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Attorney General Holder’s resignation opens coveted, powerful Cabinet post

Attorney General Holder’s resignation opens coveted, powerful Cabinet post

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Sept. 4 news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.; Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP As one of President Barack Obama’s longest serving cabinet members, critics of Attorney General Eric Holder have been on tenterhooks awaiting his resignation for many months. So today’s news that he will step down [...]

How young is too young for a smart phone?

How young is too young for a smart phone?

; Credit: Photo by jenny downing via Flickr Creative Commons Slick advertisements for the new iPhone 6 are enticing for all age demographics, especially children, tweens and teens who want the latest, greatest toys.  As Rachael Myrow found on The California Report, opening up the world of smart phones to kids introduces an entirely new [...]

How young is too young for a smart phone?

How young is too young for a smart phone?

; Credit: Photo by jenny downing via Flickr Creative Commons Slick advertisements for the new iPhone 6 are enticing for all age demographics, especially children, tweens and teens who want the latest, greatest toys.  As Rachael Myrow found on The California Report, opening up the world of smart phones to kids introduces an entirely new [...]

Survey says: Americans want religion with their politics

Survey says: Americans want religion with their politics

Priests wait for the arrival of Pope Francis prior to his mass’ celebration at Mother Teresa square in central Tirana on September 21, 2014. ; Credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images The newest Pew poll on religion has documented growing trends in the American populace. One segment of the poll found a growing divide between the religious [...]

Survey says: Americans want religion with their politics

Survey says: Americans want religion with their politics

Priests wait for the arrival of Pope Francis prior to his mass’ celebration at Mother Teresa square in central Tirana on September 21, 2014. ; Credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images The newest Pew poll on religion has documented growing trends in the American populace. One segment of the poll found a growing divide between the religious [...]

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

; Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of Family issues takes a close look at Tiger Mother parenting in China and found that it’s not working. The study is believed to be the first empirical measure of this style of parenting in China, and in the sample of 589 Chinese [...]

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

; Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of Family issues takes a close look at Tiger Mother parenting in China and found that it’s not working. The study is believed to be the first empirical measure of this style of parenting in China, and in the sample of 589 Chinese [...]

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

; Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of Family issues takes a close look at Tiger Mother parenting in China and found that it’s not working. The study is believed to be the first empirical measure of this style of parenting in China, and in the sample of 589 Chinese [...]

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

; Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of Family issues takes a close look at Tiger Mother parenting in China and found that it’s not working. The study is believed to be the first empirical measure of this style of parenting in China, and in the sample of 589 Chinese [...]

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

Put the claws away, ‘Tiger Mom’ parenting may not pay off

; Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of Family issues takes a close look at Tiger Mother parenting in China and found that it’s not working. The study is believed to be the first empirical measure of this style of parenting in China, and in the sample of 589 Chinese [...]