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Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Relatives and friends of al-Hajj family mourn as they gather in a mosque to pray over the bodies of the eight family members during their funeral in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 10, 2014. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza relentlessly, causing a growing number of civilian casualties, as the UN Security Council [...]

Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Relatives and friends of al-Hajj family mourn as they gather in a mosque to pray over the bodies of the eight family members during their funeral in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 10, 2014. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza relentlessly, causing a growing number of civilian casualties, as the UN Security Council [...]

Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Confrontations between Israel and Hamas escalate

Relatives and friends of al-Hajj family mourn as they gather in a mosque to pray over the bodies of the eight family members during their funeral in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 10, 2014. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza relentlessly, causing a growing number of civilian casualties, as the UN Security Council [...]

Possible religious exemption in Obama non-discrimination executive order rankles supporters

Possible religious exemption in Obama non-discrimination executive order rankles supporters

People arrive to attend the final session of the term at the U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is expected to give its ruling on whether a private company can be exempted on religious grounds from health care reform’s requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover [...]

Possible religious exemption in Obama non-discrimination executive order rankles supporters

Possible religious exemption in Obama non-discrimination executive order rankles supporters

People arrive to attend the final session of the term at the U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is expected to give its ruling on whether a private company can be exempted on religious grounds from health care reform’s requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover [...]

Audiophiles and background listeners: how do you listen to music?

Audiophiles and background listeners: how do you listen to music?

The iconic “Blown-away man,” photograph, used in an advertising campaign by Hitachi Maxwell, a speaker manufacturer, in 1978. The way we listen to music is always changing — from records to tapes to CD’s to MP3′s, music is something people devote time to, it’s at the forefront and in the background of our lives. For [...]

Audiophiles and background listeners: how do you listen to music?

Audiophiles and background listeners: how do you listen to music?

The iconic “Blown-away man,” photograph, used in an advertising campaign by Hitachi Maxwell, a speaker manufacturer, in 1978. The way we listen to music is always changing — from records to tapes to CD’s to MP3′s, music is something people devote time to, it’s at the forefront and in the background of our lives. For [...]

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Therapist Laurie Waguespack holds Grant Fulton’s hands and looks him square in the eyes to gain his full attention in Lacey, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Her goal is to help the Grant, who has autism, improve his social and communication skills.; Credit: Drew Perine/AP In Anaheim, an 11 year-old boy with autism was allegedly [...]

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Therapist Laurie Waguespack holds Grant Fulton’s hands and looks him square in the eyes to gain his full attention in Lacey, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Her goal is to help the Grant, who has autism, improve his social and communication skills.; Credit: Drew Perine/AP In Anaheim, an 11 year-old boy with autism was allegedly [...]

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Caged child story highlights challenges of raising violent kids on the autistic spectrum

Therapist Laurie Waguespack holds Grant Fulton’s hands and looks him square in the eyes to gain his full attention in Lacey, Wash., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Her goal is to help the Grant, who has autism, improve his social and communication skills.; Credit: Drew Perine/AP In Anaheim, an 11 year-old boy with autism was allegedly [...]