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After Cancer She Started Driving Uber, Using Tips to Make Sandwiches For the Homeless–Now a 24-yo Rider is Her BFF

Not only does Kerry Wiles hold down a full-time job as a scientist; on weekends, she works as a ride-share driver who uses her fares and tips to make meals for Tennessee’s homeless community. Kerry began her side gig with Lyft and Uber after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. She loves people, and […]

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After Talking to Firefighters, a Startup Created a Tool That Maps Every California Tree to Help Predict Fire Spread

A new state of the art satellite imaging program will allow California fire authorities to map every individual tree in the state as a means to better plan and monitor for fires. The catastrophic fires typifying the last few fire seasons in California’s forests have had scientists brainstorming new and better ways to combat them, […]

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Bone Broth Strengthens Immunity, Body, and Joints, And You Don’t Need To Spend A Bunch To Make It

For several years now, collagen-rich bone broth—created by boiling bones to extract the gelatin and marrow within—has become popular on the health and wellness magazine circuit. And for good reason. The simple dish confers a set of valuable nutrients, like glutamine and collagen, that are uncommon in other foods. According to Healthline, animal bones are […]

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This Veteran is Helping Fellow Vets Transition to Civilian Life Through Video Gaming

One medically retired veteran of the U.S. Army is helping recreate the brother and sisterhood people often find in the service through his YouTube channel that focuses on gaming—and self-care. After Christopher Boehm left the army, he learned from a friend the staggering statistic that 22 veterans die each day by suicide. Being injured and […]

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six weeks before Election Day is likely to set off a heated […]

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More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention

Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen. There were three small, circular marks. The 39-year-old woman from Cuba was told only that she would undergo an operation to treat her ovarian cysts, but a month […]

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One family’s desperate, deadly attempt to flee Lebanon

Mohammed Sufian did not dream of much: a job, food on the table, the chance to buy his 2½-year-old son the little things a toddler wants. So when he heard that smugglers were taking people from his hometown of Tripoli to the nearby Mediterranean island of Cyprus, he decided to take the chance with his […]