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Fact-checking the fact-checkers

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Pornography: prostitution’s identical twin

Together with trafficking they make one exploitive sex industry.
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Planned Parenthood video revelations, shock and aftershock

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Paying for college: when do parents help most?

When they stay married, research shows.
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Apocalypse now

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The unreal, unhealthy world kids can see online

No wonder Steve Jobs was low tech at home.
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Tragedy at sea leads to mystery and suspense

At age fifteen, Adam must take control of his family's business in 17th century Amsterdam.
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Quads born at the age of 65!

Taking the number of children to 17...
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Ashley Madison may be doomed; others not

Other sites' fate probably depends on how important users consider fidelity to be.
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Same-sex marriage and inter-racial marriage: not the same thing

Anti-miscegenation laws form a specious analogy.
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“What will become of us Christians?”

A Maronite Archbishop fears for Lebanon's Christians.
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The corruption of compassion

A former archbishop argues for assisted suicide.
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The joys of parenting

Does parenthood really make a person more unhappy than divorce, unemployment or the death of a partner?
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Ashley Madison hack: Non-cheaters, listen too.

Victims may also include people living in countries where adultery is punishable by death.
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Best of enemies

A documentary about the 1968 debate between William F. Buckley Jr and Gore Vidal reveals a lot about the media.
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Population growth in California?

Politicians would say yes! The facts suggest no.
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“Shut Up, Bigot!”: The Intolerance of Tolerance

We can reject beliefs without rejecting people.
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Australian journalists given “fail” for balance on same-sex marriage

Media analyst calls out his comrades
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UN report shows population increase does not spell disaster

Population keeps growing but hunger and child mortality are falling.
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The demographic “crossover” from China to India

How will China cope with diminishing population and prestige?
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China’s crisis: the price of change

Economic policies are moving toward liberalization, but political and social policies toward autocracy.
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Lexie's class is sending a Friendship Doll to Japan.
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The retail giant is conducting an experiment to see how far it can push white-collar employees.
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Tianjin tragedy: a painful lesson

Can we expect this horrific disaster to lead to any improvements in safety?
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Old media doesn’t get new media

It is called the internet, not the innernet, for a reason.
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Reviving the slippery slope

A leading American bioethicist admits that he is worried by euthanasia in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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Silicon Valley ups the stakes for parental leave

Take as much paid time as you want in the first year, says Neflix.
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Are nuns dying out?

It seems not - sisters doing their bit to push up fertility rates in New York.
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Serious argument: The right to marry a robot

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