Tiny Gestures

It seemed like a tiny gesture, my wife, Sherry’s insistence on taking these Walmart 4 X 6-inch photos of women patients at the mental asylum, Vision in Action in Juárez and putting them …

Finding Sanctuary

In March the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dismissed the National Institutes of Health’s appeal of a federal court ruling that the agency broke the law by withholding sanctuary …
Mimbres Crew receives a morning briefing before going to work on the Whitetail Fire

State-Led Mimbres Crew tackles first wildland fire

The New Mexico Forestry Division ’s Mimbres Wildfire Crew completed its first field assignment last weekend, performing suppression efforts on the Whitetail Fire south of Silver City, New …
Mission command at the ready for the June 8 final flight of VSS Unity.

Virgin Galactic Unity takes final flight

Virgin Galactic's pioneering space plane, the VSS Unity, looks its final flight before making way for a new line of spacecraft.
Making connections in communities, the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women wants to hear the concerns of local women and connect them to the resources they need. The current listening tour …
When you walk into the BOA Holistic Pot Lounge, 2140 Highway 180 E. in Silver City, it takes a few minutes for your eyes to adjust. The low light cavernous space could be the depths of a medieval …
The Gila National Forest is celebrating 2024 as year of celebration of the world’s first wilderness. The Gila Wilderness was designated on June 3, 1924. “One hundred years ago, Aldo …
This story includes mentions of suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, the national suicide and crisis lifeline in the U.S. is available by calling or texting 988. There is also an online chat at 988lifeline.org.
In the early 1900s, attorney and publisher Carl Magee moved to New Mexico with his wife in the hopes of alleviating her consumption. While here, he bought one newspaper from Senator A. B. Fall. …
When Charles Manson showed up in Lordsburg in a stolen convertible Triumph in December 1959, he wasn’t the bearded cult leader the world later knew.
Health news for your family
Staying Safe During Summer Vacations: 5 tips for traveling with health conditions
(Family Features) From staycations and road trips to Caribbean getaways and coastal cruises, summertime offers the chance to escape and unwind with a much needed (and deserved) vacation.
Tymia Green, who has sickle cell disease and has received 130 blood transfusions, participates in a ridealong with an American Red Cross transportation specialist to deliver blood products for hospital patients.
You Can Help People Living with Sickle Cell Disease
(NAPSI)—At 18 years old, Tymia Green has already accomplished remarkable feats. She’s graced fashion runways as a teen model, clinched the title of Miss South Carolina Pre-Teen, lobbied Congress …
New Program Helps COPD and Asthma Patients Afford Their Medicine
(BPT) - For many patients, a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can come as a shock. COPD, a chronic respiratory condition, can drastically impact quality of life, making …
World Hypoparathyroidism Day: How an Advocacy Organization is Driving Change to Transform Patients' Lives
(BPT) - This World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day, a global awareness and education event observed annually on June 1, the HypoPARAthyroidism Association (HPA) is calling for urgent change within …
Linthicum Heights, MD, letter carrier T.J. Jackson shows how mail carriers can use their satchel to protect themselves from aggressive dogs.
Don’t Let Your Dog Bite The Hand That Serves You
(NAPSI)—Incidents involving dog attacks on Postal Service employees rose to more than 5,800 cases last year—but you can help get those numbers down and keep your own mail delivery up.   …
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Curious Kids

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?

Why do feet stink by the end of the day?

When I was a kid, our family would end the day by relaxing in front of the TV after dinner. Everyone would have a seat, take off their shoes and put up their feet. Before long, a strange and unsavory aroma invaded our noses. Sometimes our feet smelled so bad that my dad would joke, “Who cut the cheese?”

Why do people hate people?

Have you ever said “I hate you” to someone? What about using the “h-word” in casual conversation, like “I hate broccoli”? What are you really feeling when you say that you hate something or someone? Curious Kids is a series for …
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