Tag : United States

California Town A 'Sanctuary' For Illegal Immigrants

School  28 October '16

US Education: Low Student Achievement & Teacher Turnover In The US Blamed On Ineffective School Environments

Student achievement and teacher turnover are highly dependent on school environment. A study found that retaining effective teachers over time is influenced by four dimensions of school climate.

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.

U.S. judge approves Volkswagen's $14.7 bil. diesel-cheating settlement

Dads  26 October '16

Volkswagen Emission Cheating Scandal Update: Settlement Assures Compensation And Buybacks For Buyers

Thousands of Volkswagen owners are to receive compensation from the settlement.

Stay-at-home moms

Family Life  26 October '16

How Much Should Stay-At-Home Moms Receive As Salary & Why They Prefer To Be The Homemaker

Being a mother is the most underrated, and at the same time, the toughest job ever.

Miami Schools Teach Adults English As A Second Language

School  26 October '16

America’s Teacher Shortage Problem: Career & Tech Education Have Largest Deficits; Who Should Be Blamed?

North Dakota is one of the states suffering from teacher shortages and it’s not just the one. Almost every state in the country has reported teacher shortages to the U.S. Education Department.

Staten Island Neighborhood Grapples With Heroin Epidemic

Health/Nutrition  25 October '16

Drug Addiction Epidemic Best Curbed By Peer Recovery Specialists? How Shared Experiences Help

Peer recovery programs introduce peer recovery coaches or specialists to drug overdose patients while they're still in emergency rooms and maintain contact with them after they get discharged. Patients develop a bond and trust these coaches because they share the same experiences.

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

Health/Nutrition  24 October '16

Marijuana Effect On Teens: Recent Studies Suggest No Solid Evidence Proves That Marijuana Consumption Among Teens Causes Decline In IQ

Twin studies reveal that there is no solid evidence linking marijuana consumption among teens leads to cognitive decline.

Teen in wheelchair rises for American flag

Teens/Young Adults  23 October '16

Patriotic Teen: Photo Of A Teen Who Gets Up From Wheelchair To Pay Respect To The American Flag Goes Viral

This teenager from Florida would inspire you to love your country even more.

Smithsonian Zoo's Baby Panda Bei Bei Turns One

Dads  22 October '16

Goodbye Bao Bao: Nation's Favorite Panda Is Leaving For China!

One of the nation’s most favorite panda, Bao Bao will soon bid farewell to United States as she will be transferred to China early next year.

White House Lit With Pink Light In Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness

Politics  22 October '16

White House Turns Bold Pink, Discover Why!

The White House lit up the palace with pink lights last October 20, 2016, Thursday night as part of raising awareness of breast cancer.

Why Do We Get Migraines?

Health/Nutrition  21 October '16

Migraine’s Cause Found? Mouth Bacteria That Breaks Down Nitrates In Food Blamed

New research found that a huge amount of certain bacteria in the mouth can trigger migraines. When there’s a huge amount of the microbes in the mouth, nitrates break down faster and cause the brain and scalp's blood vessels to dilate. This occurrence triggers migraines.

Diversity In Schools

School  20 October '16

Teacher Diversity In America: Why Students Prefer Black & Latino Teachers Than Whites

It turns out that students in the U.S.prefer having black and Latino teachers than white teachers. The pupils believe that their black and Latino teachers were “clearer” or easier to understand during classroom lessons than their white teachers.

Appeals Court Rules State Ban Adoption For Gays Unconstitutional

Development  19 October '16

Surviving Life In Foster Care: Why Children In Foster Care Are Vulnerable To Depression, Learning Disabilities, Obesity & Asthma

A new study found that children in the United States who have been in foster care have higher risks of mental and physical health problems such as obesity, asthma, depression, and learning disabilities such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. In 2014, more than 650,000 children in the U.S. were in foster care.

Children and handguns

Toddler  18 October '16

Toddlers Kill People? New Advertisement From A Gun Control Group Makes Use Of Powerful Message In Campaign To Make America Safe Again

A new advertisement from a gun control group uses children to say that guns don't kill people, but toddlers do.

Apple Fans Await iPhone 7

Technology  17 October '16

iPhone, Other Apple Products Emerge As Winners In Teenagers’ Hearts Once Again

When it comes to gadgets and mobile devices, teens are drawn to the same thing – Apple’s iPhone. A new survey found that 79 percent of teenagers in the United States said that they would buy another iPhone as their next phone.

Sony’s PlayStation VR Receives Additional 150 Cinematic VR Titles From Start-Up Jaunt

Technology  14 October '16

Everything You Need To Know About Oculus Rift; Specs, Release Date & Controller Price

Get ready for a new gaming experience with the Oculus Rift. Read more.

Guildhall Librarians Receive Largest Private Collection Of Dick Whittington Treasures

Development  14 October '16

Michigan Barbershop Discounts Children Customers Who Read Books With Black Role Models Aloud During Appointments

The Fuller Cut barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan provides a $2 discount to kids who read aloud to their barbers during haircut appointments. The 75 to 100 diverse books offered by the barbershop all feature African-American role models ranging from athletes and astronauts to writers.

Children's Hospital Class Aims To Help Youth With Obesity Issues

Health  14 October '16

America’s Children & Adolescents, Among The Least Physically Fit Across 50 Countries

The U.S. is at the 47th spot out of 50 countries and Canada landed the 19th ranking. The top five nations with the fittest kids and teens are Tanzania, Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan.

Godzilla Resurgence

TV/ Movie  12 October '16

'Godzilla Resurgence' News: Toho Studios Is Already Working For The Next Godzilla Film In 12 Years; Reboot Includes Giant Monsters!

According to reports, "Godzilla Resurgence" also known as "Shin Godzilla" is opening in select US theaters this week.

Candidates Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Hold Second Presidential Debate At Washington University

Games  11 October '16

'Mr. President' Game Release, News & Ddate: Steam Game The Next Big Thing in Gaming?

The new 'Mr. President" game on Steam is all about playing bodyguard as Dick "Rock Hard" Johnson for the President Of The United States Of America, Ronald Rump.

Children At Xining Orphan And Disabled Children Welfare Center

Health  10 October '16

Autistic Toddler Hospitalized After Receiving Holistic Autism ‘Medicine': Silver & Epsom Bath Salts

A 4-year-old boy with autism was hospitalized after suffering complications from a holistic medicine that is said to cure his developmental condition. The child was hospitalized due to severe weight loss, constipation, vomiting and extreme thirst. He was also suffering from high levels of vitamin D and hypercalcaemia.

Hillary Clinton

College Success  9 October '16

Hillary Clinton’s Plan For College Tuition Questionable? Critics Speak, Doubts Rising

Hillary Clinton has a promising goal for education in the United States, but the materialization of her free College Tuition plan now becomes the meat of the topic for some critics.

New Law Seeks to Crack Down on Distracted New York Drivers

Behavior  7 October '16

Free Driving Course For Teenagers Aims To Lower Road Fatalities: Driver Safety & Real-Life Emergency Avoidance Offered

Driver's Edge prepares teenage drivers for the dangers they could encounter on the road. Participants are taught driver safety, real-life emergency avoidance, and response techniques, among others.

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