How to Get Better at Crosswords

How to Get Better at Crosswords

For some reason, lots of people believe that the ability to solve crossword puzzles is a talent doled out at birth to a select few. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Crosswords aren’t an immutable test of your vocabulary or intelligence—they’re a learn…

‘I’m suing my parents for giving birth to me without my consent’

This Indian man says it’s wrong to bring children into the world and burden them with expectations.

Man pleads not guilty to raping incapacitated patient who gave birth

Nathan Sutherland appeared in court to deny charges that he sexually assaulted the disabled patient.

Concerns over birthing options as NHS shuts midwife-led centres

Trusts say midwives needed in hospitals, as critics argue women’s right to choose under threat They are places where birth balls, water pools and attentive midwives help women have their baby in a calm atmosphere without doctors intervening medically in the p…

16 award-winning photos capture what it’s really like to give birth, from pain to pure joy

Birth Becomes Her, a resource for birth photographers, released the winners of its 2019 photo contest. Founders Monet Moutrie and Jennifer Mason launched the contest in 2016 because, as they told INSIDER, “birth photography is some of the most powerful docume…

Caregiver Arrested Years After Disabled Woman Gave Birth

Caregiver Arrested Years After Disabled Woman Gave Birth

A caregiver at a Florida facility for people with disabilities has been accused of impregnating a resident who gave birth in 2015.

Florida Caregiver Charged After Mentally Disabled Woman Gives Birth

A Florida man has been charged with sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman who became pregnant four years ago at a group home where he worked as a caregiver.

U.S. Charges 19 in Chinese 'Birth Tourism' Scheme in California

U.S. Charges 19 in Chinese ‘Birth Tourism’ Scheme in California

Nineteen people have been charged in three “birth tourism” schemes that operated in Southern California to bring pregnant Chinese women into the United States in order to secure birthright citizenship for their children, federal prosecutors in Los…

Facility Where Incapacitated Woman Gave Birth to Shut Down

A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth announced Thursday that it would shut down operations.

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate

President Donald Trump said Saturday mothers were giving their daughters birth control pills before they migrate to the southern border to seek entry to the United States. Though the remark caught many off guard, sexual assault and abuse is a well-documented …

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

A judge partially blocked a set of rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women’s birth control from taking effect.

Wellness startup Hims enters the unicorn club with $100M investment

Men and women’s wellness startup Hims has raised $100 million on a $1 billion pre-money valuation.

He Jiankui: China condemns ‘baby gene editing’ scientist

Investigators say He Jiankui sought “fame and fortune” with his claim to have edited baby genes.

Suspect arrested in birth to incapacitated woman

A licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility, Phoenix police said Wednesday. (Jan. 23)

Birth Certificate Suggests Rapper 21 Savage Was Born in London

Birth Certificate Suggests Rapper 21 Savage Was Born in London

A man with the same name as Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage, who was taken into custody in Atlanta on immigration charges over the weekend, was born in London, according to a copy of a British birth certificate obtained by Reuters.

Population Increases to Nearly 1.4 Billion, but Number of Births Falls

Continued decline bears out predictions by population experts.

Air pollution 'as bad as smoking in increasing risk of miscarriage'

Air pollution ‘as bad as smoking in increasing risk of miscarriage’

Scientists called study’s findings upsetting and said toxic air must be cut Air pollution is as bad for pregnant women as smoking in raising the risk of miscarriage, according to a scientific study. They said the finding was upsetting and that toxic air must …

Police to take DNA from every male carer who had access to the woman who gave birth after 14 years in a vegetative state

A 29-year-old woman in Phoenix, Arizona, who had been in a vegetative state for more than 14 years suddenly gave birth to a boy last month. Police on Tuesday served a search warrant to obtain DNA samples from all employees at the woman’s care facility. They a…

A Judge Blocked the Trump Administration’s Birth Control Rules in 13 States

A California judge blocked Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control

The CEO of a Nursing Facility Resigned After a Patient in a Vegetative State Gave Birth

A woman in a vegetative state for years at Hacienda HealthCare gave birth, triggering safety concerns for patients who are severely disabled

The Arizona Facility Where an Incapacitated Woman Gave Birth Will Shut Down

A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth announced that it will shut down operations

Government Shutdown, Polar Vortex, Apple: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Government Shutdown, Polar Vortex, Apple: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Why You Should Dig Up Your Family’s History — and How to Do It

Learning your history is forced reckoning, asking you to consider whose stories you carry with you and which ones you want to carry forward.

