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Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend?

When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child...

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend?

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Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Parents vape around kids, even kids with asthma (Reuters Health) - American adults are more likely to use e-cigarettes when they have children at home, especially when kids have asthma, a U.S. study suggests....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

More Teens Are Attempting Suicide By Poisoning. Here’s What Parents Should Know Suicide rates are on the rise in the U.S. across age groups and demographics. But in recent years, increases have been particularly pronounced among teenagers — especially girls, who die by suicide less frequently than boys but attempt it more ...
11:51, 05/01/2019

What parents should know about the VR gear kids want Thinking about treating your family to a little virtual reality this holiday? Have no idea where to start? Don't worry. From Google's inexpensive Cardboard VR viewer to Sony's new PlayStation VR, this guide will help you figure out what makes sense f...
21:51, 04/28/2019

This is the age parents think kids should be starting on career path Parents believe their children should begin paving the way for their future career from as early as 5 and a half years old, according to a survey, and more than half even have a specific career in mind for their child....
01:34, 05/22/2019

ACS is often careless when handing kids to foster parents: probe The city’s embattled child-welfare agency routinely hands over neglected and abused kids to foster parents without proof that background checks or on-site visits were ever done first, a probe has found. A city comptroller report released to The Post ...
10:34, 05/06/2019

Parents who raise kids as vegans should be prosecuted: doctors Good thing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex don’t live in Belgium. Prince Harry and wife Meghan have been said to be considering raising baby Archie as a vegan, a diet Belgian doctors now say is dangerous for growing bodies. They said parents who place...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Germany may fine parents who haven’t vaccinated their kids BERLIN — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles amid concern that the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease could make a comeback. In an interview published S...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Bus driver punished kids by turning off AC, rolling up windows on hot day: parents Irate Texas parents claim a school bus driver shut off the air conditioning and rolled up the windows in her big yellow ride on a hot day to punish students for being rowdy, according to a new report. “’She just kept saying, ‘You’re...
23:51, 05/17/2019

New movement has parents pledging to not give kids smartphones until 8th grade AUSTIN (NBC News) — The realization that kids as young as first and second graders were using smartphones convinced Brooke Shannon that her three daughters should grow up a little more old school. “There were so many children in our elementary ...
01:17, 05/04/2019

How parents of kids with food allergies can support nonallergic siblings When our younger child was diagnosed, my husband and I focused on her safety, never considering that our nonallergic child might face outsized stress....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Adult kids are robbing parents of retirement. So mom and dad could be taking their jobs Half of parents have sacrificed their retirement savings to pay their children's bills, a Bankrate.com study shows.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Study: Extracurricular activities for kids are putting parents in debt From soccer practice to piano lessons, a new study shows extracurricular activities for kids are putting their parents into debt.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

77% of Americans say kids should get measles shot even if parents object: Reuters Poll Three out of four Americans believe children should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found, showing little sympathy for the anti-vaccination movement that U.S. officials blame for the ongoing outbreak....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Parents don’t regret naming kids after ‘Game of Thrones’ killer Khaleesi What happens when the inspiration for your baby’s name goes from feminist powerhouse to mass murderer? On Sunday’s penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones,” the platinum-locked dragon queen Daenerys “Khaleesi” Targaryen (played by Emilia Clarke...
02:34, 05/14/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
09:50, 04/29/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Park Slope parents walking kids to gym after homeless woman spit on teacher Fuming moms and dads at PS 107 are escorting third graders to gym class across the street after a homeless shelter resident cursed at and spit on their traumatized teacher, sources told The Post Friday....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Emily Oster Wrote the Modern Pregnancy Bible. Now She Has Some Advice for Parents of Young Kids It is often said that babies don’t come with instruction manuals, but parenting advice is hardly difficult to come by. On the contrary, there’s so much of it — from John Locke to Dr. Spock, no fewer than 50,000 books for sale on Ama...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Parents aren't teaching their kids an important life lesson: The danger of debt Controlling debt and other healthy financial habits tend to start early in life, so parents should "have the talk" with their children.        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Camel and Newport cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
14:17, 05/15/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
10:34, 05/12/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:34, 05/17/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
21:51, 05/15/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
17:51, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the los...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
08:34, 05/11/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:51, 04/30/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
16:00, 04/30/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and cre...
00:34, 05/05/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
17:17, 05/07/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
20:51, 04/29/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
13:51, 05/13/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
09:17, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
22:34, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
08:34, 05/01/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
18:17, 05/04/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
17:17, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
01:34, 05/23/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
01:17, 05/22/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
20:00, 04/28/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
13:00, 05/20/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
07:51, 05/05/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
09:51, 05/16/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:51, 05/04/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
00:00, 05/03/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
15:34, 05/20/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:17, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
00:34, 05/06/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
15:00, 05/03/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
04:00, 05/20/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' directors shocked by their own success at the box office, credit social media As “Avengers: Endgame” continues to dominate at the box office, directors Joe and Anthony Russo are in awe and crediting social media with the film’s success....
17:34, 04/30/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
04:00, 05/16/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
07:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
07:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
03:34, 05/02/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:51, 04/29/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
03:34, 05/07/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
08:17, 05/17/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
14:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
16:17, 05/04/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
18:17, 05/06/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
16:00, 05/17/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
04:51, 05/01/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
07:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Senate Dems' social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
05:00, 05/17/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:51, 05/13/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
01:34, 05/09/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
06:00, 05/01/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
18:34, 05/10/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
09:34, 05/04/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
20:51, 05/17/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has stirred interesting reactions on social media....
09:51, 04/30/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump In the days since her golf outing with President trump, Thompson claimed that her social media has been bombarded with "hurtful" comments.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:51, 05/22/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

How to make a friend of your anger There is no quick fix to anger issues, but working through them can be a journey that sheds light on who we are and how we perceive the worldIt’s easy to feel hijacked by our anger. After all, anger was one of the primary evolutionary feelings: it wa...
21:34, 05/11/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm His Best Friend, But He's Not Mine Hello all you ordinary humans of the sexcrime twitternet, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you go from loving games to having game....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Is procrastination friend or foe to health and creativity? In this Spotlight feature, we explore the reasons behind procrastination, look at its effects on health, and ask whether procrastination has any benefits....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Pet insurance can be your wallet's best friend Most dog owners don’t have thousands of dollars sitting around to cover surgery or cancer treatment. That’s where pet insurance comes in.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Top 10 Behind-The-Scenes Secrets From 'My Best Friend's Wedding' It's been over two decades since Julia Roberts lit up the big screen with one of the most popular romcoms of all time, My Best Friend's Wedding, but the movie's popularity refuses to diminish....
10:34, 05/07/2019

