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Obama declares Syrian regime behind chemical attacks as Baird vows Assad will face 'consequences'

President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared unequivocally that the United States has “concluded” that the Syrian government carried out a …

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'Fight for what you believe in': How best-selling authors battled rejection - TODAY.com

Today<p>James Patterson, Samantha Shannon and Khaled Hosseini talk about how they dealt with rejection and got their careers going.<p><i>Samantha Shannon’s “The Bone Season” is the first pick for the new TODAY Book Club. Read</i> <i>an</i> <i>exclusive excerpt and</i> <i>RSVP to join a Google Hangout with Shannon and Natalie</i> …

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Khushboo's Deadline | India

Sixteen-year-old Khushboo is an aspiring journalist living in a remote village in India's poorest state, Bihar. And she is under growing pressure to get married.<p>For five years she has worked for the local news channel Appan Samachar (‘Our News’). Together with her friends, she has been producing, …

Mothers are not 'opting out' - they are out of options

"The choice that is not really a choice" is one of the oldest tricks in parenting. Anticipating a tantrum or endless dawdling, the parent offers the child a limited set of options: "Would you like to wear the red shirt or the blue shirt? Would you like the carrots or the apple? <i>It's your choice</i>."<p>The …

Indonesians outraged over virginity tests

A proposal by an education official on Indonesia's Sumatra Island requiring female senior high school students to undergo virginity tests has been met with public outrage.<p>Indonesian officials on Tuesday dismissed the proposal as excessive and unethical, with the country's education minister saying …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

Tiny Lab-Grown Heart Beats On Its Own

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death worldwide, and doctors have struggled to find effective treatments. Heart failure, an …

Assisted By An iPad, German Surgeons Have Operated On A Patient’s Liver

Doctors in Germany have just used an iPad to operate on some guy’s liver, not by smashing the screen and using the jagged shards as a scalpel, but by using Apple’s tablet as a second-screen for an augmented reality app. Will wonders never cease? Is there <i>anything</i> the iPad can’t do?<p>According to …

Why Canadian students are among the globe's smartest

The global economy has a bunch of strikes against it these days. Pick your poison: From a rapidly aging population in the developed world, through to the need to pay the bills for government spending during the recession, there are a lot of things that might compromise growth in the years ahead. If …

France calls for 'reaction of force' as Syria bombs area of suspected chemical attack

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the …

Why prorogation is good for Trudeau and bad for Mulcair

<i>Politics Insider delivers premium analysis and access to Canada's policymakers and politicians. Visit the</i> Politics Insider homepage <i>for insight available only to subscribers.</i><p>Stephen Harper's decision to prorogue Parliament is a relief for Justin Trudeau and frustrating for Thomas Mulcair.<p>But sooner …