U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risks of extreme heat and rainfall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials warned as they released their annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
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Kids’ ‘COVID Cavities’ Lingering Effect of Pandemic
Young kids and teens have gotten out of regular teeth brushing and flossing, and dentists say “COVID cavities” are a lingering effect of the pandemic.
Dems Need to Grab the High Ground of Freedom | Opinion
As an ad guy I’m used to working on tightly choreographed brand campaigns, so I get frustrated with the communications efforts of the Democratic Party. And I’m not just talking about the annoying daily flood of emails from congressional candidates 10 states away pleading for a few dollars “to help me meet my urgent fund-raising goal by midnight tonight.”
To Prevent Shootings, Teachers Need to be Armed with Information, Not Guns | Opinion
Schools do not need more resource officers, armed guards or for that matter armed teachers.
Monday Numbers: A Closer Look at COVID Exhaustion and How it’s Affecting our Response to the Pandemic
The latest poll results from the the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index show that Americans are exhausted with COVID-19 and its variants, with a majority saying they don’t believe they will ever be rid of the virus in their lifetimes.
Senate Democrats Pass Historic Climate and Health Care Bill Over Unanimous GOP Opposition
The U.S. Senate on Sunday gave final approval to a historic climate and health care package following months of negotiations. Every single Senate Republican voted against it.
Republican and Democratic Former EPA Heads Support Inflation Reduction Act’s Passage
The three former officials called the bill ‘the most significant piece of climate legislation in United States history.’