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Preschool And Privilege: When Early Education Hinges On Parental Flexibility

My daughter starts full-time preschool next week, and we are all prepared. Her California grandma sent her a new backpack festooned with flowers and embroidered with her name. We bought sunflower-seed butter for her school lunches, because peanut butter is now banned so that no allergic child has …

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An Image Of A Child Can Change The Way We See The World

By now, you've probably seen the photo of Aylan Kurdi, the 3-year-old refugee from Syria who died with his 5-year-old brother and mother after their small rubber boat capsized on its way to Greece. You might remember his Velcro shoes. His red shirt. His lifeless body lying face down in the sand.<p>The …

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疑似MH370殘骸確認需時 - 紐約時報中文網

澳大利亞悉尼——一名了解調查情況的法國官員本周四表示,可能需要一周或更長時間,才能確定一塊在留尼旺島發現的碎片是否屬於馬航MH370航班。<p>該官員表示,這塊物體已經被裝箱密封運往法國,但預計要兩三天後才會抵達巴黎。這塊碎片似乎是一架客機的襟翼。<p>法國國防部周四晚間發表聲明說,碎片到達法國之後,會被運到法國南部的航空檢測機構進行分析。聲明稱該機構經常與法國航空安全機關BEA聯合調查事件和事故,但沒有說碎片何時會到達。<p>美國研究人員根據照片和錄像得出結論,稱衝上留尼旺島的這塊碎片來自一架波音777客機,而馬航MH370是唯一報告失蹤的波音777客機。留尼旺島是法國的一個遙遠島嶼,位於馬達加斯加以東海域。<p>…

Roddy Piper, pro wrestling 'bad guy,' dies at 61

<b>(CNN) —</b> He once cracked another wrestler over the head with a coconut. He kicked singer Cyndi Lauper in the head. He mesmerized fans as he fired frenzied insults and threats at opponents.<p>"Rowdy" Roddy Piper -- the kilt-wearing heel who headlined the first WrestleMania and helped the WWE push other …

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