Debbie Keller

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Oprah Winfrey Embodies What's Wrong With American Public Life

I've decided that if I were to pick one person who embodies the ersatz character of contemporary American culture, that person would be Oprah Winfrey.<p>Let me explain.<p>Over the course of her long career, Oprah has stood for much of the best of American public life. In her daytime talk-show heyday, …

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Martha’s right: Cool it, Gwyneth

“She just needs to be quiet”<p>Can we please stop perpetuating the outdated and sexist notion that if one successful, rich woman is critical of another successful, rich woman, it's some bitchy catfight? That said, major mrrrreeeeoooww points to Martha on this one.<p>Maybe the lifestyle guru's recent …

Ham: Why Roger Goodell Should Resign

<b>NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.</b><i>(Getty Images)</i><p>By Eldon Ham-<p><b>(CBS)</b> Roger Goodell should resign as commissioner of the NFL. Not because Ray Rice abused …

Culture of blaming the victim is root cause of failure for NFL, Ravens in Ray Rice case

Whenever there's an allegation of domestic abuse, defenders of the accused bring up due process. In light of Ray Rice being cut by the Baltimore …

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U.S. New York Post<p>The first-ever machine to clean up the planet’s largest chunk of ocean plastic is due to set sail. It’s heading to the Great …

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What Anne Frank Taught Me About Israel's War With Gaza

Anne Frank's Diary Read Today<p>I recently finished reading the <i>Diary of Anne Frank</i>.<p>Toward the end of book, Anne describes how the people of Holland (where she is hiding) have started to become more antisemitic, even as they are all hoping to be liberated from the Nazis. She writes:<p>To our great sorrow …

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The Only Surviving Film Footage of Anne Frank

On July 22, 1941, a 12-year-old girl at Merwedeplein 37 looked on as her neighbor got married.

Anne Frank's final entry

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Francine Prose: Anne Frank made her final entry in her diary 70 years ago Friday<br>• Days later, she and family arrested, sent to concentration camp, where she died<br>• Prose says Anne Frank's diary a direct, relatable window to history for young people<br>• She says teaching book keeps us alive to …

Night: Elie Wiesel's memoir and how it preserved the Jewish identity

Elie Wiesel was just 15-years-old when he was sent to Auschwitz, facing a daily struggle to preserve his identity in inhumane conditions as "prisoner A-7713". For our Amnesty teen takeover week on identity, Julia Routledge looks at his memoir, Night<p>• Anne Frank's diary: teen identity amid wartime …

Has the World Forgotten the Holocaust?

Late last week Spanish fashion giant Zara created another scandal related to the memory of the Holocaust. In 2007, the clothing retail chain shocked …

Will Cars of the Future be Designed for Women Only?

When Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn told the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan at the end of July 2014 that women’s increasing influence on the automotive industry was one of the four major trends shaping the global car business, the other auto makers probably felt he had revealed their secret, as …

The Haircuts You're About To See Everywhere

Copying a celebrity's latest haircut is an easy way to find something you love that works with your texture — especially now that you can follow …

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Visit the Wrong Website, and the FBI Could End Up in Your Computer

Security experts call it a “drive-by download”: a hacker infiltrates a high-traffic website and then subverts it to deliver malware to every single …

Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia?

Being literate used to be about knowing how to read. In the 21st century it also means knowing how to negotiate through the torrent of information …

The 3 Elements of an Irresistible Blog, Regardless of Your Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re a new business without big bucks for your content marketing. You don't have the money to shoot beautiful HD videos or the time to interview celebrities for your blog but that is fine. The most cost-effective way to create a …

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Republicans throw a conniption over the teaching of U.S. history

As students prepare to return to school in the next few weeks, there's no better time for a conservative freakout over education. The issue of the moment is a new outline, or "framework," issued by the College Board for advanced placement classes in US history.<p>The framework is here. According to a …

Keith Olbermann's Powerful Speech About Lack Of Respect For Women In Sports Is A Must Watch

Sports has a sexism problem, ESPN2 host Keith Olbermann argued in this powerful segment from his eponymous program, and it's self-perpetuating. He began by listing instances where women in sports have been targeted by sexist comments. The list is long, rapid-fire, and only scratches the surface.<p>"By …

The Gentle Giant Cut Down by Cops

Eric Garner’s final moments were captured on camera as he was held down by police officers. Mourners at his funeral wore T-shirts bearing his last …

The 10 Most Crushworthy Leading Women In YA

The guys had their chance, now it's the girls' turn to make you swoon. These 10 fictional female hotties range from a Machiavellian cheerleader to a Shakespearian mystery woman and a supernatural huntress that gives Buffy a run for her money. So get ready to learn why it's the girls who bring the …

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College Sports Spending Is Insane

A college sports reform group released a handy new database Wednesday that tracks per-year academic and athletic spending over a seven-year period …

The Top 10 TV Shows of 2013: The Best and the Rest

TIME’s annual collection of top-10 lists of everything is up, including my Top 10 TV Shows of 2013. (Also up is my list of Top 10 TV Episodes, which …

Football: A Waste of Taxpayers’ Money

As we enter the drama-filled final week of the regular college football season and the final month of the National Football League’s schedule, forget …

America’s meat addiction is slaughtering the planet

More than half of all carbon emissions come from the livestock industry that supports the meat economy<p>Right around now, many Americans are picking at the last few chunks of leftover turkey. This annual ritual is a reminder that stripped of its pilgrim mythology, Thanksgiving is an extended paroxysm …

Sorry, Michelle Rhee, but our obsession with testing kids is all about money

Rhee, Nicholas Kristof and Arne Duncan exaggerate test results again to advance an ugly anti-public school agenda<p>When President George W. Bush asked the American people, back in 2000, "Is our children learning?" left-leaning people everywhere got a big hoot out of it. Little did they know that the …

The best new books you didn't read in 2013-but should have: http://slate.me/IBCFjd

Mary Szybist, Frank Walker, and the top 10 poetry books of 2013.

<i>Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013.<br>Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013.<br>Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry</i> …

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and More

What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend.<p><b>Christian Bale</b> and <b>Casey Affleck</b> star in this weekend's opening of <i>Out of the Furnace</i>.<p>The …

The Sound of Music Live!: TV Review

Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer toplined the three-hour NBC production, which featured a cavernous set and familiar songs.<p>It's easy to remember a …