Thalia Beaty

Thalia Beaty appears in the following:

Controlling Outbreaks of Legionnaire's Disease

Monday, August 03, 2015

The bacteria that causes Legionnaire's diseases is well-researched, so why do outbreaks keep happening?

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Medical Research on Fetal Tissue Prompts Ethical and Funding Debates

Monday, August 03, 2015

Videos alleging Planned Parenthood is profiting from the sale of fetal tissue have sparked a showdown in Congress and debate about the ethics of using the tissue in medical research.

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Disappointed Hopes in Libya

Friday, July 31, 2015

Two rival governments have both claimed legitimacy in Libya for almost a year, allowing groups affiliated with the Islamic State to find a foothold in the chaos. 


A New Strategy to Fight HIV and AIDS

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Obama Administration unveils its second national strategy on HIV/AIDS, but practitioners in Southern states, where half of new infections occur, worry it does not go far enough. 


A Popular Obama Returns from East Africa

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The president's personal story may still be his best asset in the eyes of both the leaders and citizens of East Africa. 

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Reconsidering the Minimum Wage

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

If the goal for major cities is to ensure a basic quality of life for everyone, would a higher minimum wage be more effective than a guaranteed basic income?

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Texas Jail Where Woman Died Did Not Comply with Standards

Thursday, July 23, 2015

“We did issue a notice of non-compliance based upon a records review of the Waller County Jail,” says Brandon Wood, the executive director of Texas Commission on Jail Standards.

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Reining In The Digital Wild West

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The resignation of Reddit's interim CEO, Ellen Pao, has made the company take a hard look at the bounds of acceptable speech on the site and what its obligations are to its users. 

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Islamic State Attacks Kurds in Turkey

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A suicide bomber from the Islamic State killed more than 30 people in a small Kurdish town in one of the worst attacks in Turkey since the beginning of the war in Syria. 


Scott Walker Runs for President

Monday, July 13, 2015

The governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, is the last of the anticipated Republican candidates to announce his run for the presidency. 

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To Not Pull The Trigger, Richmond, California Offers Cash

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Richmond, California finds the young men most likely to be involved in gun violence and offers them cash for peace. 

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Judgement Day Arrives for Greece

Monday, June 22, 2015

In past debt talks, Greek negotiators have held out to the last minute and come out on top. But this time, it feels different.


Watch Out, Hillary: Bernie Gains Steam in NH

Thursday, June 18, 2015

New polls show presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is doing well with voters in New Hampshire.

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Administering Terror: Life Under ISIS Rule

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The self-proclaimed Islamic State publicly executes captives and trains children for guerrilla warfare, all while repainting roads, providing bus services, and building luxury hotels.

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Another Bush Runs for President

Monday, June 15, 2015

Today in Florida, Jeb Bush announced his candidacy for president in the 2016 election.

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The Fight Against ISIS Divides a Splintered Nation

Thursday, June 11, 2015

As the self-proclaimed Islamic State advances across Northwest Iraq, the country appears to be splitting along ethnic lines. 

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Searching For Justice in Tunisia

Monday, June 08, 2015

A new commission in Tunisia is investigating allegations of torture and police brutality, and victims are lining up to testify.


We Believe That We Will Win

Monday, June 08, 2015

FIFA has Germany as the favorite in the Women's World Cup, but the U.S.A. has a great shot at winning the whole thing. Here's a preview of the tournament before game 1 tonight.


FBI Flies Surveillance Planes over U.S. Cities

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Propeller planes operated by the FBI are flying over American cities equipped with video cameras and cell phone surveillance technology.


When The Need For a 'Good Fit' Goes Too Far

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Employers want to hire people that "fit in" with company culture. But when does a "good fit" cloud an employer's judgement about who is the best candidate for the job? 

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