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USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

Published 20/08/2018

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, [more…]

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

Published 17/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons [more…]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Fields Medal stolen from Kurdish mathematician in Rio

Fields Medal stolen from Kurdish mathematician in Rio

Published 01/08/2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A winner of the Fields Medal, often called the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics,’ had his prize stolen shortly after receiving [more…]

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Published 10/07/2018

BEIRUT/DEBAGA CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. photographer Brian McCarty wants you to see the horrors of war, but through the eyes of a child. There [more…]

Alan Alda’s new life lesson is that people need to connect

Alan Alda’s new life lesson is that people need to connect

Published 10/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) Based on the years Alan Alda has spent in [more…]

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Published 01/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai navy divers had still to navigate their way through three kilometers (nearly 2 miles) of dark, flooded cave passages [more…]

China issues rules to get tough on academic integrity

China issues rules to get tough on academic integrity

Published 31/05/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has issued new guidelines to enforce academic integrity in science that include plans to “record and assess” the conduct of scientists [more…]

Daycare costs harder to afford than college for many

Daycare costs harder to afford than college for many

Published 23/05/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Americans are not having enough babies. The nation’s fertility rate hit a record low in 2017, and one has to wonder: Could [more…]

Parents inch closer to college saving goals, study says

Parents inch closer to college saving goals, study says

Published 17/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When optimism and realism about college savings collide, you get parents who are confident that they will meet their goals - [more…]