[Blog] Arely Amaya Charged With Misdemeanor Child Abuse for Leaving Infants in Hot Car
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[Blog] Arely Amaya Charged With Misdemeanor Child Abuse for Leaving Infants in Hot Car

An 18-year-old mother who left two infants unattended in a hot car last weekend has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse, say L.A. County officials. Arely Aide Amaya was arrested Saturday, Aug. 11 at a Cudahy parking lot after a tipster contacted police, concerned about the children left alone in 90-degree heat. … Continue reading

[Blog] Jonah Lehrer Fabricates Quotes; Commentary Commences
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[Blog] Jonah Lehrer Fabricates Quotes; Commentary Commences

Jonah Lehrer, a 31-year-old science journalist and three-time author, has conceded to fabricating several quotes in his latest book, Imagine: How Creativity Works. Yikes! Lehrer gave a talk at Occidental College a year ago, and some of us students were blown away by how smart and scrupulous he seemed. Later in “Popular Science Writing” class, … Continue reading