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miércoles, 14 de noviembre de 2012

Abortion Poverty Study Finds Link Between Lack Of Access And Income

Abortion Poverty Study Finds Link Between Lack Of Access And Income: The researchers are now seeking to replicate this study on a global scale to learn about effects of being denied an abortion in countries stretching from South America to the Indian sub-continent. During the past decade, a significant number of states ...

Celebrate Native American Heritage month with Corn-Bred

Celebrate Native American Heritage month with Corn-Bred:
For a decade, blues band Corn-Bred has been very ably representing the Onondaga Nation with shows around the Northeast. Corn-Bred has won a Native American Music Award in the best blues band category, and performed at the Harley Davidson 100th ...


Syracuse.com (blog)

New student leader in Chile: more protests ahead

New student leader in Chile: more protests ahead: SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) The University of Chile's student federation has elected a new president who will lead students in continued demands for free education after more than a year of massive protests. Engineering major Andres Fielbaum says students ...




Marijuana Legalization Victories Are Already Ripping the Drug War Apart

Marijuana Legalization Victories Are Already Ripping the Drug War Apart:
One gets the feeling that Mexican leaders have been desperate for any excuse to begin drawing back from the bloody drug war clusterf$%k we've sucked them into. After all, it's pretty damn ridiculous for Mexicans to die in a failed effort to keep ...


Drug War Chronicle

Power of attorney allows a condo vote

Power of attorney allows a condo vote: And we have answers with help from South Florida attorney Russell Robbins of the community association law firm Mirza Basulto & Robbins. If you have a question about Florida shared community law you would like answered in print, please send an email ...




Uruguay congress considers same-sex marriage law

Uruguay congress considers same-sex marriage law: ... Uruguay — Uruguay's congress is considering a gay marriage law that would give same-sex couples all the same rights and responsibilities of heterosexual married couples. The country already has a civil unions law and has stood out in Latin America ...

New census calculation finds higher rate of poverty in US

New census calculation finds higher rate of poverty in US: Working-age adults ages 18-64 saw an increase in poverty from 13.7 percent to 15.5 percent, due mostly to commuting and child care costs. In contrast, the new measure showed declines in poverty for children, from 22.3 percent under the official formula ...




About 1000 Chilean fisherman march to capital to protest plans for fishing quotas


About 1000 Chilean fisherman march to capital to protest plans for fishing quotas

SANTIAGO, Chile - About 1,000 Chilean small-scale fishermen marched into the capital of Santiago on Wednesday to protest a planned law they say would endanger their livelihood by setting quotas. The fishermen launched the march at a port near the city ...

Fuller poverty picture finds 49.7 million are poor, factoring in medical and ...

Fuller poverty picture finds 49.7 million are poor, factoring in medical and ...: In the official census tally, it was rural states that were more likely to be near the top of the list, led by Mississippi, New Mexico, Arizona and Louisiana. "We're seeing a very slow recovery, with increases in poverty among workers due to more new ...

Argentina won't give information on Iran talks to AMIA survivors


Argentina won't give information on Iran talks to AMIA survivors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) -- Argentina's Foreign Ministry rejected a request from the Jewish community and survivors of the AMIA Jewish center bombing for information about current negotiations with Iran over the case. The ministry's attorney ...

Latinos More Concerned About Jobs, Education Than Immigration

Latinos More Concerned About Jobs, Education Than Immigration: Like most Americans, Latinos are concerned about the current high rate of unemployment. But what distinguishes Latinos from most Americans is that they also rank education as their main concern along with jobs, according to David Kinnaman, president of ...




Suspects Nabbed after Robbing Elderly Woman

Suspects Nabbed after Robbing Elderly Woman: Then they set up a containment in the 1300 block of West Mossberg Avenue and with the help of police dogs and a California Highway Patrol helicopter located Gregory Josh Martin, 21, of Texas after a two-hour search. Martin was located including in a ...

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Find a New Fight

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Find a New Fight:
Serwer's probably right about the outcome of the marriage debate: More and more states will legalize gay marriage, and more and more Americans will embrace this new definition of the institution. But he's wrong about the anti-same-sex marriage movement.


The Atlantic

Majority Supports Path to Citizenship; Greater Division on Other Social Issues


Majority Supports Path to Citizenship; Greater Division on Other Social Issues

GAY MARRIAGE – Fifty-one percent of Americans support gay marriage, slightly more than half for the fifth time straight in ABC/Post polls since March 2011, and up sharply from its levels in similar questions earlier this decade, as low as 32 percent ...

Chicago Mayor's Top 3 Priorities: Retirement, Casino And Gay Marriage

Chicago Mayor's Top 3 Priorities: Retirement, Casino And Gay Marriage: President Obama's former Chief of Staff had previously expressed his desire for Illinois to follow in the steps of New York in legalizing same-sex marriage and with the victories in Maryland, Washington and Maine, he thinks that the time is nowish. But ...

LGBT community has money but needs advice

LGBT community has money but needs advice: The report card just came in. They flunked. Financial giant Prudential Financial Inc today released an online survey of more than 1,400 Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. ... A vice chair of OB/GYN at New York City's ...

Venezuela turns over wanted drug lord to Colombia

Venezuela turns over wanted drug lord to Colombia: ... at Caracas' international airport. Venezuelan Justice Minister Nestor Reverol said Barrera had a false passport when he was captured in September in the city of San Cristobal in southwestern Venezuela. Barrera is known as "El Loco," or "The Madman ...

California's poverty rate highest in US by new federal measure


California's poverty rate highest in US by new federal measure

Nearly nine million Californians - almost a quarter of the state's residents - live in poverty under a newly devised federal standard, making the state's rate by far the highest in the nation. The stunning number will fuel California's perpetual ...

Saudi student in US gets life in prison for bombmaking scheme

Saudi student in US gets life in prison for bombmaking scheme: ... prison on Tuesday for attempting to assemble an improvised explosive device. The bomb, prosecutors said, was meant as a means to wage jihad against the US government and its citizens on American soil. According to a journal seized by federal agents ...




School board still focusing on mental health

School board still focusing on mental health: “It is estimated that one-in-five students will have a significant mental health problem or disorder during the course of their schooling,” noted Gannon, saying of those who need help, it is predicted only one-in-six are receiving the mental health ...

Catherine Zeta-Jones Talks Bipolar Disorder


Catherine Zeta-Jones Talks Bipolar Disorder

In the December issue of InStyle, the 43-year-old Playing for Keeps star opens up about life with a mental illness. "I'm not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops," she says. "But with my bipolar becoming public ...

Bullies more likely to suffer from mental illness

Bullies more likely to suffer from mental illness:
"A lot of these kids have mental health issues like depression, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, so these are kids who are already struggling with their own stuff and then they're acting out and ...


kypost.com

PepsiCo And Feed The Children To Bring Help And Hope To Miami Children ...

PepsiCo And Feed The Children To Bring Help And Hope To Miami Children ...: In Miami, 45 percent of children live below the poverty line, and across Florida, 923,963 children are considered below the poverty line. Feed The Children partner agency Overtown Youth Center has pre-identified families who will receive the boxes of ...

The new poverty measure is out, and it's grim

The new poverty measure is out, and it's grim: while Social Security is far and away the most important program for reducing poverty, followed by tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the child tax credit (CTC): Strikingly, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) — the ...

Hispanic Workers Show 80% Without College in US Crisis

Hispanic Workers Show 80% Without College in US Crisis: Without higher incomes, they won't join the consumers that propel the earnings of U.S. companies ranging from Ford Motor Co. (F) to Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) The unemployment rate for Hispanics was 10 percent in October, compared with 7.9 ...