Egg picture beats Kylie Jenner as most-liked Instagram post of all time

A picture of a plain little egg has poached the title of most-liked Instagram post from Kylie Jenner. The egg post officially passed Jenner’s 18 million likes on Sunday evening, and currently has just over 24.5 million likes.

Nurse Arrested for Sexual Assault After Incapacitated Patient Gives Birth

Phoenix Police have arrested a male nurse after an incapacitated patient at a long-term care facility gives birth.

Nurse, 36, arrested for ‘raping’ patient who gave birth during 14-year ‘coma’ as it emerges she was AWAKE but paralysed during attack – The Sun

Nurse, 36, arrested for ‘raping’ patient who gave birth during 14-year ‘coma’ as it emerges she was AWAKE but paralysed during attack The Sun Nurse who ‘got woman in vegetative state pregnant’ was in Christian rap group Mirror.co.uk Coworker describes Haciend…

Mysterious space 'Cow' explosion could be birth of black hole – CNET

Mysterious space ‘Cow’ explosion could be birth of black hole – CNET

The unusual space “Cow” continues to baffle astronomers but two new theories suggest black holes are to blame for the strange explosion.

Get Paid $10,000 to Move Your Family to Italy

Photo: Paolo Panero ( Wikimedia Commons ) Why spend just three months in Italy when you can live there indefinitely (and get paid a few thousand dollars for it, too)? A small town in northern Italy is offering the ultimate incentive and giving curious partici…

Serena Williams Defeats Halep to Reach Australian Open Quarterfinals

With her victory over the top-seeded Simona Halep of Romania, the American is one step closer to winning a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title.

Polar Vortex, Brexit, Sweethearts: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

XXXTentacion’s son born seven months after rapper’s death

Gekyume Onfroy’s birth announced by rapper’s mother XXXTentacion was shot dead in apparent robbery attempt Seven months after XXXTentacion was shot dead, the rapper’s son has been born. Related: XXXTentacion: a hyperfast life of trauma, endured and inflicted …

'I didn't know the girls had been born when I ran off the pitch at the end'

‘I didn’t know the girls had been born when I ran off the pitch at the end’

Joe Day was playing against Middlesbrough while his wife was giving birth to their twin girls.

New Jersey now offers gender-neutral option on birth certificates

This law has been passed in the hopes of protecting young trans and non-binary individuals from discrimination. Read more… More about Mashable Video, New Jersey, Trans Rights, Lgbtq Rights, and Non Binary

Try These Sports Psychology Techniques to Get Through Childbirth

I once ran a marathon and gave birth to a baby in the same year, and found them to be, mentally, very similar events. In both cases it doesn’t hurt too much in the beginning, but you know you have to save your strength. You will hit a point where you feel you…

US arrests ‘birth tourism’ operators linked to China

Three people were arrested on charges of running “birth tourism” companies that catered to Chinese clients in Southern California Thursday. It is the first time that criminal charges have been filed in a US federal court over the practice, according to Thom M…

Trump’s victory linked to spike in women getting long-term birth control

You might remember reports of women rushing to get long-lasting, reversible birth control in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, fearful that his administration would restrict access and coverage for contraception by targeting Planned Parenthood or the Affor…

New U.S. Experiments Aim To Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos

New U.S. Experiments Aim To Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos

Despite outrage over gene editing in China that affected the birth of twins, research is underway in the U.S. to assess the safety and effectiveness of CRISPR tools to edit genes in human embryos.

