Tag : mississippi

Sao Paulo Lab Produces Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  8 February '17

Zika Cases In Florida To Increase In Warm Winter; Mississippi Health Department Confirms New Patients Acquire Virus This Year

Zika virus remains to be a threat in the United States.

Alabama tornado

Family Life  30 November '16

Alabama Tornado Hits Church, Wipes Out Daycare; Natural Disaster Leaves Five People Dead And Dozens Injured

A daycare center was wiped out completely after tornadoes hit Alabama.

Derrick Johnson

Teens/Young Adults  25 October '16

Mississippi NAACP Calls For Federal Probe Over Stone High School Noose Incident Involving A Black Teen And 4 White Students

White kids reportedly placed a noose on the neck of a black student then yanked it.

North Carolina Clashes With U.S. Over New Public Restroom Law

Politics  7 July '16

Thirteen-State Coalition Steps Up The Legal Fight Against Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

The 13-state coalition has asked a federal court in Texas to stop the Obama transgender bathroom policy's enforcement while the lawsuit is ongoing. Texas AG Ken Paxton said the Obama administration is equating the term "sex" with "gender identity" in federal laws.

Mall of America Holds Halloween Party For Children

Health/Nutrition  23 June '16

This American State Ranks FIRST In Child Care And Well-Being; What State Is LAST?

Know the best and worst states to raise children in the United States.

Australia Celebrates Baby Boom

Pregnancy  2 June '16

Placentophagy: Pregnant Woman From Mississippi Wins Legal Battle In Favor Of Her Plan To Eat Her Placenta

A pregnant woman was favored by the court to keep her afterbirth for placentophagy.

World's Top Video Game Players Compete At World Cyber Games

Behavior  31 May '16

Teenagers Are Spending Thousands Of Dollars To Gamble On Counter-Strike

Real and shocking amounts of money are being spent on online gambling. Teens spend nearly $2,000 to bet on virtual weapons on "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive."

Los Angeles School Tries To Fight Campus Violence

School  19 May '16

Cleveland Starts Desegregating Schools After More Than Half A Century

Ending a legal battle that has lasted 50 years, a federal court has ordered the town of Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its high schools and middle schools.

Segregated Restrooms

School  4 May '16

US Education Secretary Callls Bathroom Laws 'Hateful' To LGBTQ Students

Secretary of Education John B. King called bathroom laws in the US as "hateful" and discriminating to transgender students.

Gay Pride Rally In Tel Aviv

Family Life  22 April '16

LGBT Travelers Warned Against Traveling To Some US States That Undermine Their Rights

Members of the LGBT community in the United Kingdom have been asked to follow rules when traveling to two U.S. states because of their anti-LGBT laws.

Residents Of Moore, OK Gather For Memorial Service Following Deadly Tornado

School  20 April '16

Clinton, Mississippi Promotes Diversity: District Schools Battle Student Segregation With Integrated Education

U.S. schools have an ongoing integration problem. However, some districts like Clinton, Mississippi, are making efforts to end student segregation.

Utopia Challenged. Sweden's Relationship With Refugees

 7 April '16

Students' 'No Child' Play Aims At Breaking Classroom Stereotypes

Mississippi students will appear in a play which hopes to break stereotypes in school.

A businessman is preparing to reset clocks for Daylight Saving Time.

News  15 March '16

Why States are Looking Into Abolishing Daylight Saving Time

Here's the reason why there are states that would like to get rid of Daylight Saving Time.

Stained HIV-1 under a scanning electron microscope.

Family Life  22 July '15

Aids Treatment & Cure: Teen in Long Remission After Stopping Medication

An 18-year old French teen born with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) stopped her medication for 12 years and now has her HIV/AIDS remitted.

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