Court wrestles with whether school can be blamed in suicide

Nov 7, 2017

An attorney for the father of a Massachusetts university student who killed himself in 2009 says his death could have been prevented if the school had gotten him help

Australian sport supports same-sex marriage in key ballot

Nov 2, 2017

Australian sporting groups are showing strong support for a yes vote in a postal survey that could prompt the country's government to legalize same-sex marriage

UK couple who swapped violent messages guilty of attack plot

Oct 26, 2017

A young couple who traded phone messages about carrying out beheadings have been convicted of plotting an attack in Britain

Paris city hall condemns "sugar daddy" mobile advert

Oct 26, 2017

Paris city hall says it will try to force a website linking students with rich mean and women to remove adverts in the French capital city

Judge allows parents to force-feed anorexic daughter

Oct 25, 2017

A New Jersey judge has cleared the way for parents to force-feed their 20-year-old anorexic daughter

DeVos further freezes Obama's for-profit fraud protections

Oct 24, 2017

Trump administration further delays Obama-era protections for students defrauded by for-profit colleges

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Oct 20, 2017

Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time."

Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case

Oct 20, 2017

Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding

Beijing forms 'snow affairs work team' for 2022 Olympics

Oct 19, 2017

Beijing, host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, has formed a "snow affairs work team," and invited experts from Finland, Canada and other nations to help out with the problem of too little of the white stuff

Swiss executive asks voters to reject paid paternity leave

Oct 18, 2017

Switzerland's executive body is advising voters to reject a ballot initiative that would grant new fathers at least 20 days of paid paternity leave

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