Five Slow Cat Feeders to Try If Your Furry Friend Keeps Throwing Up Is your cat a monster when it comes to food? They scream at your door at 4 A.M. to be fed and then they eat so fast, you think you didn’t feed them at all? You’re not alone. Many cats eat so fast, and so often, it actually can pose a health concern. ...
04:34, 05/02/2019

Britney Spears gets restraining order against former friend LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears has been granted a restraining order against a former confidante who she says has been harassing her family. A judge Wednesday ordered the man, 44-year-old Sam Lutfi, to stay at least 200 yards from Spears, her paren...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Trump pardons friend who was convicted of fraud US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007....
10:51, 05/16/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
18:00, 05/22/2019

This little translator gadget could be a traveling reporter’s best friend If you’re lucky enough to get to travel abroad, you know it’s getting easier and easier to use our phones and other gadgets to translate for us. So why not do so in a way that makes sense to you? This little gadget seeking funds on Kickst...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Netflix wants to be everyone’s friend on Twitter. The feeling isn’t always mutual. The streaming service tweets like a sentient human being, but it also uses this familiar tone to address more serious issues — and that’s what can land the company in hot water....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
08:17, 04/29/2019

I Love My Beautiful Bike, The Only Friend I Have In Days Gone The world of Days Gone is filled with a large selection of characters. Some are nice, others are jerks, most are a bit dirty because showers are hard to come by in the zombie apocalypse. But none of these grimy characters have captured my heart or so...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Australian DJ Dies "Trying To Help Friend" In Accident On Bali Holiday Popular Australian DJ Adam Neat has died on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali after reportedly crashing through a glass door while trying to help an injured friend....
09:00, 05/06/2019

How Will Azhar Move Help When Pak PM Is Modiji's Friend: Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questioned how the UN designation of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar would held when the Pakistan Prime Minister is "flaunting" his friendship with Prime......
06:51, 05/02/2019

Tony La Russa Says Farewell To His Dear Friend Grumpy Cat Grumpy Cat, the cat that went viral for looking grumpy, has died at the age of seven. The apparent cause of death was a urinary tract infection. We now turn our attention to former baseball manager Tony La Russa to see how he’s handling the news:...
20:51, 05/17/2019

Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook....
15:17, 05/09/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in accident while trying to help friend in Bali Australian DJ Adam Sky died Saturday after he reportedly crashed through a glass door while rushing to help a friend in Bali, Indonesia, and bled to death. He was 42....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Don't be fooled: Joe Biden is no friend of unions | Gabriel Winant The former vice-president is dressing up his candidacy in a blue-collar costume. But he’s never taken a political risk for workersIn San Francisco there’s a high-end boutique called “Unionmade”. There you will find expensive work jackets and overalls...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Oregon man accused of getting revenge on former friend with dog poop 'bomb' An Oregon man accused of making a homemade bomb filled with dog feces is facing criminal charges after investigators said a former friend accidentally set it off and got an unwelcome surprise....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
05:17, 05/22/2019

Georgia to execute man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend, her friend in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994 is scheduled to be executed in Georgia on Thursday....
12:34, 05/02/2019

In Mayawati's Attack On PM Modi, Mention Of His "Friend" Donald Trump A US media report that claimed President Donald Trump had made 10,000 false claims during his rule, has been deployed by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati to launch an attack on Prime Minister......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Tiger video supports cancer fight of golfer's friend On the day before the start of the Masters, Tiger Woods shot a 17-second video for a friend of PGA Tour pro Harold Varner III who is battling colon cancer....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Did Ernest Hemingway copy his friend’s ideas for Cuban classics? Some of the novelist’s best-loved work bears ‘striking resemblance’ to that of an unknown journalistOne was a Cuban newspaper reporter working to support his family andwriting fiction in his spare time. The other was one of the world’s most famous no...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Baby died after she was left in car while father visited friend, police say PHOENIX (KPNX) – A 23-year-old father in Lake Havasu City was arrested after he left his baby girl inside his car while he visited with a friend, according to police. Police say officers responded to the area of Cadet Lane and Mcculloch Bouleva...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Cops: Woman forced friend’s 12-year-old to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission. Valerie Marie Fullum is charged with two felony counts of...
20:17, 05/16/2019

RJ Barrett would be Knicks star — or happy Zion wingman: close friend Georgia Tech shooting guard Michael Devoe knows how much his former Florida classmate RJ Barrett would love to play with his Duke buddy Zion Williamson in the NBA. Devoe also knows how much the Knicks need a player of Barrett’s ilk. Devoe, who led th...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Carly Simon writing memoir about friend Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Carly Simon is writing an "intimate, vulnerable" memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hijinks ensue on Veep as Selina catches up with an old friend and sells her soul (again) Selina Meyer has done many terrible things in her quest for power. She’s doxxed sick patients and used hacked medical files to target grieving parents with her mailers. She’s railroaded and scammed, lied and manipulated. She’s gotten people deported ...
08:34, 05/06/2019

Germany returns papers of Franz Kafka's friend Max Brod to Israel Thousands of documents from Kafka's closet confidant and publisher are headed back to Israel's National Library after a Kafka-esque survival tale. Brod defied Kafka's dying wish and turned him into a famous writer....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Maid of honor considers backing out of friend's wedding at last minute after best man's shocking behavior The best man – whom she’s supposed to walk with, arm-in-arm, down the aisle – is a very recent ex-fiance who just admitted to cheating on her with multiple prostitutes....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Harrison Ford pens a very sweet tribute to his "dear friend," Peter Mayhew The public perception of Harrison Ford is that he’s not a terribly sentimental guy—bordering on stand-offish, or even gruff. But of course, when we see Ford emotionally react to things, it’s usually in the process of talking to the press, a scenario ...
06:51, 05/03/2019

A Friend to Israel, and to Bigots: Viktor Orban’s ‘Double Game’ on Anti-Semitism Hungary’s leader has backed Jewish institutions and causes, and befriended Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel — while making use of anti-Semitic tropes....
17:00, 05/14/2019

