One prison, two realities: detainees suffer, but locals say it keeps a poor township afloat

For residents of small-town Eloy, Arizona, the local prison is a critical source of employment and tax fund, but for detainees its a world of sadnes and neglect The Arizona township of Eloy used to live off cotton until it sucked up so much groundwater the desert floor began to fissure and collapse. The town…

Tennessee To Choose If It Will Keep Criminalizing Pregnant Women For Drug Use

In 2014, Tennessee built national news when it became the first country in the country to pass a law specifically constructing it international crimes to use drugs while pregnant. Several leading medical organisations opposed the legislation and cautioned that it would have a negative public health effect of frightening girls away from seeking medical help.…

CNN Heroes: Devoting takes center stage tonight

( CNN) Excitement is in the air at tonight’s “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, ” with celebrities saluting everyday people who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of others. “So excited to be a part of the @CNNHeroes tonight! Tune in at 8p m on CNN and watch some genuinely extraordinary people get honored!…

Clintonville chiropractor faces accusations of sexually touching his patients – ABC6OnYourSide.com

ABC6OnYourSide.com Clintonville chiropractor faces accusations of sexually touching his patientsABC6OnYourSide.comAccording to documents from the state chiropractic board, Smith has been accused of this more than once, going back years. He was issued a letter of warning for sexual misconduct in 2007, accused of touching a patient's breast in 2014, and got a letter … Read…

Alternative medication treatment put four-year-old boy in A& E – BBC News

Image copyright Thinkstock The plight of a four-year-old boy who nearly succumbed after his parents dedicated him 12 alternative medicines has prompted physicians to warn against the treatments. Doctors at Newham Hospital in east London said the parents were “devastated” that their good purposes had induced him so unwell. The boy took a dozen supplements…

One meal a day: the Lake Chad crisis in pictures

The extreme north of Cameroon is suffering a food famine exacerbated by climate change and conflict with Boko Haram Ramata Modou, 58, holds a photograph of herself. Ramata is community leader at an internal displacementcamp for women and children in Mm When armed men entered Ramatas village her husband suffered a heart attack and succumbed.…

Group Lobbying To End Trophy Hunting Ban Is Alarmingly Close With Ryan Zinke

WASHINGTON — Along with receiving thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from Safari Club International while operating for Congress, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spoke at the hunting advocacy group’s 2016 veterans breakfast, had a notable photo-op with its director of litigation on his first day as head of the Interior Department, and dined with its…