By time.com President Obama will arrive on Thursday in Orlando, Florida to meet the families of victims in Sunday’s shooting at a gay nightclub that left 49 people dead. Obama will meet with victims’ families and first responders and “stand in solidarity with the Orlando community,” the White House said....
NHS Hosts 9th Annual Neighborhood Leadership Awards Six inspiring Chicagoland neighborhood heroes were honored for their commitment to making a difference in their communities. Nearly 250 civic, community and corporate leaders attended the recent Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago’s (NHS) 9th annual Neighborhood Leadership Awards. From a community center on the...
By Carrie Mackevich, ahchealthenews.com In emergency situations, like when someone’s having a heart attack or stroke, quick thinking and action can be the difference between life and death. While calling 911 should always be the first step, emergency apps are becoming more popular and improving the odds of survival by...
A county jail in North Carolina has launched a program to teach detained teen boys about the art of barbering. By Sanjana Karanth, The Huffington Post Inside the Mecklenburg County Detention Center’s walls sit five brand-new chairs between two pillars decorated like barber poles. The county opened a barber school on April...
By CNN Wire WASHINGTON — Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday. The recall was announced as the US Centers for Disease Control...
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By Maegan Vazquez, CNN House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump, though they acknowledged their efforts have no chance of success while Republicans control both houses of Congress. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, introduced five articles of impeachment that include obstruction of justice for Trump's decision to fire...
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Taking hormonal birth control might be associated with an increased risk for depression compared with those who don't use contraception, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry last week. The finding is something that users have long suspected, as about 30% of women...
By Nancy E. Williams, Black Enterprise Wendy Tilford is a wife, mother of two, and owner of three Huntington Learning Center franchises—two in Houston and one in Woodland Hills, California. It may seem like a lot to handle, but coming from a background in politics, she takes it in stride...
By Madison Park, Catherine E. Shoichet and Mayra Cuevas, CNN A school bus packed with children slammed into a tree, flipped over and split apart. Shell-shocked students cried as rescuers worked for hours to pull them from the wreckage. Frantic parents screamed, "That's my baby." This was the horrifying scene Monday afternoon on...
Leaders from law and business will gather for the Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) Forum on Access to Justice on Monday, November 12, in Chicago. The forum will focus on ways of addressing the most critical civil legal aid issues faced by seven in 10 low-income American households each year. Illinois...