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Runner Trying To Cross U.S. In 100 days

Runner Trying To Cross U.S. In 100 days

Barclay Oudersluys had competed in triathlons and ultramarathons but he wanted to do something bigger, so the Michigan native took a cue from his favorite movie. Inspired by Forrest Gump, the simple but well-intentioned man played by actor Tom Hanks in the 1994 Academy Award-winning movie of the same name, Oudersluys decided to run across […]

Amazon, The Monster That is Taking Over Seattle

Amazon, The Monster That is Taking Over  Seattle

Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again. Thickets of yellow cranes have crowded the skyline, where new glass-sided office buildings, hotels and apartment towers blot out views of the mountains and the Space Needle. Food trucks dot the streets and young software engineers with […]

Some Baby Males Are A Cut Above And Below “You Wanna Cut Off What?”

Some Baby Males Are A Cut Above And Below “You Wanna Cut Off What?”

On May 22, anti-circumcision advocates across America lost their battle over a 4-year-old boy’s foreskin when a Florida judge ruled that his jailed mother, Heather Hironimus, would remain incarcerated unless she signed a medical consent form allowing her former partner, Dennis Nebus, to circumcise their son. Georganne Chapin, the executive director of Intact America, an […]

Gay’s Hoping To Change Turkey’s Government

Gay’s Hoping To Change Turkey’s Government

Candidates from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community – along with Christians, Roma and members of dozens of other ethnicities and cultures – are running for parliament this weekend in large numbers for the first time. An Armenian candidate for the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), poses with her supporters during an election […]

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