Posts Tagged 'news'

In The Stands And On The Sidelines, The World Comes To The World Cup

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Senegalese football fans in Moscow were all decked out for their team’s game against Poland on Tuesday. Senegal won, 2-1.

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Trump’s Executive Order On Family Separation: What It Does And Doesn’t Do

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President Trump, with DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and Vice President Pence, right, prepares to sign an executive order ending the practice of separating migrant families. But the move leaves many questions unanswered.

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MIT Clears Junot Díaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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After a month-long investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.

Writer Junot Díaz, pictured in 2015, was cleared by MIT of sexual misconduct allegations and will return to teach there in the fall.

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China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S.

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A single soybean plant grows in a field in the village of Sandaogou, China.

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Dow Jones Drops GE, A Member Of The Original Industrial Average In 1896

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Specialist John McNierney works at the post that handles General Electric on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in January. The struggling company was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday.

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Civil War Battlefield ‘Limb Pit’ Reveals Work Of Combat Surgeons

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A pit of amputated limbs and two nearly complete skeletons that date back to the Civil War were discovered at Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History have been analyzing the bones to learn more about them and to whom they may have belonged.

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After An Overdose, Patients Aren’t Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One

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Yvette and Scott, both recovering heroin users, now take methadone daily from a clinic in the Southend of Boston.

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Summer Melt: Why Aren’t Students Showing Up For College?

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Rates of “summer melt” are highest for students from lower-income backgrounds, especially if their own parents didn’t go through the college application process.

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Trump Threatens Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Goods

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President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he leaves a meeting Monday in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Trump’s Decision To Separate Families Heats Up Immigration Debate

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Protesters in San Antonio pray during a Rally For Our Children event to protest the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy.

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Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation

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Stay at home dads illustration.

The number of men in the United States who are full-time, stay-at-home parents has risen steadily in recent decades, from maybe a million or so in 1984, according to a Pew Research Center estimate, to roughly double that in 2014.

That’s still much smaller than the number of stay-at-home moms, of course, and many of the challenges these dads face are universal to parenting.

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A 50-Year-Old Popcorn Machine Feeds Nostalgia At The Movies

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The Princess Theatre in Lexington, Tenn., has been a staple in the community for a century. For many residents, it holds a special place in their memories.

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