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NEW YORK: Most US states don't require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the children's Health Fund (CHF). "There are many children, especially in low income communities, that are not succeeding academically because they ...
U.S. Army soldiers hone their long-distance marksmanship skills as they train at Ft. Benning in Columbus, GA., Oct. 17, 2017. AP Photo/John Bazemore. X. - A A +. Listen · U.S. army recruits from southern states are more likely to be overweight and out of shape, and it's hurting military readiness and ...

22 states of the Union (that's nearly half, geography fans) have announced that they are mounting a lawsuit against the FCC over its decision to drop the Obama-era protections on the 'all bytes are equal' rules. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is leading the charge against Ajit Pai's decision ...
Hawaii's false missile alarm stirs up debate over whether U.S. states or feds should be alerting the public. The confusion and panic caused after Hawaii officials fired off a false ballistic missile alert over the weekend have raised questions about whether any state should be solely responsible for notifying the ...
Personal finance website WalletHub ranked U.S. states based on 41 criteria, from water and air quality to the number of museums, theaters and scenic byways. Access to health care, life expectancy and the percentage of the adult population that is physically active also factored into the ratings that aimed to ...
Other lawsuits were also filed by pro-neutrality groups while Democrat senators said they were just one vote short for repealing the new FCC rules. U.S. President Donald Trump-backed policies' have been hit with yet another legal action as 21 states sued the Federal Communications Commission ...

The legalisation of marijuana for medical purposes has led to a significant reduction in violent crime in several US states bordering Mexico, according to new research. The study, published in The Economic Journal, found that the rate of violent crime - including robberies, murders and aggravated assaults ...
This is one of the reasons US states are keen to enact laws approving them. It will be interesting to see how these bills affect other legal services inside the US. Electronic Notary Services have seen significant growth over recent years. Smart contracts and blockchain will impact on these services and create ...
City mayors in 10 US states are pushing back against the Trump Administration's new war on marijuana legalization. Mayors from Colorado and Washington - the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana back in 2012 - are the lead authors of a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions in response to ...
Washington (AFP) - Donald Trump's administration moved Thursday to let states require that able-bodied adults work in order to receive health care benefits through Medicaid, a pillar of the US social safety net. The policy change would mark the first time the publicly funded program, which has insured the ...
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump attends the women in healthcare panel hosted by Seema Verma (R), Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Reuters. By Yasmeen Abutaleb.
After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years. A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that ...
One of those components is net international migration, or the number of immigrants moving to each state from another country minus the number of people who left that state for another country. While every state had positive net international migration -- more immigrants than emigrants -- net immigration ...
Some U.S. states are facing a mid-January loss of funding for their children's health insurance Program (CHIP), despite spending approved by Congress in late December that was expected to keep the program running for three months, federal health officials said 5 January. khn-logo1-100. The $2.85 ...
Best States is an interactive platform developed by U.S. News for ranking the 50 U.S. states, alongside news analysis and daily reporting. The platform is designed to engage citizens and government leaders in a discussion about what needs improvement across the country. The data was provided by ...
Each year, the country's overall population changes. While the change is generally positive, with more births than deaths, a few states had more deaths than births, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. » RELATED: Short-term exposure to air pollution can lead to 20,000 extra deaths. The bureau recently ...
Major climate disasters in the United States smashed previous records in 2017 at a cost of $306bn while killing hundreds of people. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Monday the destructive climate events came during the third-warmest year on record for the US.

