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Yes, ‘Aspergery’ Is A Slur

In a spate of comments about Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, the White House unleashed a horrible epithet that reflected America’s pervasive ignorance about Asperger’s syndrome.

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‘Aspergery’ Isn’t Funny: It’s a Slur

In a spate of comments about Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, the White House unleashed a horrible epithet that reflected America’s pervasive ignorance about Asperger’s syndrome.

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Apple chief: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality.

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Middle East Goes Monty Python on ISIS

Arab standup comics, and even an Iraqi TV show, regularly mock ISIS mercilessly. It might get them killed, but it might be worth it.

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She Killed Her Rapist—So Iran Killed Her

The execution of Reyhanneh Jabbari has brought worldwide condemnation of the Tehran regime. But the critics may be missing the real story.

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Epic Baby Goose Cliff Dive

BBC cameras capture nature at its most EXTREME

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Japan delays ruling on possible Fukushima indictments

Japanese prosecutors have delayed a decision on whether to charge three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster

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America’s Wackiest Referendums

Should Mainers be allowed to hunt bears with doughnuts? Will Washington gun laws get both tougher and laxer

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A Formula for Success

With 4,100 students in seven schools across the state, the Young Women’s Preparatory Network — a beneficiary of Women in the World Texas — is demonstrating the effectiveness of single sex education.

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How We Lied To Afghanistan’s Girls

One reason given for the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan was to educate girls. But as the Western military shrinks there, so does the funding for those schools.

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U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to … ISIS!

Not only are foodstuffs, medical supplies—even clinics—going to ISIS, the distribution networks are paying ISIS “taxes” and putting ISIS people on their payrolls.

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Inside the Cruise Ship Ebola Quarantine

Rumors swirled among 4,000 people about why they weren’t moving but no one imagined the reason was connected to the world’s most terrifying virus.

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AUDIO: Men ‘cannot talk about feeling lonely’

Loneliness is more associated with men because a lot of men cannot talk about it, according to the chief executive of The International Longevity Centre.

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NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin

Military exercises over the last month are meant to prove NATO’s resolve. But Putin’s “little green men” and his “ambiguous assault” strategy still have it in a quandary.

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Who the Hell Is Patrick Modiano?

Once again, the Nobel committee flummoxed the odds makers by selecting a dark horse candidate for this year’s literature prize. On the other hand, he sounds like a sure bet.

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Top 400 US Billionaires’ Wealth Equals Brazil’s GDP

Rob Johnson is the Director of the Economic Policy Initiative at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and is a regular contributor to the Institute’s blog NewDeal2.0. He serves on the UN Commission of Experts on Finance and International Monetary Reform. Previously, Dr. Johnson was a Managing Director at Soros Fund Management where he managed a global currency, bond and equity portfolio specializing in emerging markets. He was also a Managing Director at the Bankers Trust Company. Dr. Johnson has served as Chief Economist of the US Senate Banking Committee under the leadership of Chairman William Proxmire and was Senior Economist of the US Senate Budget Committee under the leadership of Chairman Pete Domenici. Dr. Johnson was an Executive Producer of Taxi to the Dark Side, an Oscar Winning documentary produced and directed by Alex Gibney.

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Turkish President Kisses Off Kurds

The town of Kobani is about to fall to ISIS, despite stepped up American airstrikes, and the Turkish military just sits there—in main battle tanks—watching.

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Teens Deserve the Right to Vote, Too

Teens work, pay taxes, even support families. So why can’t they vote? It’s time to change that.

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Viral Vid: How We Really Use GoPros

Because not everyone BASE jumps

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A Double Agent App Targets Hong Kong

A mobile app marketed as a tool for activists is actually a spying program, protesters have discovered.

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