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Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington …

Public Health

Harambe the gorilla reveals Americans' hypocrisy about animal suffering

The Cincinnati Zoo's shooting of Harambe the gorilla appears to have been tragic but necessary. In the judgment of the zoo's experts, the gorilla was threatening a 4-year-old human child, a tranquilizer dart would startle him and put the child in more danger, and killing the ape was the only way to …

Animals

US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina.<p>The guidance from leaders at …

LGBTQI

Even A "Manhattan Project" Won't Make Foolproof, Terrorist-Proof Encryption Possible

Bad metaphors make for worse policy<p>By design, encryption keeps secrets secret. Almost all the time, this is great, but it’s vexing for politicians trying to campaign on their anti-terrorism credentials.<p>In Saturday's Democratic debate, frontrunner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called …

Martha Raddatz
Europe

Google can tell you which Android phone you should buy

The sheer variety of Android devices out there means that it's hard to know which one best serves your needs. That's what we're here for, but if you'd prefer not to take the advice of technology reviewers, then Google is now offering a second opinion. The company has launched Which Phone, a website …

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

The “Momento Pearl” Smart Jewelry Offers A Digital Upgrade To The Keepsake Locket

“Smart” jewelry today largely includes functional gadgets designed for health-tracking functions, or those offering some sort of alerting feature, like rings that vibrate when you receive texts or calls. But now, a new piece of smart jewelry called the “Momento Pearl” is combining technology with …

Jewelry

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

Time Warner