The Health Facility Where a Comatose Woman Gave Birth Faced a Criminal Probe Years Earlier

Regulators wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from a long-term care facility years before a comatose woman gave birth

Our family was barred from boarding a plane to South Africa

Staff demanded the children’s birth certificates which we didn’t have, and it cost us £5,000 My daughter and her family arrived at Heathrow to catch a Virgin flight to South Africa in October. Tickets were booked via Lastminute.com. At the check-in desk they …

The hospital famous for hosting Kate Middleton’s and Diana’s royal births is rumored to be getting ready for Meghan Markle

The go-to hospital for royal births appears to be preparing for Meghan Markle to give birth there in April. The Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital — where Kate Middleton and Diana gave birth to their children — told its staff not to take any holidays in April, …

MP who delayed birth of son accuses Tories over proxy vote delay

Labour MP Tulip Siddiq says Conservatives are delaying changes to Commons voting rules to gain advantage Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, who delayed the birth of her son to vote in parliament last week, has complained that senior Conservatives are delaying the introd…

MPs on parental leave to be allowed proxy vote

MPs on parental leave to be allowed proxy vote

Announcement follows outcry after MP delayed birth of her son to vote on Brexit deal Proxy voting will be introduced to the House of Commons on a one-year pilot, Andrea Leadsom has announced. It follows an outcry over the lack of support for the Labour MP Tul…

Nurse arrested on rape charges in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth

Nurse Nathan Sutherland, 36, faces charges on two counts Intellectually disabled woman gave birth to boy in December Phoenix police say a licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman wh…

Arrest in coma baby case – World News – Castanet.net

Arrest in coma baby case – World News Castanet.net Coworker describes Hacienda Healthcare nurse arrested for rape as a ‘bully’ 12 News Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby Yahoo News Canada Nurse charged in case of incapacitated woman who…

Republicans Seize on Late-Term Abortion as a Potent 2020 Issue

Vice President Mike Pence wrote that a push in New York and other states to expand abortion rights was a “call to action for all Americans.”

‘Fourth Trimester’ Problems Can Have Long-Term Effects On A Mom’s Health

A woman’s health issues related to pregnancy don’t always end at the baby’s birth. Scientists say complications from childbirth, such as hypertension or diabetes, increase her risk of heart disease.

MLB to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Robinson's Birth

MLB to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Robinson’s Birth

Jackie Robinson would have turned 100 on Thursday. And to mark the anniversary of his birth, Major League Baseball will lead a year of activities to honor the man who broke baseball’s color barrier.

Omega-3s May Lower the Risk of Preterm Birth

Compared with women who did not take omega-3s, those who took supplements had an 11 percent lower risk of giving birth before 37 weeks of gestation.

Modern China's Birth Rate Falls to Lowest Ever

Modern China’s Birth Rate Falls to Lowest Ever

China’s birth rate last year fell to its lowest since the founding of the People’s Republic of China 70 years ago, official data showed on Monday, with looser population controls failing to encourage couples to have more babies.

Population Increases to Nearly 1.4 Billion, but Number of Births Falls

Continued decline bears out predictions by population experts.

This manicure just gave birth, and you have to see the baby

This manicure just gave birth, and you have to see the baby

Umbilical cords are not usually part of the traditional manicure experience. Thankfully, there are exceptions to the rule. Russian nail artist Nail Sunny recently shared intricate nail art featuring a detailed chair (with stirrups) and a little woman in a pin…

The Pill Club raises $51M as VCs find new opportunities in women’s health

VMG Partners has led the $51 million round, with participation from new investors GV and ACME Capital (fka Sherpa Capital).

Amy Schumer just shared a horrifyingly NSFW cake on Instagram

Giving birth is one of the most beautiful, natural things in life. But somehow the miracle of birth just doesn’t look quite as beautiful when recreated in frosting and sprinkles. SEE ALSO: The 10 best movie comedy performances in 2018 Schumer, who is expectin…

Suspect arrested after Arizona woman in vegetative state gave birth

A worker at a long-term care facility where a woman in a vegetative state recently gave birth to a baby has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, police in Phoenix, Arizona, said on Wednesday.

Male nurse arrested after woman in vegetative state gives birth – TheSpec.com

Male nurse arrested after woman in vegetative state gives birth TheSpec.com Phoenix police arrest male nurse after incapacitated woman gives birth Global News Phoenix nurse charged with rape after incapacitated woman gives birth CBC.ca Lawyer: No proof nurse …