's 75th season: 5 storylines to follow as games begin Tuesday
Five storylines heading into NBA's 75th anniversary season, which begins Tuesday, including sagas of Kyrie Irving and Nets plus Ben Simmons and 76ers.
College football Week 7 overreactions: Big Ten can get two playoff teams. Oregon is the Pac-12 favorite.
There were many surprises in Week 7 of the college football season. But it's important to temper responses. Here are five overreactions from Saturday.
NFL Week 6 winners and losers: Cowboys look like Super Bowl contender. Chargers have concerning flaw.
MVP candidate Dak Prescott has the Cowboys looking like a Super Bowl contender. The Chiefs, meanwhile, need to work on their ball security.
The Rock and Kevin Nash Squash the WWE Beef No One Knew They Had
WWE star Kevin Nash apologised for something he did to The Rock in 2002, but Dwayne Johnson couldn't have been more humble in his acceptance.
Manchinema become K Street darlings
And the Jan. 6 panel will meet tomorrow to vote on holding Steve Bannon in contempt.
Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party's sparring factions over agenda
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden spoke by phone last Tuesday and zeroed in on a strategy for their party's sweeping economic package, deciding that the time has come to wrap up negotiations, several senior officials in both places tell CNN -- a sign of Democrats' growing restiveness at a critical moment for their domestic agenda.
‘I Don’t Know That I Would Even Call It Meth Anymore’
Different chemically than it was a decade ago, the drug is creating a wave of severe mental illness and worsening America’s homelessness problem.
China’s American Surveillance State
With generous state support at home and low-cost sales abroad, Hikvision has become a world heavyweight.
Elton John's 'Lockdown Sessions' capture joyful pairings with Brandi Carlile, Stevie Wonder
Elton John created his 16-song collaboration album, "The Lockdown Sessions," during the pandemic, and recruited Stevie Wonder and Brandi Carlile.
Yes, kids are playing Squid Game at recess. Now what?
Netflix's hit show is too violent, even for many adults. How did kids end up playing their own Squid Games on the playground?
Ready to talk about the shocking finale of ‘You’ Season 3? One of the breakout stars explains all.
"You" keeps getting more gruesome, but also more addicting. And Tati Gabrielle, one of this season's breakout stars, knows why.
Should condo board charge all owners for electric-car charging station or just the ones who use it?
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Where the charging station is available for any homeowner to use, we view it as another amenity offered by that building, one that will ultimately make the property more desirable to future buyers (and may even help propel values higher).
Easy Halloween popcorn balls sure to be a family hit: Try the recipe
For Halloween, jazz popcorn time up a bit and make these popcorn balls from Sarah Mason of food blog Fluent Foodie.
These clinics in Mexico are trying to stop abortions by duping women
Antiabortion groups lure in women by advertising abortions. Then the pressure campaign to continue pregnancy begins.
Hernández: Dodgers can still beat the Braves if Andrew Friedman and Co. stop overthinking
The Dodgers' unnecessary but successful pitching moves in Game 5 of the NLDS vs. the Giants have led to bad decision-making against the Braves in the NLCS.
Letters to the Editor: L.A. politicians face a reckoning on homelessness in next year's election
The Times Editorial Board's opposition to a ballot measure on homelessness shows that it, along with many L.A. leaders, is a defender of the status quo.
A retired top FBI official saw that there was a shortage of school bus drivers. He stepped up to the wheel.
“I feel the same sense of duty,” he said about his current and former jobs.
Op-Ed: USC and prosecutors owe the public a full account of sex abuse inquiries
How did a doctor remain employed at the Student Health Center for 30 years as accusations grew? Why has only the physician faced charges?
Are Israel's COVID Policies Hurting Its Standing With U.S. Conservatives? | Opinion
We may very well see a situation in which the global political map is redrawn into "free" and "unfree" countries.
The Pathetic Details at the Heart of the Suburban Couple Spy Case
A desire for money, stunning naivete, and lines ripped straight from the movies.
NBA power rankings for 2021-22 season
How The Times' basketball staff rates the 30 NBA teams from top to bottom heading into the season openers on Tuesday.
