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Beyond Flint: In The South, Another Water Crisis Has Been Unfolding For Years

It's not simply Flint that has bad water. The Michigan city, which has grabbed headlines recently for its rampant water contamination, is joined in that dubious distinction by another town, much farther south: St. Joseph, La.<p>"It's just a given fact that at some point during the week, you're going …

Monetizing your blog (part 1)

Just writing a blog post every day does not pay the bills. For some bloggers, the ultimate goal for their blog is to be able to make a living out of …

Easy-to-use accessibility tools

Is your website ready for people with visual impairments? Have you ever tried to navigate your own site without a mouse? Just some of the questions I …

Father charged after girl, 12, is killed by police constable

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of a 12-year-old has been charged with homicide after the girl was accidentally shot to death by a police constable in Pennsylvania, authorities said.<p>Ciara Meyer was killed by a police constable who was serving eviction papers at their apartment in Perry County on January …

The 8 life skills all 18-year-olds should have: A checklist for parents

If we want our kids to have a shot at making it in the world as 18-year-olds, without the umbilical cord of the cell phone, they’re going to need a set of basic life skills.<p>Based upon my observations as dean, and the advice of parents and educators around the country, here are some examples of …

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There is now an app that buzzes your phone every time the police kill a person in the US

Police officers in the US have killed 48 people since the new year began three weeks ago, according to the Guardian. A new app aims to keep those numbers personal by pinging phones with a sobering notification: the name, and nothing more, of the most recent person killed by cops.<p>The app, called …

Bill Gates: We can end poverty by 2030

On Wednesday, he published an essay on the worldwide effort to end poverty by 2030, and he says that he's very much a believer that it can be done.<p>"There is good reason for optimism about progress on reducing inequity," he writes. He published the essay from Davos, Switzerland, where the World …

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Video released of Chicago police shooting of Cedrick Chatman

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> Three years ago, police gunfire felled black teen Cedrick Chatman as he ran away from them and cameras rolled.<p>On Thursday, a judge released video of the deadly shooting. In its wake, a group of activists who have organized previous protests over shootings called for more on …

What It’s Like to Be a Stoner Who’s Allergic to Marijuana

A few years ago, a resident in Yale’s Primary Care Residency Program was presented with a mystery: A 22-year-old woman arrived in the ER vomiting …

Pennsylvania girl, 12, killed after father aims gun at constable

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ciara Meyer stood directly behind her father as he raised a .223-caliber rifle and pointed it at the chest of a constable who'd come to serve an eviction notice at their apartment.<p>The constable responded with a single shot.<p>That bullet went through the arm of 57-year-old Donald Meyer and …

Israeli-Arab and Palestinian abandon plane after passenger complaints

Two passengers with Israeli documents left an Aegean Airlines flight after other Israelis protested about their presence, the company has said.<p>Israeli media identified the two as an Israeli-Arab and a Palestinian, and said the protesting passengers were Jewish. The incident occurred on Sunday …

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Why working fewer hours would make us more productive

I worked 100-hour plus weeks as a hospital doctor in the early 1990s. Those dangerous rotas left me low and unable to string a sentence together, let alone give sick people what they needed. Doctors’ crazy hours were reduced, but it seems they may be returning with the new junior doctors’ …

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Old Fashioned Gluten Free Cornbread

If you’re looking for the perfect side to almost any meal, this naturally gluten free cornbread recipe is just the thing.<p>The only grain is …

Oregon is the most popular state to move to

Americans are moving in search of cheaper places to live, more jobs, warmer climates and green space.<p>And it's one state in particular that people are flocking to: Oregon.<p>Oregon was the top moving destination in 2015 for the third year in a row, according to a study of 123,000 moves from United Van …

Data on officer-involved shootings will finally get compiled under state and federal laws

Was 2015 a particularly bad year for police shootings? Were unarmed African American men disproportionately killed in encounters with police? Or did it just feel that way thanks to the newfound attention being paid to officer-involved shootings since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed on a …

Busted Locals | Who will you recognize?

LATEST ARTICLES<p>May 2, 2018<p>Adam Trammell, 22, died after Milwaukee police tased him 18 times on May 25, 2017. A neighbour called 911 saying that …

Health plan for 2016: More doses of nature

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Dog with Slice of Ham on Face Gets 1.3 Million Facebook Prayers (and Counting)

January 2, 2016 by Tracey Moody<p>A dog with a slice of ham on his face has raised an impressive 1.3 million prayers on Facebook, a generously …

How to Keep Your Job While Going Through a Divorce

"They're going to fire meeeeeee," my friend Mindy sobbed into the phone, so loud I had to pull it away from my ear to avoid going deaf.<p>"It's going to be okay," I assured her. Mindy had always been a strong lawyer with a good reputation.<p>"No, it's not!" she screeched. "My boss pulled me aside today …

Left behind: Who's being treated for HIV in the U.S. -- and who isn't

A major insurer said recently it would offer life insurance to HIV-positive people because of their rising life expectancies, prompting cheers from AIDS activists. But on the very same day, the nation's top disease control official described an America falling far short in its fight against AIDS.<p>It …

Latest: Changes to be announced in Chicago police training

CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on Chicago police shootings, including one in 2014 in which an officer has been charged with murder for killing a teenager …

Number Of Police Officers Killed By Gunfire Fell 14 Percent In 2015, Study Says

Four percent more law enforcement officers at the federal state, territorial and local levels died in the line of duty in 2015 than in 2014, according to a preliminary report from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.<p>But despite several high-profile shootings of police in 2015, the …

New York Times Fuels Myth of Gay Affluence

This week the conservative Family Research Council (FRC), took aim at the US policy of supporting LGBT groups abroad. The FRC's statement came a few days after presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released her pledge to increase US funding of LGBT groups. Conservative websites and politicians …

Puerto Rico police officer kills 3 fellow officers, authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> An officer killed three of his colleagues in a shooting Monday at a police headquarters in Ponce, Puerto Rico, investigators said.<p>The suspect, identified as 50-year-old Officer Guarionex Candelario, is in custody, police said.<p>"There are no words to describe this tragedy where three …