Tag : United States

Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox

Development  15 August '16

Parenting Tips: Is Raising a Happy Child More Important Than Making THem High Achievers?

Should parents go for happy kids or kids with high achievements?

FILE Changes Announced In Maternity Services

Fertility  15 August '16

United States Fertility Rates Hit The Lowest Point In History

American fertility rates have reached a record low.

The Royal Melbourne Show 2014

Body  15 August '16

Children Living On Farms In Midwest America Face Death And Agriculture-Related Injuries & Accidents

Children on farms often perform basic farm chores like feeding the cows and cleaning manure. Sometimes, however, they get involved in incidents that could end up in death.

Maryland Tests Concept of Public Military School

School  14 August '16

Education Trends: What You Need To Know About Public Schools In The US; The System Is Disappointing The Students

Public schools in the U.S. are facing an alarming problem. Know the reason why.

Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 6

Sports  12 August '16

Simone Biles’ Rio Olympic Games 2016 Victory: How Homeschooling Propelled Teen To Remarkable Success

Biles' victory in Rio puts her ahead of teammate and silver medalist Aly Raisman by a margin of 2.1. Biles' recent success puts her as the most decorated gymnast in history, making the U.S. the first country to have four consecutive all-around Olympic winners in gymnastics.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Fun & Games  12 August '16

'Pokemon Go' Trending Smartphone Games, Healthy According To A Doctor

"Pokemon Go" tends to make children and adults go outside for a walk and to play the game too. This is a fun way to walk and play at the same time with friends, talk around and see people all around you.

Violence And Poverty Exacerbate Homelessness In Honduras

Travel  11 August '16

Join A Gang Or Be Killed: Central American Teenagers & Children Forced To Make Tough Decisions After Deportation

People in Central America flee their countries to escape drug volence and enter the U.S. illegally. Usually, they end up getting deported and back into the hands of the gangs that they are trying to evade in the first place.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Fun & Games  9 August '16

California News: While Playing Pokemon Go, College Baseball Player Was Shot To Death

Calvin Riley, out in the park with his friend, was busy catching Pokemons when an unknown gunman shot him dead.

Health Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Body  9 August '16

Zika Virus Latest News And Updates: US’ Zika Outbreak Due To Partisan Politics? No Zika Response Funding Makes America’s Poor Suffer

The United States has a public health emergency fund for health threats like the Ebola and the global health threat, Zika virus. Sadly, the said fund is only limited for disastrous responses and has been empty after the politicians rejected the funding request for Zika virus response.

Shooting - Olympics: Day 1

Sports  8 August '16

Rio Olympics 2016: American Teen Virginia Thrasher Wins Gold, Beats China At Women’s Air Rifle Event

Virginia Thrasher's performance at the final round was impressive, opening with a 10.5 with a 0.7-point lead. Du Li matched that score, but only got a 10.1 on her final shot while Thrasher scored a 10.4.

U.S. Gas Prices Soar To Record National Average

Money  8 August '16

California Oil Industry: Gap Between Wholesale And Retail Gas Price Doesn't Make Sense

California oil companies buy gas at one of the lowest prices in the U.S. but sell it at one of the highest prices in the country.

President Obama Signs The Every Student Succeeds Act At The White House

K-12 Reform  7 August '16

Education News & Updates: What Parents Should Know About America’s New Federal Education Law ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’

The United States has replaced the decade-old federal education law, No Child Left Behind, with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Under the new law, the power to govern schools has shifted from Washington to the states.

President Obama Delivers Statement On The Economy

Politics  5 August '16

Glamour Magazine Features USA President Obama: His Personal Essay On What A Feminist Looks Like

In a powerful, 1,500-word essay, President Obama praises today's position of women in society whilst also acknowledging that there are a lot of things to work on which should start by changing one's self.

Indian Doctor Provides Free Care For Women In Need

Health  5 August '16

Hundreds Of Babies Become Stillborn Or Premature Due To Wrong Thread Used In Cervical Stitch Procedures

One in 200 pregnant women at risk of miscarriage or delivering their babies early undergo cervical stitch procedures. The study found that the thread used in majority of these procedures is thicker, which stimulates the growth of bacteria in the cervix.

Miami Neighborhood Battles Outbreak Of Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  5 August '16

Zika Virus Outbreak Threatens Florida's Billion Tourism Industry

Florida's tourism industry is set to face declining number of visitors because the first reports of the Zika virus in the United States happened in the state.

President Obama Hosts White House Science Fair

Music.Art.STEM  3 August '16

STEM Education Latest News And Updates: Why The United States Should Support STEM Education

As Stanford University president John Hennessy retires from his post in the academe and takes the new role as the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program inaugural director, he revealed the state of STEM education in the United States.

Miami Dade Mosquito Patrol Goes Door To Door In Miami To Prevent Zika Spread

Body  2 August '16

Zika Virus In America: ‘Actively Circulating’ Outbreak In Miami, Florida Prompts CDC To Issue Travel Warning

The 150-square-meter area, which is located north of downtown Miami, has an "actively circulating" Zika virus outbreak.

Budweiser Parent Company AB InBev Continues Efforts To Purchase Rival Miller

Behavior  1 August '16

Underage Drinking In America: Punishments Could Ban Students From Graduation & School Activities

Some people think that banning underage drinkers from graduation is too retaliatory, adding that it would also affect the students' families.

150 Years German Red Cross: Senior Citizens Care

Health/Nutrition  27 July '16

First Vaccine For Dementia To Be Tested On Humans In Three Years

Dementia vaccines will soon be made available which can help millions of patients.

Los Angeles School Tries To Fight Campus Violence

School  27 July '16

Student Desegregation In America: Diverse Schools Also Pose Problems

Desegregated schools provide important benefits to children such as drop in prejudice, better analytical thinking, increased civic commitment, and improved learning outcomes. But If children aren't exposed to diversity early on in their lives, how are they going to excel in diverse schools and environments?

Pokemon Go Launches In Hong Kong

Games  27 July '16

‘Pokémon Go’ Global News: Japan Urges Niantic To Remove Pokémons Found At The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Zone

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, or TEPCO, said it found Pokémon at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Niigata Prefecture, as well as at the Fukushima Daini and Fukushima Daiichi plants. Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori said it's not a good idea for Pokémon hunters to come into these dangerous areas.

Central Americans Freed By Border Patrol Depart For Destinations Around The U.S.

Family Life  26 July '16

Texas’ Birth Certificate Issuance: Process Now Easier For The Children Of Undocumented Immigrants From Mexico And Central America

The plaintiffs claimed that Texas had a vague and inconsistent process for issuing birth certificates to undocumented parents. Some forms of documentation were considered valid but they weren't consistently acknowledged at Texas offices.

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