Michelle Rubio Moore

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A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

We rode for five days over an expanse of sea ice. The horizon was scattered with the memory of winter, and pieces of purple and amber mountains peeked through the eternal white snow. The light descends slowly this time of year and it draws out that delicious final hour of sunset glow upon the …

Arctic Ice

Canadian dollar seen sinking to 84¢ (but at least it’s not Russia's ruble)

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Friday, Nov. 7, 2014</i>.<p><b>Whither the loonie</b><br>A major Japanese financial group now expects the Canadian dollar to hit a low of about 84 cents U.S. next year.<p>But, on the bright side, at least the loonie's not the ruble.<p>In his latest forecast, Charles …

500 inmates said to escape Iraqi prisons

BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaeda's branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for audacious raids on two high-security prisons on the outskirts of Baghdad this week that killed dozens and set free hundreds of inmates, including some of its followers.<p>The statement from the Islamic State of Iraq and the …

Court Rules Against Dallas Suburb That Barred Renting To Illegal Immigrants

Back in 2006, when many municipalities across the country took Arizona's lead passing stringent laws against illegal immigrants, the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch became a kind of poster boy.<p>With much controversy, the city passed legislation that among other things barred anyone from renting …

Female Genital Mutilation On The Decline, But Still Too Common

More than 125 million women and girls in Africa and the Middle East have suffered from genital cutting and other types of mutilation, UNICEF said this week in the most comprehensive and quantitative survey to date. Nearly half of those women live in Egypt and Ethiopia, where the practice is still …

5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

Who pays for college education? Not Mom and Dad

A new study finds parents are footing a smaller portion of the college tuition bill as families become more cost-conscious. The burden is shifting to the student, who now has to depend on money from other sources to pay for rising college costs – and many are also finding "free money" to pay for a …

Rejection is more powerful than you think

<b>(Dooder via Shutterstock)</b><p>In the brain it registers like physical pain<p>Guy Winch<p>July 23, 2013 3:22pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Emotional First Aid<p>Rejections can cause four distinct psychological wounds, the severity of which depends on the situation and our emotional health at the time. Specifically, …

August 2013

Two Persian leopard cubs born, first birth in 50 years

Two Persian leopard cubs were born in a Russian national park last week for the first time in 50 years, according to a statement from the World Wildlife Fund. The species is endangered.<p>The Persian leopard is one of the largest leopard subspecies, and the beasts once heavily roamed southwest …