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Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Mental Health

Trump Warns That President Oprah Would Force Americans to Read

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump issued a stark warning to the nation on Monday that, if elected President, Oprah Winfrey would force Americans to read.<p>“This is a woman who, every chance she got, told people to join her book club,” Trump told reporters. “If she were President, you …

Oprah Winfrey

No Timmys Tuesday? Support grows for boycott of popular coffee chain

For many Canadians, going to Tim Hortons for coffee is part of the morning routine, but there’s a push to boycott the popular chain on Tuesday.<p>A meme …

Canada

Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting

Middle school teacher escorted out of the building by a town marshal after voicing concerns about contract including a raise to district’s top administrator<p>A Louisiana teacher who was forcibly removed from a school board hearing was booked on two crimes and bonded out of jail on Tuesday morning, …

ACLU

A Woman Was Sexually Harassed At Her Serving Job & Her Boss’s Reaction To It Is Going Viral

The restaurant industry is full of “the customer isn’t always right” stories — but although they can often be funny, they’re just as often …

The letter this 27-year-old woman wrote before she died will move you to tears

And it'll help you to put things in perspective.<p>As a young person, it's entirely natural to feel invincible. Like you'll live forever. The concept of death - even being an old person - feels so alien that you rarely consider it . Your own mortality gets brushed to one side, almost as though it …

German pedophile ring: Eight arrested after mother sold nine-year-old

German authorities have uncovered a pedophile ring that involved a mother selling her nine-year-old son to men over the internet. One of the suspects …

Crime

Ellen DeGeneres Struggles to Hold Back Tears as She FaceTimes Oprah Following Deadly Mudslides

Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey joined together to discuss the Montecito mudslides that have brought deadly destruction to their neighborhood in …

School forced to apologise after white students pose for photo with black girl on leash

An elementary school is facing a scandal after a picture posted online showed two white children posing with a black girl at the end of a …

Women of Color

'The Future is Female': T-shirt worn by student sparks discussion at Guelph high school

A Guelph high school student who was upbraided by a teacher for wearing a "The Future is Female" t-shirt has been told by her principal that she is …

Feminism

Chris Brown’s actions are inexcusable, but what he says about male violence is vital

Chris Brown’s new documentary is a reminder of how male violence can be taught and passed down<p>Singer Chris Brown's documentary "Welcome to My Life," released via Netflix this month, is a retelling of his rise to fame and the controversy that mired it. It seems, even by its packaging, that it's a …

Sociology

Parent allegedly throws brick at teacher’s face for taking student’s phone away

A 46-year-old Pittsburgh, Pa., teacher is recovering in hospital after allegedly being physically assaulted by a student’s parent on …

Crime

Yet another Hollywood male has been called out for sexual harassment

'I woke up and he was filming me'<p>Since sexual allegations have been made against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, increasing numbers of A-listers …

Harvey Weinstein

#MeToo: Alyssa Milano's Call For Sexual Abuse Victims To Come Forward Goes Viral

#MeToo quickly became the top trending Twitter hashtag Sunday night as women spoke up to show the world just how common sexual harassment and sexual assault are.<p>It started with a tweet from actress Alyssa Milano, who was citing a friend:<p>The #MeToo movement was originally created by organizer Tarana …

Social Media

Second Amendment Champion Dana Loesch Reveals Terrifying Threats Forcing Her To Leave Her Home

In a series of tweets Sunday evening, author Dana Loesch, the talk radio and television host for <i>The Blaze</i> who is also an outspoken spokeswoman for …

Dana Loesch

California to be first US state that bans sale of dogs from puppy mills

California is about to become the first US state to ban the sale of dogs from puppy mills.<p>Under the new law, which comes into effect on the first of January next year, pet shops have to sell dogs, cats and rabbits primarily from shelters and animal rescue centres.<p>If pet shops are found to be …

Los Angeles

6 Ways To Comfort A Friend With Depression, According To Therapists

Depression is a condition that affects over three million Americans a year. Personally, it's something I've dealt with my whole life, and while I've …

John Mayer
Sexual Harassment
Students

#MeToo: Social media flooded with personal stories of assault

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two simple words became a rallying cry on Twitter to stand against sexual harassment and assault.<p>"Me too."<p>Social media was flooded with messages Sunday, mostly from women, who tagged their profiles to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted.<p>On Sunday actress Alyssa …

Social Media