The baby pacifier used in the daytime may disrupt emotional development, a University of Wisconsin study says, because baby can't mimic facial expressions. The twist? The problem seems only to show up in boys, not girls.
Illinois state law could bar teachers from striking on anything except pay and benefits, but the Chicago teachers strike is also about class size, job security, and teacher evaluations. Mayor Rahm Emanuel can take the union to court – but at a risk.
The resignation of New Yorker magazine staff writer Jonah Lehrer again raises concerns about the credibility of journalists. Smaller newsroom budgets and demand for quick stories may be partly to blame, say media analysts.
At a library at the University of Warsaw in Poland, U.S. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney spoke of 'freedom and justice.' Romney's stop in Poland was likely a way of appealing to Polish and Catholic voters. He returned to Boston Tuesday.
Keep Local Farms, a program supporting New England dairy farms, asks consumers to pay extra for milk in order to boost local family businesses, similar to fair trade practices for coffee and chocolate.