This story is the second in a three-part series. Read the first segment here. Deborah Bell-Holt lives near a decades-old drilling site in South L.A., where oil sucked to the surface comes laced with dangerous pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, methane and toluene. What comes up must go somewhere, and Bell-Holt is sick at the prospect […]
“Life Begins at the Baby Incubator” – Sign at Coney Island’s Lunar Park advertising Dr Martin Couney’s Live Babies Show By the tents hosting the Four-Legged Woman, penny peep shows, and Lionel the Lion-Faced Man (him you’ve gotta see), thrill seekers to Coney Island’s Luna Park with 25 cents to spare could gave upon Lucille […]
The first baby of the year to be born at a Larimer County hospital arrived at 3:03 a.m. Sunday at Medical Center of the Rockies. This content was originally published here.
On Tuesday, Corewell Health released photos of a holiday-themed ugly sweater contest in the NICU, with families decorating sweaters for their premature babies. This content was originally published here.
It’s a strange thing, seeing abject misery commingled with the utmost horror. Even to live it vicariously almost breaks you down completely. There’s the ceiling-high water, containing the flotsam of sunken dreams and devastated plans. There are the rooftops protruding from it like desert islands, entire neighborhoods reduced to a miserable series of archipelagoes. And […]
From left to right: Rep. Kevin Hern (Okla.), Rep. Wesley Hunt (Texas), and Rep. Roger Williams (Texas)Photo: Associated Press (AP) Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) finally became Speaker of the House late Friday after 15 humiliating rounds of voting. His pyrrhic victory wouldn’t have been possible without him backtracking like a coward, accusations of drinking on […]