Alexis Crawford’s Roommate & Accused Killer Spent Holidays With Her Family

The 21-year-old Clark Atlanta University student who was found dead in a park considered her roommate and alleged killer a “close friend” and even invited her to spend time with her family for the holidays. According to a spokesperson for the family of Alexis Crawford, Alexis and her roommate, Jordyn Jones, also 21, had been best friends since their freshman year at CAU. In fact, their relationship was close enough for Crawford’s family to host Jones for both Easter and Thanksgiving, the Rev. Ma...
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Paris tour shows how black people helped shape France

Resistance fighters and anti-colonial writers, a Paris tour celebrates an alternative French history.
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Why being kind could help you live longer

A new institute has been set up to study kindness - as an antidote to an increasingly polarised world.
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A judge held a law student's baby so he could be part of his mother's swearing-in ceremony

A Tennessee woman wanted to be three things in life: a wife, a mom and a lawyer.
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30 sec read: The king and the hermit

  An old hermit was once invited to visit the court of the most powerful king of those times. “I envy such a saintly man, who is content with so little,” said the ruler. “I envy Your Majesty, who is content with even less that I,” responded the hermit. “How can you say such a […]
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Analysis: The many meanings of Pete Buttigieg

Ask LGBTQ voters what they think about 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and (surprise) you'll receive a mix of answers -- some enthusiastic, others more tepid. Maybe:
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Analysis: Pete Buttigieg's many meanings

Ask LGBTQ voters what they think about 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and (surprise) you'll receive a mix of answers -- some enthusiastic, others more tepid. Maybe:
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The auto industry is still a boys' club at the top despite GM CEO Mary Barra's success

The auto industry, as a whole, remains a boys' club in the upper echelons despite Mary Barra's success as CEO of General Motors.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – OnRobot Booth Interview at Fabtech 2019

OnRobot Booth Interview at Fabtech 2019 See them at Booth A1400 The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – OnRobot Booth Interview at Fabtech 2019 appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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New e-snowmobiles bring eco tourism to the northern lights

Between Norway and the North Pole is Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago and one of the most rugged and northern inhabited areas. With an average January high of 9 degrees and 24 hours of darkness, you might not expect this to be a tourist hot-spot. But the northern lights are drawing bigger and bigger crowds through Svalbard’s dark winter. The trick is making sure that the roughly 75,000 annual visitors don’t overwhelm the environment and culture of the archipelago’s 2,583 year-round residents. O...
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#HRTX in Action: Outtakes from New York City

  If you’ve ever wondered what happens at a RecruitingDaily #HRTX event, well get ready because we’re about to give you a first-hand account. Picture it. New York City. The year 2019. The month, November. In a second-floor conference room, more than 100 likeminded professionals gathered together for a full-day workshop about recruiting. Emcee and […]
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Online politics needs to be cleaned up – but not just by Facebook and Twitter | Lisa-Maria Neudert and Phil Howard

Social media platforms do have a role to play, but real change requires political parties to take responsibility• Lisa-Maria Neudert and Phil Howard are on the Oxford Technology and Elections CommissionSocial media platforms wanting to help curb political disinformation on their sites are offering new ways to avoid it online. Twitter has discontinued all political ads and Facebook has new tools for content moderation. This is a good start, even if not all platforms are showing initiative, and no...
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General election 2019: What questions do you have?

What do you want to know ahead of the 2019 general election?
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10 Gifts For New (And Veteran) Parents

Gifts that everyone will want -- and actually use!
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Poll: 68% of people dislike some of these Thanksgiving foods

A recent poll shows that 68% of the surveyed people disliked a traditional Thanksgiving food. HLN's Christi Paul reports.
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Betsy DeVos Might Outlast Them All

The education secretary is one of Trump's most reviled Cabinet members. Here’s why she’s here to stay.
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Goodbye, Green Bean Casserole. This Thanksgiving Side Is Coming For You.

This Thanksgiving recipe is easier to make, more nutritious, and tastes even better as leftovers.
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Children in Need: The North East project supporting young dads

"As soon as little legs came along, it just changed me forever."
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No more two-hour lunch breaks: the slow death of Spain's menú del día

Restaurants offering fixed-price three-course menús have been a cornerstone of the country’s urban life for decades, but tourism, shorter lunch breaks and gentrification have put them under threat. What will it take to fight back?Food is at the heart of Spanish culture. From social life to business deals, everything revolves around food – above all, lunch. How did Mariano Rajoy, then prime minister, react last year when faced with an unprecedented vote of no confidence? He went to lunch. For eig...
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Italy to require schools to teach climate change, in world first

Starting September 2020, public schools in Italy will have to incorporate 33 hours of climate-related lessons into their annual curriculum. Italy's education minister said it's part of an effort to place "the environment and society at the core of everything we learn in school."In the U.S., not all states have implemented teaching standards that call for lessons on climate science, but about 80 percent of parents said they support such standards. None Italy is set to become the first country t...
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