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Rwandan president accuses France of direct role in 1994 genocide

France has reacted with fury after the Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, renewed accusations of direct French involvement in the 1994 genocide, on the eve of ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary.<p>The French government announced that the justice minister, Christiane Taubira, would not attend the …

Maria Contreras-Sweet Sworn in as SBA Administrator

Maria Contreras-Sweet, who came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was five years old without speaking a word of English, became the newest member of President Obama's Cabinet. The California-based banker and former California Cabinet Secretary will head the Small Business Administration.<p>"My journey …

Obamacare Is as American as the Founding Fathers

Republican opposition to the Affordable Care Act springs from a radical individualism that’s antithetical to why the nation was founded.<p>Republican …

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." Robert Louis Stevenson

This is what Candy Crush Saga does to your brain

Last week, Candy Crush Saga, the mind-numbingly simple yet addictive game that involves matching coloured sweets, was estimated to be worth $7.1bn. While that amount dropped by 16% after the company’s Wall Street debut, it still left the gaming geniuses behind the free app worth billions.<p>Candy …

For the Love of God, Love Others

“Christianity” is often used to manipulate, control, shame, judge, and hurt others. It’s influenced by politics, popularity, wealth, success, pride, …

Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the Small Business Administration

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#TXDiversity Women in Leadership Symposium #WomenofVision "Courageous actions need to be aligned with values" #CeciliaOrellanaRojas

"Create culture of #authenticity, #positive #intent and #leadership" #RinaPatel Women Leadership Symposium #WomenofVision

Making the case that Africa needs drones more than roads

Could African countries with poor road infrastructure leapfrog right from donkeys to drones? They can and should, according to the man behind the Flying Donkey Challenge. The competition will support the development of drones that can be used to carry goods to market and deliver medication to …

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#theLIST: Graphic Garden Party

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An Ode to Shirley Temple, the Cocktail

For Andrew Knowlton, the Shirley Temple is more than just a sweet drink—it's a reminder of being with family, and making kids happy<p><b>Shirley Temple Black did it all</b>: Hollywood star by age 7, U.S. ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, breast cancer survivor, and namesake of one of the world’s most …

The Emerging Field of Human Social Genomics

Although we generally experience our bodies as being biologically stable across time and situations, an emerging field of research is demonstrating …