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The Life And Times Of The First Black Nurse In The United States

Today, we celebrate the life and times of the First Black woman to become a nurse in the US.

Mary Eliza Mahoney, born on May 7th, 1845 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, was the first African American to study and work as a professionally trained Nurse in the United States. In 1879, Mahoney was the first African American to graduate from an American school of nursing. Continue reading The Life And Times Of The First Black Nurse In The United States

The U.S. Treasury Has a Whole Department That Rebuilds and Refunds Destroyed Cash

It doesn’t matter what ludicrous conspiracy theory is stopping you from storing your money in a bank, you’ll be happy to know that the US Department of the Treasury has an entire division dedicated to the task of trying to rebuild and recover currency should your cash-stuffed mattress get destroyed in a fire or flood. Continue reading The U.S. Treasury Has a Whole Department That Rebuilds and Refunds Destroyed Cash

Obama’s Russian Hacking Retaliation Is Biggest “Since the Cold War”

In a sweeping response to election hacking and other meddlesome behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and closed down two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date to retaliate for a cyberattack.

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