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Trump's campaign should be fair game in Trump University trial: lawyers | Reuters

(Reuters) - Statements Donald Trump has made during his presidential run should generally be admissible in an upcoming civil trial over alleged fraud at his Trump University venture, lawyers for the plaintiffs said in a court filing late on Tuesday.<p>Donald Trump goes to a Wawa gas station after a …

As Calls Of A 'Rigged' Election Continue, Voting Officials Highlight Open Doors

Ahead of Election Day next week, election officials around the country are checking and double-checking their equipment to make sure the results are calculated accurately.<p>Those officials are under increased scrutiny this year with Donald Trump and his allies claiming the voting system could be …

Obama on Brouhaha Over FBI Email Review: 'We Don't Operate on Innuendo'

President Barack Obama, in his first direct comments about the FBI’s review of newly discovered emails that could be related to its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server, said Wednesday he prefers not to deal in “innuendo.”<p>"I do think that there is a norm ... when there are investigations, we …

Government

Slavery In The Modern World: The Saga Of India’s Child Cotton Laborers

A report by an anti-slavery organization cited India as having the world’s highest number of slaves – approximately 14 million, a little less than …

India's not-so-hidden shame: World leader in modern slavery

NEW DELHI -- When Savita Debnath was 14, two unknown men came to her impoverished village in eastern India, promising her a job cleaning houses for $40 a month in nearby Kolkata, but when she got there, agents forced her onto a train to New Delhi and sold her to a family. She was abused and forced …

Human trafficking: stories from the frontline

Friday is world anti-slavery day, dedicated to raising awareness of people trapped in forced labour, manifestations of which are often referred to as modern-day slavery. To mark the day, we asked campaigners and activists around the world to nominate examples of campaigns or individuals that have …

Kids with disabilities facing abuse in West Africa

Nine-year-old Jean has lost almost all of his sight. His condition started when he was very young and progressively got worse. After several visits …

Disney’s new policy on disabled access tough on some kids

ORLANDO, Fla. — Every day, usually more than once, Curtis Doyle reminds his dad about the trip they’re planning for next summer to Florida’s Walt …

Marilyn Monroe Reads Joyce’s Ulysses at the Playground (1955)

During the 1950s, the pioneering photojournalist Eve Arnold took a series of portraits of Marilyn Monroe. The now iconic photos generally present …

R. Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country Features 114 Illustrations of the Artist’s Favorite Musicians

It was one of my favorite gifts of Christmas 2006. No, all apologies to everyone who bought me thoughtful gewgaws, but it was, without a doubt, <i>the</i> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

Shutdown Blocking Kids' Cancer Clinical Trial Treatments

Each week of the government shutdown, around 30 children will be prevented from receiving treatment for cancer and other illnesses through clinical trials, the National Institutes of Health announced this week. More from ABC News:<p>John Burklow, a spokesman for the National Institutes of Health, …

DIY With Dad

My son is now two and has become adept at shadowing my every move including any home improvement project I do.<p>I had a great opportunity to write …

Wendy Bellissimo Launches Affordable Collection at JCPenney – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com

We’ve been waiting to see what move <b>Wendy Bellissimo</b> would make next — and we’re glad to say it’s a good one. The children’s designer (who has worked with celeb moms including <b>Brooke Shields</b>, <b>Kelly Ripa</b> and <b>Denise Richards</b>) partnered with <b>JCPenney</b> to launch an affordable (and super chic!) collection of …

Parenting principles: Earn respect, stay consistent

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The Only Parenting 'Philosophy' You Really Need

My two boys are standing at the top of a hill at the edge of our dead end street. Each has a scooter, and a helmet, and an eye on the slope stretched before him. To the right is my cautious one, who thinks he wants to speed down that hill, but is stopped by his calculation of the many ways he will …

Baby Sleep: The Importance of Self-Soothing

Teach your baby to fall asleep on his own by helping him practice self soothing.<p>One of the most important skills a baby can learn is the fine art of falling asleep on his own. In the first 8 to 12 weeks of life, if your baby can do this easily, by all means, start to practice putting him down awake …

Kai Langer Steals Ellen's Heart And Yours Isn't Safe, Either

Kai says his friends like him because he has a good smile and he's so nice to them. We love him for additional reasons: his fedora and his impeccable Bruno Mars covers. This week, the 4-year-old cutie returned to "Ellen" to perform "Treasure."<p>Yes, Kai, we will let you treasure us, too.<p><i>(hat tip</i> …

Simply scrumptious: TODAY's Babies of the Week - TODAY.com

Happy October! In this month known for caramel apples and candy corn, it's pretty perfect to offer our own batch of sweets in the form of TODAY's Babies of the Week.<p>Each week, Kathie Lee and Hoda select a few babies to be featured on the show. This week's picks come from Minnesota, New Jersey, …

5 science projects for preschoolers

Shares 68<p><i>These fun do-at-home science projects for little kids encourage our girls and boys to LOVE science were suggested by our local friend, Cara,</i> …

Federal Legislation Can Remove Adoption Barriers

In November of 1995, President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton hosted an event to honor National Adoption month. The most powerful moment came when a teenage girl from Oklahoma read a gut-wrenching poem about her desire to be part of a family. That speech so moved Hillary Clinton that she …

Excessive Pregnancy Weight Gain a Childhood Obesity Risk

Mothers who gain an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy raise the risk that their babies will develop into overweight children, according to a new study published in the journal PLoS Medicine. More from Today.com:<p>"With the progression of the obesity [epidemic] there has been attention that …

Bassinets and Cradles Get New Federal Safety Standards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved new safety standards<p>for cradles and bassinets, designed to prevent deaths and injuries that can happen in poorly constructed versions. More than 130 children died between 2007 and 2013 because of faulty bassinets and cradles, and the CPSC …

The Best Answer to Cyberbullying We've Seen Yet

It's a truth universally acknowledged: kids tune out their parents. They <i>don't</i> tune out other kids, though; we all remember hanging on an admired peer's every word when we were young.<p>Since so much of students' lives together take place in various nooks and crannies of the Internet, let's look at how …

5 Things Adults Need to Know About Cyberbullying

According to a recent study by the Cyberbullying Research Center, approximately 20% of kids aged 11-18 say they have been victims of online aggression. In a world of catastrophic headlines and sensational sound bites, these numbers don't actually sound so bad, but take the time talk to any …

5 Tips for Picking Your Preschooler's First TV Shows

By Betsy Bozdech, Common Sense Media editor<p>Anyone who thinks that "binge-watching" is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler. When little kids find a show they love, not only do they want to watch every episode, they're more than …