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Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

This year’s back-to-school season will restore a degree of pre-pandemic normalcy.

August 17th, 5:13 AM EDT
CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The head of nation’s top public health agency is shaking up the organization with the goal of making it more nimble.

22 hrs 21 mins ago
Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections

Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections

The nation's leading abortion rights advocacy organization, Planned Parenthood, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November’s midterm elections.

August 17th, 5:18 AM EDT
2 deaths in Florida linked to raw oysters from Louisiana

2 deaths in Florida linked to raw oysters from Louisiana

A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters.

23 hrs 41 mins ago
Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

U.S. regulators have finalized a long-awaited rule that's expected to allow millions of Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription.

August 16th, 10:18 AM EDT
Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

August 16th, 12:20 AM EDT

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Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty on Thursday to tax violations in a deal that would require him to testify about business practices at the former president’s company.

8 hrs 51 mins ago
Germany lowers natural gas tax to ease burden on consumers

Germany lowers natural gas tax to ease burden on consumers

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says the government will temporarily lower taxes on natural gas to ease the financial pressure on people struggling with soaring energy costs.

2 hrs 46 mins ago
US home sales fell again in July as housing slowdown deepens

US home sales fell again in July as housing slowdown deepens

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes slowed for the sixth consecutive month in July, deepening the housing market’s slowdown from a high-flying pace at the start of this year.

21 mins ago
Kohl's cuts 2022 outlook, closing mixed week for retailers

Kohl's cuts 2022 outlook, closing mixed week for retailers

Kohl’s slashed its expectations for the year after sales slumped in the second quarter, sending shares down 9% at the opening bell and closing out a mixed week for retailers.

31 mins ago
Ukraine's Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey leader

Ukraine's Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey leader

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is due to meet the U.N. chief and Turkey’s leader in Lviv near Ukraine’s border with Poland.

8 hrs 1 min ago
US stocks drift between gains and losses in early trading

US stocks drift between gains and losses in early trading

Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street lower after the Federal Reserve said U.S. inflation is too high, suggesting support for more aggressive interest rate hikes.

7 hrs 56 mins ago
3rd sailboat carrying migrants reaches southern Greek island

3rd sailboat carrying migrants reaches southern Greek island

Greek authorities say another sailboat carrying dozens of migrants has arrived at the island of Kythera.

36 mins ago
Fewer Americans file for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans file for jobless benefits last week

Slightly fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continues to be the strongest segment of the U.S. economy.

1 hr 31 mins ago

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