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When Kids Eat At Restaurants, The Food Is Not As Healthy For Children As You Think

Chain restaurants are not known for serving up healthy kids’ meals. Most entrees on a kids’ menu are either fried, breaded or doused in cheese. Fresh …

UC Berkeley dean in sexual harassment case keeps tenure and avoids charges

The former University of California, Berkeley, law dean whose sexual harassment case sparked national outrage has reached a deal with the school that allows him to maintain tenure, receive research funding and avoid charges.<p>Although university investigators concluded that Sujit Choudhry had …

Sexual Harassment

Police: Burglar breaks into home, cooks fried chicken

You could say he was cooking up trouble. Deputies said an alleged burglar made himself right at home, inside Samantha O'Neal's kitchen.<p>O'Neal said when she arrived home with her sister and a friend, she saw 34-year-old Ronald Wesly, standing over her stove.<p>"I walked in to him standing here with …

Woman, thought to have been the last person left in the world born in the 1800s, dies at her home in northern Italy<p>The world’s oldest person, Emma Morano, has died at her home in northern Italy.<p>At the age of 117 her life spanned three centuries, having been born in the 1800s. Morano was also one of …

Northern Italy

Scientists are trying to redesign the sugar molecule to make it healthier

A redesign of sugar involves tinkering with the shape of sugar molecules to deliver the same sweetness but with a lower amount of actual sugar. Nestlé is one of the few companies that has publicly discussed its efforts to restructure sugar molecules, though exactly how remains a secret.<p>"Sugar is …

Snapchat is doing damage control after its CEO was accused of saying the app was 'only for rich people'

Snapchat maker Snap Inc. is denying that its CEO, Evan Spiegel, once said the app was "only for rich people" and he didn't "want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain."<p>The quote, which Snap is calling "ridiculous," came from a recently unredacted court complaint by Anthony Pompliano, …

Pepsi, McDonalds, Nestlé, Other Major Brands Implicated in Illegal Destruction of Critical Elephant Habitat

A Rainforest Action Network field investigation team has documented new evidence of large-scale, illegal rainforest destruction within habitat …

8-year-old student among 3 dead in shooting at California elementary school

A teacher and a student were shot to death and a second student critically wounded Monday in a murder-suicide at a San Bernardino, Calif., elementary …

MSU should cut ties with JanSport to further denounce sweatshop labor

When it comes to human rights, you’re either all in, or you’re out. Regarding sweatshop labor, that’s a reminder MSU desperately needs.<p>Last year the …

California "Sweatshops" Owe Workers $3 Million

WORKERS in the California garment industry are enduring poor working conditions and insufficient pay, the US Department of Labour has found. More …

Can You Make Clothes Without Sweatshop Labor? This Dominican Factory Is Trying

Somewhere in the south-central Dominican Republic, on a stretch of land in a town called Villa Altagracia, sits a unique little clothing factory. The unassuming building, with its white walls and gable roof, houses a grand experiment.<p>The laborers inside make more than three times the country's …

Made in Cambodia: Garment Workers Fight Gap, H&M and Others for a Minimum Wage

As 2013 drew to a close, Cambodian garment factory workers began striking in Phnom Penh for a livable wage. Recently, the Ministry of Labor had …

Why eating vegetarian may not be the most ethical diet | Toronto Star

And there are plenty of other examples of dubious produce.<p>Demand for quinoa led to overproduction and unstable crop prices for Peruvian farmers. …

People are defending United passenger after reports emerge of his 'troubled past' and CEO calls him 'belligerent'

On Tuesday, the Louisville Courier-Journal published an article reporting that the passenger, David Dao, had "a troubled history in Kentucky." The article cited drug-related felony convictions in the early 2000s that it said cost Dao his medical license, saying the Kentucky Board of Medical …

N.W.A., Barbra Streisand and Richard Pryor Among 25 Additions to National Recording Registry

Don McLean‘s 1971 hit “American Pie,” Sister Sledge’s “We are Family” and Barbra Streisand‘s “People” are far more than just catchy songs. According …

College president fired for allowing homeless student to sleep in library for a night

When Kansas City, Mo., was experiencing a cold snap with temperatures reaching below -18 C earlier this month, Brian Carroll knew there was a student …

How These Students Called Out Their School's Racism And Caught Harvard's Attention

They were also the 2016 Bostonians of The Year. NBD.<p>As high school seniors, Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau launched a campaign last January that placed the racism faced by black students at Boston Latin School in the spotlight. Their advocacy has since been honored by the Harvard College …

War And Looming Famine Are Pushing More Yemeni Girls Into Child Marriage

The two-year conflict has devastated the country and caused the practice to skyrocket.<p>The rate of child marriage in Yemen has skyrocketed over the course of the country’s devastating civil war, according to a UNICEF report released on Monday. More than two-thirds of girls in the country are now …

The rich pay fewer taxes than the poor, and get more services

<b>The rich continue to pay fewer taxes, and get more services (Yuri_Arcurs via iStock)</b><p>Uninformed conservatives should consider who really benefits from U.S. tax laws and assistance programs<p>Paul Buchheit<p>March 25, 2017 2:27pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>When all forms of taxes and …

Justin Trudeau Doubles Canadian Funding For Reproductive Health On International Women’s Day

Once again, Canadian Prime Minister (and Noted Feminist) Justin Trudeau is looking like the most eloquent statesman in comparison to Donald Trump, who flubbed his chance to sound “presidential” on International Women’s Day with some poorly received tweets about his “tremendous respect” for the …

With symbolic strike, women seek to deepen protest movement

On Wednesday morning, Yamileth Vasco wrapped up her newborn son, boarded the subway near her home in Queens and went to a demonstration for the first time in her life.<p>Two blocks from Trump Tower in Manhattan, she joined more than a thousand people to mark a symbolic nationwide strike on …

Emma Watson Is a Feminist Whether You Like Her Outfit or Not

As nations across the globe celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s a good time to take a closer look at what feminism means today.<p>I broach this …

5 Empowering Quotes From the World's Most Inspiring Women

Today marks International Women's Day—a global celebration of women and all that we have accomplished. While events both at home and abroad have …

Feminism

Planned Parenthood can do without federal funding—but only if every American adult donates this much

As Planned Parenthood stares down a future without federal funding, we began to wonder: Could Americans offset that portion of the nonprofit’s budget …

Health Care

How You Can Push Brands to Answer One Simple Question: ‘Who Made My Clothes?’

The jeans I’m wearing were made in Bangladesh, my cotton shirt was made in Haiti, and my sweater was made in China. But it’s one thing to know the …

Provocative Labels Expose Sweatshop Horrors to Shoppers

The only thing on a clothing label that most of us pay attention to when we’re shopping is what size a garment is. As for whether an item was made in …

The True Cost

Cotton Isn’t as Innocent as You Think

On the surface, cotton just doesn’t have a very threatening ring to it. Associations with fluffy cumulus clouds and storybook characters like Peter …