Josette Thompson

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I Refuse To Teach My Children That Happiness Is A Choice

Kids have feelings. Big feelings. Messy feelings. Intense, complicated, hard feelings. Anyone who’s ever spent time with a crying baby, a screaming …

Yurt provides cozy home for those wanting to live simply

One university student has found cozy and cheap housing in B.C. in the form of a yurt — a Mongolian-style tent that he built himself last …

College & University

Q&A: Who is watching my home webcam?

Footage from hundreds of thousands of CCTV cameras and baby monitors is being live-streamed on the internet unbeknown to their owners, who think they are secure.<p>A Russian website published thousands of these streams so that people online can easily watch them and the people, places and even babies …

Should U.S. Government Kill Thousands of Birds to Save Salmon?

A growing trend in killing some species to protect others is drawing opponents.<p>EAST SAND ISLAND, Oregon—Alexa Piggott is crawling through a dark, dusty, narrow tunnel on this 62-acre island at the mouth of the Columbia River. On the ground above her head sit thousands of seabirds. Piggott, a crew …

Attackers Storm Jerusalem Synagogue

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Israeli-Palestinian violence in 2014 – timeline

<b>24 April</b> Nine months of US-mediated peace talks collapse.<p><b>15 May</b> Two Palestinian teenagers are killed in a West Bank clash with Israeli troops.<p><b>12 June</b> Three Israeli teenagers – Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gil-ad Sha’er, 16, and Naftali Frankel – are abducted and killed by Hamas operatives in the West Bank.<p><b>13</b> …

Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says

Russia's foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine's decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught.<p>Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6-billion in state support to the …