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Leprosy in the US -- Really

No, this isn’t a political joke.  Two children in California have been determined to have the disease, which is caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae.  The  disease, also called Hansen’s Disease, was confirmed by testing at the CDC Lab in Louisiana. 123 more words


Cops, Brain Injuries and Bullets

A different look at the role of traumatic brain injury in police shootings.

One (possibly more) of the victims of recent police shootings had suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI).  551 more words


What will China-led Asian bank bring to region?

by Wang Xiuqiong, Wei Shuhang

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Less than two years after it was proposed, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is inches away from launching, and expectations are high for it to energize the regional economy and finance. 1,013 more words


Love your Banker?

Paul Clarke has topped any headline I could write about the Wells Fargo debacle:

“Bankers don’t lie, they have ‘unethical amnesia’.”

And you trust them with what?  36 more words

Public Policy

From Dispatches to Panorama - the Bias in British Broadcasting

Former London mayoral candidate for the Conservative Party, Zac Goldsmith, who lost out to Labour’s Sadiq Khan in the mayoral election last year, tweeted that the Dispatches Programme “The Battle for the Labour Party”, which aired last night at 7.30pm on Channel 4, was ‘weak’. 769 more words

Congress Okays Displacing US Workers

In the commotion about the election, a lot of real information is getting lost.

This week, a bill to reform the H1-B visa system was pulled from a House committee before a vote.  426 more words

Public Policy

Hawkins joins Rangers

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s education department gained a new teacher this semester.

DaLana Hawkins of Ponca City joined NWOSU as an instructor of education.

“I teach students who have decided to become teachers and administrators,” Hawkins said. 490 more words