Liberal journalists promote column condemning 'both-siderism': 'Every political journalist should read this'
Reporters voiced their support for a Los Angeles Times op-ed condemning media 'both-siderism'
What to know from NFL Week 6: Bill Belichick let Mike McCarthy off the hook
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New political ad strategy in Virginia: promoting news articles in Google search results
Terry McAuliffe's campaign purchased a series of ads that feature links to news and opinion articles from Axios and The Washington Post, with their own headlines and descriptions, a novel advertising method that’s concerning to some publishers and media experts.
Who doesn’t know the difference between sex and rape? ‘The Last Duel’ has an answer.
Ridley Scott's new movie suggests that in 635 years, we haven't made as much progress on reckoning with sexual assault as we might think.
Dear Care and Feeding: I’m So Ashamed of How I Feel About My Son
Parenting advice on depression, addiction, and divorce.
Travis Barker's Children 'So Happy' He's Engaged to Kourtney Kardashian
Blink-182 rocker Travis Barker popped the big question to Kourtney Kardashian nine months after they went public with their romance.
Democrats struggle to define bills they can’t agree on: The Note
As a pivotal week in Congress begins, Biden and Manchin are openly warring with each other about what should and should not be in the massive social spending bill.
Video of Joe Biden Maskless in D.C. Restaurant Viewed Over 600K Times
Photos also showed President Biden and the first lady emerging from a Michelin-starred seafood restaurant without masks.
Wes Anderson’s Latest Is a Licorice Movie
The filmmaker’s work is as polarizing as those candies, and The French Dispatch is an especially gourmet variety.
As Kourtney Gets Engaged, Here's Every Kardashian Engagement Ring
Kourtney Kardashian has announced her engagement to Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker after less than a year of dating.
Who Is Megan Fox's Ex-Husband Brian Austin Green And How Many Kids Do They Have?
Actress Megan Fox is currently dating rapper Machine Gun Kelly, but before their relationship blossomed she was married for almost a decade.
Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya Transformed Into 'Fortnite' Skins As 'Dune' Crossover Leaks
A new "Fortnite" bundle has been leaked, which will see Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya's characters from "Dune" become unlockable skins.
JCPenney Shooting Sees Multiple People Gunned Down Inside Mall
The shooting happened after a group were seen getting into an argument inside the mall, according to police.
Parents Warned Children as Young as Six Are Recreating Violent 'Squid Game' Challenges
Parents and guardians are being told to stay "vigilant" amid several reports of children re-enacting scenes at school.
Workers injured in Kuwait refinery fire, output unaffected
A fire at Kuwait's Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery on Monday injured several workers but operations were unaffected, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said.
More than 20 dead after floods in south India
At least 22 people were killed after heavy rains lashed the south Indian state of Kerala over the weekend, officials said.
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Out of the Shadows: Steele defiant on dossier, says Trump still 'potential' threat
British ex-spy Christopher Steele is stepping out of the shadows to discuss his so-called "Steele dossier," five years after it made explosive claims about Donald Trump.
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'Succession' star: 'You can't underestimate Logan in any shape or form'
We're toward the end of our interview time when actor Brian Cox, in describing his character's few but strong loyalties on HBO's "Succession," raises his voice to the level most people only hear through the television.
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What are carbon offsets and do they work?
Companies and people who want to cancel out the impact of their emissions on the climate often turn to something called carbon offsetting.
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'Succession's' Brian Cox 'Committed' to Season 4 —And Says Playing Logan Is 'Good Therapy'
Brian Cox spoke with Newsweek about playing the Roy family patriarch in "Succession" and detailed what fans can expect in Season 3 and beyond.
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Nevada’s Sisolak suffers injuries in car accident
Gov. Steve Sisolak, the Democrat from Nevada, was briefly hospitalized on Sunday after being involved in a car crash, a report said.
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A timeline of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and the case against 3 men accused of his murder
At first, the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 went largely unnoticed outside the South Georgia community where the 25-year-old lived and died just weeks before the country was gripped by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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