Health Care

Mass shootings have been an unfortunately common occurrence in the U.S. for some time now - media outlets report new tragedies on what seems like a weekly basis. But with every new case, many still look to the past for reference, the massacre at Columbine High School being one of the most frequently cited. The insurmountable emotions of these situations can be cause to create more anger, more hatred and more violence; it’s a vicious cycle with seemingly few solutions. But even the people directly affected by these tragedies have the ability to overcome and create an opposite reaction. One spurred on by hope and kindness.

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

National

The idea of providing what's called a "Basic Income" for low-income individuals funded by the government is not new. But it's a concept that has been gaining traction in the media, higher education, Congress and elsewhere.

The idea of providing what's called a "Basic Income" for low-income individuals funded by the government is not new. But it's a concept that has been gaining traction in the media, higher education, Congress and elsewhere.

The 2018 midterms ushered in 36 newly or re-elected governors, the majority of whom support private school choice. EdChoice.org produced a summary of the 36 governors’ positions on what EdChoice Board member Virginia Walden Ford argues “is the civil rights issue of our day.”

The 2018 midterms ushered in 36 newly or re-elected governors, the majority of whom support private school choice. EdChoice.org produced a summary of the 36 governors’ positions on what EdChoice Board member Virginia Walden Ford argues “is the civil rights issue of our day.”

World

OLEAN — Andrew Marshall spent several weeks without electricity and running water while meeting young orphans living in poverty. He calls it the best trip of his life.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Women’s March on Washington Saturday drew more than 500,000 people, according to city officials. The rally was held to promote the message of women’s equality and the defense of all citizens’ basic human and civil rights, which  protesters fear may come under attack by a Trump Administration.

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