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Starbucks Under Fire for Holiday Cups with "Same-Sex Couple' Hands"

Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesStarbucks' new holiday cups are coming under fire - for possibly depicting the hands of a lesbian couple. The holiday cup line was launched with a commercial showing

Warning Letter to Humanity on Climate Change Signed by 16,000 Scientists

Source: United Press International - Health NewsMore than 16,000 scientists from across the globe have signed their name to an updated warning letter to humanity.

Inclusion in Action: Meet Winners of the Global Pluralism Award​s

Source: Globe and Mail - NationalA Colombian lawyer, a Kenyan mediator and an Australian advocate for migrants are being honoured for championing social justice. Here’s what you need to know about

Treatment Has Lasting Benefits for Kids with OCD

Source: Psych CentralIn the largest research study of its kind to date, researchers have determined cognitive behavioral therapy provides lasting benefits for children with obsessive-compulsive

What Is "Imposter Syndrome"?

Source: Medical News TodayCapgras syndrome is a psychological condition where the person affected believes someone they know has been replaced by an imposter.

Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million to Find Alzheimer's Breakthrough

Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesBill Gates has pledged to invest $100 million (£76 million) into research to find a breakthrough for Alzheimer's disease. The billionaire, who is the richest person

Pentagon Pays for Service Members' Gender-Reassignment Surgery

Source: Reuters - US NewsThe Pentagon said on Tuesday it had paid for gender-reassignment surgery of an active-duty service member that took place earlier in the day, as the issue of transgender

U.N. Warns of Sex Trafficking, Abuse Among Rohingya Refugees

Source: United Press International - Health NewsHuman trafficking and sex abuse are rampant among Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar, the United Nation's International Organization for Migration said

Airbnb Acquires Accomable to Offer Home Rentals for Disabled Travelers

Source: Reuters - TechnologySAN FRANCISCO - Airbnb said on Thursday it acquired London startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities, the latest expansion as

Where Same-Sex Marriage Has Been Legalized Around the World

Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe Dutch triggered a political and social shift that has spread across large swaths of the globe.

Australians Decisively Support Same-Sex Marriage

Source: BBC News - Top HeadlinesAustralians vote 61.6% in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll.

Psychedelic Plant Brew Could Improve Mental Health

Source: Medical News TodayResearchers suggest that a psychedelic plant concoction called ayahuasca has the potential to boost psychological well-being and reduce alcohol abuse.

Calls for New Laws in France After Acquittals in Underage Rape Cases

Source: United Press International - Health NewsFrance is considering new laws on sexual consent after two men were acquitted of raping girls, each 11, the French minister for gender equality said.

U.S. Regulators Approve First Digital Pill to Track Patients

Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system in an unprecedented step to ensure patients

In U.S. Most Black People with Disabilities Arrested, Study Finds

Source: Reuters - HealthMore than half of blacks in the U.S. with disabilities will be arrested by the time they reach their late 20s, a new study finds.

Post-Graduate Outcomes for Personality and Social Psychologists

Source: Social Psychology Network NewsThe number of social and personality psychology graduates has held steady over the past five years. Post-graduation plans include academic jobs, post-docs,

Tweet-Analyzing Algorithm Can Detect Depression Sooner Than a Doctor

Source: Yahoo News - ScienceAn algorithm created by computer scientists suggests that the language we use on Twitter could help reveal early warning signs of mental health issues, such as clinical

Spanking Kids May Increase Risk of Mental Health Problems As Adults

Source: United Press International - Health NewsAdults who were spanked as kids may face heightened risk of certain mental health problems, a new study suggests.

Fiji Spending Soars to Battle Climate Risks

Source: U.S. News and World Report- Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon...