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Parents Make Controversial Decision to Stunt Disabled Daughter's Growth to Give Her Better Quality of Life

Imagine staying the size of your 10-year-old self for the rest of your life. For Charley Hooper, that’s her reality.<p>But Charley isn’t your average 10 …

Disability

31 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, 3 years after it made landfall

Winds gusted up to 80 mph, and tides were especially high due to the full moon. It wreaked havoc on the shores of the Northeast, killing at least 100 people.<p>When Sandy made landfall in Atlantic City on the night of October 29, 2012, the streets were flooded, power lines and trees were knocked down, …

New Jersey

Anorexic woman makes dramatic transformation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Earlier this year, Rachael Farrokh made a desperate plea to the world for help as she battled a severe form of anorexia.<p>Now, she's working to help others.<p>When she posted a video to YouTube in April, 37-year-old Farrokh weighed about 40 pounds and was close to death.<p>In the video of her …

UN expert warns over 'deliberate starvation of civilians' in Yemen

Geneva (AFP) - A UN official on Tuesday warned armed factions in Yemen over "the deliberate starvation of civilians", as the embattled country …

Chandler, UNICEF Bring Kid Power Program to Phoenix

Before signing with the Suns, before the Olympic gold medal and NBA championship, before being drafted second overall straight out of high school in …

Development must target the millions of children affected by humanitarian crises

In two weeks, world leaders will ratify a new consensus to build a better world: the sustainable development goals. But we will not reach these development goals – nor can development be sustainable – without reaching the millions of children living in the midst of humanitarian crises.<p>Consider a …

Africa

How Does Poverty Affect the Brain?

Growing up in poverty can hinder childhood achievement and affect life trajectory. Researchers in fields, such as economics and social sciences, have …

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

25 Years Ago He Isolated Himself From Society. The Inside Of His Cave Will Blow Your Mind!

In New Mexico, in its northern most high desert, there exists a cave that has been home to a man who has poured himself into solitary life. He’s had …

New Mexico

Why Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>In 1666, one of the most influential scientists in history was strolling through a garden when he was struck with a flash of creative brilliance that would change the world.<p>While standing under the shade of an apple tree, Sir Isaac Newton saw an apple …

Creativity

Anderson: 'Sea World Is Going Down'

Raw: Death Toll Climbs After Guatemala Landslide

Journey to a Polio-Free Africa: Nigeria's Eradication Milestone | UNICEF Short Film

Edna Adan: Fighting to change women's healthcare in Somaliland

<i>By Matthew Carter, member of the ONE U.S. Strategic Relationships team</i><p>Born as an self-governing region in northern Somalia, Somaliland has managed to …