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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves

Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.

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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Says Government Can Help Clean Energy Innovation

As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he's confident the Obama administration's commitments will remain in place.

Russia and China were among the 10 countries voting against the press freedom group's application for U.N. credentials. But South Africa indicated on Friday that it would reverse its "no" vote. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Panel Blocks Accreditation Bid By Committee To Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists confronted a "Kafka-esque" process — put off for years, then blocked by countries including China, which it calls the biggest jailer of journalists in the world.

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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Says Government Can Help Clean Energy Innovation
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