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Yemen war deprives many children of life...

SANAA (Reuters) – While waiting for a sponsor to pay for surgery for a congenital heart defect, gangrene from the untreated disease has eaten away at the foot of 16-year-old Zamzam Hizam. She is one of millions of Yemenis struggling to get life-saving medical care due to a seven-year war that has destroyed Yemen’s health […]

Intersex people have been challenging ‘g

Bria Brown-King, 29, a Pennsylvania native, was raised as a girl. As Brown-King got older, however, they realized they were developing differently. “I didn’t have the feminizing puberty that the other girls in my class had,” said Brown-King, who was born with an enlarged clitoris and started to develop masculine traits during puberty, including facial […]

Dude, can you spare a penny? Echoes of ...

WASHINGTON — The images float in sepia-toned photographs, faintly reminiscent of images of scruffy people queuing for bread or soup. Cabins in the hollows of the Appalachians. Ruined investors committing suicide in the face of stock Exchange blocks itself. The desperation etched on the faces of a generation that would soon face a world war. […]

Obama signs overhaul of student loan pro...

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — president obama on Tuesday signed legislation to expand access to college for millions of young Americans by revamping the federal government student loan program in what he called “one of the most significant investments in higher education since the GI Bill.” Mr. Obama went to a community college where his vice president’s […]

The Only Reason You’re Not Losing Weight

Just because you work hard at the gym, sweat profusely, lack oxygen, experience all the post-workout soreness, and see your weight drop dramatically, doesn’t it does not mean you are burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles after a week at the gym. I’ve been a personal trainer, online health […]

Four key points from the South Carolina ...

Seven Democrats looking for a chance to face the president Donald trump in November took the debate stage in Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday night, marking the 10th debate of the 2020 election season. Here are four key points from the debate, the last time candidates take the stage before March 3, Super Tuesday, when […]

State funds for unemployment are drying ...

In many cases, states that have kept unemployment tax rates artificially low ?? or in some cases decreased them ?? are now found in the worst pickles. Indiana lawmakers, for example, cut corporate tax rates by 25% in 2001. “So frankly, they created the perfect storm,” said John Ruckelshaus, assistant commissioner for the Indiana Department […]