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12:05 PM EDT 2 Comments

A Frustration Grows In Brooklyn

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved nearly $10 billion is worth of aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy. Its the first phase of a proposed 60 billion dollar aid package for Sandy victims. But one Brooklyn-based business man is still waiting for government action.

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Author: Newtown Answers May Never Come

A lingering question over these mass shootings is: Why? Were there any warning signs, and if they had been spotted, could they have been prevented?

12:40 PM EDT 11 Comments

6 Steps To Find A Job For Soon-To-Be College Grads

A growing number of recent college graduates have taken low-level jobs and moved back in with their parents. But John Wilpers says the opportunities are abundant for Millenials.

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Spider-Man Is Dead, Long Live Spider-Man

In the latest edition of the Amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s mind dies in his archrival Doctor Octopus’ body and the evil doctor’s mind takes over Spider-Man’s body.

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A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 37 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.