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Millennial Parents Cover Story: This Generation Is Different

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>. Chinese gross domestic product grew by 6.9% during the third quarter,</b> its slowest quarterly growth since 2009 but still beating expectations by 0.1%.<p><b>2. T yphoon Koppu is battering the Philippines for a second day,</b> leaving two dead and thousands homeless.<p><b>3</b><b>. Henriette Reker was elected as mayor of</b> …

Human Rights

How Stephen Colbert Is Bringing Religion to Late Night

With Oprah as the Late Show guest on Thursday, the two swapped favorite Bible verses and discussed the differences between “belief” and “faith.”<p>Stephen Colbert is a practicing Christian. He is an ordained minister. He teaches Sunday school. He is a person of deep faith and, more generally, of deep …

Comedy

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Everything you need to know about the DraftKings and FanDuel data scandal

If anyone in America still hadn’t heard of DraftKings and FanDuel by way of their aggressive advertising assault, they have now. The <i>New York Times …

How to Start Your Week Successfully

Nobody enjoys Monday. It’s officially been labeled as the, blunt reminder that your weekend of leisurely activities is now over and you must spend …

Work Stress

Carly Fiorina's campaign includes the rare job: body woman

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In her six months working for Carly Fiorina, Rebecca Schieber has learned to always have a Sharpie pen handy for autographs. She's found ways to order the right vegetable-loaded meals on the road and become an expert at whisking her boss out of a room.<p>She's still working on …

Tests Of New Ebola Drugs Could Take Place As Early As November

Health officials are gearing up to test drugs and vaccines against Ebola in West Africa, and they hope to start within two months. That's an ambitious timeline for a process that often takes years. The challenge is to move forward as quickly as possible while minimizing the risks that come with …

Rotten to the Core: How an Apple mega-deal cost Los Angeles classrooms $1 billion

<b>(monkeybusinessimages via iStock)</b><p>Bad business and worse ethics? A scandal is brewing in L.A. over a sketchy intiative to give every student an iPad<p>Kathleen Sharp<p>September 28, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Technology companies may soon be getting muddied from a long-running scandal at the Los Angeles Unified …

The economic case for paternity leave

Suddenly last year, maternity leave got a makeover, courtesy of a most improbable source: Shinzo Abe.<p>Japan’s prime minister is synonymous with machismo-spiked nationalism (he famously denied that women forced into sexual servitude by Japanese soldiers in World War II were “coerced”). But when he …

Economics

Ebola - It's Far, Far Worse Than You Thought

Ebola could kill a million people by the end of January, disaster planners warned this week as experts said the disease might become endemic and clinics started turning away victims.<p>The US is sending 400,000 home care kits with protective gowns, masks, gloves, chlorine and medicines to Liberia, the …