Rep. Joe Kennedy III Loses Democratic Primary Challenge of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey

(BOSTON) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts defeated U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Tuesday’s hard-fought Democratic primary, harnessing support from progressive leaders to overcome a challenge from a younger rival who is a member of America’s most famous political family. It was the first time a Kennedy has lost a race for Congress in Massachusetts. Markey appealed to voters in the deeply Democratic state by positioning himself as aligned with the liberal wing of the party. He teamed …

Liberty University To Investigate Jerry Falwell Jr’s Tenure As President

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University is opening an independent investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr.’s tenure as president, a wide-ranging inquiry that will include financial, real estate and legal matters, the evangelical school’s board announced Monday. In a statement, the board said it had retained an outside firm to investigate “all facets” of the school’s operations under Falwell, and that it was “committed to learning the consequences that have flowed from a lack of spiritual stewardship by our former president.” …

The Funniest Tweets About Married Life To Get You Through This Week

And somehow, the spouses of Twitter continue to find humor in the minutiae of married life and sum it up perfectly in 280 characters or fewer. Every other Monday, we round up the funniest marriage tweets of the previous two weeks. Read on for 25 relatable new ones that will have you laughing in agreement. After many years of marriage, the one piece of advice I can give is this: For some reason they just really like the towels folded …

Facebook’s Ties to India’s Ruling Party Complicate Its Fight Against Hate Speech

In July 2019, Alaphia Zoyab was on a video call with Facebook employees in India, discussing some 180 posts by users in the country that Avaaz, the watchdog group where she worked, said violated Facebook’s hate speech rules. But half way through the hour-long meeting, Shivnath Thukral, the most senior Facebook official on the call, got up and walked out of the room, Zoyab says, saying he had other important things to do. Among the posts was one by Shiladitya …

Tensions Over Race and Policing in Kenosha, Wis., Began Long Before the Shooting of Jacob Blake

On Sunday, when police in Kenosha, Wis., shot Jacob Blake several times in the back, the incident quickly became part of the long list of violent moments that have helped shape this year. Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, appeared about to enter a gray SUV in which his three children were sitting. Kenosha police have released few details about the event, but on Tuesday, the family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump, tweeted that Blake was “currently paralyzed from the waist down.” As …

Chinese-Made Smartphones Are Secretly Stealing Money From People Around The World

When Mxolosi saw a Tecno W2 smartphone in a store in Johannesburg, South Africa, he was attracted to its looks and functionality. But what really drew him in was the price, roughly $30 — far less than comparable models from Samsung, Nokia, or Huawei, Africa’s other top brands. “They’re very attractive and appealing to your eyes,” Mxolosi, who asked for his last name not to be used to protect his personal safety, told BuzzFeed News. “Honestly, I was a Samsung …

The Trump Administration Will Start Charging Immigrants Fees For Applying For Asylum

The US will become just one of just four countries to charge asylum-seekers a fee to apply for protections, according to a finalized policy announced Friday. The move is just the latest by the Trump administration to target and restrict protections for those fleeing their home countries. The US now joins the ranks of Iran, Fiji, and Australia in charging a fee. In the US, there will be a $50 charge on asylum applications starting in October. “A $50 fee …

Why do Covid fatalities remain low when infection numbers are rising?

While some scientists believe the virus has become less deadly, others look at the factors that suggest otherwise Some researchers believe that social distancing has led to smaller amounts of the virus being transmitted. Photograph: Bradley Collyer/PA   Are Covid-19 death rates decreasing? Most statistics indicate that although cases of Covid-19 are rising in many parts of Europe and the United States, the number of deaths and cases of severe complications remain relatively low. For example, patients on ventilators have …

‘It’s a Struggle They Will Wage Alone.’ How Black Women Earned the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, ratified a century ago on Aug. 18, 1920, is often hailed for granting American women the right to vote. And yet most Black women would wait nearly five decades more to actually exercise that right. As the centennial of that Constitutional landmark arrives amid weeks of Black Lives Matter protests that have called for greater recognition of Black women’s contributions to society, historian Martha S. Jones aims to make sure that the Black American women who fought …

