David Gavegnano

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Ban Ki-moon condemns ‘apparently deliberate’ Syria aid convoy attack

UN secretary general hails dead aid workers as heroes and calls bombers ‘cowards’ in farewell address to general assembly<p>US defence officials now believe that Russian planes dropped the bombs that destroyed a UN aid convoy that killed at least 20 people, the Guardian has learned.<p>The claim of direct …

Mom upset by 'type of birth' question that appeared on kindergarten application

How much information is too much information when filling out those seemingly endless school application forms?<p>While many might find that need-to-know vs. none-of-your-business line a bit blurry, one mom had no doubt about the issue when faced with a kindergarten application that asked about how — …

Kindergarten

Ethicist: Why Jim Carrey is Wrong About Vaccines

California has decided one large epidemic scare is enough. After the frightening outbreak of measles that started at Disneyland and sickened 147 people, Californians rejected the irrationality of anti-vaccine zealots and decided to restrict parents’ ability to exempt their children from school …

Kids With ADHD Getting Wrong Drugs, Study Finds

Too many kids with ADHD may be getting strong antipsychotic medications meant to treat diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new study finds.<p>And many are getting these drugs without any kind of diagnosis indicating they have a psychiatric disorder, the survey found.<p>Not only do …

The New Divisions in the U.S. Supreme Court

The justices this year seemed to be less likely to vote along traditional partisan lines, but bitter battles over philosophical ideals in recent decisions could be a sign of bigger wars to come next fall.<p>At this time last year, the Supreme Court seemed to me a mirror of America, hopelessly …

Is Running for President Donald Trump's Worst Business Decision Yet?

The Republican hopeful’s comments about Hispanics have been disastrous for his brand and reputation, which he values at an outlandish $3.3 billion.<p>Donald Trump’s run for the presidency is premised on one fact above all: He’s a fabulously successful businessman. And yet, paradoxically, running for …

Could ISIS Exist Without Islam?

Why “Is the Islamic State Muslim?” is a trick question<p>“The question of how Islamic is ISIS … is actually a bit of a trick question,” said Dalia Mogahed, the research director of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. Even so, it’s one that has defined discussion of the group and its …

The 5 Traits All Successful Shoppers Share

Three weeks doesn't make me an expert. However, in three weeks of working a retail job in a top women's clothing store, I have made many observations about women who shop. Women from ages 40 and beyond are the targets for these clothes, and it is becoming easier each day to tell from the moment …