Teressa Reeves

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Popular Website Under Fire After Subject's Suicide

At one extreme are the people calling Hannan a murderer, alleging that a trans woman killed herself because she believed a reporter was about to out her. At the opposite pole are those who say Hannan did what journalists are trained to do: report out a story until he unearths the truth.<p>Read more on …

Get real: covering contraception doesn't violate employers' religious freedom

Are for-profit companies persons entitled to First Amendment free religious exercise protections? Should the religious beliefs of the controlling stakeholders of your employing company dictate the healthcare you receive? Does providing healthcare to employees substantially burden a corporation's …

Nations adopt landmark mercury pollution convention

Rising gold prices has seen an increase in small-scale gold mines, most of which use mercury<p><b>Nations have begun signing a legally binding treaty designed to curb mercury pollution and the use of the toxic metal in products around the globe.</b><p>Mercury can produce a range of adverse human health effects, …

Pollution

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Shock & Awe (and grumpy)

"In the Beginning..."

Society for Creative Anachronism: Bash Your Neighbor Like It's 1300 A.D.

Heavy-weapons fighting is a historically accurate martial art based on the chivalric combat of the Middle Ages. Competitors strap on metal armor, …

China's arsenic contamination risk is assessed

<b>Nearly 20 million people in China could be exposed to water contaminated with arsenic, a study suggests.</b><p>Scientists used information about the geology of the country to predict the areas most likely to be affected by the poison.<p>The report is published in the journal Science.<p>Arsenic occurs naturally …

Central Europe

Zurich introduces 'drive-in' sex

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1005000/1005417_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534455919_e596d87cbca15341f305292ba6fbab30<p><b>New regulations for sex workers are coming into force in Zurich this week, designed to provide some safety to women who work in the sex trade, and to</b> …

Eastern Europe

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …

On the Red Couch with Mark Armstrong of Longreads and Pocket

Inside Flipboard / August 7, 2013<p>One day about four years ago, Mark Armstrong, a former journalist, asked his followers on Twitter to recommend …

New Flipboard Update Is Out, With GIFs For All and Top Stories

Inside Flipboard / August 14, 2013<p>Who doesn’t love GIFs? Flipboard readers have already incorporated them into lively magazines like “Just GIF It,” …

Introducing the Flipboard Magazines Blog

Inside Flipboard / August 13, 2013<p>We’re rolling out a new blog this week. It’s called Flipboard Magazines, and it’s dedicated exclusively to …

Nevada could face suit for dumping patients in Calif.

S.F. will file suit if costs not repaid for mental patients shipped here<p>San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding that Nevada reimburse California cities and counties for treatment of about 500 indigent psychiatric patients who were given one-way bus tickets to the Golden State in …

San Francisco

Dwindling Colorado River Forces First-Ever Cuts In Lake Powell Water Releases

More than a dozen years of drought have begun to extract a heavy toll from water supplies in the West, where a report released last week forecast dramatic cuts next year in releases between the two main reservoirs on the Colorado River, the primary source of water for tens of millions of people …

Photographer Captures Waves of Trash in Indonesia

Waves for days. Trash for eternity. That’s what photographer Zak Noyle discovered on a recent trip to Java, Indonesia. The waves of Java, always known for being pristine and barreling, were now rolling swells of disgusting trash and debris.<p>Noyle was shooting Indonesian surfer Dede Surinaya in a …

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