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Vaccines & Viruses: This season’s unexpected flu strain

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Editor’s note: In an effort to keep our readers informed of the latest developments surrounding the current vaccine controversy, WORLD will post regular

Vaccines & Viruses: Proposed vaccine laws nixed in the Northwest

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Editor’s note: In an effort to keep our readers informed of the latest developments surrounding the current vaccine controversy, WORLD will post regular

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Education | Families in Oregon scored a victory when the controversial Teen Sexuality Conference in Seaside, Ore., was canceled on Saturday. The conference, which has…

Should government fence in ‘free-range’ parents?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Child Protective Services (CPS) found a Maryland couple responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect last week for letting their children, ages 10 and…

Regulating the ‘marketplace of children’

Regulating the ‘marketplace of children’

By Daniel James Devine
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Family | Conceived by donated sperm or egg, some adult children are calling for regulation of third-party reproduction

Your most important job

Your most important job

By Bill Newton
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Parenting | He sat in the booth in front of me wearing a multicolored tie-dyed shirt. His head was shaved, tattoos covered most of his right arm and halfway up his neck,

Shot selection

Shot selection

By Marvin Olasky
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Health | A sample of views on vaccination from ground zero of the Whole Foods subculture

The kids are not all right

By Daniel James Devine
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Sexuality | After being raised in same-sex households, some children, now grown, are risking the ire of aggressive gay activists by saying the same-sex parenting model is…

Little girls longing to be like Elsa

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Movies | Moms who thought their 4-year-old daughters’ fascination with Elsa was cute are getting worried. At what point does cute become obsessed? Disney’s 2013…

Court to lesbian couple: Fatherhood can’t be contractually erased

Court to lesbian couple: Fatherhood can’t be contractually erased

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A lesbian couple in New Jersey may be forced to share parental rights with a sperm donor they used to conceive their 1-year-old son. Sheena and Tiara Yates…

Understanding the enduring popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | In February of 1867, a little girl named Laura Elizabeth was born in a small log cabin near Pepin, Wis. Some of her family lines went back to the 

The Dickensian tale of a North Korean orphan

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | Once a lonely teenaged troublemaker, Hyeon Cheon-yong found security and love in his new South Korean family

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