Weekly Unemployment Claims Dip Below 1 Million

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are instituting a new 0.5% fee to most consumers looking to refinance their mortgages. Credit…J. David Ake/Associated Press The cost of refinancing a mortgage is about to go up and it has nothing to do with the Federal Reserve. Even as the county’s monetary regulators are keeping interest rates at record lows, two of the nation’s biggest mortgage finance firms said that they would start charging an additional fee on most home loan refinancings. The 0.5 …

The Trade-off in Trump’s Executive Order on Essential Drugs

Pharmaceutical manufacturing has long been a dirty business. The antibiotic-laced wastewater, and other pollutants it leaves behind, is just one of many reasons that so many American drug-manufacturing plants closed up over the last few decades and moved to places like Hyderabad, India, and China’s Zhejiang province, with their low labor costs and minimal regulations. But drug manufacturing in those remote outposts has been dirty in another way, as I learned from a decade of reporting that culminated in my …

Loss Of Hair and Menopause

Menopause results in many physical modifications in a lady’s body. There is a rapid hair loss menopause due to changes in the hormonal levels in the female’s body. The female hormone estrogen balances out the results of androgens like DHT. After menopause estrogen, production reduces. Testosterone in the woman’s body integrates with an enzyme to produce DHT that causes hair loss menopause. One way to fight hair loss menopause is to consume food that is more nutritious. A lady needs …

What Is the Paleo Diet?

The paleo diet, also popularly referred to as the ‘caveman’ diet is a dietary plan approximately based upon what our forefathers consumed during the paleolithic era. The present day diet is not a precise duplication of their diet plan. Just an idea of what their diet plan would have been like– generally healthy, wholesome food that is not full of ingredients, preservatives and other damaging compounds so frequently found in our present diet plan. The paleo diet plan has seen …

Marketing vs. Excellent Consuming Habits.

I know we talk a lot about the effect of our eating routines on our general health, what we don’t point out is the effect television and marketing have actually had on our consuming practices. Till the arrival of television, people merely consumed what was available in their area for them to consume. Thanks to television, the demand for an item implied that the grocery needed to find the item and have it delivered to his area. But it occurred, …

Provide The Present Of Bath Accessories

After several years of marital relationship I am finally finding out to give my partner presents that she really enjoys. It took me a while to discover that women do not always like the same things that guys do. My partner was really thoughtful in our early years of dating and marital relationship each time she would upwrap a brand-new tool or a book about the latest fishing techniques. As I have actually taken time to discover my better half …

Anger Management Tips to use in Stressful Situations.

When a person is dealing with anger problems, generally their feelings progress when put in demanding situations. If a difficult occurrence turns up, often their only way to manage it is to install their protective side. Becoming angry is most likely much easier than handling the circumstances. This is regrettable considering that anger doesn’t resolve anything. Once it subsides, the issue is still there. There are anger management suggestions which individuals can utilized when found in stressful circumstances. If there …

Anger Management in Kid.

Anger, a normal feeling, can transform into something painful and unsightly. Ideas of anger problems might bring about images of a couple combating, a moms and dad abusing a child, a teenager lashing out at an instructor or a parent. Seldom will pictures of upset kids enter your mind. Kids, at extremely young ages, have to deal with feelings of anger and rage. This is a reality which is often difficult to understand or manage. Kids, kids especially, aren’t usually …

Few Things to Think About When Looking For Lower Back Pain Relief

The very best thing that you may probably have considered in your search for an efficient lower pain in the back relief is to discover what truly trigger this condition. There are rather a variety of aspects that may result to decrease back pain though there are conditions for which the causes are unidentified. The pain is genuine and often excruciating. Amongst these factors are muscle spasm, muscle stress, ligament sprains, joint problems, herniated disc, incorrect posture, too much weight …

Anger Management for Children.

Kids are normally forthcoming with regards to sharing sensations and emotions. A kid might be burdened with sensations of pain and guilt but you would never ever discover it from a conversation. A child’s feelings are generally show in the behavior. When a child is sad they may keep to themselves or have little to state. When a child feels guilty they might prevent individuals and stay in their space. When a child is angry they might break their toys, …

Get A Healthier Tan With Tanning Beds

Many people, particularly Caucasians who are prone to having dull and pasty looking complexions, envy those who have an all year tan. This is why a lot of Caucasians in the United States would want to trade in their washed-out try to find something much better, like a golden tan. A lot of people have gotten all sorts of skin diseases or flaws from basking under the sun too long (such as freckles), an unequal skin tone, dark areas and …