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  • Josh Stearns: How to Get Your News From Poems
    "It is difficult / to get the news from poems," wrote American poet William Carlos Williams, "yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there." And yet, we are seeing more and more efforts to combine poetry and reporting.…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:16am -
  • Mike Domitrz: Bystander Intervention and Double Standards of Sexual Assault During Hazing
    Understanding the importance of bystander intervention and how to make a positive impact using it is a skill set that is needed in every school. These alleged incidents are proof that a conversation and education about bystander intervention is neede…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • Antonia Marrero: The Art of Surviving Breast Cancer
    Marion Behr discovered that typically, survivors feel responsible for helping others through the ordeal of cancer and find purpose in that mission. By sharing their honest stories, survivors are doing just that. Read more: Breast Cancer,…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:27am -
  • Chika Oduah: Letter: Ebola Is Closer to New Jersey Than to Rwanda
    Are we promoting ignorance and hysteria? The widespread ignorance of Africa among the American population could pose a challenge on public health workers' efforts to spread awareness about Ebola in the United States. Read more: Ebola, Ne…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:05am -
  • Steve Mariotti: Honing in on Innovation in Princeton: Tiger Labs
    Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong. Read more: Tiger Labs, Bert Navarrette, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs, S…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:51pm -
  • New Jersey School Cancels, Then Reinstates Halloween Celebration
    MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (RNS) A New Jersey elementary school canceled and reinstated its Halloween celebration this week in a debate that reflects societal am... Read more: Halloween, Halloween Cancelled, School Cancels Halloween, New Jersey, Ha…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 2:20pm -
  • Fathom: There's More to Princeton Than Preppies and Poseurs
    Whenever I find myself commuting to New York from Princeton, I wake up twenty minutes early to get coffee at Rojo's. This is not about nostalgia -- the Princeton location opened in 2013. It's because their breve cappuccino is as good as anything in N…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 7:47pm -
  • Clark Power: Hazing, Violence and the Culture of High School Athletics: What Can Be Done?
    As the hazing/sexual assault scandal at Sayerville High School has become a national news story, we can't help but ask how this could have happened in the first place. Read more: Hazing, Football, High School Sports, Bullying, New Jersey…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 4:08pm -
  • Chef Rossi: Jersey Girl
    I spent my first 20 years in New York City pretending that I was from some mysterious place south of Manhattan. Someplace, anyplace more exotic than N... Read more: New Jersey, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Red-Bank, Jersey Shore, Count…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 1:32pm -
  • Megan Smolenyak: The Most Ellis Island-y Celebrity Ever: Tom Colicchio
    Colicchio's family includes a total of 12 immigrants -- eight of whom came through Ellis Island, three more who entered via New York earlier (one just four months prior to its opening), and a solitary ancestor who opted for Philadelphia.…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 9:39am -

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  • newMoon takes bite out of sun

    Moon takes bite out of sun

    If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
    - 13 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • newMoon bites sun: Your photos

    Moon bites sun: Your photos

    If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
    - 13 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 2:23pm -
  • newSchool shooting: 'Run, get out of here'

    School shooting: 'Run, get out of here'

    Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 10:46am -
  • newTragedy in the Amazon

    Tragedy in the Amazon

    Kyle Nolan, right, felt overshadowed by his brother and sister. He traveled to Peru in search of a psychedelic brew that his mother said he thought could help him "discover who he was." That trip ended in tragedy.
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:57am -
  • Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

    Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

    Should the focus of American policy be to do everything to prevent anyone from the most ravaged regions from entering the United States, even if it discourages health care workers from going there? That debate is playing out now, with some calling fo…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Oct 14, 3:02am -
  • Remains identified as Hannah Graham

    Remains identified as Hannah Graham

    Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
    - 1 day ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:17am -
  • Remains identified as Hannah Graham

    Remains identified as Hannah Graham

    Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
    - 1 day ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:17am -
  • Students took fake 'paper classes'

    Students took fake 'paper classes'

    For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • Sick day excuses you won't believe

    Sick day excuses you won't believe

    A survey reveals some of the inventive excuses given by U.S. workers for playing hooky in the past year.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:25pm -
  • New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

    New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

    A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:01pm -

BBC World

  • newUkraine to vote in snap elections

    Ukraine to vote in snap elections

    Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.
    - 44 mins ago, 26 Oct 14, 2:55am -
  • newTunisia set for historic election

    Tunisia set for historic election

    Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.
    - 58 mins ago, 26 Oct 14, 2:41am -
  • newQueen hit song 'has healing powers'

    Queen hit song 'has healing powers'

    Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is the UK's favourite song to listen to when people feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Oct 14, 2:32am -
  • newPerson held after Edinburgh incident

    Person held after Edinburgh incident

    A person has been detained by police after an incident in central Edinburgh which led to part of the city being cordoned off.
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Oct 14, 1:40am -
  • newBotswana's ruling party wins polls

    Botswana's ruling party wins polls

    The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Oct 14, 1:34am -
  • newInmate planned escape with hostage

    Inmate planned escape with hostage

    Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Oct 14, 12:57am -
  • newUS nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

    US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

    A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Oct 14, 12:31am -
  • newMerkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

    Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

    A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:46pm -
  • newVIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

    VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

    A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:44pm -
  • newVIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

    VIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

    BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:43pm -

Reuters Latest US News

  • newWashington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

    Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

    MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 Oct 14, 1:07am -
  • newPolice seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

    Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

    MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities in Washington state worked on Saturday to find out what led a popular high school student to open fire on a group of classmates seated at a cafeteria table, killing one and wounding four others, including a pa…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 10:39pm -
  • newNeighbors in custody following murder of Indiana boy, 13: police

    Neighbors in custody following murder of Indiana boy, 13: police

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A 13-year-old Gary, Indiana boy was shot multiple times and killed, and a man and woman from his neighborhood are in custody, police said on Saturday.
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:14pm -
  • newTwo deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree

    Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Two California sheriff's deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said.
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:01pm -
  • newU.S. car safety regulators face review over safety lapses

    U.S. car safety regulators face review over safety lapses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Transportation Department will conduct an internal review of U.S. auto safety regulators in response to a series of safety lapses, including this week's reports of defective air bags, a senior administration official said o…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 7:35pm -
  • newGovernor Cuomo did not tell NYC about new Ebola airport rules: mayor

    Governor Cuomo did not tell NYC about new Ebola airport rules: mayor

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did not inform New York City officials before announcing mandatory quarantines for some people arriving at airports around the city from Ebola-affected countries, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturd…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 7:25pm -
  • newIllinois orders mandatory Ebola quarantine for high-risk travelers

    Illinois orders mandatory Ebola quarantine for high-risk travelers

    (Reuters) - Illinois has ordered mandatory 21-day quarantines for all "high-risk" people who have had direct contact with Ebola patients while in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, the three West African nations most affected by the outbreak.
    - 10 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 6:02pm -
  • newU.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states

    U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits.
    - 11 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 5:05pm -
  • newMedical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards

    Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's bi…
    - 16 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 11:39am -
  • Maker of U.S. highway guardrails stops shipments over safety concerns

    Maker of U.S. highway guardrails stops shipments over safety concerns

    (Reuters) - Railcar maker Trinity Industries Inc said on Friday that it would stop shipping a highway guardrail system, after the U.S. government demanded earlier in the week that the company conduct more crash tests of the product.
    - 1 day ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:12am -