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How secure are today’s ATMs? 5 questions answered

How secure are today’s ATMs? 5 questions answered

Using an ATM isn't risk-free, but there's a lot of security already. milicad/shutterstock.com Editor’s note: Automated teller machines, better known as ATMs, are turning 50 on June 27. Computer science professor Pradeep Atrey, from the University at Albany,...
Does hookup culture differ on Catholic campuses?

Does hookup culture differ on Catholic campuses?

What is different about hookup culture on Catholic campuses? Boy girl image via www.shutterstock.com Daniel is “free-spirited and open-minded” about hooking up. As one of the 70 percent of students who do so each year on U.S. college campuses, he embraces hookups and...
Trio charged with $300,000 avocado theft

Trio charged with $300,000 avocado theft

Trio charged with $ 300,000 avocado theft 18 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright PA Image caption Avocado appreciation is booming internationally Few foodstuffs arouse passions like the humble avocado. Depending who you ask, the gnarly green...
The Fresh Air Fund’s complicated racial record

The Fresh Air Fund’s complicated racial record

Fresh Air host Mark Stucky of Newton, Kansas shook hands with Thomas Flowers from Gulfport, Mississippi, as Doris Zerger Stucky – Mark’s mother – watched in this 1960 photo. Mennonite Library & Archives, Bethel, Kansas New York City’s Fresh Air Fund has sent city...
Is lead in the US food supply decreasing our IQ?

Is lead in the US food supply decreasing our IQ?

A baby plays with blocks spelling out one of the most famous formulas in history. vchal/From www.shutterstock.com The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended...
Turkish president vows to fight US arrest warrants

Turkish president vows to fight US arrest warrants

Turkish president vows to fight US arrest warrants 15 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe violence took place outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington DC Turkish President Recep...
Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

Women with breast cancer face many treatment decisions on the path to survivorship. One question has been: Can they have fewer doses of radiation and still keep their risks for recurrence low? Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best...
Dear students, what you post can wreck your life

Dear students, what you post can wreck your life

Antonio Guillem/shutterstock.com Dear Student, Harvard recently rescinded admission offers for some incoming freshmen who participated in a private Facebook group sharing offensive memes. The incident has sparked a lot of discussion: Was Harvard’s decision justified?...
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