The Day He Stopped Breathing: Silver Star Recipient Recalls Mission

by Army Sgt. 1st Class Justin A. Naylor, 9 months ago

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Reid rescued soldiers from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Iraq in 2006. For his heroism and gallant actions, Reid received the Silver Star Medal.

US Aid Arrives as India Grapples with COVID-Triggered Humanitarian Crisis

9 months ago

With death toll soaring past 200,000, race to save lives getting more frantic

Disneyland Reopens After 13-month COVID Closure

9 months ago

News comes as California boasts country's lowest rate of confirmed coronavirus infections

A free press requires an open internet

by Noelani Kirschner, 9 months ago

Free expression on the internet is a human rights issue, and organizations such as Access Now and the Freedom Online Coalition are standing up for it.

The U.S. is committed to a prosperous Africa

by Noelani Kirschner, 9 months ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.

3 ways COVID-19 may reshape how kids with autism learn

by Caroline Brooks-Michigan State, 9 months ago

COVID-19's shift to online learning has posed challenges for kids with autism and their families. But it has also opened some doors for positive change.

US Communities Struggle to Cope with Growing Homelessness During Pandemic

9 months ago

President Biden's American Rescue Plan Act calls for spending billions to help displaced and those at risk of becoming homeless

US Communities Struggle to Cope with Growing Homelessness During Pandemic

9 months ago

President Biden's American Rescue Plan Act calls for spending billions to help displaced and those at risk of becoming homeless

Blinken Heads to Ukraine After Russia Sends 150K Troops to Border

9 months ago

Trip aims to 'reaffirm unwavering US support for country's sovereignty and territorial integrity in face of Russia's ongoing aggression,' State Department says

Interview: Helping the Formerly Incarcerated with Frankie Roberts

by CT Staff, 9 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Frankie Roberts is the co-founder of LINC or Leading Into New Communities Inc. LINC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Wilmington, NC. They provide transitional living and case management services to meet the needs of men and women returning from prison. Read more at Interview: Helping the Formerly Incarcerated with Frankie Roberts

US Aid Arrives in India Amid COVID-Triggered Humanitarian Crisis

9 months ago

With death toll soaring past 200,000, race to save lives getting more frantic

Why Delivery Workers Across the Planet Are Rising Up Against Exploitation

by Taroa Zuniga Silva, 9 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Taroa Zuniga Silva Even before the crisis of the pandemic, food delivery companies have seen their profits skyrocket while their so-called “self-employed” workers suffer rights violations and were banned from unionizing. On February 22, 2019, at 6 p.m., a car crashed into Servio Hernández’s motorcycle. Hernández, a Venezuelan migrant in Chile, was hit while he was in the […] Read more at Why Delivery Workers Across the Planet Are Rising Up Against Exploitation

‘Insider Attacks’ on Afghan Forces Increased by 82%, US Agency Reports

9 months ago

Taliban insurgents posing as Afghan police or military personnel are mostly behind insider attacks

All Aboard! Biden to Help Amtrak Mark 50 Years on Rails

9 months ago

He was a fixture on Amtrak trains when he was a US senator

Telehealth can double nurses' workload

by Brian Consiglio-Missouri, 9 months ago

Telehealth doubles the tasks nurses must complete to assist patients with chronic diseases, a new study shows.

The U.S. Is Trying to Light the Match of Islamic Extremism in China’s Xinjiang

by Vijay Prashad and Jie Xiong, 9 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad and Jie Xiong “Kashgar is a key location for the land and sea interface of the Belt and Road, connecting not only westward to West Asia, Europe, the Red Sea, and Africa, but also southward to the Indian Ocean through the port of Gwadar,” said Professor Li Bo of the China Research Institute, Fudan University. It is, he […] Read more at The U.S. Is Trying to Light the Match of Islamic Extremism in China’s Xinjiang

Right-Wing Extremism is on the Rise in Israel

by Ariel Gold, 9 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Ariel Gold After neo-Nazis marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, and then President Donald Trump responded by saying there were “good people on both sides,” people who abhor white supremacism stood up, took notice, and condemned the marchers. Anti-racists would be wise to do the same about the far-right march that took place last week in Jerusalem. The situation […] Read more at Right-Wing Extremism is on the Rise in Israel

Catholic Clergy Kidnapped in Haiti Released, Church Group Says

9 months ago

The Society of Priests of Saint Jacques did not say if a ransom had been paid for release of abductees

Having an epidural doesn't boost autism risk

by Erin Digitale-Stanford, 9 months ago

Epidural anesthesia, commonly administered for pain relief during labor, does not increase the risk for autism in children, a new study shows.

Blinken Heads to Ukraine Amid Russia's Recent Military Buildup Along Border

9 months ago

Trip aims to 'reaffirm unwavering US support for country's sovereignty and territorial integrity in face of Russia's ongoing aggression,' State Department says

Fix for asbestos in soil may risk nearby water

by Danielle Torrent Tucker-Stanford, 9 months ago

Experiments with asbestos fibers in soil indicate that efforts to prevent human exposure to the cancer-causing mineral may threaten water supplies.

India’s Daily COVID Count Climbs Toward 400,000

9 months ago

WHO says ‘the situation in India can happen anywhere’

Disneyland Opening Highlights California's COVID Turnaround

9 months ago

News comes as California boasts country's lowest rate of confirmed coronavirus infections

5 Arrested in Violent Robbery of Lady Gaga's Dogs

9 months ago

Detectives do not believe that thieves initially knew dogs belonged to pop star

How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive

9 months ago

Why didn't onlookers stop Derek Chauvin? Here's what research really shows about bystanders getting involved

9 months ago

Family meals are good for the grown-ups, too, not just the kids

9 months ago

From tulips and scrips to bitcoin and meme stocks – how the act of speculating became a financial mania

9 months ago

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but isolated success stories suggest community and officer buy-in might be key

9 months ago

NASA Mars Helicopter Fails to Respond for 4th Flight

9 months ago

Engineers blame software issue, will try again Friday


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