Baby talk is cute when used with babies. But when adults converse with each other? Not so much.
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As many as two-thirds of couples do it.
Giving a portion of one’s wealth annually is part of the spiritual practice in Islam.
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Zakat, or charity, is a fundamental practice within the Islamic faith.
Experts estimate that close to 90% of the U.S. population must be vaccinated to reach herd immunity for COVID-19.
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Vaccination campaigns like the ones that eventually eliminated polio and measles in the United States required decades of education and awareness in order to achieve herd immunity in the U.S. population.
A matter of trust.
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A new study found that having a trusting manager made employees feel more positively about their work.
After recent supply chain difficulties, is there smooth sailing ahead?
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Job creation might well have slowed, but a deeper dive into employment data suggests the picture is actually pretty rosy.
Tiny changes, like a butterfly’s wing flapping, can be amplified downstream in a chaotic system.
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Part of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for work modeling Earth’s climate using its chaotic, complex weather. To scientists, chaos lies in the gray zone between randomness and predictability.
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark donates millions of dollars to journalism schools as well as other causes.
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How much money it takes to attain this status varies according to the size of the nonprofit getting the gift.
Food insecurity appears to have grown in 2020 despite the decline in poverty.
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Early estimates US poverty rate estimates indicate that policies intended to soften the blow of economic upheaval made a big difference.
A late 19th-early 20th century painting by Abbas Al-Musavi depicting the Battle of Karbala, which occurred in 680.
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The Islamic New Year marks the first day of Muharram, a sacred month of prayer and annual reflection.
Stablecoins promise more stability than other cryptocurrencies.
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Financial regulators are increasingly concerned about stablecoins, a type of cryptocurrency tied to an asset like the US dollar.
HIPAA allows you to control disclosure of certain types of personal health information.
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While the HIPAA Privacy Rule prevents health care providers from sharing your health information without your permission, it doesn’t prevent other people from asking you about it.
When money comes with strings attached, it doesn’t always do the most good.
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Nonprofits rarely get money they are free to spend on any purpose.
Child care insecurity can increase stress and anxiety and decrease quality of life.
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Child care insecurity has received much less attention than food insecurity, but it is similarly complex. And affordability is only one part of the problem.
Many prominent Christians believe in inerrancy, or that the Bible is without error.
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The doctrine of inerrancy likely took shape during the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States, in response to the rise of liberalism within Christianity.
EEOC complaints often result in retaliation.
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Workers who filed complaints faced retaliation and rarely got a favorable result from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Seattle experienced record high temperatures in June 2021.
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Left untreated, heat stroke can be fatal, and the elderly are the most at risk.
Virgin Galactic’s Unity VSS spacecraft went on a suborbital test flight in May 2021.
Both Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin are sending spacecrafts – and their billionaire founders – into suborbital flight. But what differentiates a suborbital flight from a trip around Earth?
Warehouse workers at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Ala., recently tried, and failed, to form a union.
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A study found that poverty rates among households with at least one union member were significantly lower than nonunionized households.
The study found that child-free people were just as satisfied with their lives as those with kids.
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While past studies have placed the proportion of child-free American adults at somewhere between 2% and 9%, a new study found that in Michigan, over 1 in 4 adults don’t want kids.
The co-founder of a takeout business called The Bussdown plates a dish at the ghost kitchen he cooks out of in Oakland.
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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated their spread.