Laurissa Cates

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1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Does Not Officially Exist, Says UNICEF

In Pakistan, 3 out of 4 newborns last year were not registered with the government. It’s worse in Yemen, where 4 out of 5 were not registered. And in …

Deal Reached on Military Sexual Assault Bill | The Takeaway | WNYC

The House and Senate have come to a compromise on a bill that would strengthen protections for victims of sexual assault in the military and keep …

Teachers Give Better Grades to More Attractive Students: Study

If you were of a mind to forgive good-looking people for their freakishly good genetic makeup because you figure you got better brains than they did, …

Ofsted warns of 'two nations' gap in school standards

<b>The "battle against mediocrity" must be fought to improve school standards across all parts of England, says the head of education watchdog Ofsted.</b><p>Launching Ofsted's annual report, chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said the regional gap was like "two nations".<p>Sir Michael called for more testing, …

Indonesia calls on cattle importers to halt business with Australia

The Indonesian government has asked cattle importers to stop buying Australian cattle until the two countries resolve their diplomatic problems caused by spying allegations.<p>But Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, said it was her understanding that trade was explicitly excluded from …