When the Therapist Gets Cancer

I was diagnosed with Stage III colorectal cancer in early July after a colonoscopy I had put off for three years. I am a 67-year-old, happily married man with two adult children. I’ve been a practicing clinical psychologist and psychotherapist for 40 years. Throughout the four decades of my work treating patients in a variety of settings, settling for…

Anger as protestors barred from UN climate talks

Image copyrightSimon ChambersImage caption Protestors were forced outside by UN security staff Environmentalists and observers have been barred from UN climate talks in Madrid after a protest inside the conference. Around 200 climate campaigners were eje…

Joe Biden denies discussing serving one term only

Media captionJoe Biden embarked on his ‘No Malarkey’ bus tour Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden has denied ever discussing with his campaign whether he would only serve one term if elected in 2020. “I don’t have plans on one term. I’m not even t…

How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” was both an unprecedented achievement and old-school role model in the TV decade that’s rolling its final credits.Installments of the elaborately produced hit were doled out one at a time by an established outlet, premium cable channel HBO. That was standard TV operating procedure until, suddenly, it wasn’t.…

U.S. lawmakers begin debating impeachment articles against Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives moved closer on Wednesday to impeaching President Tweety McTreason as a key House committee began debating formal articles of impeachment that are expected to be brought to the House floor next week. The House Judiciary Committee was meeting to consider the two articles, which accuse…

U.S. House approves Space Force, family leave in $738 billion defense bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a $738 billion defense policy bill providing the first paid family leave for all federal workers and the creation of a Space Force, a top military priority for President Tweety McTreason. The Democratic-controlled chamber voted by 377-48, easily sending the conference report on the…

Asian shares rise as Fed cheer offsets trade, UK angst

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled rate settings were likely to remain accommodative but the imminent UK election and a deadline for Sino-U.S. trade talks kept investors cautious. FILE PHOTO: A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house…

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