My friend Niki Lauda was a street-fighter and a shining talent in F1 | John Watson Niki changed people’s perceptions about motor racing, and his remarkable range of qualities will be sadly missedNiki Lauda and I raced both alongside and against one another and remained friends until his death. His qualities, abilities and achieveme...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with Monday’s death of his ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Locked up where suicide is still a crime Suicide is illegal in Nigeria and survivors often find themselves in jail at the most vulnerable moment of their lives. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Illegal immigrant accused of murdering friend on video was supposed to be deported but Cuba refused him An illegal immigrant accused of murder is stuck on U.S. soil after officials in his home country refuse to accept his deportation because of his criminal history. ...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Is this ‘Suicide Squad 2’ actress the new Gal Gadot? A new girl is joining a tight squad. Relative newcomer Daniela Melchior has been cast as Ratcatcher in “The Suicide Squad 2,” the sequel to the 2016 DC Comics film that made about $747 million worldwide. The actress joins a returning Jai Courtney as ...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Giants' pick who was shot, Corey Ballentine, posts message for slain friend and teammate Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine posted a message on social media on Monday for Dwane Simmons, his Washburn teammate who was killed on Sunday.        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Racists Ignore AutoCorrect, Tattoo Misspelled Racial Slur on Token Black Friend as Punishment Usually racist ass racists like Donald Trump or professional hate-monger Milo Yiannopoulos love to tout their imaginary black friends or actual black husbands as irrefutable proof they can’t be racist....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
00:34, 05/22/2019

Suicide an occupational hazard for physicians: doctors A family doctor in Ontario is trying to raise awareness of suicide among physicians after her own experience of depression brought on by burnout while she trained as a resident....
21:34, 05/06/2019

At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, killing at least three people....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Experts share facts about physician suicide (Reuters Health) - Suicide is the only cause of death that is higher among doctors than the general population, according to two Canadian physicians who coauthored an information sheet about physician suicide....
21:51, 05/10/2019

Updates From Legends of Tomorrow, The Suicide Squad, and More Could The Suicide Squad be close to finding its villain? The upcoming animated Scooby Doo movie’s cast continues to get weirder. A new Terminator trailer is coming soon. Plus, bad news for The Passage, Arrow’s showrunner teases Felicity’s exit, and a...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death at Greenwich home for fake Rolex watch, court told A jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death for his Rolex watch and posed for pictures with the timepiece — which turned out to be fake — a few hours after the killing, the Old Bailey was told....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Brooklyn Nine-Nine wraps up its sixth season with its very own “Suicide Squad” It feels so good to laugh. So on the plus side, at least this two-part Brooklyn Nine-Nine season finale begins with laughter from Captain Holt. The “prank” by Jake is pretty much the only thing he personally has to laugh about in these episodes—excep...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Yale researchers spot a biomarker that could help to predict suicide Researchers at Yale University believe they’ve found a marker within the brain that could help to prevent suicide. The marker, known as mGlurR5, is a glutamate receptor found throughout all regions of the brain, and is known to play a role in a numbe...
03:17, 05/14/2019

'Jeremy Kyle Show' suspended after guest suicide A UK man died after appearing on the popular "Jeremy Kyle Show," causing the broadcaster ITV to pull it from the air. The man reportedly failed a lie detector test during recording and broke up with his fiancee....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Suicide’s “contagiousness” is complicated—studies on 13 Reasons Why proves it Enlarge / Katherine Langford, Derek Luke, Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe, Miles Heizer, and Brian Yorkey attend #NETFLIXFYSEE Event For "13 Reasons Why" Season 2 - Inside at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After 15 inmate suicides in 15 months, a federal judge says Alabama is putting prisoners in danger by failing to provide adequate suicide-prevention measures. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued the findings Saturday. Th...
00:34, 05/05/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:00, 05/17/2019

20 Indian students commit suicide after exam results Twenty students have commited suicide in India over the past week, after the Board of Intermediate Education announced their exam results, which have been marked in controversay after Khaleejtimes reported there were discrepancies in the results....
20:17, 04/28/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
22:34, 05/21/2019

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic? Responding to 62 suicides this year, Indigenous health experts say there is hopeSince the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the youngest was only...
06:00, 05/14/2019

10 killed in suicide bombing outside sacred shrine in Pakistan LAHORE, Pakistan — A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 20 others, police said. Hizbul Ahrar, an offshoot of the Pakis...
12:17, 05/08/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
14:34, 05/22/2019

| Suicide blast at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least 10 A suicide blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore, police said, in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban....
17:00, 05/08/2019

Riches To Radicalism: How Two Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers The two brothers zoomed around the Sri Lankan capital in flashy cars and pursued thriving careers, now their neighbours are struggling to understand how the pair turned to radical Islam and became......
20:51, 04/29/2019

'Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after guest suicide A UK man died after appearing on the popular "Jeremy Kyle Show," causing the broadcaster ITV to pull it from the air. The man reportedly failed a lie detector test during recording and broke up with his fiancee....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Schizophrenic subway pusher dies in apparent suicide The schizophrenic woman who admitted to fatally shoving a commuter in front of an oncoming train at the Times Square station more than two years ago died of an apparent suicide early Wednesday, state sources told The Post. Melanie Liverpool, 33, was ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say staged the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 257 people, and said the attackers’ assets would b...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Suicide Bombing Outside Pakistani Shrine Kills at Least 10 People (LAHORE, Pakistan) — A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 20 others, police said. Hizbul Ahrar, an offshoot of t...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Taliban suicide attack targets Kabul offices of US aid group At least five killed and 24 wounded, amid fears over latest Afghanistan peace talksThe Taliban have killed at least five people in a suicide attack on the offices of a US aid group in the heart of the Afghan capital, claiming it targeted Counterpart ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Sex offender who faked suicide found years later hiding in Florida A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said. Michael Patrick Manning, 58, was arrested on May 3 by the Monr...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
00:00, 05/05/2019

‘Phantom’ actor’s suicide leaves Broadway cast ‘devastated’ Cast members of Broadway’s "Phantom of the Opera" were “devastated” Saturday to learn that a longtime dancer on the show, Harlan Bengel, 45, had committed suicide the previous day....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

