When it comes to nursing home care, Medicaid is what helps foot the bill if a resident doesn’t have the financial means. But a Kaiser Health News analysis of the quality of care shows that future cuts to such a program could mean less care for residents.
The deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications is Thursday, Oct. 5, but recipients of the program have been strongly encouraged to have theirs in the mail no later than Monday, Oct. 2.
The recession had a major impact on real estate, leaving a glut of commercial space that traditional businesses couldn’t fill post-recession, that has allowed non-traditional businesses to occupy the space. One of the more notable examples is the cannabis industry which has grown exponentially over the last decade.
African-Americans are twice as likely as white Americans to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They’re also less likely to get a diagnosis. Education is key to raising awareness within the African American Community, and one way to do that is through the arts.
More than 40 years ago, the Vietnam War engulfed the national conversation in our countr. Today, it’s playing out again as the country watches Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary on the Vietnam War. And that’s bringing up memories for many Americans who remember that tumultuous time, including Stuart Warner, editor of the Phoenix New Times.
A shortage of immigration court judges and a huge backlog of immigrant-related cases in the U.S. isn’t new. Since Donald Trump became president, the Department of Justice took steps to temporarily reassign judges in the attempt to reduce pressure on the overloaded court system. But a Politico article reports on the results of a FOIA request that reveal a lot more going on.
How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook? Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
Last year after the election of Donald Trump, millions of women hit the streets as part of the Women’s March on Washington. This weekend, some will take that spirit one step further, with the March for Black Women.
And as we just heard, President Trump has temporarily lifted the Jones Act, waiving shipping restrictions for the island for 10 days. Some congressional members, including Sen. John McCain, say 10 days is not enough.