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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Lorena Bobbitt Shares Her Story in Lifetime Original Movie

Although it happened nearly 30 years ago, the story of Lorena Bobbitt and the domestic violence she endured still resonates today in the #MeToo era. Lifetime kicks off Memorial Day with the Ripped from the Headlines

Does the State Control the Church?

On Monday, May 25, 2020, the headline read, "California announces churches, houses of worship can reopen under certain guidelines amid coronavirus outbreak." The first paragraph of the article states, "California Gov. Gavin Newsom

US nears 100,000 pandemic deaths: Does Trump feel your pain?

In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.”

Secretary Wilkie Memorial Day 2020 message

Our country has been blessed with men and women whose sacrifices allowed us to flourish as individuals, as a society and as a nation. On Memorial Day, we pause to remember, honor and express our gratitude to all those Americans who lost their lives in uniform.

Good Old Days

The other day I became intensely engrossed in a conversation with two friends who were about my age. All three of us closer to 100 than to 50 years old. The conversation became contentious over the issue

VA encourages donations to help homeless Veterans or those at risk...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative requesting the public to make donations to help provide emergency relief and facilitate remote access to health care for Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Surf’s up and so are new beach rules to prevent virus...

They arrived at the beach by car, skateboard and on bare feet. They carried Frisbees, cameras and surfboards. They wore running shorts, yoga pants and wetsuits.

What we keep getting wrong when we talk about testing for...

While widespread COVID-19 testing has been heralded as the key to reopening a cratering U.S. economy, it’s a lot more complicated than boosting the number of people tested.

Families deserve straight talk about nursing home safety

The headlines have been grim. Seventeen bodies piled up in the morgue at a New Jersey nursing home. Fifty-five residents dead in Brooklyn, N.Y. In one week, 104 residents dead in a facility in western Pennsylvania and 102 dead at a home in San Antonio.


The nineties came in like a lamb and went out like a windstorm. Everything in our society seemed topsy-turvy. It was the decade of credit card mania, bigger homes, more expensive cars and extravagant spending.