Why doesn't the battle against cancer feature in conversations about “global health”? Join Joanne Silberner, reporter for The World, Partners in Health and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to talk about it on Facebook.
By WGBH News
Kelsey Carroll faced homelessness, disability and abuse, and was at risk for dropping out. Now she's the subject of a documentary about her turnaround and the educational approach that helped her.
By Toni Waterman & Wires
Newton superintendent of schools David Fleishman said that though two public employees have been arrested in two weeks on child pornography charges, "most people can be trusted."
By Sarah Birnbaum
A consumer watchdog group has put together a list of toys to avoid just in time for holiday shopping. The list includes a plastic tiara sold at K-Mart and a Dora the Explorer backpack from Claire's.
By NPR Staff
A little Muppet girl has started a sensation. The brown doll with a beautifully kinky mop of hair sings "I Love My Hair." The song was written by Joey Mazzarino, Sesame Street's head writer. He wrote the song to help his adopted daughter celebrate herself and, of course, her hair.