India Arrests Man Who Allegedly Planned Suicide Attack in Kerala An alleged follower of Zahran Hashim—the suspected organizer of the deadly Easter bombings in Sri Lanka—was in custody in India after investigators said he conspired to launch a suicide attack in Kerala state....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on police HQ Afghanistan A Taliban fighter driving a Humvee packed with explosives blew himself up outside a police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri and other fighters opened fire on security forces there, the Taliban said in a statement on Sunday....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Figure skater said partner who committed suicide sexually abused her A former figure skater said her partner John Coughlin, who committed suicide earlier this year, sexually abused her.        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro died of apparent suicide: report Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro reportedly died in an apparent suicide at her Long Island home after years battling depression. Massaro, 39, was discovered unconscious Thursday morning at her Smithtown home after she failed to show up to her job ...
22:34, 05/17/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreigners, officials said Wednesday....
15:51, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed the panic button....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Keith Flint: not enough evidence for suicide verdict, coroner rules Prodigy singer, 49, had drugs and alcohol in his system when found at his home on 4 March The Prodigy singer Keith Flint died by hanging and had unspecified amounts of cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system at the time, an inquest has heard.The 4...
13:51, 05/08/2019

Iraqi official: Suicide bomber kills 8 in Baghdad market BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has attacked a marketplace in Baghdad’s Sadr City suburb, killing eight people and wounding 15. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of media regulations, said ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Two college pals found dead near campus in murder-suicide Two Texas State University students were found dead near campus in what police describe as a murder-suicide, according to officials. Matthew Pfluger and Connor Shannon, both 24, were close pals and roommates at the San Marcos residence, where a frien...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Mastermind Used Chatrooms To Sway Suicide Bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to......
12:17, 05/03/2019

Police: 3 Navy corpsmen dead in double murder and suicide PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say they’re investigating the shooting deaths of three active duty service members in what appears to be a double murder and suicide. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the two women and one...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka To Air Sunday Mass On TV Fearing Repeat Of Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings, even as police and troops tightened security....
16:34, 05/04/2019

Inmates charged with blackmail in sextortion of Army veteran before suicide After a final threat from inmates, according to police, Army veteran Jared Johns left a message for his sons and and killed himself.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Suicide attempts by poisoning rising among young people in US, study says More than 1.6 million children and young adults aged 10 to 24 attempted suicide by poisoning between 2000 to 2018The number of children and young adults who have attempted suicide by poisoning has increased in the United States over the past several ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

| Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say...
08:17, 05/04/2019

Three Navy members killed in apparent double murder-suicide Three US Navy members were killed in an apparent double murder-suicide near where two were stationed in Virginia, according to officials. Donavon Moora, 22, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday night near where two female services member...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Dad accused of letting daughter burn alive threatened murder-suicide: mom The twisted dad who allegedly left his 3-year-old daughter for dead inside a burning car threatened a murder-suicide an hour earlier — sending the tot’s mom and cops on a frantic, unsuccessful scramble to save the kid, family told The Post on Tuesday...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Telecom Giant Orange on Trial in France After 19 Employees Died by Suicide Orange, a French telecom giant, is being sued for moral harassment, among other charges, after 19 employees died by suicide and another 12 attempted to kill themselves over a three-year span. Over 100 people have claimed work culture at the company, ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

A Guardians of the Galaxy Star Could Play The Suicide Squad's King Shark Fast and Furious’ villainous car-wizard Cipher could be getting her own spinoff. Jason Momoa teases an eco-minded Aquaman 2. Harvey Birdman’s assistant Birdgirl is getting a TV series. Plus, Cloak & Dagger gets downright pixellated, a violent new...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Humiliated ‘Jeremy Kyle Show’ guest dead of suspected suicide A guest who was humiliated on a program known as the British “Jerry Springer Show,” died from a suspected suicide after he failed a lie detector test on air, according to a report. Steven Dymond, 63, was found dead May 9 at a Hampshire, ...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on an Afghan police HQ, 20 injured At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said on Sunday....
13:34, 05/05/2019

How Stack Up uses video games to save veterans from mental illness and suicide Stack Up helps veterans and active military personnel deal with mental illness and suicide by providing video games. Stephen Machuga founded it in 2015.Read More...
23:34, 05/19/2019

'Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after cheating guest dies by suicide British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording....
13:51, 05/15/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
13:51, 05/18/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the YOLO App for Snapchat There’s a new app called YOLO that’s hugely popular among teens. Just a week after its release, it has become the most downloaded iPhone app in the U.S. It’s a free add-on feature for Snapchat—when users connect YOLO to their accounts, they can add a...
18:17, 05/14/2019

ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband's shocking suicide Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC’ News’ chief medical correspondent, personally knows the harrowing toll that suicide takes on loved ones and survivors left behind after her physician ex-husband took his life in Feb. 2017....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, with officials saying clashes between gunmen and security forces continued....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka’s president tells AP that “99%” of suspects linked to the Easter suicide bombings have been arrested COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president tells AP that “99%” of suspects linked to the Easter suicide bombings have been arrested....
16:17, 05/07/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Traveling to a friend's wedding doesn't mean taking a vow of poverty Enjoying yourself at a friend’s wedding means taking a practical approach, and budgeting for travel and gifts from the moment the invitation arrives.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
17:34, 05/21/2019

7 celebrities who are richer than their famous parents Vivien Killilea & John Shearer/ Getty In Hollywood, there are celebrities who make even more money than their famous parents. Miley Cyrus has an estimated net worth of $160 million, while her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, has an estimated net worth of $...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Parents, our definition of success is all wrong A not radical (but radical) idea: What if we just nurtured our children to become the best version of themselves they could be, and called that successful?...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Search warrant: Man ‘made threats to kill’ wife prior to apparent murder-suicide TUCSON – A search warrant released Wednesday stated that Emmanuel Vergara threatened to kill his estranged wife, Nadia Lundin prior to Saturday’s apparent murder-suicide at a north side building. On Saturday morning, the two were found de...
14:00, 05/02/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
05:34, 05/11/2019

Teen suicide and mental health: America's deadly, costly problems that have no end in sight Early diagnosis and treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from substance abuse disorder have a mental health disorder.        ...
13:51, 05/20/2019

