Saturday, March 2, 2013

02-Mar-2013 23:58

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

Politics of Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

Erdogan's Zionism remarks anger Kerry :: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to express his strong concerns Friday about the Turkish prime minister's remarks equating Zionism with crimes against humanity, a senior State Department official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/meast/turkey-israel/index.html?eref�ition

China executes drug massacre gang :: Four men convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in the Thai province of Chiang Rai in 2011 will be executed in China Friday, state media report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/asia/china-mekong-masscare-executions/index.html?eref�ition

'Dragging death' :: South African authorities suspend officers allegedly involved in an incident captured on video showing a man dragged behind a police van, kicking and writhing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/south-africa-officers-suspended/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Berlin Wall protest :: Protests over plans to move surviving part of the Berlin Wall
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21629543#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

02-Mar-2013 23:58 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Changing Minds After Newtown :: A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/nocera-changing-minds-after-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Overplayed His Hand on the Sequester :: The sequester isn't as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren't as dumb as they look.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/how-obama-overplayed-his-hand-on-the-sequester.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Business Case for Early Childhood Education :: The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today's economy — could not be clearer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/the-business-case-for-early-childhood-education.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is Argentina's President Cozying Up to Iran? :: Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/why-is-argentinas-president-cozying-up-to-iran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: If the Pope Can Quit, Catholics Can, Too :: If the pope can quit, Catholics can, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/if-the-pope-can-quit-catholics-can-too.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Learning Virtues :: A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/brooks-the-learning-virtues.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ben Bernanke, Hippie :: That dismissive attitude toward anyone who spoke out against the Iraq war 10 years ago is back to disparage any critic of fiscal austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/krugman-ben-bernanke-hippie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Mar-2013 22:57

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Preview: Kenya braces for repeat of election bloodshed - Reuters :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEhzkHGjePvRwWMwIrcDXKiicS9kA&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/01/us-kenya-elections-idUSBRE9200FU20130301

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

Politics of Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

Erdogan's Zionism remarks anger Kerry :: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to express his strong concerns Friday about the Turkish prime minister's remarks equating Zionism with crimes against humanity, a senior State Department official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/meast/turkey-israel/index.html?eref�ition

China executes drug massacre gang :: Four men convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in the Thai province of Chiang Rai in 2011 will be executed in China Friday, state media report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/asia/china-mekong-masscare-executions/index.html?eref�ition

02-Mar-2013 21:56

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

Mekong River murderers executed by lethal injection - Xinhua :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFLLHAkkd_Q1U1YY1Syaq445twvCQ&url=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/01/c_132201238.htm

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

Politics of Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

Erdogan's Zionism remarks anger Kerry :: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to express his strong concerns Friday about the Turkish prime minister's remarks equating Zionism with crimes against humanity, a senior State Department official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/meast/turkey-israel/index.html?eref�ition

China executes drug massacre gang :: Four men convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in the Thai province of Chiang Rai in 2011 will be executed in China Friday, state media report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/asia/china-mekong-masscare-executions/index.html?eref�ition

02-Mar-2013 21:56 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Changing Minds After Newtown :: A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/nocera-changing-minds-after-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Overplayed His Hand on the Sequester :: The sequester isn't as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren't as dumb as they look.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/how-obama-overplayed-his-hand-on-the-sequester.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Business Case for Early Childhood Education :: The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today's economy — could not be clearer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/the-business-case-for-early-childhood-education.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is Argentina's President Cozying Up to Iran? :: Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/why-is-argentinas-president-cozying-up-to-iran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: If the Pope Can Quit, Catholics Can, Too :: If the pope can quit, Catholics can, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/if-the-pope-can-quit-catholics-can-too.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Learning Virtues :: A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/brooks-the-learning-virtues.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ben Bernanke, Hippie :: That dismissive attitude toward anyone who spoke out against the Iraq war 10 years ago is back to disparage any critic of fiscal austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/krugman-ben-bernanke-hippie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Mar-2013 20:55

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Survivors of clergy sex abuse absent from debate about new pope - Washington Post :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGgG8nN69-sV8_p7QShYCv1-IJASA&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/survivors-of-clergy-sex-abuse-absent-from-debate-about-new-pope/2013/03/01/a4d80046-7fd8-11e2-b99e-6baf4ebe42df_story.html

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China parades foreign Mekong killers before execution - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNHgTr1ZEcTIu5GYdJ_fBM0gzERv8w&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21625905

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

Politics of Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

Erdogan's Zionism remarks anger Kerry :: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to express his strong concerns Friday about the Turkish prime minister's remarks equating Zionism with crimes against humanity, a senior State Department official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/meast/turkey-israel/index.html?eref�ition

02-Mar-2013 20:55 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Changing Minds After Newtown :: A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/nocera-changing-minds-after-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Overplayed His Hand on the Sequester :: The sequester isn't as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren't as dumb as they look.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/how-obama-overplayed-his-hand-on-the-sequester.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Business Case for Early Childhood Education :: The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today's economy — could not be clearer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/the-business-case-for-early-childhood-education.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is Argentina's President Cozying Up to Iran? :: Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/why-is-argentinas-president-cozying-up-to-iran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: If the Pope Can Quit, Catholics Can, Too :: If the pope can quit, Catholics can, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/if-the-pope-can-quit-catholics-can-too.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Learning Virtues :: A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/brooks-the-learning-virtues.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ben Bernanke, Hippie :: That dismissive attitude toward anyone who spoke out against the Iraq war 10 years ago is back to disparage any critic of fiscal austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/krugman-ben-bernanke-hippie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Mar-2013 19:54

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

Mekong River murderers executed by lethal injection - Xinhua :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFLLHAkkd_Q1U1YY1Syaq445twvCQ&url=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/01/c_132201238.htm

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

Politics of Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

Erdogan's Zionism remarks anger Kerry :: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to express his strong concerns Friday about the Turkish prime minister's remarks equating Zionism with crimes against humanity, a senior State Department official said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/meast/turkey-israel/index.html?eref�ition

China executes drug massacre gang :: Four men convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in the Thai province of Chiang Rai in 2011 will be executed in China Friday, state media report.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/asia/china-mekong-masscare-executions/index.html?eref�ition

02-Mar-2013 19:54 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Changing Minds After Newtown :: A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/nocera-changing-minds-after-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Overplayed His Hand on the Sequester :: The sequester isn't as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren't as dumb as they look.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/how-obama-overplayed-his-hand-on-the-sequester.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Business Case for Early Childhood Education :: The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today's economy — could not be clearer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/the-business-case-for-early-childhood-education.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is Argentina's President Cozying Up to Iran? :: Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/why-is-argentinas-president-cozying-up-to-iran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: If the Pope Can Quit, Catholics Can, Too :: If the pope can quit, Catholics can, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/if-the-pope-can-quit-catholics-can-too.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Learning Virtues :: A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/brooks-the-learning-virtues.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ben Bernanke, Hippie :: That dismissive attitude toward anyone who spoke out against the Iraq war 10 years ago is back to disparage any critic of fiscal austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/krugman-ben-bernanke-hippie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Mar-2013 18:53

Racy "Girls Gone Wild" video company files for bankruptcy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5qtxplk0sBw/entertainment-us-usa-girlsgonewild-idUSBRE92000J20130301

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

UK-wide alcohol unit price call :: There should be a pan-UK strategy to combat problematic drinking - including a 50p minimum price for a unit of alcohol, health campaigners say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21621144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

Mekong River murderers executed by lethal injection - Xinhua :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFLLHAkkd_Q1U1YY1Syaq445twvCQ&url=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/01/c_132201238.htm

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Web bug allows data dump on PCs :: PCs could be filled with gigabytes of data thanks to a bug in the way that websites are built, a developer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21628622#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition

02-Mar-2013 18:53 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Changing Minds After Newtown :: A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/nocera-changing-minds-after-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Overplayed His Hand on the Sequester :: The sequester isn't as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren't as dumb as they look.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/how-obama-overplayed-his-hand-on-the-sequester.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: The Business Case for Early Childhood Education :: The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today's economy — could not be clearer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/the-business-case-for-early-childhood-education.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: Why Is Argentina's President Cozying Up to Iran? :: Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/opinion/why-is-argentinas-president-cozying-up-to-iran.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Vatican Spring? :: How to save the church.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/opinion/a-vatican-spring.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: If the Pope Can Quit, Catholics Can, Too :: If the pope can quit, Catholics can, too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/if-the-pope-can-quit-catholics-can-too.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Learning Virtues :: A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/brooks-the-learning-virtues.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Ben Bernanke, Hippie :: That dismissive attitude toward anyone who spoke out against the Iraq war 10 years ago is back to disparage any critic of fiscal austerity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/opinion/krugman-ben-bernanke-hippie.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

02-Mar-2013 17:52

Racy "Girls Gone Wild" video company files for bankruptcy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5qtxplk0sBw/entertainment-us-usa-girlsgonewild-idUSBRE92000J20130301

Identity politics after Lee's Oscar win :: It's not every territory in the world that puts an Oscar-winning director's name up in lights on a towering building. But that's just the sort of thing that happens in Taiwan -- and it did on Monday night after Ang Lee picked up his second "Best Director" Oscar, this time for "Life of Pi."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/taiwan-china-ang-lee-oscar/index.html?eref�ition

UK-wide alcohol unit price call :: There should be a pan-UK strategy to combat problematic drinking - including a 50p minimum price for a unit of alcohol, health campaigners say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21621144#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

