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Are Children Better Off Today Than 25 Years Ago?

Yes and No, New Report Says

Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani in a makeshift classroom at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc on November 18, 2014. 1,302 more words


Journalism’s Ugly Little Plagiarism Problem: What We Talk About When We Talk About Fareed Zakaria

Kirk: “Well, there it is. War. We didn’t want it, but we’ve got it.”

Spock: “Curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want.” 1,439 more words

Erin J. Bernard

Is Lack of Attribution Plagiarism?

Fareed Zakaria                                                                                                             Getty photo

By Casey Bukro

Fareed Zakaria finds himself the target of anonymous bloggers who accuse him of plagiarism.

Zakaria says he is not a plagiarist, but media carrying his columns on international affairs — Newsweek, The Washington Post and Politico — have posted corrections or editor’s notes advising readers that Zakaria had not sufficiently attributed sources for material in some of his columns. 506 more words


Decade-Old Rape Allegations Resurface Against Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby is hit with sex assault allegations once again.

This time, it seems as if more women are standing up and sharing their stories. As of last night, … 198 more words


Let's Talk About Death

A new report called Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life was issued in September by the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences. 344 more words

Hope Hospice

Farming Could Save Veterans, and Vice Versa

Here is the second article in my series on alternative farming and food systems. My first article was on the challenges of urban farming for… 464 more words

It's On Who?

If you haven’t heard about the Obama Administration’s new campaign against sexual assault, repeat after me: “It’s On Us.”

Still don’t get it? Let me spell it out for you. 394 more words

Sexual Assault