Insufficient evidence to conclude Prodigy frontman committed suicide, British inquest hears Prodigy frontman Keith Flint died as a result of hanging and drugs that were in his system, an inquest into his death heard on Wednesday, but there was not enough evidence to determine he committed suicide....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Bobby Brown slams Chris Rock over Whitney Houston drug joke: 'I thought you was a friend' Bobby Brown is not laughing at Chris Rock's "humiliating" joke about Whitney Houston. The comedian has since deleted the Instagram post following backlash.        ...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Parents have unrealistic expectations for children becoming stars Many parents unrealistically believe their child has what it takes to become a superstar. As parents and their kids gear up for summer activities a news study reveals how some moms and dads have unrealistic expectations for their budding superstars...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Djere dedicates 1st ATP title to his late parents Laslo Djere entered the Rio Open as an unheralded 23-year-old from Serbia. He left with his first ATP Tour title -- and his victory speech likely had many looking for tissues....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Parents lose custody of son after stopping chemo A Florida couple has lost custody of their cancer-stricken 3-year-old son because they opted to treat him with marijuana-infused oil instead of chemotherapy, according to a report. Noah McAdams’ parents skipped his chemo appointment last Monday...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Judge: Boy must resume chemotherapy, despite parents’ wishes TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 3-year-old Florida boy must resume his cancer treatment, despite his parents’ wishes. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Caroline Tesche Arkin ruled Wed...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Working parents need better daycare, not posh playtime As a working NYC mom, I’m horrified by the Wonder, the new Tribeca clubhouse where rich families can hang out for $450 a month. Dyson-powered stroller cleanings? Nine-dollar milk flights? “Storytime influencers”?! These ridiculous extravagances would...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Parents bring newborns to ER for many non-urgent reasons (Reuters Health) - One of the hardest things about being a new parent is figuring out when babies are so sick they need to go to the emergency room and when worrisome signs or symptoms might actually be perfectly normal, doctors say....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Parents may be able to spot ear infections with a paper cone and an app Researchers are working on a smartphone app that could help diagnose ear infections. As NPR reports, the app uses the phone's microphone, its speaker and a small paper cone. In its current form, the app sends short, sound pulses through a funnel...
22:00, 05/15/2019

What parents should (and should not) do at their child's sporting events Watching your son or daughter in a high-pressure situation can be a high-blood-pressure experience for any parent. Here's how to handle it.        ...
17:51, 05/11/2019

Teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from parents by 30: Survey More than 30% of teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from their parents by 30, according to a new study from Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
01:51, 04/30/2019

7 dead, 55 wounded after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday....
18:00, 05/05/2019

A suicide patient, a deaf man, the mayor's brother: A history of New Jersey police using force on video Sunday's video of a man punched in the head while pinned by police has brought into focus other videos of New Jersey officers using force.        ...
17:17, 05/21/2019

Parents beware: Here are 5 types of e-cigarettes your teen might be hiding As teen vaping continues to rise, school resource officers share what some these little e-cigarette devices look like.        ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

French parents win last minute intervention for son on life support A French court granted a last-minute reprieve to a man who has been in a vegetative state for over a decade, ordering his doctors to continue feeding the patient. The case divided the man's family and shook the nation....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Teens Smuggle Burner Phones to Defy Parents For many teens, and even younger kids, smartphones have become a lifeline—the source of all social connection. The loss of a phone and the fear of missing out can cause teens to resort to desperate measures....
18:00, 05/14/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stun...
00:17, 05/10/2019

California OKs new sex-ed guidelines for teachers despite objections from parents, protesters The California Department of Education approved controversial sex education guidelines for public school teachers Wednesday that encourage classroom discussions about gender identity and LGBT relationships, but removed five resources and books, inclu...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Thai exile’s parents seek information on his disappearance BANGKOK (AP) — The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam have visited government offices and diplomatic missions to seek information about his fate. Siam Theerawut is one of three exiles...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Parents get conflicting advice about mixing infant formula (Reuters Health) - National and international pediatric and health organizations should develop a uniform set of guidelines around infant formulas, says a group of pediatric experts....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Teens go Stringer Bell on their phone-restricting parents All the teen's burnersIf you restrict it, it becomes more desirable, that's the adage parents worldwide have to deal with, but it is especially true for phones now, as they have become the lifeblood of teen communication. After all, social networks a...
18:17, 05/15/2019

Parents plead not guilty to killing 5-year-old son AJ Freund An Illinois couple accused of killing their 5-year-old son because he lied about soiling his underwear pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday. Andrew Freund Sr., 60, and JoAnn Cunningham, 36, appeared separately in a packed McHenry County courtr...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Wisconsin parents says daughter with special needs was bitten on school bus GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNN Newsource) – The parents of a student with special needs say another student bit her several times while on the school bus and the bus driver did nothing to help. The parents of Lily Waldron say once she got off the bus Mon...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions Hundreds of parents and vaccine skeptics have called on New York lawmakers not to narrow existing exemptions to the state childhood immunization rules....
00:00, 05/15/2019

The parents of Engadget on the big (and often gimmicky) world of baby tech Here at Engadget, we don't do Mother's Day gift guides. Nor Father's Day either. But as the site has grown up over the past 15 years, so has our staff. Whereas we used to just have one or two token parents on the team, we now have arou...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took the baby’s one-year-old sibling out of the car...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents have filed suit against a catering company controlled by a Kremlin-connected businessman. Parents of 41...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
17:51, 05/10/2019

Pet foster parents needed with HSSA caring for 46 pets TUCSON – Humane Society of Southern Arizona is seeking out potential foster care volunteers for 46 pets awaiting approval for adoption. GettyImages The pets that are currently waiting for foster homes range from 3-weeks-old to 5-years-old. Offi...
01:17, 05/22/2019

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They a...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Living with your parents to save money might dim your chances of becoming a homeowner Young adults who lived with their parents between the ages of 25 and 34 were actually less likely to become homeowners after 10 years than those who didn't....
15:17, 05/16/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino students — and got hearty cheers from nearly every member of the City Council’s education committee. Carra...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Thai exile's parents seek information on his disappearance The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam have visited government offices and diplomatic missions to seek information about his fate....
15:51, 05/13/2019

Baby abandoned at airport finds birth parents 33 years later After fifteen years of searching, one UK man abandoned at Gatwick Airport as a newborn has finally found his birth parents. On April 10, 1986, Steve Hydes, made national headlines when he was found by a female duty-free sales worker on the floor of a...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Parents seek help for baby born with brain sticking out of nose A family in Pakistan is desperate for surgeons to save their infant son whose brain is growing out of his nose. The boy, named Daeima, was born with nasal encephaloceles, a rare birth defect which causes a lack of bone fusion, leading to gaps in the ...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

How the parents of a toddler killed by a falling brick learned to heal Jayson Greene must have cut a strange figure as he raged into the winds of downtown Manhattan — shouting out his grief and anger on the sidewalk. Howling like a wounded animal was one of the techniques the bereaved dad used to deal with the shocking ...
22:17, 05/18/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one lawyer says....
18:51, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on the court conservatorship of Britney Spears (all times local): 5:30 p.m. After listening to Britney Spears and both of her parents speak in an unusual court appearance, a judge has ordered an expert evalu...
02:51, 05/11/2019

