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Yes, of course, this would be an English question. From the BBC: … A rapid rise in blood glucose, followed by a rapid fall, can often make you feel hungry again quite soon after a meal. It’s true of sugary sweets and cakes, but it’s also true for...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. As mentioned in 15 Ways To Deal with Student Loan Debt, the average student owes a whopping $40,000 after graduation — but almost one in five students owes $50,000 or more, and 5.6...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Kristen Kuchar | Friday, October 24, 2014
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San Francisco based NextGen Climate Action Committee, the political arm of the non-profit climate change group founded by hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer, is one of several liberal groups providing manpower and financial resources to help a robust...
From: Big Government | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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New requirements for isolating people who had contact with people infected with Ebola could dissuade Americans from working at the frontlines of the epidemic....
From: New York Times | By: DAVID W. CHEN and LIZ ROBBINS | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Doctor Craig Spencer has tested positive for Ebola in NYC. This image shows him last month before his trip to Guinea pic.twitter.com/pYMifgCijp — Jason Morrell (@CNNJason) October 24, 2014 Noam Scheiber contends that NYC officials clearly lied when...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The world has moved on from Heartbleed. The OpenSSL team hasn’t.
From: The Atlantic | By: Chris Stokel-Walker | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The state has appointed a review panel and is inviting the public to make recommendations. But how much are the standards really likely to change?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Erik Robelen | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will affect how we view our military—and the sacrifices of those to comeThe post Life during wartime: We’re all witnesses to war appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jonathon Gatehouse | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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As the Ebola death toll nears 5,000, with at least 10,000 reported cases, many in West Africa are utilizing the power of new media in the fight against the disease.
From: Global Voices | By: Ndesanjo Macha | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Jason Mraz, in town for his concert Friday with Raining Jane, spent the afternoon volunteering at Sunnyside Envrionmental School with their ambitious fifth grade classes who decided to build bird habitat outside their classroom to offset habitat loss....
From: OregonLive | By: Madeline Stone | The Oregonian | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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With Ebola's arrival in the United States, some health care workers are questioning how prepared their state-of-the-art hospitals are for the disease. Despite these problems, and some serious missteps in Dallas that led to the infection of two nurses,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Alex Park | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Stone walls do not a prison make, nor does a promising concept necessarily guarantee a satisfying film. “Camp X-Ray” has a great idea behind it — a young female soldier assigned guard duty at Guantanamo Bay forms a kinship with one of the incarcerated...
From: The Wrap | By: Alonso Duralde | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Barely a week after the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) announced it was not going to fund additional television ads in support of challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign to defeat incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the...
From: Big Government | Friday, October 24, 2014
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This article is an updated version of "What Clinton Could Learn From Warren," in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Senator Elizabeth Warren stunned the political world this week with her comment in an interview with People magazine,...
From: The American Prospect | By: Robert Kuttner | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Yep, sorry, another "I quit my humanities PhD and I have no idea how the real world works" thread. Except I haven't actually quit yet; this is more like advance research. It's seeming increasingly likely that I may have to leave ABD for the sake of my...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: urufu | Friday, October 24, 2014
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bikeriderlondon/ShutterstockFREE through Sunday at Key Arena, thanks to Seattle/King County Remote Area Medical. As The Seattle Times reports, "500 volunteer doctors, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other health professionals" are volunteering their...
From: The Stranger | By: Eli Sanders | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Gov. Rick Scott is once again calling on the federal government to step up its Ebola-prevention efforts. Scott made his latest remarks Friday, after Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for the virus in New York. "The news of Dr. Spencer...
From: Miami Herald | By: Kathleen McGrory | Friday, October 24, 2014
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To prove the point that New York City's subway isn't infected with Ebola, Mayor Bill de Blasio did what a politician must: He rode it himself this morning. Scenes from Mayor @BilldeBlasio's morning commute on the subway. pic.twitter.com/dHxGjfEwAm —...
From: Washington Post | By: Emily Badger | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A Doctor Prepares a Measles Vaccine in Guinea, 2014 Photo by UNICEF Guinea on Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0 The World Health Organization said it will have Ebola vaccines ready to give to hundreds of thousands of West Africans by the middle of next year, Reuters...
From: Popular Science | By: Francie Diep | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Is Camden, NJ "Surveillance city" or a triumph of 21st century policing?
From: Reason | By: Jim Epstein | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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James Risen, author of the new Pay Any Price, is facing jail time because of stories he broke about the NSA spying on Americans. He spoke on radio Thursday night of the corruption, excesses, and wasted billions in the war on terror. As the New York Times...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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[Content Note: Illness.]Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, has tested positive for the virus. After starting to feel sluggish Tuesday, he developed a fever yesterday, and, upon reporting his symptoms, was...
From: Shakesville | By: Melissa McEwan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Dear New York- We are deeply grieved with all of you that Dr. Spencer, an Emergency Medicine Fellow in training in NYC who volunteered to work with ebola patients in Guinea, has fallen ill.  We pray that he will fully recover, and that no secondary...
From: ParadoxUganda | By: DrsMyhre | Friday, October 24, 2014
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On the evening of October 7, after a basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Israeli team Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Palestinian-American Nerdeen Kiswani was attacked by a group of Maccabi Electra fans. The 20-year-old...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Ben Norton | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Senior US officials have provided new details of President Barack Obama's plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State in Syria, along with ideas as to why the strategy is fundamentally flawed. Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post...
