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Essays for sale: the booming online industry in writing academic work to order

Selling essays, assignments and even PhDs is big business – and legal, although everyone knows many students will submit the work as their own<p>It takes about three minutes to order a final dissertation for an English literature degree at the UK Essays website. I pick my country, subject and required …

Italy migrant rescues hit record as 900 more saved

The latest operations confirm a sharp upward spike in winter departures from troubled Libya.<p>Aid groups believe the exodus is being driven by …

North Africa

Trump Finally Admits He Has No Health Care Plan

President Trump has been promising a health care plan for months now. But when will we have it? Let's roll the tape:January 15: "<b>It’s very much</b> …

Why no job is safe from the rise of the robots

Hollywood got it wrong. The highly intelligent machines that will be unleashed in the near future won’t be coming for our lives. They’ll be coming …

The Death of Community and the Rise of Trump

What does a decreasing attachment to religious and civic institutions in white, working-class America mean for the country's political future?<p>In 2016, 57 percent of white Americans who voted chose Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, according to exit polls. More white men than women voted for Trump. …

It’s not just the mechanics of sex … children need lessons in life and love | Elly Hanson

Compulsory sex education is a huge step forward and needs to address the pitfalls of our digital age<p>The radical overhaul of sex and relationships education (SRE) announced by the government last week is very good news. Children will learn about healthy adult relationships from the age of four and …

Education

A historian of Islam explains the vastly different experiences of women in the religion

Chase F. Robinson, a historian on Islam, author of "Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives," and president of the CUNY Graduate Center, explains the misconception many Americans have about the role of women in Islam. He describes the lives of two women from the 8th and 9th centuries to show the …

Migrants face abuses in Libya even before they risk death at sea

By Sudarsan Raghavan<p>Sudarsan Raghavan<p>Cairo bureau chief covering North Africa and Yemen<p>Email Bio Follow<p>CAIRO — The number of bodies washing up on Libyan shores is escalating as the refugee crisis worsens. But migrants also are facing perils even before they step into a boat.<p>On Thursday alone, …

World News

Trump's International Policies Could Have Lasting Effects On Higher Ed

Trump administration policies toward refugees and immigrants, as well as a recent racially-charged shooting in Kansas, have some international students thinking twice about enrolling in American colleges and universities.<p>Relatives of the Kansas shooting victims are urging other Indians to not send …

Is There a Christian Double Standard on Religious Violence?

Shortly after September 11, 2001, then President George W. Bush spoke directly to Muslims. “We respect your faith,” he said, calling it “good and …

Religion