Archive for the 'General News' Category

The Yazidis, a People Who Fled

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Yazidis, a People Who Fled: The religious minority is once again threatened by genocide in Iraq. What happens to a faith when it’s forged in persecution? by Emma Green in the Atlantic Monthly on August 13, 2014.

Illuminating North Korea

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Illuminating North Korea in The New York Times on June 10, 2015. Scroll down for the two articles.

Published in 1983, this is a collection of in-the-field guidance given to North Korean journalists by the leader Kim Jong-il, who died in 2011. One chapter, devoted to the craft of photojournalism, is titled, “Press the Shutter When You Are Sure of Success.”

How to Talk About Dying

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How to Talk About Dying by Ellen Goodman in The New York Times on July 1, 2015.

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Full Toll From Aurora Theater Shooting Goes Untold at Trial

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Full Toll From Aurora Theater Shooting Goes Untold at Trial By Jack Healy in The New York Times on July 1, 2015.

Stefan Moton, 21, was shot through the spine in the July 2012 shooting in Aurora, Colo., leaving him paralyzed. He said testifying against the defendant, James E. Holmes, “felt like a weight lifted off my chest.”

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The reports of the death of psychoanalysis are exaggerated

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The reports of the death of psychoanalysis are exaggerated by Michael Donner, PhD, President, on the San Francisco Institute for Psychoanalysis website.

Why I’m Afraid of Therapy

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why I’m Afraid of Therapy By Hannya Yanagihara in The New York Times on June 26, 2015.

Illustration by Luke Shuman

For Couples, Time Can Upend the Laws of Attraction

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: For Couples, Time Can Upend the Laws of Attraction by John Tierney in The New York Times on June 29, 2015.

Auditory Hallucinations May Vary Across Cultures

Monday, June 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Listen To: Auditory Hallucinations May Vary Across Cultures Interview with Tanya Luhrmann on the NPR website on June 21, 2015.

Excavating Poland’s Last Remaining Mezuzas From Before the Holocaust

Monday, June 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Excavating Poland’s Last Remaining Mezuzas From Before the Holocaust by Laura Hodes on the Forward website on June 25, 2015.

 

How One of the World’s Leading Geneticists Recovered His Family’s Stolen Legacy

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How One of the World’s Leading Geneticists Recovered His Family’s Stolen Legacy: Will an art restitution allow Michael Hayden to reconnect with his German roots? By Anna Silman on The Tablet Website on June 22, 2015.

The Price of Gay Marriage

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Price of Gay Marriage By Timothy Steward-Winter on June 26, 2015.

Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer by Gary Marcus in The New York Times on June 27, 2015.

Exes Explain Ghosting, the Ultimate Silent Treatment

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Exes Explain Ghosting, the Ultimate Silent Treatment By Valeriya Safronova in The New York Times on June 26, 2015.

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron during happier times.CreditMike Coppola/Getty Images

Rehab for psychopaths: Contrary to popular belief, therapy can help some psychopaths stay out of prison

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Rehab for psychopaths: Contrary to popular belief, therapy can help some psychopaths stay out of prison byBruce Bower on the Science News website on June 17, 2015.

Mounting evidence indicates that better-designed prison programs can help criminals with psychopathic personalities live less violently once released.

Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide by Pete Williams on the NBC News Website on June 26, 2014.

Corruption Is Killing Children in Angola

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Corruption Is Killing Children in Angola by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on June 24, 2015.

The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, Again

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, Again By The Editorial Board in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.

‘Elder: A Mormon Love Story’

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to View: ‘Elder: A Mormon Love Story’ by Genéa Guadet in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.

This short documentary tells the story of a gay Mormon’s love affair while he served on a mission in Italy By Genéa Gaudet.

Confessions of a Seduction Addict

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Confessions of a Seduction Addict By Elizabeth Gilbert in The New York Times on June 24, 2015.

Credit Illustration by Luke Shuman

The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex By Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Times on June 25, 2015.