• Lesbian and bisexual resources are dropped from HHS website

    The Department of Health and Human Services quietly removed lesbian and bisexual content from its women’s health website last fall, according to a new report from the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit government watchdog group. The findings, released on Wednesday, noted that the HHS-operated Office of Women’s Health (OWH) "removed a webpage with extensive information about lesbian and bisexual health, […]

  • Girl Shot by Classmate Inside Maryland High School Has Died

    The teenage girl who was shot in the halls of her Maryland high school has died, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.  Jaelynn Rose Willey, 16, was surrounded by her family when she died at 11:34 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff’s office says. Her parents announced that they had decided to take her off […]

  • Smoke Detectors Recalled: Devices May Not Work in Fire

    About 452,000 smoke detectors sold at Home Depot, Walmart and other stores nationwide are being recalled after the company discovered the device may fail to alert consumers of smoke, the company said Wednesday. The Kidde company, which sold the detectors in the U.S. and Canada, was recalling models PI2010 and PI9010 after a yellow cap […]

  • West Point military academy admits Parkland student Peter Wang who died saving classmates in mass shooting

    In life, he dreamed of becoming soldier. In death, he was honored with an invitation to join their ranks. Fifteen-year-old Peter Wang, who was killed while trying to help classmates escape from a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was posthumously accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Tuesday “for his heroic […]

  • Teen Hero Shot 5 Times at Fla. School Gets Visit From Sheriff

    A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot multiple times while trying to save his classmates during last week’s mass shooting was visited in the hospital by Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Israel said he was "honored" to visit with 15-year-old Anthony Borges Sunday, just days after the shooting at the Parkland school that […]

  • Powerful Earthquake Hits Oaxaca, Mexico

    A powerful earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country’s capital, and setting off quake alert systems. Crowds of people gathered on central Reforma Avenue in Mexico City as the ground shook. The U.S. Geological Survey put the quake’s preliminary magnitude at 7.2 and said […]

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