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 Co-parenting is the best way to show your kids that they are more valuable than the issue of separation or divorce. This will help children understand that your love for them will prevail regardless of major changes in life. It may be challenging, but it is possible to develop a friendly relationship with your ex-spouse for the sake of your kids. Relationships...

After months of talks, the United States and China announced they have reached a climate change agreement that would cut both countries’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by almost a third over the next twenty years. Reduced Greenhouse Gas Pollution Under the agreement announced at the end of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in China, the US would reduce...

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community faced one of their first major hurdles Thursday, November 6, when a federal appeals court upheld laws banning same-sex marriage in four states: Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. A Stay on Same-Sex Marriage Bans The US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued a 2-1 ruling reversing district court rulings...

US President Barack Obama on November 10 called for the government to aggressively regulate Internet service providers (ISPs), treating Internet service like a public utility as essential as phone service, electricity, and water. ‘Treat Internet as Essential Utility’Obama said his call to regulate ISPs more like public utilities aims to make sure everyone is granted...

President Barack Obama nominated on November 8 Brooklyn federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch as the next US attorney general, which signals a change in style, but still a continuation of the administration’s law enforcement priorities. If confirmed, Lynch—currently the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York—would be the first black woman to lead the Justice...

Brittany Image On the night of November 1, 2014, Brittany Maynard took a handful of pills—barbiturates and muscle relaxants prescribed by a doctor—and took her own life. She was 29. Maynard’s death, however, was more than just that. In the months leading to it, the world was made aware of a long-standing debate about a person’s right to life and their freedom of...