Senator Rand Paul on NSA & Military Sexual Assault | Mandela Day In South Africa and the U.S. | New Breakthrough for Down Syndrome

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Senator Rand Paul on the NSA Scandal & Military Sexual Assault | Mandela Day In South Africa and the U.S. | New Genetic Therapy Provides Breakthrough for Down Syndrome | What Not to Read | "Dear Malala"—A Letter From a Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader | A Look at What Went Wrong With School Meals in India

Senator Rand Paul on the NSA Scandal & Military Sexual Assault

Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul is backing New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in her effort to curb sexual assault cases inside the military. Paul’s backing could prove critic...

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New Genetic Therapy Provides Breakthrough for Down Syndrome

Every year, 6,000 American babies are born with an extra copy of chromosome 21, the genetic cause of Down Syndrome. But this week, doctors at the University of Massachusetts Medical S...

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What Went Wrong With School Meals in India?

It's a story that has scandalized India—a free school lunch program for poor children may have resulted in the death of more than 20 young students.The possibility of deliberate conta...

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"Dear Malala"—A Letter From a Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader

In October 2012, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. During her recovery, she received thousands of cards and letters from around the world. In a letter ...

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Mandela Day In South Africa and the U.S.

Today, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, is also known as “Mandela Day.” It's a day when people are encouraged to volunteer 67 minutes of their time - that's one minute for each year that Ma...

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What Not To Read

It’s the time of year when many of us find ourselves on the beach, or in a park, or on the back porch with a tall glass of something cool and a delicious summer read. But while many o...

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