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10/23/2017 From #MeToo to #MenToo? Why men play a role in battling harassment

From #MeToo to #MenToo? Why men play a role in battling harassmentThe fall from grace of movie producer Harvey Weinstein suggests an American public that is growing less tolerant of sexual assault and harassment – less willing to accept it as a part of Hollywood culture or any other American workplace. Maybe that’s changing, as women have been speaking out in recent days on social media under the hashtag #MeToo.


10/23/2017 From ISIS to elephants: the tale of a unique anti-poaching force

From ISIS to elephants: the tale of a unique anti-poaching forceLt. Col. Faye Cuevas says the two decades she spent fighting terror networks was the perfect preparation for her current job: saving elephants in Kenya. The presence of elephants, it turned out, was a surprisingly reliable indicator of an area’s safety. During migration, elephants follow paths etched in memory, but they adjust those routes to avoid areas that they sense may be unsafe.


10/23/2017 Defeating Islamic State by example

Defeating Islamic State by exampleIn a highly symbolic victory against Islamic State (ISIS) last week, the US military helped liberate the group’s de facto capital of Raqqa after a four-month battle. Once a thriving Syrian city of more than 200,000 people, however, Raqqa today has been reduced to rubble while most residents have fled. Now the United States and its allies are asking: Can Raqqa be restored, perhaps even made into a symbol of peace in the Middle East?


10/23/2017 After Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas grapples with how to heal together

After Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas grapples with how to heal togetherA wellness counselor for HIV-positive individuals at a Las Vegas nonprofit, Mr. Mendoza focused on his clients’ needs in the days following the Oct. 1 tragedy, when Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd attending a concert outside Mandalay Bay. The massacre in Las Vegas was among the deadliest mass shootings in US history, with 59 people killed. “Often we frame [mental health] as looking at what happens to individuals,” says Arthur Evans Jr., chief executive officer of the American Psychological Association (APA).


World News
10/23/2017 From #MeToo to #MenToo? Why men play a role in battling harassment

From #MeToo to #MenToo? Why men play a role in battling harassmentThe fall from grace of movie producer Harvey Weinstein suggests an American public that is growing less tolerant of sexual assault and harassment – less willing to accept it as a part of Hollywood culture or any other American workplace. Maybe that’s changing, as women have been speaking out in recent days on social media under the hashtag #MeToo.


10/23/2017 From ISIS to elephants: the tale of a unique anti-poaching force

From ISIS to elephants: the tale of a unique anti-poaching forceLt. Col. Faye Cuevas says the two decades she spent fighting terror networks was the perfect preparation for her current job: saving elephants in Kenya. The presence of elephants, it turned out, was a surprisingly reliable indicator of an area’s safety. During migration, elephants follow paths etched in memory, but they adjust those routes to avoid areas that they sense may be unsafe.


10/23/2017 Defeating Islamic State by example

Defeating Islamic State by exampleIn a highly symbolic victory against Islamic State (ISIS) last week, the US military helped liberate the group’s de facto capital of Raqqa after a four-month battle. Once a thriving Syrian city of more than 200,000 people, however, Raqqa today has been reduced to rubble while most residents have fled. Now the United States and its allies are asking: Can Raqqa be restored, perhaps even made into a symbol of peace in the Middle East?


10/23/2017 After Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas grapples with how to heal together

After Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas grapples with how to heal togetherA wellness counselor for HIV-positive individuals at a Las Vegas nonprofit, Mr. Mendoza focused on his clients’ needs in the days following the Oct. 1 tragedy, when Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd attending a concert outside Mandalay Bay. The massacre in Las Vegas was among the deadliest mass shootings in US history, with 59 people killed. “Often we frame [mental health] as looking at what happens to individuals,” says Arthur Evans Jr., chief executive officer of the American Psychological Association (APA).