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Should the Supreme Court take up California’s foie gras ban?

Should the Supreme Court take up California’s foie gras ban?

Foie gras dishes are prepared at Hot’s Kitchen during a “Farewell Fois Gras” event on June 29, 2012 in Hermosa Beach, California. ; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The Supreme Court may consider California’s ban on foie gras after thirteen states banded together to urge a review of the law. Opponents of the law argue that [...]

LA Court halts Boyle Heights pot farmers market just weeks after opening

LA Court halts Boyle Heights pot farmers market just weeks after opening

Anthony Guillen, left, shows a sample of a marijuana bud to a patient at the California Heritage Market, the first-ever cannabis farmers market in Los Angeles. The event drew more than a thousand people to an industrial area of Boyle Heights where all types and forms of marijuana were for sale to medical marijuana patients.; [...]

Learning ability largely forged in DNA, study says

Learning ability largely forged in DNA, study says

Twin sisters Lisa and Julie York pose for a picture during the final day of Twins Days August 5, 2007 in Twinsburg, Ohio. ; Credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images While the best teachers, motivated parents and flourishing schools can bolster a child’s education, genetics are responsible for half of learning ability, according to a new study. [...]

Is Amazon responsible for the charges kids rack up making in-app purchases?

Is Amazon responsible for the charges kids rack up making in-app purchases?

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company’s first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. ; Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images The FTC is suing Amazon over in-app purchases in children’s gaming apps. In-app purchases have frequently been a frustrating issue for parents, many of whom see hundreds of dollars [...]

Is Amazon responsible for the charges kids rack up making in-app purchases?

Is Amazon responsible for the charges kids rack up making in-app purchases?

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company’s first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. ; Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images The FTC is suing Amazon over in-app purchases in children’s gaming apps. In-app purchases have frequently been a frustrating issue for parents, many of whom see hundreds of dollars [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]