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Jill Biden, Murthy welcome 2nd mass delivery of baby formula

May. 25, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Jill Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy welcomed the delivery Wednesday of a second shipment of tens of thousands of pounds of baby formula that the Biden administration is importing from Europe to ease critical supply shortages in the U.S. The first lady...

Harris, surgeon general warn of health care worker burnout

May. 23, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a warning Monday about burnout among the nation's health care staff after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the potential for severe worker shortages in the years ahead if the...

Jill Biden, Selena Gomez lead talk on youth mental health

May. 18, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Selena Gomez joined first lady Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy at the White House on Wednesday for a conversation about youth mental health. The singer/actor has been public about her struggles and revealed in 2020 that she had been diagnosed...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Apr. 07, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

The Journal. April 5, 2022. Editorial: Veto of H.B. 4020 was justified Gov. Jim Justice appears to have done the right thing this week in vetoing a few bills for which lawmakers’ hearts may have been in the right place, but not enough homework was done. The devil is...

With students in turmoil, US teachers train in mental health

Apr. 04, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Benito Luna-Herrera teaches his seventh-grade social studies classes, he is on alert for signs of inner turmoil. And there is so much of it these days. One of his 12-year-old students felt her world was falling apart. Distance learning had upended her...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Mar. 22, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. March 20, 2022. Editorial: ‘Parental rights’ or just more bigotry? The Florida GOP’s Parental Rights in Education bill, more aptly criticized nationwide as the Don’t Say Gay bill, would set back human understanding in the state by decades and...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 19, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 18, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Mar. 03, 2022 14:18 PM EST

Portland Press Herald. February 27, 2022. Editorial: Maine should not miss chance to make utilities better But a consumer-owned utility may remain the goal even as companies and regulators are put on notice that performance must improve. Politics is a...