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US News & World Report
New York Times Reports WMD Found in Iraq - US News

Was he right, after all? The New York Times published an article this week that has re-ignited a 12-year-old debate: Was then-President George W. Bush right about Iraq? The report examined U.S.

US News & World Report
Obama Plans Free Community College Tuition, Pundits React - US News

A leap for education. President Barack Obama delivered a speech at Pellissippi State Community College in Tennessee on Friday, outlining a proposed federal program that would make community college free for some students for two years. His announcement followed a video released Thursday evening that briefly described the plan, which he will formally propose in his State of Union address later this month.

Deeds case highlights need for mental health care

Lack of beds at psychiatric facilities may have played a role in the stabbing of Virginia Sen. Creigh Deeds The stabbing of Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds by his son illustrates the need for more psychiatric help, experts said Wednesday. Deeds' son, Gus Deeds, 24, committed suicide after the attack.

Many Employers Hesitant to Test Social Media Waters, Study Shows

When the senior vice president of customer and employee success at San Francisco-based Gild Inc. noticed that one of his employees habitually tweeted about being exhausted because of her job, he took action. The day after she tweeted that she needed a glass of wine once she got home, Brad Warga asked if she had enjoyed her drink.

Addressing Suicide in the Workplace

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide among U.S. adults ages 34 to 64 has increased 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. In 2011, 242 suicides occurred in the workplace, a Bureau of Labor Statistics study found.

Virtual Onboarding: A Closer Look

This is also how the Marriott chain has revamped its onboarding process, said Tom Masotto, the vice president of ON24, which collaborated with Marriott on its virtual environment. ON24, which helps clients integrate virtual-onboarding elements into their employee training programs, discovered in its 2012 survey that 33.3 percent of 3,000 participating HR and learning professionals said that supporting a global workforce was their companies' largest challenge.

CHAOS Magazine
A Conversation with Tyra W - CHAOS Magazine

Tyra W is a San Francisco-based artist who covers a bit of everything. Her digital art sci-fi universes are home to fearless young heroines with friendly robots in tow. A deeper reading into her work reveals issues on racial and sexual minorities, as she rarely creates for the sake of an attractive picture.

CHAOS Magazine
A Conversation with Lois Van Baarle - CHAOS Magazine

Lois Van Baarle is a Utrecht-based artist who has lived around the world while carrying a piece of her personal narrative in all of her works. Influenced by a collection of books and professional artists, as well as life's unexpected turns, Van Baarle constantly gathers new methods to evolve.

CHAOS Magazine
Milan Hrnjazović: Warped Love Stories - CHAOS Magazine

At first glance, Milan Hrnjazović's works seem like photographs that underwent some Photoshop magic. Nude bodies are warped into unrecognizable watery shapes. If you search hard, you may see a full foot, thigh, or chest in the swirling madness. Many may be left utterly confused at the distorted, melting nudes on Hrnjazović's canvas.

Washington Business Journal
D.C. businesses to offer discounts to interns - Washington Business Journal

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, a nonprofit that works with college students, is continuing a program with businesses in the Washington area to offer discounts and benefits to more than 20,000 local interns this month. "We launched InternsROCK!