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Teen Gets A Year In Jail For 'Senior Salute' Sexual Assault

<b>Update:</b><br>Owen Labrie, the prep school student who was convicted of sexual assault, has been sentenced to one year in prison.<p>Prior to the sentencing, …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

In 2008, San Francisco police were called to transport a woman with mental illness to a hospital. Instead, they shot her seven times. This is the story of how police became our nation's mental health care workers, and how Teresa Sheehan's family fought for her before the shooting — and since.

Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids

Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the …

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days – a sobering lesson learned

A brilliant look at the life of a student – it reminds teachers that it just isn’t about the single experience of your classroom, but the overall …

Coloring Isn't Just For Kids. It Can Actually Help Adults Combat Stress.

Coloring is an activity that we tend to associate with children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. However, it turns out coloring can be beneficial for adults -- namely for its de-stressing …

Before Columbus How Africans Brought Civilization to America

COUNTERPUNCH<p>by: GARIKAI CHENGU<p>On Monday, America’s government offices, businesses, and banks all grind to a halt in order to commemorate Columbus …

3 Insights Into Baby Brains

<i>By Melissa Dahl / Follow melissadahl​<br>Photo by Shutterstock</i><p>What’s going on inside those little baby brains? You can get a lot closer to understanding …

The Psychology of a 'Human Barbie'

<i>Photo by Lolita Richi/Facebook</i><p>Ever since Barbie became one of the world’s most popular dolls, little girls have aspired to be just like the pretty …

This Is Why We're Mad About the Shooting of Mike Brown

18-year-old Michael Brown was gunned down on Saturday by a Ferguson police officer in St. Louis. Witnesses say Brown had his hands in the air as he …

Daquan is a White Girl

and black twitter is dead<p>First off, let me get the one thing out of the way: the person behind most of these Daquan tweets is probably a white …

Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter

<b>The news:</b> Harry Potter's greatest feat might not have been defeating Voldemort, but teaching young people around the world to battle prejudice. At …

ISIS Is Ignoring Islam's Teachings on Yazidis and Christians

The news coming out of Iraq is really devastating. The violent extremist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) continues …

Marijuana and Schizophrenia: The Latest Findings

Gina Garippo<p>Was this helpful?<p>After alcohol and nicotine, marijuana is the most commonly used drug in the world. And with recent marijuana legalization in some states, it’s expected that marijuana use in our country will only grow. But is it truly safe? If you have schizophrenia or have a loved one …

Native Hawaiians to Federal Government: Give Us Back Our Kingdom

The federal government posed a series of questions to Native Hawaiians, with whom it's seeking to reestablish nation-to-nation status. The answer it received, to all, was a resounding "no."<p>This week, the Department of the Interior wrapped up two weeks of public meetings in Hawaii soliciting input …

The Ongoing Genocide In Burma That The World Has Chosen To Ignore

Burma is predominantly a Buddhist state with an Ethnic Muslim Minority Group — Rohingya — residing in Rakhine State in Western Burma, bordering with …

Iggy Azalea's Theft of Southern Black Women's Culture

What do you do with an artist like Iggy Azalea? She’s a white Australian emcee who’s currently got one of America’s most popular rap songs in …

A Case For Capitalizing The “B” In "Black People"

Illustrated by Elliot Salazar.<p>I am a writer. My husband is a linguist. Words matter to us. I am Black, not African-American. My husband is Spanish, …

Why Readers, Scientifically, Are The Best People To Fall In Love With

Ever finished a book? I mean, truly finished one? Cover to cover. Closed the spine with that slow awakening that comes with reentering …

12 Times Hollywood's Used Propaganda To Sell Its Movies

From Transformers: Age of Extinction to District 9, Hollywood has happily co-opted the language and imagery of historical propaganda.

Mara Wilson Says Misogyny Is The Root Of UCSB Killings

Photo: Courtesy of Facebook.<p>Following the UCSB shootings on Friday, the media is setting its focus on Elliot Rodgers, unpacking his motives for such …