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This is how the plan for the US exit from Afghanistan unfolded.

A week later, on July 2, an exuberantly moody Mr Biden gathered a small group of reporters to celebrate new jobs numbers which he said showed his economic stimulus package was working. But all of the questions he received were about news from Afghanistan that the United States had abandoned …

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Bothwell to host Grieving Recovery Method Awareness Program

In collaboration with Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, The Bothwell Regional Health Center will be hosting a bereavement recovery method awareness program from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. September 13 – November 1 at Bothwell Education Center at 600 E. 14th Stret , in Sedalia. One of the least discussed …

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Support is needed for women warriors living with PTSD

Women in the military are expanding their service in the military. Since the Department of Defense opened up all military roles to all service members in 2016, there have been many female “firsts” in the military. Women take on prominent leadership roles – Air Force General Lori J. Robinson became …

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Support services for eating disorder caregivers launched in London

Support services for Eating Disorder Caregivers are now available in South West London, through phone calls and Zoom support groups. Beat, the UK’s leading eating disorder charity, launched the Nexus and Solace services in response to a 233% increase in requests for support from caregivers between 2020 and 2021. From …

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Business groups to benefit from controversial I-45 expansion, critics say – Houston Public Media

Portions of I-45 main tracks will be affected this weekend as crews prepare to demolish the ramp. Critics of a controversial I-45 expansion plan under fire by the federal government blasted the project at a town hall meeting on Monday, accusing powerful business interests of trying to profit from the …

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groups unite around issue of voter access, meet in Pittsfield on Saturday | Local News

PITTSFIELD – Bills to restrict access to voting have been proposed in 47 states, including Massachusetts. In response, local groups have scheduled a rally on Saturday to show their support for federal legislation that would expand access to the ballot. At 1 p.m. on Saturday at Park Square in Pittsfield, …

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“I’m not alone”: survivors organize against sexual violence in Colombia | Sexual violence

Children are now playing football on the pitch where the lives of El Salado residents have completely changed. In February 2000, around 450 paramilitary fighters stormed this small Colombian town. They forced people to leave their homes to go to the field and started drumming and drinking alcohol stolen from …

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Biden, Schumer Work Quickly to Confirm Judges and Counter Trump’s Overhaul of Federal Judiciary

The push comes after former President Donald Trump, together with then Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, appointed more than 200 federal justices and three Supreme Court justices during his tenure. Federal judges are appointed for life and serve long after a president leaves office. Six months after Biden’s presidency began, …

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Improving outcomes and addressing health disparities in cancer care

Through Marissa Fors, LCSW, OSW-C, C-ASWCM, CCM Cancer patients face many barriers to care, including financial, psychosocial, and practical barriers. Health disparities also prevent patients from receiving optimal treatment. To be an effective case manager, healthcare professionals must have a clear understanding of the definition of this role, the overall …

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American parishes strive to bring Catholics back to Mass in person

Washington DC – Simply lifting the dispensation from the obligation of Sunday Mass as the coronavirus pandemic eases will not be enough to get Catholics to return to church, and some dioceses and Catholics are actively working to bring people back. “Just opening our doors and waiting for people to …

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