Marina Lacroix

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The Message of D-Day

A speechwriter who wrote Bill Clinton's address for the 50th anniversary of the invasion reflects on how such speeches are written and why they matter.<p>Twenty years ago, as a speechwriter for President Clinton, I traveled to Normandy for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. This week I’m returning for the …

Gary Glitter to be charged with eight sex offences against underage girls

Gary Glitter is to be charged with eight sexual offences – including drugging a teenager in order to facilitate sex – relating to girls aged between 12 and 14, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.<p>Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was the first person to be arrested as part of Operation …

That’s the tl;dr version of this amazingly hilarious tale about a lady who was groped while leaving a movie theater in Boston and put her monster voice hobby to good use. ManichestBreastiny tells her story on Reddit: A man that looked to be at least fifteen years older than myself who was ...

That’s the tl;dr version of this amazingly hilarious tale about a lady who was groped while leaving a movie theater in Boston and put her monster …

Readers like stories about problems more when they also include possible solutions

Shown a news story, research subjects found versions that discussed possible solutions consistently more engaging.<p>If you tell someone about a problem, it’s best to offer up a solution.<p>True in real life, and — according to a new study from the Engaging News Project at the University of Texas — true …

Lego to launch female scientists series after online campaign

Women in science are taking one tiny, plastic step forward after Lego announced on Tuesday it will launch a series of female scientists and their lab tools.<p>The science-themed project was selected as the latest Lego Ideas winner, and is set to hit shelves in August 2014.<p>The series – notably devoid …

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Tuam children's bodies: Catholic Church 'has no records'

<b>A Catholic archbishop in the Republic of Ireland has said the church has no records about the burial of nearly 800 children at a mother and baby home.</b><p>The children, aged between two days and nine years, died between 1925 and 1961.<p>The remains of some of the children were in a disused concrete tank at …

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict

For female photojournalists the past six weeks have been a particularly brutal reminder of the dangers they face. Two photographers have recently been killed while making a record of the suffering on humanity's most extreme edges, documenting the otherwise hidden effects of war on people left to …