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martes, 20 de noviembre de 2012

Less than half of youth with mental illness receive adequate follow ...


Less than half of youth with mental illness receive adequate follow ...

Youth aged 15 to 19 are among the most vulnerable of those suffering with mental illness. However new research shows that less than half of Ontario youth ...

Elmo puppeteer Clash resigns following new sex claims

Elmo puppeteer Clash resigns following new sex claims: Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo, resigned on today following new allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, adding to an ongoing controversy involving one of America's most popular children's brands.




Elderly and Their Pets

Elderly and Their Pets: Kat Macenas, co-owner of Leader of the Pack canine services in Delray Beach, Florida, specializes in behavioral training for dogs and cautions that elderly pet owners need to understand their limits. "A smaller dog that needs less care is better suited ...

The 51st state?


The 51st state?

VOTERS may have voted for more of the same in America on election day, but in Puerto Rico they opted for decisive change. In a two-stage plebiscite—the island's fourth referendum regarding its relationship with the United States—54% of the electorate ...

Opinion: Puerto Rican members of Congress miss the point about island's ...


Opinion: Puerto Rican members of Congress miss the point about island's ...

In the meantime, the issue of Puerto Rico and its relationship with the United States have gotten more and more national attention since the November 6 non-binding referendum, even though most of the attention has been blatantly ignorant (see TMZ) and ...

Smithsonian explores food, wine in new gallery

Smithsonian explores food, wine in new gallery: One section of the exhibit explores the influence of immigrants from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America who introduced flavors that are now part of everyday life. The museum also looks at the science of food production and the rise of ...




National strike: pickets lifted across the City

National strike: pickets lifted across the City: After a morning of strikes, protests and marches across the city of Buenos Aires and other main cities across the country, pickets were gradually being lifted. A 24-hour nationwide strike led by the anti-government sectors of the CGT General Labour ...

Long commute back home: no trains, no B subway line

Long commute back home: no trains, no B subway line: The strike called by the CGT Azopardo and the dissident CTA caused serious problems for those trying to access or leave the City and use public transportation, with several subway and train lines still not working. Some public services remain partially ...




Brule performs Native American holiday concert

Brule performs Native American holiday concert:
LaRoche describes Brulé's sound as “Contemporary Native American Music,” blending Native American and Western music and utilizing traditional Native American instruments like the wood flute or drum. However, Brulé does more than just play Native ...


KVNO News

Is Santiago the next Silicon Valley?

Is Santiago the next Silicon Valley?:
Santiago's ecosystem is notable for owing a large amount of its success to a Chilean government program, Start-up Chile, the report said. Santiago also has the highest ratio of female to male entrepreneurs in the report, with women making up 20 per ...


New Scientist (blog)

Sean Penn Opens Up on Rebuilding Haiti and Living in a Plywood Shack


Sean Penn Opens Up on Rebuilding Haiti and Living in a Plywood Shack

According to Penn, the tragedy in Haiti and the horrors he had heard about—such as the lack of medicine and Civil War-era medical techniques like amputations being applied to victims—gave him purpose at a time when his life was in disarray with the ...

Venezuelan Manufacturing Falls 50 Years Behind

Venezuelan Manufacturing Falls 50 Years Behind: According to Central Bank of Venezuela data released Tuesday by El Universal, Venezuela's most respected newspaper, Venezuela's oil boom hides the downfall of the country's production apparatus – in 1965, manufacturing accounted for 14 percent of the ...

Knights' anti-gay marriage funding sparks petition

Knights' anti-gay marriage funding sparks petition: Knights' anti-gay marriage funding sparks petition. Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 10:41 ... Catholics United Education Fund planned to protest Tuesday outside the Knights' New Haven headquarters. The group, which claims 45,000 members, says the ...

US marijuana legalisation fuels Mexico drugs war debate

US marijuana legalisation fuels Mexico drugs war debate: US marijuana legalisation fuels Mexico drugs war debate Photograph Courtesy of BBC 20 November 2012 Earlier this month, two US states voted to legalise, regulate and tax marijuana. The BBC's Will Grant in Mexico City looks at what this ...




Gay-Marriage Views and the Black Gender Gap

Gay-Marriage Views and the Black Gender Gap: Though President Obama's re-election was widely celebrated in the black community, and his victory attributed to the overwhelming support he enjoyed among black voters, there was another victory on Nov. 6 -- credited at least in part to black voters ...

Conservative legal group advises Christian clerks on gay marriage licenses

Conservative legal group advises Christian clerks on gay marriage licenses: “No American should be forced to give up a constitutionally protected freedom, nor should any American be forced to give up his or her job to maintain that freedom,” said ADF Senior Counsel Austin R. Nimocks. “Religious freedom is paramount to every ...




Unemployment Could Increase the Chances of Heart Attacks

Unemployment Could Increase the Chances of Heart Attacks: Since 1992 until 2010, participants have been interviewed every two years about their employment and health. Participants were asked about their job history, employment status and recent heart attacks. People who have had heart attacks before the study ...

California has highest poverty rate of any U.S. state


California has highest poverty rate of any U.S. state

... poverty, figures released by the United States Census Bureau show that California's poverty rate is 23.5%, the highest of any state. The District of Columbia's poverty rate was almost as high at 23.2%. Florida had a poverty rate considerably lower ...

Agüero clings to hope as City in last-chance saloon

Agüero clings to hope as City in last-chance saloon: Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero has an added incentive to keep his side's slim Champions League hopes alive when they welcome Real Madrid to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Having yet to win a match in Group D, City are rock bottom with two ...

Union leaders say strike was 'highly successful'

Union leaders say strike was 'highly successful': While main pickets that were affecting accesses to the City were lifted, the CTA workers union chief Pablo Micheli assured the national strike was "a success." "Thousands joined us to protest a government that doesn't want to listen to us," he added.

Notah Begay Foundation releases obesity report for Native American children


Notah Begay Foundation releases obesity report for Native American children

ALBUQUERQUE — A foundation backed by professional golfer Notah Begay III has identified New Mexico as "ground zero" for finding better ways to address obesity and diabetes in Native American children. In a report released Monday, Begay's foundation ...

Udall to present 5 medals to Native American veteran

Udall to present 5 medals to Native American veteran: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - It's been more than six decades, but New Mexico veteran Wilson Halona is finally being recognized for his service during World War II. Halona, a native of Tohatchi, is set to receive five military medals from U.S. Sen. Tom ...

Homeless Gay and Transgender Youths Find a New Home in Greenwich Village


Homeless Gay and Transgender Youths Find a New Home in Greenwich Village

David W. Dunlap/The New York Times Steven Gordon, program director of the Ali Forney Day Center. The Ali Forney Center provides 77 beds a night in eight buildings in Brooklyn and Queens for homeless youths who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and ...

New York protests against Jamaican anti-gay hate

New York protests against Jamaican anti-gay hate:
Gay rights campaigners demanded an end to Jamaican ant-gay hate in protest held in front of the country's consulate in New York. They also demanded the goverment of Jamaica tackles growing homophobia and repeal the country's anti-gay laws.


Gay Star News

Colombian rebels announce cease-fire in Cuba talks

Colombian rebels announce cease-fire in Cuba talks: FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2012 file photo, Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, answers questions at a press conference at the headquarters of the Cuban agency Prensa Latina in Havana, Cuba. The two chief ...