Census: Poverty, race play role in whether parents are alive ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Mother’s Day approaches this Sunday, a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau suggests that the likelihood of having your parents alive as you grow older is linked to poverty, educational attainment, sex and race. The worki...
18:17, 05/09/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress on children caught in the crossfire....
11:34, 04/30/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in......
05:34, 05/02/2019

Judge: Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo says in a decision dated Thurs...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Adult children are eating into parents' retirement savings: Study Coughing up cash to pay for summer camp and more? Expect to keep footing the bill for your child well after he turns 18. Half of parents with adult kids say they've compromised their retirement savings for them, Bankrate.com found....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
21:51, 05/10/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Britney Spears and parents in court, agree on ordered evaluation A secret court hearing for Britney Spears ended with a court ordered evaluation. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        ...
01:34, 05/12/2019

Art Education, Sports, Yoga: CBSE Writes Letter To Parents On New Changes The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made key changes for the new academic session of 2019-20, and has written a letter to all the parents of students enrolled under it saying that it......
16:17, 05/01/2019

Child molester who faked suicide near Golden Gate Bridge found living in storage container in Florida, police say A California man who faked his suicide near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to avoid prison for child sexual assault and pornography charges was arrested in Florida this week, authorities said....
09:17, 05/09/2019

Duchess Meghan’s friend tears up over negative press: 'She doesn't deserve all this' During a sneak peek of CBS’ upcoming special "Meghan and Harry Plus One," the duchess' friend and makeup artist, Daniel Martin, stood up for her.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Queen Elizabeth II dons black to attend friend's funeral in town from 'Downton Abbey' Queen Elizabeth II attended the funeral of her friend Jeanie, Countess of Carnarvon, in Highclere, the English town where "Downton Abbey" was filmed.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Head teacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The head teacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has caused parents to fear "social engineering"....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Thousands turn out for 5-year-old boy's funeral as parents sit in jail, accused of murder Thousands of mourners on Friday gathered at a Chicago funeral home to pay their last respects to a 5-year-old boy whose badly beaten body was found in a shallow grave covered with straw late last month.  ...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Judge says parents can use frozen sperm of their deceased West Point cadet son The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer Risen Son Creations, purveyor of hand-crafted gender-reveal dragon eggs, reports that its sales have ...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Parents disavow California synagogue suspect, say son is part of ‘history of evil’ The parents of a 19-year-old college student suspected of attacking a Southern California synagogue said Monday that they are shocked and saddened that “he is now part of the history of evil that has been perpetrated on Jewish people for centuries.”...
22:51, 04/29/2019

3-year-old Noah McAdams must resume chemotherapy despite parents’ wishes: judge TAMPA, Fla. — A judge has ruled that a 3-year-old Florida boy must resume his cancer treatment, despite his parents’ wishes. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Caroline Tesche Arkin ruled Wednesday that Noah McAd...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Riley Howell’s Parents Say He Was Shot 3 Times While Tackling the U.N.C. Charlotte Gunman The parents of the 21-year-old student, one of two killed in the shooting last week, said their son had died as he had lived: headlong and helpfully....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absences from school....
01:00, 05/19/2019

After toddler bitten 8 times at Arizona day care facility, parents want answers The parents of a 15-month-old girl are seeking answers as to how their daughter was bitten eight times by another child during a day care session.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregnant at 21. It wasn’t planned. I was weeks away fro...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Parents of Babies Too Young to Vaccinate Feel Trapped by Measles Outbreak The measles vaccine is not usually given to children until they are a year old. So some new parents are avoiding public places and anti-vaccine friends....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Emails show Trump admin had ‘no way to link’ separated migrant children to parents LOS ANGELES — On the same day the Trump administration said it would reunite thousands of migrant families it had separated at the border with the help of a “central database,” an official was admitting privately the government only had e...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Florida judge orders three-year-old boy with leukemia to resume chemo against parents’ wishes His parents, Taylor Bland-Ball and Joshua McAdams, had asked the court to allow them to forego chemotherapy in favour of alternative remedies, such as medical cannabis, vitamins and diet treatments....
14:17, 05/10/2019

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Lacey Evans survived parents’ addiction, depression to reach WWE title shot Lacey Evans is free, finally living life out from under the burdens that shaped her growing up. Evans, who will face Becky Lynch for the Raw women’s championship on May 19 at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view (7 p.m., WWE Network), was raised by par...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Tiger Woods faces wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and the GM of his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

A Pregnant Woman Avoids Transit, Parents Battle in Court and Other Tales of Measles Anxiety Readers in some of the 22 states where measles have been diagnosed this year discuss how the fear of catching the disease is affecting their daily lives....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Is my child safe from the measles? Pediatrician answers parents' commonly asked questions Everything parents need to know about measles, including if a child needs a booster shot, how to identify it and can a child get it if vaccinated.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Florida boy with cancer must continue chemo despite parents' wishes to use cannabis therapy, court rules A 3-year-old Florida boy with leukemia was ordered Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatments despite his parents wishes that he undergo cannabis therapy and other herbal remedies....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Labelling anti-vaxxers as bad parents doesn’t help – it just leads to more distrust in science | Paul Ward Rather than simply blaming parents we should try to understand themIt’s often quite easy, but not necessarily useful or fair, to fall into the trap of blaming individuals for some of their choices in life. We continue to witness the unfair attributio...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
06:51, 05/22/2019

Newborn dropped on head by hospital staff suffers brain hemorrhage, parents claim A video recorded by the father shows a staffer pick up the newborn girl with one hand before the girl somehow slips and lands head first on the bassinet. Now the parents are threatening legal action....
22:00, 05/03/2019

'Wine Country': Amy Poehler's girls' trip comedy gets these 6 friend types exactly right Netflix's 'Wine Country,' starring Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph, is emblematic of almost all groups of girlfriends who go on getaways.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

'Lori took the bullet for all of us': Rabbi lauds longtime friend, vows terrorism 'will not take us down' Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein said he watched the gunman shoot Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, who he said took bullets intended for the rabbi.        ...
01:00, 04/29/2019

The $70 Fitbit for kids is now available Last summer, Fitbit introduced its kid-focussed fitness tracker, Ace. Now, the company is back with a new model, Ace 2, and it's dropped the price by $30. Fitbit teased Ace 2 in March, when it announced its Inspire and Inspire HR wearables, but ...
10:34, 05/10/2019

