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Galaxy's Landon Donovan named MLS player of the week

Galaxy star Landon Donovan was named Major League Soccer's player of the week, the league said Tuesday.

Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe's 'Nice Guys' stakes out June 2016 release

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe will be on the case come summer 2016. Warner Bros. announced Tuesday that it has scheduled the duo's upcoming neo-noir thriller "The Nice Guys" for release June 17, 2016.

Activists Who Condemned Illegal Abortions Now Push Do-It-Yourself Abortions

So how are a boat anchored in international waters off Dublin, Ireland, border town flea markets in Texas, a businessman in India, and a storefront in rural Iowa all related? According to an article written by Emily Bazelon appearing in last Thursday’s New York Times (8/28/14), they’re all key pieces of the abortion industry’s transition […]

Uzi 'too much' for girl who accidentally shot instructor, report says

The mother of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed her gun instructor while learning to fire an Uzi told sheriff's deputies that the weapon was "too much for her" daughter and that it hurt the girl's shoulder, according to a report released Tuesday by the Mohave County Sheriff's...

Pro-life blog buzz 9-2-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Americans United for Life board member Monique Chireau was quoted in a piece at the New York Times, but AUL says the NYT failed to report some pertinent information: Abortion...Show More Summary

Chart of the Day: How men and women are critiqued in performance reviews

Kieran Snyder analyzed 248 performance reviews of generally high-performing men and women working in the tech industry. Here’s what she found: > For one thing, women were more likely than men to receive critical feedback at all. When they received any, men’s critical feedback tended to be constructive suggestions on how to improve. Women, on the other [...]

Dirty Harry Training

Mon September 01, 2014 Dirty Harry Training Copyright © 2014 VITAMIN W Media, all rights reserved. This comic may not be reproduced or reposted without permission. police dirty harry Clint Eastwood raining Rebecca Cohen gynostar

At Least 1400 Children Sexually Exploited in One English Town. How Could This Possibly Happen?

As the New York Times reported Monday, between 1997 and 2013, in the northern English town of Rotherham, “at least 1,400 children, some as young as 11, were groomed for sexual exploitation while the authorities looked the other way.” The findings of an independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham released last week declared:

Colorado Pro-Life Group Endorses Bob Beauprez for Governor

Colorado Citizens for Life, the statewide pro-life group that represents more than 37,000 pro-life families across the state, is announcing today its endorsement of pro-life candidate Bob Beauprez for Governor of Colorado. The endorsement follows on the heels of Colorado Citizens for Life endorsing pro-life candidate Cory Gardner for U.S. Senate. “Bob Beauprez is a […]

Lifetime's 'Saved by the Bell' movie draws heavy Twitter jeers

There were no sharknados to be found in Lifetime's "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story" that aired Monday, but the behind-the-scenes drama about the early '90s teen sitcom drew its share of social media scorn and commentary.

Fall Courses in Sustainability & Conservation

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University invites you to enroll in courses this Fall via our Certificate Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.

Obama Limits Campaigning to ‘States Where He’s Still Popular;’ Make That ‘Less Unpopular’

A Friday afternoon dispatch at the Politico from Carrie Budoff Brown and Jennifer Epstein tells us that “The White House is putting the finishing touches on a post-Labor Day schedule that will send the president to states where he’s still popular.” The list of states where the Politico pair alleges that’s the case is quite […]

Student Gives Birth in High School Bathroom, Abandons Dead Baby for Classmates to Discover

A high school student reportedly gave birth in a Dallas high school bathroom and the dead baby was found when students alerted a janitor. officials have more questions than answers at this point, according to local news reports and police are looking for fellow students who may have more knowledge about what happened. “We’re reviewing […]

I Am Not The Rapist’s Baby, I’m a Human Being and Glad I Wasn’t Aborted

My mother was raped; many would say I am the rapist’s baby.  Those mothers who have been raped will quickly say their child is their baby, not the rapist’s.  In my case, I was never the rapist’s baby, nor my mother’s. Mothers — whether you love them or hate them — they are always yours.  […]

Lessons From the Celebrity iCloud Photo Breach

Based on initial media reports, it seems that intimate, private photographs from several celebrities' online accounts have been accessed without their consent and widely shared on the Internet. For now, many details about the breach (or breaches) remain unclear. Show More Summary

You can stream After Tiller on PBS this month

If you weren’t able to see After Tiller when it came to select theaters last year, here’s some good news! The powerful documentary about the last few third-trimester abortion providers in the country premiered last night on PBS and will be available for streaming online until October.  The film, which I wrote about here, offers [...]

Best Non-Alcoholic Beverage Companies for Women: Leadership

Mon August 25, 2014 Best Non-Alcoholic Beverage Companies for Women: Leadership By Anna Louie Sussman LEADERSHIP PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi recently told an audience at the Aspen Ideas festival that, in her opinion, women could never "have it all." "You know, stay at home mothering was a full time job. Show More Summary

The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can't let them make up the rules.

The US government's web of surveillance is vast and interconnected. Now we know just how opaque, inefficient and discriminatory it can be. As we were reminded again just this week, you can be pulled into the National Security Agency's database quietly and quickly, and the consequences can be long and enduring. Show More Summary

They Had Abortions to Further Their Careers, Now They’re Haunted by Their Missing Children

Imagine this scenario:  a woman who graduated from college with top honors finds herself struggling when it comes to climbing the corporate ladder.She feels uncomfortable at work, failing to delegate when appropriate, feeling as if the weight of the entire company is on her overburdened shoulders. The source of the problem could be found in […]

Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too

The Humane Care for Primates Act would give the nonprofit sanctuary sector the opportunity to rescue primates in need and provide them the humane care they would not otherwise receive. And it wouldn't cost the government a thing.       Related Stories Domestic Violence Hurts the Whole Family PAST Act is Past Due Unsporting Bill Shot Down  

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