MY BIG fear," says Paul Ryan, an influential Republican congressman from Wisconsin, is that America is losing sight of the notion that "the condition of your birth does not determine the outcome of your life." "Opportunity," according to Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, "is slipping away." Marco Rubio, a Repu...
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The next time you wolf down that Big Mac with large fries consider you may be affecting more than your own waistline. Scientists now say an unhealthy diet can be encoded into DNA, which is passed down to future generations.
A parent with a small child in a stroller is walking along the footpath with headphones in. The child is crying, the parent is oblivious. A parent walks into a cafe engaged in conversation on the phone