DfE warned over 'unfair dismissals' :: England's Department for Education has been warned it could face hundreds of unfair dismissal claims if it pushes ahead with its plans to axe about 1,000 jobs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21618355#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Did Phoenicians beat Columbus? :: Christopher Columbus has long been held up as the poster boy explorer who found fame and fortune by sailing from the Old World to the New.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/index.html?eref�ition

Dolled up ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/06/travel/daily-snapshot/index.html?eref�ition

How people work from home :: Kelly Ann Collins works in a cave. At least that's what she calls her home office, where she does the majority of her work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/living/irpt-work-from-home/index.html?eref�ition

What's too big for mobile phones? :: Senior editor for tech website The Verge talks about the phone-tablet hybrids called "phablets".
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/28/mwc-stout-interview-ziegler.cnn?eref�ition

Rebranding church :: Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. The moment said a lot about his papacy. On the one hand, the square was packed with an estimated 150,000 enthusiastic Catholics eager to show him love and respect. On the other hand, the pope's remarks conceded that his papacy was often a troubled one: "There were moments," he said, "as there were throughout the history of the church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/stanley-pope-rebranding/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing the match fixing problem :: Author Declan Hill on the fight against match fixing and what officials are doing to get a handle on the issue.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/03/01/intv-ws-football-match-fixing-hill.cnn?eref�ition

'Normal' in bed? :: How does your sex life measure up? That's the central premise of "The Normal Bar," a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/health/kerner-normal-bedroom-behavior/index.html?eref�ition

Bets on pope :: The love of money may be the root of all evil according to the Bible, but that hasn't stopped bookmakers from offering odds on who will emerge from the white smoke as the next pope.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/europe/vatican-pope-odds/index.html?eref�ition

Mekong River murderers executed by lethal injection - Xinhua :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFLLHAkkd_Q1U1YY1Syaq445twvCQ&url=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-03/01/c_132201238.htm

CNN Explains: Papal succession :: CNN's John Allen fills you in on everything from smoke signals to who is eligible to become pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/27/pkg-orig-cnn-explains-papal-succession-eitm.cnn?eref�ition

How to get along for 500 days alone together :: The search is on to find a couple to travel to Mars, but how easy will it be to get along? Explorer Deborah Shapiro provides marital survival tips.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21619765#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bankers' bonus cap debate heated :: CNN's Richard Quest talks with a member of the European parliament who called for the cap.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/03/01/qmb-quest-eu-bank-bonus-cap-lamberts.cnn?eref�ition

Tracking the Harlem Shake meme :: The Harlem Shake viral video trend has been going a month. It's been unique in the speed of its spread.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21624109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can China transform Africa? :: Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo says the future is bright for Africa, and that China can play a key role in its development.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/business/dambisa-moyo-africa/index.html?eref�ition

Cardinals look to future after pope's exit :: With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as the Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/europe/vatican-pope/index.html?eref�ition

O2 launches app to challenge Skype :: O2 launches a voice call app for smartphones, tablets and PCs which deducts costs from users' existing "pay monthly" subscriptions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21623810#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Smith up for RTS acting award :: Actresses Sheridan Smith and Anne Marie Duff have been nominated for best actress at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21629727#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Is it ethical to not hire smokers? :: Arthur Caplan says hospitals in a slew of states have stopped hiring smokers. No question, it's a filthy habit, but, the move is unfair
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/caplan-smokers-hospitals/index.html?eref�ition

Web bug allows data dump on PCs :: PCs could be filled with gigabytes of data thanks to a bug in the way that websites are built, a developer says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21628622#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 1 March 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 1 March
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/21628361#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Many Malians still uprooted :: High numbers of people in Mali continue to be uprooted from their homes two months after the French intervened there to counter the rise of Islamic militants, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/world/africa/u-n--mali-displaced/index.html?eref�ition

17 beaches we'd like to be lounging on :: We asked readers to share photos of their favorite beaches. Soothing, right? Maybe it's time to start thinking about a sunny getaway.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/travel/irpt-beach-getaways-gallery/index.html?eref�ition

Latest tech trends: GPS walking sticks :: There were no major announcements and no breathtaking new gadgets, but this year's Mobile World Congress did offer up more than its fair share of unexpected uses for digital technology.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/tech/weird-mobile-world-congress/index.html?eref�ition

High stakes in Kenya's critical election :: The world is watching Kenya's most complex election since independence, says John Githongo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/01/opinion/kenya-election-john-githongo/index.html?eref�ition

Syrian war: A problem for all? :: For those who think the Syrian war is solely a domestic concern, columnist Frida Ghitis argues that the wars in Lebanon, Afghanistan and Somalia triggered refugee crises, international terrorism and eventually intervention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/opinion/ghitis-syria/index.html?eref�ition

Transgender ruling by school fair? :: A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/28/us/colorado-transgender-girl-school/index.html?eref�ition