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Banners flutter along the main street of downtown Ferguson but instead of the protest signs that read “Hands Up Don’t’ Shoot,” these are ads for everyday events like a local farmers market and a church fish fry. With nightly protests and police...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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In 2007, when I launched my first website, our comment section was central to the product. We scrutinized every detail of it. We incessantly debated the interactions — should we allow ‘up’ and ‘down’ votes? — and considered “comments per...
From: Pando Daily | By: Bryan Goldberg | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Mama Tina Knowles is still with her boo Richard Lawson...and they were spotted doing some late night shopping at Babies R Us.  Cute!  Pics of the twosome, plus The Wests on another Mexican vacay and more pics of Amber Rose's wedding dress inside.......
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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I mean, I definitely spend more than $37.34 a day. The post The Cost of Raising a Child Is Now $245,000, But It Feels Like More appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Meredith Carroll | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Suppose two Chinese parents get on an Australian airplane and, while flying over U.S. territory, they have a baby on the plane. Can that baby be an American citizen?
From: NPR | By: Robert Krulwich | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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The authorities arrested at least 47 people, as a grand jury was to consider evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager....
From: New York Times | By: ALAN BLINDER and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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President Obama's carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
From: NPR | By: Scott Horsley | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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by Carly Medosch When I was 13, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract, and from that point on nearly all of my major life choices have been made with it in mind, including picking a college...
From: The Billfold | By: Carly Medosch | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Witnesses to the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts, as a county grand jury prepared to hear evidence in the case....
From: New York Times | By: FRANCES ROBLES and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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The star teen sisters strike a pose for DuJour
From: People | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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This is the inside joke of creative writing programs in America. We know creative writing doesn’t make money, and yet we continue to graduate talented writers with no business acumen. At best, it is misguided. At worst, it is fraudulent.
From: The Millions | By: Nick Ripatrazone | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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In the week since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, initial autopsy findings, police reports, and eyewitness accounts have begun to provide some insights into the circumstances of his death. But...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jaeah Lee and Katie Rose Quandt | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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We were a bit upset when we announced that Agyness Deyn had retired from modelling, even though we knew that that wouldn’t be the last we saw of her. Well, […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby
From: WebMD | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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by Dish Staff Kitty Holland and Ruadhán Mac Cormaic report on the latest abortion controversy in Ireland: The young woman who was refused an abortion and later had her pregnancy delivered by Caesarean section, has spoken of her attempt to take her own...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda. First, violence in Iraq, Afghanistan,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Examiner | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Inspired by early surrealism and the power of photojournalism, photographer Kati Horna turned her poetic and poignant lens on the Spanish Civil War...
From: Time | By: Carole Naggar | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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A piggy goes to market, a baby gorilla and the world's oldest man...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Why couldn't we just let her be little?The post My Biggest Parenting Regret Is Letting My Daughter Grow Up Too Fast appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" video is here.  And it's exactly what you expected.  Big booties, a drooling Drake, and at least one colorful wig.  Check it inside... Nicki Minaj served up big booties on a scenic platter for her brand new "Anaconda" video. ...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Robyn in Austin in 2012 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Robyn, Royksopp @ Pier 97 Ready to do it again? A sonic Scandinavian...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Bravo’s Extreme Guide to Parenting is showcasing some pretty intense parenting styles (we’re talking everything from the eco-kosher, shamanistic family to straight-up nomads) and this week we meet the Eisenbergs, “push parents” who encourage...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kelly Bryant | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Zoe Saldana is having a pretty major year. She stars in one of summer’s biggest blockbusters, Guardians of the Galaxy, and she’s pregnant. Oh, and she played a woman pregnant… with the devil’s spawn in the mini-series remake of …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kaitlin Menza | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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After the jump: The Star Trek 3 script is finally done, says Roberto Orci Read a test screening reaction to Mad Max: Fury Road Milla Jovovich‘s pregnancy delays Resident Evil 6 Yes, that Twins sequel Triplets is still in development See Ron Paul in...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Here's the Lowdown on Three Movies Opening Friday, August 22 Heli: From the first frames of Amat Escalante's Heli, a dusty and bleak dirge about how the US-led drug war has spread like an airborne virus into the most humble households of Mexican society,...
From: The Stranger | By: The Stranger Editor | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Ellen Pompeo is adding another project to her development slate. Under a first look deal with ABC Studios through her production company Calamity Jane, Pompeo is developing a police drama. The untitled drama project follows Keira Burke, a young woman...
