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Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Bob Woodward's Fear is spreading quickly.Woodward's account of a dysfunctional Trump White House has already sold more than 750,000 copies, Simon...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON:The global medical education market 2018-2022 is expected to post a CAGR of close to 17 per cent during the forecast period, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.Technavio has published a new market research report on...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Every day we write emails, respond to text messages and leave comments underneath countless pictures and videos across social media.We do most of this writing on mobile devices, phones, laptops and tablets. The action of writing is so commonplace in...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The number 13, black cats, breaking mirrors, or walking under ladders may all be things you actively avoid if you're anything like the 25 per cent of people in the United States who consider themselves superstitious.Even if you don't consider...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VANCOUVER, Washington (AP):Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain - the space was too depressing.She walked a nearby gravel path in flip flops and on to a main road. When she reached the base of the mountain, she didn't...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Being literate, for all of us who are reading these two words, it is basic, simple, and often not a difficult task, but for 750 million adults in this world, these words, or any letter in any language in the world, would be curved and abstract lines...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Book: Out from Babylon System: Liberation of MindPoet: Christena A.V. WilliamsCritic: Glenville Ashby, PhDChristena Williams delivers her art with uncompromising tenor. Images flash and emotions parade before us with abandon. Hers is raw, unbridled...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMA short story by Danae Lawrence

Ariel is my little sister, the last child for my mother. She came into our lives five years ago, and that's when all hell broke loose.Ariel soon became jealous of my brother and me. She wanted our mother all to herself. Mom would give her breakfast...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:11 AM
Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's a tenet of Parenting 101 that kids should tell the truth. But a recent study co-authored by the University of Toronto's Kang Lee suggests that learning to lie can confer cognitive benefits."As parents and teachers - and society as a whole - we...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Sunshine" is synonymous with African drumming and dancing in East St Louis.The nickname belongs to Sylvester Lee, who studied under legendary dancer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham before starting his own ensemble 40 years ago. He has taught...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The term 'learning disability' to many, unfortunately, is not something they can relate to or have an idea as to what it is - and most times, such cases in children go unnoticed or even ignored.This is because many children and adults with learning...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrittany Singh Williams

The field of education is a living, breathing movement of stakeholders invested in learning. Those of us with the passion and heart for this profession are inspired by change and intrigued by the challenges to deliver and to meet higher standards,...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the cradle of your mother's womb, you fought for life;So life, and health, and strength to you were given.Though she had no strength to fight,And though the labour took her life,You burst, from death and darkness, into life...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Applications for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) programme are now open. The call for applications opened on September 3, 2018, and closes on November 2, 2018, at 4 p.m., according to a communique sent out by the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica.It...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tea is often thought of as being a quintessentially British drink. They have been drinking it for over 350 years. But in fact, the history of tea goes much further back.The story of tea begins in China. Legend has it that in 2737 BC, the Chinese...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney

This feature is Part 2 of Love Affair with Jamaica and The Caribbean published on August 26.The thrills of travel are not limited to Jamaica, and there are over thirty destinations in the Caribbean, all with their charm and allure to varying degrees...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was one year ago that devastating hurricanes hit the region. Throughout the region, many are reflecting on a year of trials and triumphs. People united to help each other recover and rebuild. They also found time to aid birds and the wild spaces...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:12 AM

The British Council, with the help of Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in Scotland and Flag Up Scotland Jamaica, will be donating 118 boxes of books in Braille and large print to the Salvation Army School for the Blind and Visually...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

A train pulled by two diesel engines, hauling a dozen creaking, squeaking wooden cars, tearing through the countryside on a quiet, starry night - sounds like the opening scenes of a Western. Rife with anticipation, something is about to go down....

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"On that night, Tuesday, twenty-ninth (29th) January, 2013, I went for a drive with a friend ... . We suddenly realised something went wrong ... . Although I did not see any weapon, I ... instinctively moved to protect myself. There was a loud, dull...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMKarl Salmon

Separation of Church and State is a theoretical concept that defines distance, allowing citizens the freedom to practise any religion of their choice and preventing the government from officially recognising or favouring any religion in government-...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Google recently successfully put its DeepMind artificial intelligence system to work recognising eye diseases. With AI also being used to diagnose cancer, and the launch of AI-driven smartphone apps that can discuss symptoms and triage patients, it...

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