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  • Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East

    Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East
    Before President Obama does anything else in the lame-duck Congress or the new one in January, he needs forthrightly to seek an update or new authorization for the new war he's fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Although he has said...
  • Focus on play in kindergarten may improve grades

    Focus on play in kindergarten may improve grades
    (This version of the Nov.14th story changes 'Tools for the Mind' to 'Tools of the Mind' in paras 2, 5, 7, and 14.) By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Training teachers to promote structured play among kindergarteners yields improved reading,...
  • Right-to-try laws, as currently formatted, offer terminally little but false hope

    Are right-to-try laws a good idea? They are rapidly spreading throughout the country, first in Colorado, then Missouri and Louisiana, and, just recently, Michigan and Arizona. Similar laws are under consideration in New Jersey and Delaware. At first...
  • Bob Brookover: Peterson should get help and drop appeal of suspension

    The thing that matters most is the child. That part is indisputable. Regardless of how it was classified in a court of law, Adrian Peterson is guilty of a crime that most reasonable human beings find appalling. He used a tree branch to beat his 4-year-...
  • NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for rest of season

    The NFL announced Tuesday that Adrian Peterson's season is over, but the battle between the NFL and the NFLPA over the league's handling of the case is far from finished. The league suspended the all-time rushing leader in Minnesota Vikings history for...
  • The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'

    The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'
    Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an “unmet medical need”? That was the question...
  • Foreign students flock to US, set record in 2013

    WASHINGTON The number of international students in the United States last year rose to a record 886,052, with China by far leading as the nation sending the most students for the fifth year in a row, according to data to be released on Monday by the...
  • Glen A. Larson: 8 Outlandish Projects From the Creator of 'Knight Rider,' 'Battlestar Galactica'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In his prime, Glen A. Larson could have sold a pilot for ice to the Eskimo Network. The prolific producer, who died Friday at the age of 77, was not afraid of stretching the limits of physics and credulity in the pursuit of...
  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • Futuristic island park in Hudson River proposed for Manhattan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A futuristic park known as Pier55 will likely rise soon over the water off Manhattan's Lower West Side, largely funded by a billionaire neighbor, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. The 2.7-acre (1-hectare) vegetation-...
  • 'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

    'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
    The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...