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Kyrah Whatley, 17, is confident she can become a mason after finishing high school.
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For centuries, silica has been known to cause lung disease . Evidence that silica causes lung cancer has been more recent, accumulating over the last several decades.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain has pledged a $50,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation after seeing the success of the organization's "Batkid" visit to San Francisco last month.
Smokers who have a CT scan to check for lung cancer stand a nearly one-in-five chance that doctors will find and potentially treat a tumor that would not have caused illness or death, researchers report.
People must stand united against the scandal of hunger while avoiding food waste and irresponsible use of the world's resources, Pope Francis said.
A 1991 report tracked down by DeSmogBlog from the University of California-San Francisco's Legacy Tobacco Documents reveals that the State Policy Network was created by the American Legislative Exchange Council , raising additional questions over both organizations' Internal Revenue Service non-profit tax status.
A Green Bay lawmaker is introducing a bill that would require at least 30 minutes of gym class for Wisconsin elementary school students.
Amnesty International says it has filed suit before a British tribunal, arguing it may have been targeted by blanket snooping on its activities.
Save The Children, which sold its Westport headquarters, is moving into 501 Kings Highway East, where the Board of Education offices are housed.
Ravina Thakkar's novel is called "The Adventure of a Lifetime" and was published with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Medicaid expansion was designed to be one of the pillars of the Affordable Care Act.
Joe Norman, along with William and Donna Proctor, representing the Texas Panhandle Antique Tractor Association, are pleased to present a gift of $2,500 to Gary Gibson, director of capital planning at High Plains Children's Home, and another $2,500 gift to Cindy Crabtree, president of Camp Alphie.
Children such as Deven Alexander, left, and Nasir Stewart work with teacher Marian Troxler at the Loaves and Fishes Ministry at Milner Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.
A couple of years ago The New York Times noted that the percentage of criminal cases ending in plea bargains has increased during the last few decades as mandatory minimum sentencing laws have raised the potential penalty for going to trial.
For the past three weeks, a pair of researchers -- one from the Nature Conservancy, the other a Cornell graduate student -- have been on a frigid mission on Lake Ontario's Chaumont Bay.