Day

April 14, 2016
is america blessed
Last month, my colleagues and I were moved by a beautiful and tragic New York Times editorial by Kate Bowler, a religion professor from Duke Divinity School who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Bowler recently wrote a book – Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel – that has been hailed as...
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missing students mexico
Mexico’s national human rights commission said Thursday it had found a witness to the 2014 disappearance of 43 students who reported that two federal police and a third municipal police force were present when 15 to 20 youths were taken off a bus and disappeared. The new evidence suggests two federal police officers at the...
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Ian Burkhart
An Ohio man paralyzed in an accident while diving in waves can now pick up a bottle or play the video game Guitar Hero thanks to a small computer chip in his brain that lets his mind guide his hands and fingers, bypassing his damaged spinal cord. Scientists on Wednesday described accomplishments achieved by 24-year-old...
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food phthalates
People who eat a lot of fast food may be exposed to higher amounts of certain chemicals in plastics that are believed to disrupt human hormones and possibly cause cancer, according to a U.S. study. Researchers found that people who eat the most fast food have up to 39 percent more of two industrial chemicals...
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sex with perfectionist
Women who think their man expects perfection in bed may have so much performance anxiety that they don’t have any fun during sex, a recent study suggests. “It is possible that believing that one’s sexual partner expects sex to be perfect leads to sexual performance anxiety which may then have a negative effect on a...
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azteca festival
The Vallarta Azteca International Folklore Festival is an annual event organized by Grupo Folklorico Vallarta Azteca, with the support of municipal government and public and private institutions. This year welcomes the 10th Annual event in Puerto Vallarta. The aim of the festival is to create bonds of peace and brotherhood between the groups and countries...
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canada assisted suicide
Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won’t be able to travel to Canada to die. Canadian government officials said a person would have to be eligible for health services in Canada to take advantage of the law, which applies to “adults who...
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made in usa
The vast majority of Americans say they prefer lower prices instead of paying a premium for items labeled “Made in the USA,” even if it means those cheaper items are made abroad, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. While presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are vowing to bring back millions of American...
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love beach
Mexican environmental authorities say they will temporarily close a popular beach off the Pacific state of Nayarit because of damage from too many tourists. The National Commission of Protected Natural Areas said in a statement Thursday that during the two-week Easter vacation season more than 27,000 people visited tiny “Love Beach” in the Marietas Islands...
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Las Islas Marietas
The orderliness visitors enjoyed during Holy Week and Easter in the Islas Marietas was kept thanks to the coordination between the private sector and the local authorities. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish) worked together to set this special...
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