How Jackie Robinson’s wife, Rachel, helped him break baseball’s color line

Rachel was by Jackie’s side during his most trying moments. Throughout a journey that required self-control, grace and perseverance, she was the unsung hero.

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What 4 economists say about the state of the union

As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here’s what four economists had to say about the state of the union.

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Why women still earn a lot less than men

A decade ago, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the latest legislative effort to close the persistent gap between how much women and men earn. Here’s why it hasn’t made much of a difference.

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3 ways that big data reveals what you really like to watch, read and listen to

For decades, advertisers and marketers struggled to predict the consumption of leisure products such as movies and books. Now, big data reveals how people really spend their leisure time.

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Sylvia Plath’s new short story was never ‘lost’ – so why is the media saying it was ‘just discovered’?

The media trope negates the work done by archivists, who are often well-aware of the existence of ‘long-lost’ letters, journals and stories.

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Rural people with disabilities are still struggling to recover from the recession

There’s a notable disparity between the rate of employment for people with and without disabilities, especially in certain pockets of the US.

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Chinese Scientist Makes Second Gene-Edited Unborn Baby, Now 12-14 Weeks in Utero

A Chinese woman is 12 to 14 weeks pregnant with the world’s second genetically-modified baby, soon after another woman gave birth to the first set of gene-edited twins last year. France 24 reports scientist He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in China, had mentioned the second potential pregnancy at […]

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Birthmother and Daughter Who Reunited a Year Ago March for Life Together

This year’s March for Life had a very special meaning for Carole Tessier and her birth mother Margaret Teece Nagella. The two attended the pro-life event in Washington, D.C. together after reuniting almost a year ago, according to the Catholic News Service. Nagella easily could have chosen abortion. She was 18 at the time, and […]

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Woman Admits Killing Seven Babies in Abortions, Including Twins Who Where Hugging Each Other

Martha Anne Bwore does not want other women to go through life with the same pain and regret that she has. As a young woman, she aborted seven of her unborn babies, including twins who she saw hugging each other in the womb before they died, according to Pulse Live. Bwore said she grew up […]

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Breast Cancer Survivor Put Off Cancer Treatments Instead of Aborting Her Baby

A British mother is being praised for her selflessness after she chose to put off cancer treatments while pregnant with her daughter. Kate’s story was featured on the BBC Two program “Hospital” on Thursday. The Sun reports her heartbreaking story and her brave decision to put her daughter’s life before her own has been met […]

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