Culture

AHDH/Fox Broadcasting
April 18, 2014
Fox Broadcasting announced it was cancelling its controversial Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD) programming 48 hours after the Parent’s Television Council (PTC) publicly condemned a promotional cartoon entitled “Easter Bunny’s Coming” featuring copulating cartoon rabbits.
Wikipedia
April 14, 2014
Responding to criticism from LGBT activists and the media that the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s new contract for Catholic school teachers is “extreme” and “draconian” for banning certain behaviors that violate Church teaching, a spokesman for the archdiocese says that it merely clarifies existing diocesan policies.
April 14, 2014
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.
CNSNews
April 14, 2014
Mental health experts have identified a new attention disorder in children called "sluggish cognitive tempo," which is said to be characterized by lethargy, daydreaming and slow mental processing, the newspaper reported on April 11.
By KIMBERLY HEFLING
April 16, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
April 15, 2014
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.
April 14, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.