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  • Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years
    A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992. ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By James Doubek
  • Book of the Dead, The by BUDGE, E. A. Wallis
    The Egyptian Book of the Dead, or the Book of Coming Forth by Day, is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text consisting of spells to protect the soul on its journey to Duat, or Afterlife. ☺ [Read More]
    Source: LibrivoxPublished On 2018-08-18
  • Nature And Art by INCHBALD, Elizabeth
    This is a novel by the author of the play Lover's Vows which was mentioned in Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. William and Henry come to London after the death of their father. They were educated in starkly different ways, one represented by nature and another by art. This novel ☺ [Read More]
    Source: LibrivoxPublished On 2018-08-18
  • Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide
    In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own. (Image credit: FS Productions/Getty Images/Blend Images) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18
  • The Russia Investigations: Trump On Collision Course With National Security World
    President Trump tries to put ex-CIA Director John Brennan in his place by revoking his security clearance. But the further Trump tries to push the revocation gambit, the riskier it gets.(Image credit: Pool/Getty Images) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By Philip Ewing
  • Brett Kavanaugh Investigated A President, Then Voiced Concerns About Doing Just That
    Trump's Supreme Court pick wanted prosecutors to ask President Clinton explicit questions and wrote the section of the Independent Counsel's report to Congress making the case for impeachment.(Image credit: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By Tamara Keith
  • Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80
    "Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world," his foundation said.(Image credit: Inga Kjer/Photothek via Getty Images) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By James Doubek
  • Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day – December, The by BANGS, John Kendrick
    There should be a bit of poetry in every day, and John Kendrick Bangs wrote a fitting poem for each day in the year. In 1920, a book was published with one of Bangs' poems for each day. This project covers the month of December. - Summary by Carolin ☺ [Read More]
    Source: LibrivoxPublished On 2018-08-18
  • ‘Beyond Anger’: Pittsburgh Priest Says Sex Abuse Report ‘Shook’ Parishioners
    Catholic priests in Pennsylvania will step into pulpits Sunday morning and have to address the massive clergy sex abuse revelations from this week's grand jury report.(Image credit: Kathleen Davis/WESA) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By Kathleen Davis
  • The Clergy Abuse Crisis Has Cost The Catholic Church $3 Billion
    Years after an investigation in Boston highlighted the dimensions of the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic priesthood, the financial and reputational cost to the Catholic church continues to grow. (Image credit: Matt Rourke/AP) ☺ [Read More]
    Source: NPRPublished On 2018-08-18By Tom Gjelten
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