The best sheets you can buy for kids Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
00:51, 05/20/2019

When to Splurge on Your Kids When are your children’s activities worth the money they cost? What about that big family vacation you’re planning—is it something your kids will remember fondly, or will they only remember it as a waste of money?...
22:17, 05/01/2019

Let Your Kids Go Into Debt There are a lot of reasons to give children allowances. Letting children earn and manage small amounts of money teaches them about budgeting, spending, saving, and giving....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has claimed....
14:17, 05/22/2019

70% of adults over age 50 get this wrong about Social Security Social Security is a key ingredient in the recipe for sustainable retirement income, yet few older adults understand how to maximize those benefits, according to a study from Nationwide Retirement Institute....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Even the FBI Says Social Platforms Need to Get Better at Policing Extremism Today, the FBI Assistant Director Michael McGarrity testified to the House Committee on Homeland Security that the bureau is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism, many of which are white supremacists, according to MSN. McGarrity wa...
11:34, 05/09/2019

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’: Social equity becomes a key question NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking poi...
15:17, 05/19/2019

‘Not guilty’: Lori Loughlin, Canadian David Sidoo among parents formally entering plea in admissions scandal The college admissions scandal has seen 19 people face additional charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with the scheme....
14:17, 05/01/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up near Chicago and moved to Japan 10 years ago. I spent a day with the family to learn about all that is ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Let's Stop Calling Kids 'Shy' I grew up thinking I was shy. It was an easy conclusion to draw because whenever I’d be in a situation where I felt uncomfortable—particularly when I was expected to interact with someone I hardly knew—someone inevitably would say, “Ohhhh, she’s shy....
20:51, 05/15/2019

Bullied kids more likely to use painkillers (Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are bullied are more than twice as likely as peers who are not victimized to take painkillers, a study of school kids in Iceland suggests....
01:00, 05/17/2019

The best alternatives to YouTube Kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for children sounds great. However, even with a host of parental controls, YouTube Kids is still plagued with i...
19:51, 05/09/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
20:00, 04/28/2019

A virtual cave got me excited about the future of social VR Inside the Future Reality Lab at New York University, there is a cart with 50 headsets on it. It sits by a 10-by-10-foot square that's sometimes used as a motion-capture stage for the lab's offshoot startup Parallux and its ambitious projec...
17:00, 05/06/2019

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it now threatens to tear it apart. In this special report, European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitm...
17:51, 05/01/2019

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend Erica Herman face wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, the GM of Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
20:51, 05/14/2019

Kids' cavities probably not caused by bad genes (Reuters Health) - Environmental factors appear to play a bigger role than genetics in shaping children's risk for cavities, a study of Australian twins suggests....
22:17, 04/28/2019

How to buy tech gifts for other people’s kids Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child and fairly noncontroversial with the parents. A lot....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Make a Vision Board With Your Kids Visualization can be a powerful mental exercise that helps you define what you want, perceive it and believe that you can make it happen. There are stories of it working on a grand scale (ever heard about how Jim Carrey wrote himself a $10 million ac...
21:51, 05/09/2019

How to Support Kids in Foster Care On any given day, there are nearly 450,000 kids in the U.S. foster care system. Some of those kids are in the system for days and weeks; others spend months or years bouncing from home to home to home....
03:00, 05/08/2019

King for a day: kids surprise custodian (WXIA) Students at Sand Hill Elementary in Carroll County, Georgia surprised their 83-year-old custodian with a send-off fit for a king on Friday. That was John Lockett’s last day on the job, after working for the Carroll County School System f...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Boy calls 911 to report he was left in hot car with 6 kids WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor not running. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that the children rang...
12:00, 05/13/2019

How to Entertain Kids When You're Too Tired to Stand Up So much of parenting a young child involves maneuvering your aging body up and down. Your kid wants to go feed the goldfish, so you get up. Then he wants to play with floor puzzles, so you get down. Then he wants a snack, so you’re up again. And then...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Kids Can See Movies at AMC Theaters for $4 This Summer From now until when school’s back in session, AMC is offering admission to a kid-friendly movie, popcorn, a drink, and a pack of “Footi Tootis” for $4 a child, plus tax. The deal is only valid on Wednesdays and is part of AMC’s “Summer Movie Camp” pr...
16:00, 04/29/2019

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood Children are missing out on much needed nutrients by not eating seafood. The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2...
01:00, 05/21/2019

So much cuteness! Celebrity moms with their kids When they aren't making movies or performing for thousands, they are just mom. Check out these celebrity mamas out with their babies, big and small.        ...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Why You Should Wait to Show Your Kids Videos of Themselves When I was a kid, I performed in various community musicals. As a painfully shy child, I somehow felt comfortable on the stage. The costumes, the pre-show jitters, the post-show satisfaction—I loved it all. That is, until my dad would pop in a VHS ta...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Which Streaming Service Should You Let Raise Your Kids? You are a busy person and media companies get it, that’s why they’re here to be a parent in your absence. What you may have never considered is that media companies can also be bad parents. Thankfully, it’s actually pretty easy to figure out which co...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Let's all give our kids the gift of an investment The concept of compounding is the most important financial lesson we can impart to our children. Only when investment gains begin to earn investment gains of their own are you truly on the path to building meaningful wealth....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Oculus Quest’s social strategy remains cloudy Oculus Quest doesn't have many of the social VR apps you can find on Rift or Go, and it's unclear when apps like Netflix or Rec Room will appear.Read More...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Your Contacts List Is Your Most Important Social Network. Here's How to Make It Better. Apps like CardHop and HiHello help you streamline your contacts app and keep it tidy, so it can become the center of your digital universe—and they promise never to share your data with anyone....
15:51, 05/05/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Social Security, a lifeline for millions, needs its own life preserver Social Security's current and future beneficiaries deserve better than a symbolic month each year. They deserve a predictable program that can be relied upon, one that is on sound financial footing....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Over-50s could see NI hike to fund 'fairer' social care system The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Child calls 911 to report being left in hot car with 6 other kids A Maryland mother’s shopping trip ended in her being hauled off to jail after a young child called 911 to say that he and six other kids had been left in a hot car by themselves, authorities said. Charles County deputies received the call just ...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Pet dog also perished in Harlem fire that killed mom and 5 kids The Harlem apartment fire that killed a mom and her five kids also slayed the family’s dog, relatives and sources say. The pet — a 2-year-old Yorkie named Penny — was found dead in one of the Frederick Samuel Houses unit’s bedrooms ...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Why 'some kids are unwanted' is such a transparent rationalization for abortion Alabama state Rep. John Rogers just made one of the most horrific justifications of abortion ever proposed in American politics. Or, at least, one of the clearest....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learnin...
13:51, 05/09/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
20:34, 05/20/2019

