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My Letter To Michelle Obama: From One Mother To Another, Help My Immigrant Family

Dear Mrs. Obama,<p>We have many things in common: we both have two children, we are minority women, we are college educated, we are United States citizens, and we want the very best for our children. However, there is a major difference between us: I have been refused the right to raise my children …

Texas officer who fatally shot 93-year-old woman is fired

The police officer who fatally shot a 93-year-old woman at her home in Texas has been fired after a city council vote Saturday.<p>Officer Stephen Stem was dismissed from the Hearne Police Department on Saturday after the city council voted 6-0 to take disciplinary action against him, said Jessica …

Bubblegum That Cleans Your Teeth–For Kids Where There Are No Dentists

For people earning a few dollars a day, tooth brushes and paste may be an afterthought beside food and other immediate needs, so persuading them to …

Dentistry

Ghosts of Katrina: Blight in NOLA (PHOTOS)

Aftermath<p>05.11.14 5:45 AM ET<p>Julie Dermansky/The Daily Beast

For Artistic Criminal, Breaking Rules Is Key To 'Creativity'

Philippe Petit says he hates books on creativity.<p>So his new book, <i>Creativity: The Perfect Crime</i>, isn't a compilation of ideas from great philosophers or creators.<p>The wirewalker, magician, street performer and artist breaks that mold with a book full of sketches and personal dialogue that captures …

UN agencies are failing severely malnourished children in Tanzania

For the past year I've been running a children's ward in rural Tanzania. Every day I treat severe acute malnutrition (SAM), a condition responsible for over half a million deaths in under-fives each year. These children are either emaciated, weighing less than 70% of what they should, or have …

Will Thailand forever be synonymous with ‘mess’?

If you're looking for a brief diversion, try an Internet search for "Thailand" and "mess." You will find that particular descriptor lobbed at Thailand by investment banking types, a teenager blogger, someone on a reality TV show, The Economist ("A right royal mess" in January 2013, followed by …

North Korea Exiles Over 100 To Remote Mountains: Report

Watching a video filmed in a foreign country can get you banished in North Korea, as over a hundred people in the nation's capital have reportedly found out since March.<p>Citing a Pyongyang-based source, Seoul's Daily NK news site reports that "at least 100 Pyongyang citizens have been internally …

Santa Maria Found? Wreck May Be Columbus' Sunken Flagship

The leader of an undersea expedition says a pile of wreckage on the bottom of the Caribbean Sea, off the north coast of Haiti, may well mark the spot where Christopher Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria, sank in 1492.<p>"All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly …

Authorities: New Hampshire officer shot to death

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire police officer was shot to death after he responded to a domestic disturbance at a home that later exploded …

All 3 victims in Virginia hot air balloon crash identified

Officials have now identified all three people killed in the hot air balloon fire and crash at a Virginia festival.<p>They are the 65-year-old pilot, Daniel Kirk; and two passengers: Natalie Lewis, 24, and Virginia "Ginny" Doyle, 44.<p>Both Lewis and Doyle were members of the University of Richmond …

Archaeologist Claims He Has Found the Wreck of the Santa Maria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Archaeologist Barry Clifford believes he has discovered the remains of Christopher Columbus's ship, …

New Hampshire House Explosion 'Not Likely' Accidental, Police Say

The explosion that leveled a New Hampshire home after a cop was shot dead was probably not accidental, New Hampshire police said today<p>The blast …