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The Department of Health and Human Services plans to speed the release of several thousand migrant children from federally contracted shelters before Christmas, to relatives already living in the U.S.
Marcy Tate grew up in southwest Virginia in a coal mining family. “My father-in-law was a coal miner, my father was a coal miner, my grandfather was a coal miner, my great-grandfather was a coal miner,” she said. Tate knew what black lung disease looked like. In 2003, her father-in-law passed away from what Tate… Read More
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a forceful advisory about vaping by U.S. teenagers, saying electronic cigarette use among young people has reached levels that require urgent action.
Every year, Reporters Without Borders investigates how many journalists were killed, imprisoned or held hostage. In 2018, the group saw an increase in every category.
Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films.
The judge ordered both sides to file status reports by March 13. He said he has outstanding questions, including how the Russia investigation was impeded and the impact of Flynn’s lies on the inquiry.
Down one wrestler, Ohio Wrestling lost 33-6 against the Iowa State Cyclones Sunday. The Bobcats won only 2-of-10 matches to the 23rd ranked team in the nation. The dual meet started off with a forfeit from Ohio at 125 pounds. Ohio’s Shakur Laney failed to make weight forcing the Bobcats to give up 6 points. Ranked… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Latest on a West Virginia high school assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender student in a school bathroom (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A West Virginia assistant principal has been suspended after a complaint that he harassed a transgender male student inside a high school bathroom. News outlets report… Read More
NPR is reporting that more than two thousand coal miners are now suffering from the most severe form of black lung disease, Progressive Massive Fibrosis, or PMF. And despite clear warnings, investigative reporter Howard Berkes shows, the mining industry and government regulators did little to stop it. Data loom large in this story: Berkes took a deep dive… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Medical Board is acknowledging for the first time that it has records about a complaint investigation involving the now-deceased Ohio State University team doctor accused of widespread sexual misconduct against students decades ago. Neither institution will share details about the documents involving now-deceased physician Richard Strauss. They were provided… Read More