From: The Wrap | By: Jethro Nededog | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Matthew McConaughey rocks a fanny pack while posing with his son Levi during the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros baseball game at Fenway Park on Sunday (August 17) in Boston, Mass. “I’m not afraid of the fanny pack. You gotta kinda put it on...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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OK, I’m not even going to lie to you guys: I do not fully comprehend what happened on last night’s episode of Teen Wolf. I know we saw Deputy Parrish shirtless–which, haiii–and werewolves can’t get drunk, but in terms of whether or not we actually...
From: MTV | By: Maeve Keirans | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Sorry, George Clooney ! You may have thought you were the most magical person in Stacy Keibler ‘s life… But you weren’t!  In fact, the person who’s had the biggest impact on the 34-year-old isn’t even born yet. The mom-to-be is admitting her...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Kendall Fisher | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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by Dish Staff YouGov’s Peter Moore presents a new survey: [A]ccording to a large majority of the public, it is never appropriate (72%) to catcall. 18% say that it’s sometimes appropriate, while 2% think that it’s always appropriate. Men (22%) were...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dish Staff | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Rise and shine, pop culture fans! Rub your eyes, get to stretchin’, and pour yourself a hot cup of coffee because it’s time to start your day off right with a little OK! Wake Up Call. It’s better …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Victoria Moorhouse | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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One of the strangest things about the tense situation in Ferguson, Missouri, in which heavily armed cops, and now the national guard, have clashed with protestors in the wake of the police shooting of an unarmed teenager nine days ago, is that there...
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Do you ever edit yourself, after something’s been said and done? After you’ve cleaned off a meal that you enjoyed to its fullest, then start believing that it wasn’t all that it could be? I have this compulsive habit sometimes, and right now I’m...
From: Not Eating Out in New York | By: Cathy Erway | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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A new study suggests the microbes in humans' intestines may influence food choices....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Although we already know that Zoe Saldana is expecting, now we can say that it’s really official. Saldana took the popular viral hit the Ice Bucket Challenge, to bring awareness to ALS but also to let everyone know that yes, she’s pregnant. There’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Sorry Nian fans! It looks like Ian Somerhalder has completely fallen for Nikki Reed. After the duo was spotted kissing and making out at a Comic-Con party last month, the Vampire Diaries hottie admitted to E! News he's very satisfied with his new ladylove....
From: Just So You Know | By: Brandi Fowler | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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A CEO struggles with the fallout from a controversial campaign donation.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Brian Richter | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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August is bursting with industry news: YALSA is looking for submissions for its 2014 maker contest; the NAACP and American Urban Radio Networks have joined forces in a reading literacy campaign. “NAACP Reads," a literacy campaign; Minnesota's Saint...
From: School Library Journal | By: Ashleigh Williams | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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We all got it. Now let's talk about it, shall we?The post 7 Things to Know About Cellulite (Including How to Get Rid of It) appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Christine Mikesell | Monday, August 18, 2014
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At six months pregnant, I am consumed with nursery decorating...
From: HGTV | By: Alix Adams | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Kids will be kids . . . Except when they're being awkwardly posed for a stock photo shoot that has absolutely nothing to do with reality. We had so much fun gathering up the weirdest and wildest pregnancy photos last week that we just had to keep a good...
From: Coutorture | By: Lisa-Horten | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Some days are ok, some days are just heartbreaking. Where can I look for some support and information after my first pregnancy ended in miscarriage? I'm not sure how to deal with this better. Personal stories are welcome.A month ago I had a missed miscarriage....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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1. To understand the conflict in Ferguson, we must acknowledge and overcome structural racism. By Karen J. Aroesty in the St. Louis Dispatch 2. As we leave Afghanistan, we owe justice and transparency to civilians caught in the crossfire of our occupation....
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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According to Quartz, millions of Indians have limited to zero access to hospitals or clinical laboratories. Clearly this poses a huge problem for the population, but women especially, and more specifically pregnant women who need vital access to prenatal...
From: Inhabitots | By: Jennifer Chait | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Robin L. West (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted A Tale of Two Rights (Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 893-912, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In part I of this article the author identifies and criticizes...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Dear Bossip, I have currently been with my fiancé for two years. We began dating while I was a senior in high school, and he was a year older than me. We met through mutual friends; it was a...
From: Bossip | By: terrancedean | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Just another day in Paradise. After last week’s drama with Michelle K. and the crew member, episode three of ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise seemed relatively tame. But tame doesn’t mean boring. A few new love triangles popped up this week, and yet...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Us Magazine Team | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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This should be the final segment of my series on reading through Avik Roy’s health insurance and health entitlement proposal.  The major focus will be Medicare.  His major focus is to shrink traditional Medicare expenditures in two ways.  The first...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Richard Mayhew | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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