Aleeza Michael

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How Twitter Knows When You’re Depressed

With its 230 million regular users, Twitter has become such a broad stream of personal expression that researchers are beginning to use it as a tool …

Lawmaker Whose Son Attacked Him Faults Mental Health System

In an interview that aired Sunday night on CBS’s <i>60 Minutes</i>, Creigh Deeds said he’s leading an effort to improve support for the mentally ill in his …

Harvard Study Suggests Racial Bias Among Some Airbnb Renters

Black hosts who offer their places for temporary rent in New York City via Airbnb don’t get as much for their rentals as non-black hosts, even though …

Poachers slaughter rhino in Nairobi national park

Poachers have slaughtered a rhino in a heavily guarded national park near Nairobi in a brazen attack that flouts severe new wildlife crime laws aimed at stemming a surge of such killings.<p>The shooting of elephants and rhinos for their ivory and horns has risen in Kenya in recent years and a new …

Guns hurt or kill 10,000 children in the U.S. each year: study

School shootings unnerve Americans, but the number of children injured or killed in those tragic events is just a fraction of the young people harmed by firearms each year in the United States, a new study finds.<p>Injuries from firearms send more than 7,000 kids to the hospital annually, an average …

New drug in development to reverse spread of breast cancer

A new drug is being developed that could potentially stop the spread of breast cancer in its tracks.<p>Researchers at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, are working on a novel compound that targets a well-studied protein called Bcl3, which has been shown to play a crucial role in breast cancer’s …

Auschwitz survivors mark 69 years since liberation of Nazi death camp

A European Jewish leader condemned antisemitism as a crime on Monday as Auschwitz survivors and Israeli officials marked 69 years since the liberation of the Nazi death camp.<p>The ceremony at the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial took place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the …

Map: U.S. Ranks Near Bottom on Income Inequality

<i>Putting Obama's proposed tax hike on the rich in an international context</i><p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has argued the U.S. must raise taxes on the rich / Reuters<p>Perhaps the most politically contentious aspect of President Barack Obama's new proposed legislation, aimed to revive the …

Dhaka Dalits push for anti-discrimination law | Bangladesh

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh</b> - Rickshaw-pullers in Dhaka will take their passengers inside almost any residential colony. But one loyal customer was surprised when a puller refused to enter Ganaktuli City Colony, a dilapidated area housing more than 3,000 members of the Dalit population. The Dalits were once …

One Husband Can't Save a Low-Income Woman from Poverty—She'll Need Three or Four

Left-leaning poverty experts are all in a tizzy this week about conservative arguments that the answer to poverty is marriage — to “stay in school, …

Putin: Gays at Sochi Olympics Can Feel ‘Safe and Free’ If They ‘Leave Our Children in Peace’

With the Sochi Winter Olympic games just three weeks away, Russian President Vladimir Putin repeated promises Friday that gay visitors would not face …

Juan Pablo Galavis Says There Shouldn’t Be a Gay Bachelor

TV personality Juan Pablo Galavis, The Bachelor, arrives at the ABC/Disney TCA Winter Press Tour party at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on …