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Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Is Helping The Uninsured -- Where It's Allowed To

22 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
The Affordable Care Act’s chief aim is to extend coverage to people without health insurance. One of the 2010 law’s primary means to achieve that goal is expanding Medicaid eligibility to more people near the poverty level. But a crucial court ruling in 2012 granted states the power to reject the Medicaid expansion. As a consequence, a two-tier... by Jeffrey Young

Solving the "77 Cent" Problem: What Will It Take to Balance the Pay Scale?

20 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
Shelley Zalis, Founder, The Girls' Lounge & Chairwoman, TFQ and Lara Setrakian, Co-Founder & Executive Editor, News Deeply Lilly Ledbetter broke through the glass ceiling at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company - becoming one of the first women in company management in 1979. She worked for nearly two decades before finding out that she was paid thousa... by Advertising Week

I Wasn't Married Long Enough To See My Wedding Photos

19 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
It was unlike anything I had experienced ever before. The lights to a world I became so familiar with just shut off ever so suddenly. And within a blink of an eye, everything changed. Life doesn't prepare you for that. I don't think we expect to wake up one day completely lost in our own world. For as long as I can remember, I've always been... by Anthony D'Ambrosio

5 Things To Keep In Mind When Co-Parenting With Your Ex After Divorce

18 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
I divorced when I was in my 20s. It would be nice to be able to walk away from my ex and have that part of my life be a distant memory as soon as the ink dried on the divorce decree, but for those of us that share custody of a child with our ex, or work for the same company as the ex (both cases are true for me), you have to learn how to cope with... by Holly Helm

The negative narrative on refugees is changing - but not swiftly enough

18 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
As the refugee influx continues unabated, it is gratifying to see that our humanity is finally showing signs of life, thanks to generous German, Serbian, Austrian, Greek, Italian and other European citizens. They follow the proud example of Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Egypt. Our leaders are at last heeding what their voters are telling them and sta... by Michael Møller

3 Things I Didn't Know About Myself Until I Divorced In My 20s

18 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
I spent a good deal of my late teens and twenties being a girlfriend and then a wife, completely skipping over the "normal" behaviors that most people go through at that age, like partying, dating and figuring out who I am. When I found myself divorced at the tender young age of 28, I realized that I had no idea who I was, no idea what made me happ... by Jennifer Nagy

Reaching Multicultural Consumers with Authenticity

17 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
By Bruce Kirton, Director of Strategic Planning and Research, UWG By nature, consumers from different cultures operate from different points of view, and this mode of operation also applies to us, the marketers. When we're looking to reach consumers from different cultures, how do we bridge the gap in perspectives to reach them authentically? I... by Advertising Week

Jimmy Carter Mediating Dispute Between Martin Luther King Jr.'s Heirs

17 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
ATLANTA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Former President Jimmy Carter is helping settle a dispute between Martin Luther King Jr.'s children over whether to sell King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and the Bible he carried during the civil rights movement. King's sons, Martin Luther King III and Dexter King, want to sell their father's possessions, while the lat... by Paige Lavender

Wednesday's Morning Email: U.S. Takes Responsibility for Deadly Kunduz Airstrike

15 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
TOP STORIES U.S. TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEADLY KUNDUZ HOSPITAL AIRSTRIKE "The U.S. military took responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, calling it a mistake and vowing to hold people accountable. Saturday's strike on an Afghan hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontie... by Lauren Weber

It's Putin's Birthday So Here Are 17 Photos Of Him With Cupcakes

14 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 67 today. To honor the occasion, we took the liberty of adding cupcakes to our favorite photos of the sometimes grumpy looking ruler.  No baked goods were harmed in the making of this post.  We know, it's tempting.  That might be a little overkill, anyone got a butter knife? Target acquired.  We're no... by Chris McGonigal

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