Most states had a positive natural change, but two states had more deaths than births. The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of state populations for 2017. In addition to including the overall changes in population between 2016 and 2017, the bureau also broke down the components of that change.
The American states of Idaho and Alaska have both issued warnings over investments involving cryptocurrencies. Idaho's Department of finance warned its people on Thursday to deal cryptocurrency investments with caution. It said that a survey by the North American Securities Administrators Association ...
Another GOES-East image shows the sheer size bomb cyclone storm by overlaying outlines of U.S. states and countries in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. "The powerful nor'Easter is battering coastal areas with heavy snow and strong winds, from Florida to Maine," NASA officials wrote ...
There's good and bad news when it comes to infant mortality in the United States. Infant mortality, or the death of a baby before his or her 1st birthday, has declined in recent years across the nation and around the world. Yet disparities persist across states, according to a report released by the Centers for ...
Winter storm brings rare snow and ice to Southern US states. facebook; twitter; Google; email. Share this. 0. Press Association. Last updated: 03 January 2018, 18:20 GMT. Print this story. A brutal winter storm has dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain up the south-east seaboard of the United States, delivering snowy ...
The advent of a new year means the ushering in of new laws in the US which include everything from changing the rules around nappy changing, to marijuana consumption, and pet custody in divorce proceedings. The arrival of 2018 also welcomes a new law which means Barack Obama's home state will ...
People living on the East Coast tend to spend more on lottery tickets, on average. Those living in Massachusetts spend the most on lottery tickets, on average. Americans love to play the lottery. But people living in some states spend way more than those in others. Business Insider looked at statistics from the US Census ...
More than half of US states now boast some form of marijuana legalization, and many of the remainder have some form of legislation pertaining to special circumstances. For example Alabama and Mississippi both have laws in place permitting the use of medical marijuana for severe epileptic conditions ...
For several years, minimum wage workers have been rallying for higher pay and adequate wages by holding strikes and further demonstrations illustrating their demands. Thankfully, for many minimum wage workers, the start of 2018 signified not only a new year, but also a pay increase as well. The federal ...
'bomb cyclone' set to hit freezing US states as record-breaking cold snap continues. Bone-chilling temperatures are set to give way to heavy snow in parts of the northeastern US, with some areas set for 15 inches. 05:04, UK, Wednesday 03 January 2018. people in Chicago braved another freezing walk to work on Tuesday.
The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of the populations of each of the 50 US states and Washington, DC, including how their populations changed over a year. Between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017, Idaho grew 2.2%, more than any other state. Eight states saw declines in their populations, with Wyoming ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Friday that all 50 U.S. states had decided to participate in the nationwide broadband network it is building for first responders as part of a $6.5 billion government contract. In March, the U.S. government awarded a contract to AT&T to build the network, years after a federal ...
NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc said Friday all 50 states had decided to participate in the nationwide broadband network it's building for first responders as part of a $6.5 billion government contract. In March, the government awarded a contract to AT&T to build the network, years after a federal commission ...
AT&T says all U.S. states will use its public safety network. Reuters December 29. 2017 10:33PM. (Dreamstime/TNS). Sununu flipflops on FirstNet, goes with AT&T. NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc said Friday all 50 states had decided to participate in the nationwide broadband network it's building for first responders as part of a ...
After Canada, now the United States is in the grip of an E. coli outbreak. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDS) started an investigation after 17 people fell ill across 13 states between Nov. 15 and Dec. 8. The authorities are examining whether the present case is connected to a similar ...
Powerball tickets are sold in 44 U.S. states, and Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings are held twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Separately, the Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $343 million, with a cash option payout of $215 million, the game said on its ...
A homeless person is flu vaccinated as she registered to enter as transitional camp area for homeless people at the city's works yard in San Diego, California, U.S., Oct. 9, 2017. (Xinhua/Reuters). WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- The number of U.S. states reporting widespread flu activity jumped from ...
For the first time, Massachusetts was ranked the healthiest state in the United States on the United Health Foundation's 2017 annual report, "America's Health Rankings", which was released in December 2017. The report is based on 35 core measures across four categories: behaviors, community and ...
As 2017 comes to a close, many states have signed laws and regulations expanding access to healthcare provided by advanced practice registered nurses. hospital executives involved with attracting, hiring and retaining top talent will want to track the trend of enabling nurses to practice at the top of their ...
Jobless Rates Fell in 24 US states, Record Lows in 5. unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November. Dec. 22, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.. Jobless Rates Fell in 24 US states, Record Lows in 5 ...
The U.S. population, now 325.7 million, increased by 0.72 percent over the past year with more than 1 million people migrating from other countries, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. This immigration, paired with factors such as domestic migration and more births than deaths, led to population ...
Eight Eastern U.S. states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, demanding that it order tougher controls on some Midwestern states over air pollution blowing eastward. New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is leading the lawsuit, saying the Trump Administration had failed to ...
Best States is an interactive platform developed by U.S. News for ranking the 50 U.S. states, alongside news analysis and daily reporting. The platform is designed to engage citizens and government leaders in a discussion about what needs improvement across the country. The data was provided by ...
Jobless Rates Fell in 24 US states, Record Lows in 5. unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November. Dec. 22, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.. Jobless Rates Fell in 24 US states, Record Lows in 5 ...
The U.S. population, now 325.7 million, increased by 0.72 percent over the past year with more than 1 million people migrating from other countries, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. This immigration, paired with factors such as domestic migration and more births than deaths, led to population ...
That's according to Washington-based coalition Project Time Off, which reports that more than half of U.S. workers left vacation time unused in 2016, with employees forfeiting a total of 206 million days last year. What's more, the group says those lost days amount to $66.4 billion in forfeited benefits across ...
Minimum Wage $15 workers have demanded a higher minimum wage and many will be getting one soon. M. Spencer Green/AP. Eighteen states, including California and New York, will have higher minimum wages beginning in January. Supporters of the increases say it will help millions of working class Americans, but ...
In a new report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shares that 12 states are experiencing widespread flu activity, up from 7 states the previous week. The weekly FluView report for week 49 ending December 9, 2017, adds California, Wisconsin, Missouri, Ohio, New York, and ...
(Reuters) - Boehringer Ingelheim will pay $13.5 million to resolve claims by state attorneys general that the pharmaceutical company used deceptive and misleading marketing to promote the use of four of its drugs for unapproved purposes. The settlement was announced on Wednesday by attorneys ...
After months of speculation and protests, the FCC has officially passed the Restoring Internet Freedom declaratory ruling on December 14, repealing the 2015 net neutrality regulations. The reaction was immediate, with industry bigwigs and influencers alike taking to the internet to express their views.
US states could soon be using fentanyl, the powerful synthetic opioid that has played a significant role in the deadly drug epidemic currently gripping the US, to execute prisoners on death row. Nevada and Nebraska are attempting to use the drug, which is similar to morphine but up to 100 times more ...
A box of the Fentanyl-based drug Subsys, made by Insys Therapeutics Inc., is seen in an undated photograph provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Alabama. U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Alabama/Handout via Reuters. WASHINGTON - Fentanyl, a potent drug ...
Dr. Benjamin Hoffman (L) speaks with Nancy Minoui about 9 month old Marion Burgess, who suffers from a chronic heart condition, at an appointment at the Dornbecher children's hospital in Portland, Oregon, U.S. December 6, 2017. Picture taken December 6, 2017. Reuters/Natalie Behring Reuters.


 

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