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Public transit faces uncertain future after pandemic. Untitled. Untitled. - The Washington Post. Why rural Americans are having a hard time working from home. Anstey, a middle school history teacher, lives in a valley between two mountains, where the only available home internet option is a satellite connection.

Why rural Americans are having a hard time working from home

Her emails can take 30 seconds to load, only to quit mid-message. She can't even open files on Google Drive, let alone upload lesson modules or get on a Zoom call with colleagues. Untitled. The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay.

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As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the discussions. The Recorder - Getting serious … a modest proposal. A few years ago we read a news story about an older woman, a mother of a large extended family, who was suddenly facing a life-threatening and rapidly advancing illness.

The Recorder - Getting serious … a modest proposal

Unfortunately, the cost of the medicines and hospital procedures that could possibly save her life was almost astronomical — far more than she and her husband could afford. However, her large extended family was not about to let her die. The Deerfield Scroll. When you were little, did you ever have friends your mom made you hang out with, even though you didn’t want to?

The Deerfield Scroll

Then those friends kept showing up, and you were confused and sick of them. Soon enough, those friends were around so much that you got used to them. Finally, those friends were always with you and never left, and you almost began to enjoy having them around. - The Washington Post. Nathan Phillips, Nick Sandmann encounter: a viral video shows a different side. - The Washington Post. The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting. Parents also began spending more money on their children for things like preschools and enrichment activities, Sabino Kornrich, a sociologist at Emory, showed in two recent papers.

Rich parents have more to spend, but the share of income that poor parents spend on their children has also grown. In states with the largest gaps between the rich and the poor, rich parents spend an even larger share of their incomes on things like lessons and private school, found Danny Schneider, a sociologist at the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues in a May paper. Parents in the middle 50 percent of incomes have also increased their spending. Middle School Misfortunes Then and Now, One Teacher’s Take — Wait Until 8th. NBA: Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers opens up on mental health. The Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star was, after all, quietly receiving therapy for an anxiety battle he had kept hidden from the public.

NBA: Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers opens up on mental health

But Love came to realize that saying the words "panic attack" and describing his episode publicly were part of the recovery process, and could benefit others suffering in silence. "It's been therapeutic, and it's been good to share my experience and try to help. " The pressure on male athletes to suppress mental health issues only made his condition worse, Love wrote in the essay. Thehill. Jason Kander Announcement. The Maps That Show That City vs. Country Is Not Our Political Fault Line. - The Washington Post. Democrats Are Wrong About Republicans. Republicans Are Wrong About Democrats. Welcome to Secret Identity, our regular column on identity and its role in politics and policy.

Democrats Are Wrong About Republicans. Republicans Are Wrong About Democrats.

The defining divide in American politics is probably between Republicans and Democrats. 1968: The year in pictures. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination sparked days of rioting in cities across the United States, including Chicago, seen here.

1968: The year in pictures

Lee Balterman/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Marked by turmoil, tragedy and triumph, 1968 was a roller coaster. Political protests hit an international crescendo, violence struck at the heart of America and wartime atrocities tested the world’s resolve. Fifty years later, it’s clear the year left scars that have yet to heal when riots rocked America after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and protests shook the streets of Paris, Prague and Mexico City. The Vietnam War raged on with no end in sight, and in the United States a struggling President Lyndon B.

Can This Small Town Lead America in Fighting the Opioid Crisis? Chris Sheperd lost 14 friends to heroin overdoses, including a girlfriend who was pregnant with his child.

Can This Small Town Lead America in Fighting the Opioid Crisis?

Rat Park drug experiment comic about addiction – Stuart McMillen comics. Casa-de-salud-to-expand-with-1-million-mental. Jorge Riopedre, president of Casa de Salud Rebecca Barr Casa de Salud is planning to invest $1 million to transform a building adjacent to its existing health care clinic into a center for mental health.

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Saint Louis University owns the building at 1015 S. Compton that Casa plans to turn into the Mental Health Collaborative, a partnership that will provide mental health services to the uninsured, with a focus on immigrants and refugees. Americans take fewer steps than people in China and the U.K., new study reveals. Wall Street in New York.

Americans take fewer steps than people in China and the U.K., new study reveals

(Anthony Behar/Sipa USA) Which countries boast the best walkers? A major new study published in the journal Nature by a group of Stanford University scientists offers some clues. The research team analyzed the number of daily steps taken by more than 700,000 people, collected via the smartphone Argus activity monitoring app. The 10 most filling foods for weight loss. Study shows charitable giving fell during the Great Recession. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images There are lots of reasons why private philanthropy can't replace the government safety net, but one of the most fundamental is that people tend to stop giving to charity right when the poor need it most.

Total donations plunged in the U.S. during the Great Recession, for instance, dropping 7 percent in 2008, and 6.2 percent in 2009. When the economy turned south, Americans closed their wallets. The Cure For Election-Related Stress? Believe Your Political Adversaries Can Change. The Stigma Of Doing Things Alone. Why So Many White American Men Are Dying. The rising mortality rate of middle-age white Americans can be traced directly to the rise in prescription opioids. $14.99 Print & Digital 3 Month Trial Weekly home delivery with free shipping, access to Newsweek’s website and the complete online archive.

Try Print & Digital WILL RENEW AT $39.99/QUARTER $4.99 Digital Only 3 Month Trial Access to Newsweek’s website and the complete online archive. Try Digital Only WILL RENEW AT $12.99/QUARTER. PNAS 2015 Case 1518393112. Now White People Are Dying From Our Terrible Economic Policies, Too. Your work or a life: a painful choice no one should have to make – Hands-On Fundraising. In the United States, recent polls found that 70 percent of American workers consider their workplace a significant source of stress, whereas 51 percent report job stress reduces their productivity.