Thalia Beaty

Thalia Beaty appears in the following:

Why Insanely Long Airport Wait Times Are Likely the New Normal

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Cuts to TSA's budget and lower staffing numbers means many passengers will wait hours to get through airport security. A solution does exist, but it's politically unpopular. 

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Skepticism Casts Shadow on World Humanitarian Summit

Monday, May 23, 2016

Global leaders and aid groups are gathering for the World Humanitarian Summit. But Doctors Without Borders is skipping the meeting, arguing that it's not really about change.

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As Reality TV Dies Off, Execs Look Towards the Future

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

52 million viewers tuned in to watch the first season finale of "Survivor." Now that the "golden age" of reality TV is over, execs are turning their attention towards Spanish audiences.

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Paper: A Technology Without an Expiration Date?

Monday, May 16, 2016

Even in our digital world, paper still plays an important and surprising role. 

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Is the 'Ferguson Effect' Really Behind the Growing Murder Rate?

Friday, May 13, 2016

FBI Director James Comey blamed new scrutiny of police officers for a jump in murder rates in major American cities since the start of the year. 

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In Africa, a Celebration of Growth and Entrepreneurship

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Nearly 1,500 international representatives are in Rwanda for the World Economic Forum on Africa. It is a show of success for a country that was ravaged by genocide in the 1990s.


Whistle-Blowers Accuse Facebook of Censorship, Bias

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

This week, former Facebook employees revealed to Gizmodo that they routinely suppressed conservative news.

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New Panama Papers Release Includes Data on Offshore Companies

Monday, May 09, 2016

Today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released a searchable database with information on more than 200,000 offshore entities involved with the Panama Papers.


A Foolhearted Fight for Verizon Strikers?

Friday, May 06, 2016

Susan Crawford of Harvard University says striking Verizon workers are fighting to maintain a Bell-era legacy that has really past.

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Free Speech on Campus: Has PC Culture Silenced Intellectual Discourse?

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Colleges are supposed to be forums for debate, but some speakers who hold unpopular views are being disinvited from American universities at an alarming rate.

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DOJ: South Dakota Illegally Institutionalizes Thousands With Disabilities

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice says that the state illegally funnels people with disabilities into nursing homes instead of providing them with community or home-based care.

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Violence in Syria Forces Hospitals Underground and Into Caves

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

One humanitarian worker in Syria says that hospitals, medical workers, and doctors have become military targets in Aleppo. 


Drought Sabotages Critical Hydroelectric Dams

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Once reliable, hydroelectric dams in countries like Venezuela are no longer producing energy because of droughts and other climate changes. 


Children's Hospital Attacked in Syria

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The main facility for pediatric care in Aleppo was bombed on Thursday. Dozens of people were killed, including at least two doctors.


How 'Bad-Ass Librarians' Rescued Mali's Precious Texts from Jihadists

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

When jihadists took over Timbuktu in 2012, a remarkable joint effort managed to save hundreds of thousands of invaluable illuminated manuscripts from destruction. 

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The Charmed and Tragic Life of Kick Kennedy

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy met a tragic fate at age 28 when she was killed in a plane crash flying to Paris. But she led a dynamic and influential life in the short time she had.

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White House Gives Community Colleges $100 Million Boost

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Obama Administration has promised to spend $100 million on expanding tuition-free training at community colleges. 

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Race to Ratify Follows Signing of Landmark Climate Agreement

Friday, April 22, 2016

More than 160 nations are formally signing the landmark Paris climate change agreement today, but it won't come into effect until at least 55 countries ratify it back home. 


Deadly Mediterranean Crossing Claims 500 Migrant Lives

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The International Organization for Migration reports that 160,547 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean in the first three months of this year—almost eight times as many as last year.


Gov. Jan Brewer: Trump is a 'Breath of Fresh Air'

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Brewer tells The Takeaway that she is standing with Mr. Trump. "I believe that there's many different ways that he can get payment out of Mexico in regards to the wall," she says.   

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