A bipartisan group of seven lawmakers from the House of Representatives told Amazon CEO Andy Jassy in a letter that they were gravely concerned over how easy and fast it was for people to buy a chemical compound, which is legal in the U.S., used to die by suicide on its platform, according to a new report in the New York Times.
Multiple U.S. troops and civilians were injured when two explosions shook the area outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul in rapid succession this morning, where the United States and NATO allies had been evacuating thousands of people from the city, the Pentagon confirmed.
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. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is investigating a potential link between seizures and vaping after receiving dozens of voluntary reports over a nearly 10-year period. Continue reading FDA Warns of Incidents of Seizures Associated With Vaping
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