Tag : arizona

Refugees in the United States

School  11 January '17

Arizona To Prioritize Refugee Children’s Education?

Refugees have been fleeing war-torn countries and one of the hot spots in the United States where refugees find a safe haven is in Arizona.

19th Biennale Of Sydney - Media Preview

Autism  11 January '17

Painting: A Unique Way For People With Autism To Communicate?

According to an Arizona-based Autistic Artist, art is a unique way to communicate, especially among those who can't express their feelings verbally.

Eric Garner's Family Marks Two Years Since His Death From Chokehold By Poilce

Teens/Young Adults  30 November '16

Arizona Children's Deaths: Why Numbers Of Children's Suicide And Deaths From Maltreatment Are Increasing At An Alarming Rate

Teens suicide rate in Arizona is increasing but reviews suggest that these deaths are preventable.

National Adoption Day Marked At Miami Children's Museum

Family Life  30 November '16

Arizona Couple Adopts 5 Siblings From The Foster System So They Wouldn’t Be Apart

Brenda and Curt Heuer of Arizona have adopted five children -- all of them siblings -- so they won't get separated in the foster system. The boys and girls are aged two, three, six, seven, and nine.

Popularity Of Nintendo's New Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go Drives Company Stock Up

Dads  7 November '16

‘Pokémon GO’ Update & Guide: Daily Bonuses Added! Stardust, XP & More Items Rewarded; Which Regions Are Getting The Tracker?

The new “Pokémon GO” update introduces daily bonuses that will give rewards to players who don’t just check in with the game every day, but also performs certain tasks. Finding nearby Pokémon via an official tracker from Niantic is also possible again.

50th Anniversary Of CPR Marked In San Francisco

Health/Nutrition  27 October '16

Heart Attack Rates In America: Which U.S. Communities Have The Healthiest, Weakest Hearts?

Some cities in the United States have many residents with healthy hearts and aren't susceptible to heart attacks. Others, however, have people with weak hearts and are prone to heart attacks.

Sisters killed by father in Arizona

Toddler  19 October '16

Arizona Murder-Suicide: Two Young Girls Killed By Father Before Turning Gun To Himself, Mother Of Children Got Protective Order Months Before Killings

Two young children were allegedly killed by their own father before he killed himself.

Vermont and Phoenix Join Hands to Support “Indigenous People’s Day” as Criticism for “Columbus Day” Continues

Politics  11 October '16

Vermont and Phoenix Join Hands to Support “Indigenous People’s Day” as Criticism for 'Columbus Day' Continues

Amid the widespread criticism of "Columbus Day", Vermont and Phoenix extend their support for Indigenous People and designate a day for Native Americans.

WWII Memorial Features

Family Life  6 September '16

Shared Parenting Law Latest News & Updates: Why Child Custody Law Reform Is Happening All Over The US

Following the enactment of the shared parenting bill called HB 1550 in the state of Missouri, child custody law reform is still strongly advocated all over the United States.

Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City

Health  2 August '16

All For ‘Pokémon GO:’ Arizona Parents Abandon Toddler In 90-Degree Heat Without Water To Play Pokemon Go

Brett Daley, 27, and Brianna Daley, 25, were arrested after a neighbour found the toddler screaming, crying, and trying to get inside the couple's home.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Autism  26 July '16

Children With Special Needs: New Branch For Special Needs School To Open Next Month

There will soon be a new special needs school in Arizona.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Medicine  15 July '16

Arizona Measles Outbreak: Is It Because of the Lax Vaccination Implementation?

Arizona is now caught in an alarming measles outbreak.

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.

West Nile Virus Mosquitoes Return Early To California

Body  6 July '16

West Nile Virus From Mosquito Bite Had Arizona Man Paralyzed, ‘Excruciating Pain,’ Experienced by Patient

Phoenix, Arizona's Nicholas Cornelius flu-like symptoms after acquiring West Nile from a mosquito bite. According to Cornelius, he felt the "most excruciating pain" and it's both the physical and mental kind.

Drug paraphernalia

Health  30 June '16

Arizona TV Reporters Face Multiple Charges After Their Baby Was Found Out To Have Cocaine In System

A couple, who are known Arizona TV reporters, have been charged after it was found out that their baby had cocaine in its system.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Body  10 June '16

Miami Considered As Ground Zero For Zika Virus Outbreak In The US; City’s Tropical Weather An Ideal Mosquito Breeding Ground

Aside from Miami's tropical weather, the city is vulnerable to a Zika outbreak due to the high amount of Latin American travelers there. Experts said Miami, Florida is ground zero for a possible Zika outbreak in the U.S.

Scotland Prepares For Smoking Ban

Body  19 May '16

Americans Giving Up Smoking Can Cut The Country's Healthcare Spending By $63 Billion

Healthcare spending in the U.S. can be reduced if more people quit smoking. More than $60 billion can be saved from the country's healthcare costs if residents quit cigarettes.

Intrigue Nightclub Grand Opening At Wynn Las Vegas

Family Life  15 May '16

Vanessa Hudgens News & Update: 'Grease: Live' Actress Pays $1,000 For Rock Carving

Actress Vanessa Hudgens was fined for carving a heart on a stone in a national park in Arizona. She had to pay $1,000 for the violation.

Marijuana Smokers Celebrate The Plant's Unofficial 4/20 Holiday

Mind  14 May '16

Does Legal Marijuana Make Roads Less Safe? A New Study Seems To Say Yes

A new study by AAA seemed to suggest that there's an increase in car accidents in States where marijuana is legal.

Wildlife In The Negev Desert

Family Life  29 April '16

Venomous Scorpions Visit Arizona Homes Earlier This Year As Warm Weather Continues

Scorpions in Arizona are out of their winter hibernation and are lurking inside homes earlier than usual.

VH1 'Couples Therapy' With Dr. Jenn Reunion

Family Life  8 April '16

'Teen Mom OG' News & Updates: Catelynn Lowell Posted a Positive Update In-Regards to Her Mental Health Treatment

Catelynn Lowell posted her first Twitter update. 'Teen Mom OG' star is making positive progress on her mental health treatme.nt

House Committee Holds Hearing On TSA Security Breach

Health/Nutrition  22 March '16

Houston, We Have A Problem: City Braces For Possible Arrival Of The Zika Virus This Summer

Government and health officials in Houston are telling residents to brace themselves as the ZIka virus is expected to hit the city this summer.

crime

News  27 November '13

Three Sisters Rescued From Arizona Home, Imprisoned by Parents

Three teenage sisters from Arizona have been rescued from their home after being held captive for two years by what is believed to have been their parents, according to the Associated Press.

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