Your parents provided for you for at least two decades of your life, and your extended family helped support you in a variety of ways. So do you "owe" it to them to help them design a website? Proofread ad copy? Give legal advice?
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced on Thursday a new initiative in partnership with the New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) to award $41 million in grants to 20 jurisdictions to reduce — or better still, eliminate, the rape kit backlog persistent nationwide.
One of my least favorite journalism clichés is what I like to call the trick lead. That’s the one where the crafty writer starts a piece by making you think he’s talking about one thing, when really he’s talking about another.
A live bacteria spray meant to restore skin with healthy microbes erased by obsessive cleaning has at least one weighty endorsement: It’s used daily by a guy who hasn’t showered in more than 12 years, per CBS Boston.
Beginning in 1998, Washington, DC, wasn’t permitted to use its funds to support needle exchanges. Changing that policy spared an estimated 120 drug users from HIV infection over a two-year period, per a study by George Washington University published today in AIDS and Behavior.