From: Business Insider | By: Michael B Kelley | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In a game that was personal for both sides, Alabama escaped Knoxville with a win over Tennessee, 34-20, to make its case as the best one-loss team in the country. A week after blowing out Texas A&M 59-0, the Crimson Tide made another strong statement...
From: Bleacher Report | By: R. Cory Smith | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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CHANGE: Ebola Quarantines Seen As Barrier To Volunteers. Yeah, well, this is kind of a barrier, too: Bellevue staffers call in ‘sick’ after Ebola arrives. An extraordinary number of Bellevue Hospital staffers called in sick on Friday rather than...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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No. 4 Alabama built a nearly insurmountable lead first half lead and coasted from there, turning a 27-0 early lead into a 34-20 victory over Tennessee Saturday night in Neyland Stadium. Lane Kiffin‘s much-hyped return to Knoxville quieted the Tennessee...
From: College Football Talk | By: Zach Barnett | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Hundreds of Americans have flown to Liberia in the past few days. Thousands more are on the way. This Ebola corps is a collection of doctors, nurses, scientists, soldiers, aviators, technicians, mechanics and engineers. Many are volunteers with nonprofit...
From: Washington Post | By: Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The goodwill service by Keat Hong residents involves volunteers, many of them taxi drivers, shuttling residents with limited mobility to and from hospitals and clinics.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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It’s hard to start a game hotter than No. 4 Alabama did at Tennessee tonight. After forcing a Tennessee punt to open the game, Blake Sims found Amari Cooper for an 80-yard touchdown pass on Alabama’s first play from scrimmage. The Tide immediately...
From: College Football Talk | By: Zach Barnett | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley was ruled out shortly before the Volunteers' game against Alabama on Saturday after being a game-time decision all week with a shoulder injury. Steve Peake of InsideTennessee.com reported the news, also adding Nathan...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Steven Cook | Sunday, October 26, 2014
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The annual 5K Autumn Walk/Run for HOPE collected funds for the Autumn Pasquale Memorial Scholarship and the Clayton Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday. The run, held at Clayton High School, had more than 180 participants.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Kristina Pritchett | South Jersey Times | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Newark Airport was scarier than Ebola-plagued Sierra Leone for a volunteer nurse put under quarantine when she returned to the US after a grueling, two-day journey. “I am scared about...
From: New York Post | By: Andrea Hay, Bill Sanderson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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In case you have not heard, we now have a mandatory quarantine in NY/NJ: On Thursday night, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sat beside Mayor Bill de Blasio at Bellevue Hospital Center as they offered soothing words to worried New Yorkers: New York City’s first...
From: Balloon Juice | By: John Cole +0 | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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At the D.C. Fire and EMS Department Training Academy in Southwest Washington on Saturday, a few dozen people, many with soot-smeared faces, milled about waiting for the smoke from a cinderblock building to clear. The crowd, mostly civilian volunteers,...
From: Washington Post | By: Annys Shin | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Seven days removed from a 59-0 victory, the No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide look to continue their hot streak against the Tennessee Volunteers. Blake Sims and the Lane Kiffin-coached 'Bama offense plastered Texas A&M last weekend, and the Tide hope to...
From: Bleacher Report | By: David Kenyon | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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This is just absurd:(Editor’s note: Kaci Hickox, a nurse with degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and the Johns Hopkins University, has been caring...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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At ONE we have grown increasingly alarmed at the insufficient global response to the rapid spread of Ebola in West Africa, and are doing everything we can to help bring it under control using every advocacy tool at our disposal. Ebola is not just a health...
From: One Blog | By: Eloise Todd | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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In the wake of Craig Spencer’s decision to go bowling in Brooklyn, governors of three major states—Illinois, New Jersey, and New York—have imposed new Ebola quarantine rules that are inconsistent with national public health policy, are not likely...
From: PrawfsBlawg | By: David Orentlicher | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Cross-posted on the Corner: Russia’s fusion of nationalism, Russian Orthodox Christianity and reverence for (heavily sanitized) aspects of the Soviet past continues to evolve in less than reassuring ways BBC: As voters in most of Ukraine prepare to...
From: Secular Right | By: Andrew Stuttaford | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Oona My name is Oona and I’m a 12 week old female kitten who would love to have a home with another young cat to play with. I was trapped with my mom and another sibling, and put in foster care. The tip of my ear was surgically removed because this...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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In their Trust Project, Richard Gingras, head of Google News, and Sally Lehrman, a fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, argue the need to rebuild trust in news and they propose a set of practical tactics. I want to suggest further steps...
From: BuzzMachine | By: Jeff Jarvis | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A Redmond man who volunteered with the Bend Police Department is in custody in connection with the sexual abuse of an 8-year-old girl.
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Longtime Two Ten volunteer and shoe industry businessman passes in St. Louis. Continue reading...Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook....
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: WWD.com | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The number of people who have been infected with Ebola has surpassed 10,000, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Of those, WHO has said that about half of those have died from the deadly virus that has a fifty percent death rate. It is...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Vivienne Scott | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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With only a week and some change until The Most Important Election In The History Of The United States (Until The Next One), we once again turn to the media to see how it is framing the narrative. And once again, we learn that the GOP’s crisis management...
From: Liberaland | By: Tengrain | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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It's true. Near-daily appearances on Fox News along with your very own 'pander to the wingnuts' half-hour show on weekends will certainly raise your profile with those who are devotees of Fox News, as Mike Huckabee now acknowledges out loud. Media Matters:...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Craig Spencer was a frequent volunteer for aid groups, traveling overseas to places in need of medicine.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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