The average worker loses 11 days of productivity each year due to insomnia, and companies are taking notice

Corporate America has long tried to help its employees stop smoking, eat healthier and get in better shape. More recently, companies have been rolling out ways to help them manage their finances. And now, more are making it their job to help workers get better sleep. A growing awareness of the dangers of sleep deprivation on health—and therefore, its More...

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By RNSnews On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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How the Most Powerful People Get Things Done: 4 Tips From a White House Staffer

White house with flag on top of house We all have big decisions to make and deadlines to meet. And sometimes it can feel overwhelming. This got me wondering: How do the most powerful people get things done? When More...

By RNSnews On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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More than 26 million people have changed their Facebook picture to a rainbow flag. Here’s why that matters.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who changed his profile picture on Friday. (Facebook) In the wake of a landmark Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage a right nationwide, a whopping 26 million people slapped More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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The secret to being rich is surprisingly simple

Life is a lottery, and the most important part isn’t how smart you are or even who your parents are. It’s where you were born. That, at least, is what economist Branko Milanovic found when he broke More...

By RNSnews On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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How to reclaim Iraq’s Ramadi from Islamic State

Displaced Sunnis, who fled the violence in the city of Ramadi, arrive at the outskirts of Baghdad, April 17, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer The fall of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s largest province, is a major defeat More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Aisha Buhari’s Statement; The True intent.

Mrs Aisha Buhari, Wife of Nigeria’s President-elect The wife of the President-elect, Mrs Aisha Buhari, was in Buenos Aires, Argentina recently to attend the Global Women Conference. In her presentation on More...

By RNSnews On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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The future of Islam

I live in New York city, the borough of Manhattan to be precise. My religion mandates that I pray during 5 separate windows of time every day. Those times are determined based off of a cyclical pattern of the sun. I More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
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How Western media would cover Baltimore if it happened elsewhere

A woman faces down a line of Baltimore police officers in riot gear on Monday during protests after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) If what is happening in Baltimore happened in a foreign More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
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The real reason why poor kids perform worse in school – and in life

(John-Morgan/Flickr) Research has shown that children of poorer parents display substantially worse math and reading skills by the time they start grade school. Other studies have revealed that these wide gaps in More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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Why is America celebrating the beating of a black child?

It’s not surprising that a black mother in Baltimore who chased down, cursed and beat her 16-year-old son in the middle of a riot has been called a hero. In this country, when black mothers fulfill stereotypes More...