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Bruce McArthur charged over five men's deaths

Bruce McArthur charged over five men's deaths

Bruce McArthur charged over five men’s deaths 29 January 2018 Image copyright Facebook Image caption Bruce McArthur was arrested on 18 January Canadian police say they are in the midst of an “unprecedented” investigation as they search for more...
'Spurned lover' shoots four at Pennsylvania car wash

'Spurned lover' shoots four at Pennsylvania car wash

‘Spurned lover’ shoots four at Pennsylvania car wash 29 January 2018 Image copyright Facebook Image caption The victims were William Porterfield (top left), Chelsie Cline (top right), Seth Cline (bottom left) and Courtney Snyder A spurned lover shot his...
How should we decide what to do?

How should we decide what to do?

How many times do we wonder, 'what's the right thing to do'? Ed Yourdon from New York City, USA (Helping the homeless Uploaded by Gary Dee, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Most of us are faced with ethical decisions on a regular basis. Some are relatively...

David Beckham launches Miami Major League Soccer team

David Beckham started plans to set up an MLS team in Miami after retiring in 2013 Former England captain David Beckham has launched his long-planned Major League Soccer team in Miami. Beckham exercised an option in his contract with former side LA Galaxy to buy an...
Why don’t STEM majors vote as much as others?

Why don’t STEM majors vote as much as others?

college voters There’s no shortage of talk about the need to get more students to go into STEM majors. But a growing body of research, including our own at the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education at Tufts University, indicates there might also be a need to...
FBI deputy quits after Trump criticism

FBI deputy quits after Trump criticism

Andrew McCabe: FBI deputy quits after Trump criticism 29 January 2018 The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s deputy director, who US President Donald Trump accuses of political bias, has resigned, US media report. Andrew McCabe’s exit from the top law...
What happened at Davos? 8 essential reads

What happened at Davos? 8 essential reads

Marine One arrives in the Alps. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Editor’s note: This is a roundup of material from The Conversation’s coverage of the 2018 World Economic Forum. The annual gathering of global elites known colloquially as Davos is over – in case you missed it. So...

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