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
22:51, 05/10/2019

“Footloose” Prom Gives Kids Second Chance To Dance (LEX 18) – In the midst of prom season, many students in high school are taking full advantage of the special night, but for some students in southeastern Kentucky, they don’t get the opportunity to go. Three weeks ago, the mom of a Knox ...
00:17, 05/11/2019

‘Kids Behind Bars’ subject is hopeful about ‘new beginning’ When Curtis Brooks received a life sentence without parole at the age of 15 for felony murder, he was convinced he would die in prison. Even though he did not fire the shot which killed 24-year-old Christopher Ramos in April 1995, he was given the ma...
02:17, 05/07/2019

4 kids and 2 adults killed in Harlem fire Six people, including four children, have been killed in an overnight fire that ravaged an apartment in a city-owned Harlem building. (May 8)        ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kate Middleton's Kids Have More Similarities Than You Think A wise one once said: We are more alike than we are different. If you're a pop culture fan, chances are you've seen or heard the analogy that the Kardashians are America's......
04:00, 05/11/2019

Mom collapses while testifying against ex-husband who killed their 5 kids A South Carolina mom let out an anguished wail while testifying against her ex-husband, who is facing the death penalty after admitting he murdered all five of their children. Pain was visible on Amber Kyzer’s face on Monday as she struggled to read ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Savannah Guthrie says having kids in her 40s gives her time to really enjoy them The "Today" show co-host always wanted to be a mom, but didn't think it would happen because her and her husband waited so long to get married.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Here's how the super rich teach their kids about money The wealthy are different from average Americans when it comes to educating their children about finances. Here's what the experts say they should do....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Manchester United's transfer targets: You probably won't win anything with kids "Manchester United have been linked with young, British players, and with the launch of their nostalgic kit for next season, they are risking missing the lessons of the past."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Kids II recalls nearly 700,000 sleeping rockers after 5 infants die Just weeks after Fisher-Price recalled more than 4 million sleeping rockers due to infant deaths, another brand — Kids II — has issued a similar recall....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Mom accused of doing drugs, passing out in front of kids CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia mom who passed out in a McDonald’s bathroom after doing drugs in front of her kids has been charged with child neglect. WCHS-TV reports Tuesday that 32-year-old Sarah Park...
13:00, 05/08/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
04:34, 05/20/2019

$33K in edibles seized in Florida for looking too much like kids’ candy With 10 U.S. states having fully legalized marijuana, and the majority of the country now working with either medicinal legalization or decriminalization, the long-maligned substance is slowly becoming a part of everyday life....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Men who have children later in life may prime their kids for longevity Older dads may change the chromosomes in their sperm so that their children will be able to live longer lives – a phenomenon similar to Lamarckian evolution...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Kids hugging: that’s no big deal. Or so I used to think | Emma Brockes Parenting culture can be too fussy, but we should give children the tools to say no when they don’t want physical contactI don’t remember being ordered to hug people when I was a child, but I remember being made to hold hands. Sweaty, papery, vice-li...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
02:17, 05/18/2019

Soldier dresses up as mascot, surprises 8 kids A soldier pulled off a big surprise homecoming for his kids in Maynardville, Tennessee Monday. Justin Bunch was away for nine months serving in the Army and was not expected to return until June, or so his family thought. The father of eight children...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Stop being a lazy parent and chaperone your kids Hey NYC parents: Get off your butts and chaperone your kids! Not only because it’s good to be involved in your children’s school lives (particularly when pre-teens/teens reveal less and less), but because you never know what surprises are in store fo...
22:17, 05/18/2019

George Clooney Reveals That His Kids Are Pranksters Just Like Him George Clooney is revealing that his twins are following in his prankster footsteps. The famous actor sat down with Savannah Guthrie of the Today show alongside his Catch-22 co-stars,......
00:51, 05/08/2019

Thinking of going camping with kids? Here's are some tips The outdoor gear industry is ready to help you camp with your kids with a wide range of easily packed camping items.        ...
04:51, 05/08/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
23:34, 05/07/2019

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches.        ...
20:17, 05/19/2019

Have a crush on Facebook? Social network may help you meet your secret admirer Facebook is introducing features to make it easier for people to pair up inside the social network and for members new to a community to meet friends.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Judd Trump’s social perspective: ‘The world is not as nice a place as it used to be’ "Judd Trump tells Eurosport\u0027s Desmond Kane why focusing more on snooker and less on social media is good for his mental outlook as he chases a first world title."...
20:17, 05/02/2019

Faced with their own demise, Europe’s social democrats are moving left The plight of Germany’s oldest political party reflects a broader identity crisis for parties across the West — including America’s Democrats — that present themselves as champions of workers, unions and social democracy, but have seen support wither...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Checked your Social Security statement? If not, you could miss a shortfall in benefits If the government doesn’t have accurate records of your earnings, you may not get the Social Security benefits you deserve. Here's how to check.        ...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Chef Choi debuts social justice food show Chef Roy Choi is looking to break the mold the of TV cooking shows with his latest show "Broken Bread." (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook helps you grow your social circle with ‘Meet New Friends’ Facebook is introducing a feature called "Meet New Friends" at F8 2019, its annual developers conference, as part of a major redesign to its mobile app. The company says that Meet New Friends is designed to help users start friendships with others fr...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Social Security impostor scam: It's growing, and this is how it works Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old scam, called the "Social Security impostor scam."        ...
14:17, 05/14/2019

All taxpayers should fund social care, Sky Data poll suggests A clear majority of the public thinks the burden of social care funding should be shared across all taxpayers – with just 5% saying the costs should be borne by the over-50s, according to a Sky Data poll....
20:17, 04/29/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.        ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
19:51, 04/28/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits....
19:51, 04/28/2019

How Chris Hughes and Facebook co-founders were portrayed in ‘Social Network’ Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes writes in his new op-ed for The Times that Facebook has become a “threat” to democracy. Wait, who is Chris Hughes? Until this week, the face of Facebook has always been hoodie-clad computer genius Mark Zuc...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Actor Demián Bichir confirms wife Stefanie Sherk's death by suicide, mourns 'soulmate' Oscar-nominated actor Demián Bichir is opening up about the loss of his wife, Stefanie Sherk, who he says took her own life.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019