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‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases ‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases Confronted by illnesses that most scientists overlook, these families had to work out their own approaches to find treatments. Source link

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‘The City Fumbled It’: How 4 Families Took On the Virus

‘The City Fumbled It’: How 4 Families Took On the Virus

‘The City Fumbled It’: How 4 Families Took On the Virus ‘The City Fumbled It’: How 4 Families Took On the Virus A walk along 138th Street in Mott Haven offers a blunt diagnosis of a South Bronx community troubled by chronic, and preventable, illnesses. Asthma, obesity and diabetes — which has spawned its own economy, reflected in signs on …

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Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind

Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind

Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. Thousands of families without broadband internet …

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Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests

Schools in Wales could reopen in early June

Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests When the first group of school children return to class as scheduled on 1 June, those in wealthier households will have had an extra …

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Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price.

Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price.

Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price. Outside Egypt, Critics Speak Freely. Inside, Families Pay the Price. CAIRO — When a popular Egyptian blogger shared gruesome video of a military officer severing the finger of an unidentified body and setting the body on fire, it was some of the most shocking footage to emerge from Sinai, where …

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Highways of Peru Swell with Families Fleeing Virus

Highways of Peru Swell with Families Fleeing Virus

Highways of Peru Swell with Families Fleeing Virus Highways of Peru Swell with Families Fleeing Virus LIMA, Peru — The bus terminals in Lima are so crowded with people waiting to escape to the countryside that families are sleeping outside, side by side. The highways of the city, Peru’s capital, are lined with walkers, laden with suitcases and children. In …

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Economic Freeze Cuts Remittances, a Lifeline for Migrants’ Families

Economic Freeze Cuts Remittances, a Lifeline for Migrants’ Families

Economic Freeze Cuts Remittances, a Lifeline for Migrants’ Families Economic Freeze Cuts Remittances, a Lifeline for Migrants’ Families ÁPORO, Mexico — The money would arrive like clockwork: $300 every couple of weeks, sent by her husband, a day laborer and undocumented immigrant living in Indianapolis. It was the only source of income for María Alejandre and six other family members …

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After Nova Scotia Shooting, Families Mourn as Police Seek a Motive

After Nova Scotia Shooting, Families Mourn as Police Seek a Motive

The authorities on the east coast of Canada were searching for a motive on Monday after a gunman who appeared to be dressed as a police officer and was driving a vehicle that appeared to be a Nova Scotia police car killed at least 16 people, one of the country’s worst mass killings in recent memory. Gabriel Wortman, who ran …

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Trump administration won’t release 9/11 ‘secrets’ to victims’ families

Trump administration won't release 9/11 'secrets' to victims' families

Donald Trump‘s administration refuses to release documents related to the 9/11 terror attacks to block families of victims from obtaining evidence in their civil lawsuit against Saudi Arabia. In New York federal court filings this week, US Attorney General William Barr and intelligence director Richard Grenell invoked unprecedented claims that the documents remain state secrets, which must be locked down …

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Michael Che Honors Grandmother By Paying Rent for 160 Families

Michael Che Honors Grandmother By Paying Rent for 160 Families

Michael Che, a comedian who co-hosts “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live,” has a close connection to New York City’s public housing system: He grew up in it, and last year, he organized a comedy show to raise money for its residents. On Wednesday, Mr. Che made another offer to help as people were struggling through the pandemic: He said …

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