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Pope Francis, the labor movement's best friend?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis will visit America soon and become the first pontiff in history to address Congress. As we celebrate Labor Day, it's worth paying close attention to a Pope who reminds us that honoring the dignity of work is a cornerstone for any just society.<p>The spiritual leader of more than a …

St. Patrick's Cathedral restored in time for pope's visit

NEW YORK (AP) — A three-year restoration project at St. Patrick's Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York and one of the …

Lost stories of LeBron, part 1

<b>EVERY FEW MONTHS,</b> when the situation demands it, LeBron James will give a motivational speech to students about the year that changed his life. He …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

<b>The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking, researchers have shown.</b><p>The US team believe the "waste removal system" is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep.<p>Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps …

American Promise

In <i>American Promise</i>, Brooklyn filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson follow their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, from kindergarten …

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics