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Plans are on hold for a Philadelphia safe-injection site to combat overdoses

Plans are on hold for a Philadelphia safe-injection site to combat overdoses

Plans to open a Philadelphia facility that would allow and supervise the injection of illegal drugs have been put on hold. On Thursday, the nonprofit group looking to open the site, Safehouse, delayed the opening to have “community conversations” with concerned neighbors. Then the building owner decided to not move forward with the lease. “The…MORE

Why do we even have a leap year? (Get ready to do some math)

Why do we even have a leap year? (Get ready to do some math)

2020 is a leap year, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born on February 29 finally get some presents. But why do we even have leap years? Our calendar has 365 days in a year, because that’s pretty much how long it takes the Earth to orbit…MORE

A missing Mennonite woman from New Mexico was found dead 250 miles away

A missing Mennonite woman from New Mexico was found dead 250 miles away

A Mennonite woman who went missing from New Mexico last month was kidnapped and murdered, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office said. The body of 27-year-old Sasha Krause was found more than 250 miles away, near Flagstaff, Arizona. “Over the last four weeks, we conducted ground searches, aerial searches, K-9 search and entered Sasha’s information…MORE

US Department of Education slams USC’s response to Tyndall abuse allegations

US Department of Education slams USC’s response to Tyndall abuse allegations

The US Department of Education is demanding “sweeping changes” at the University of Southern California after an investigation found the school failed for years to protect students after reports alleged sexual abuse by former gynecologist George Tyndall. The department’s Office for Civil Rights’ investigation into the handling of allegations against Tyndall found USC “systemically failed”…MORE

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