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FDNY firefighter, 49, with 5 kids dies from 9/11-linked cancer

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A retired FDNY lieutenant and father of five is the latest firefighter to succumb to cancer from his time working at Ground Zero.

Democrats Should Never Compromise on Race

Sean McElwee has a great piece on the point that there really is zero middle ground on issues of racial justice and thus there is no reason for candidates to offer compromising positions to try and appeal to mythical whites who supposedly want to vote for Democrats if only Dems didn’t care about the blacks […]

Zadroga Act campaign to target students and teachers

last weekNews : NY Daily News

t's not just cops and firefighters who rushed to Ground Zero coming down with Sept. 11-related cancers.

Orange County is ground zero for fundraising in California's most contested races

More than half of the money raised for the most contested House races in California is going to candidates in Orange County, another indication of its starring role in the Democratic effort to win back control of the House next year. Democrats need to win at least a few of California’s Republican-held...

John Harbaugh: Joe Flacco has zero concussion symptoms

It didn’t take long for the Ravens to place quarterback Joe Flacco in the concussion protocol after he took a shot to the head from Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso while sliding to the ground in last Thursday’s 40-0 Ravens win, but it doesn’t sound like the team expects him to spend an extended period of [more]

Factory AR-15 Under $400!? Can The AR Market GO Any LOWER?

How low can the AR market go? Pretty darn low, apparently. A recent sale at Ground Zero Precision brought the price of their TAC-15M rifle down below $400 – Well below. You’re seeing that right – knock a hundred dollars off as part of...Show More Summary

Hiroshima survivor to accept Nobel Peace Prize for nuclear watchdog

Setsuko Thurlow was 13 years old and standing only a mile away from ground zero when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945. More than 62 years after that horrific day, she will jointly accept...Show More Summary

San Francisco may finally get decent internet access, thanks to municipal fiber

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

American cities have some of the slowest, most expensive internet access in the world, and the biggest, wealthiest cities are some of the worst-provisioned, including San Francisco, ground zero for the tech revolution and home to a cable/telco duopoly whose underperforming infrastructure is especially galling for the city's techie residents. (more…)

Is China Ground Zero for a Future Pandemic?

Hundreds there have already died of a new bird flu, putting world health authorities on high alert

How the city at the ground zero of Hurricane Harvey is moving forward 7 weeks later

last monthNews : USAToday: News

FEMA has struggled to keep up with the litany of disasters that includes Hurricanes Irma and Maria as well as California wildfires.        

There's an obscure company that's ground zero for one of the biggest debates in the stock market (MDP)

More than 20% of Meredith Corporation's shares are owned by ETFs, with much of that being held in dividend-focused funds. This is among the highest percentages in the US market, and serves as a microcosm for the debate around the effect...Show More Summary

Haunting New Drone Footage Reveals Destruction Left In Wake Of Tubbs Fire

News stations are sharing some of the first drone-captured footage of the devastation left behind in Santa Rosa's Coffey Park neighborhood. They also spoke with some survivors about looters and how Coffey Park is "ground zero" for the wildfire's destruction. [ more › ]

Coffey Park is Ground Zero for California fire devastation

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The warnings about impending doom came suddenly and in different ways. Frantic pounding on doors. Blaring fire alarms. Commotion outside windows.

Kim Jong Un wants to turn ground zero of North Korea missile tests into tourism hotspot

SEOUL (Reuters) - In the seaside city of Wonsan, North Korean families cook up barbecues on the beach, go fishing, and eat royal jelly flavor ice cream in the summer breeze. For their leader Kim Jong Un, the resort is a summer retreat, a future temple to tourism, and a good place to test missiles. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

At Ground Zero For Climate Change, People Think Trump’s Denial Is Insane

last monthNews : Huffington Post

In Greenland, where a warming planet poses a particular menace, residents are aghast at Trump's cavalier attitude.

A Hospital Crisis Is Killing Rural Communities. This State Is ‘Ground Zero.’

Inside three Georgia counties that have struggled to keep their hospitals ? and futures  ? alive.

We tried an elusive ‘scrambled egg’ product that’s been in development for 4 years — here’s the verdict

For food startup Hampton Creek, the egg is ground zero. The San Francisco-based company's mission is to transform the way we eat by replacing the animal products in our food with ingredients that can be made from plants. It all began with a product called "Beyond Eggs," a pea-based egg-replacement that can be used for baking but not eaten alone. Show More Summary

Mexico City prosecutors open criminal probes into buildings damaged in the deadly earthquake

It hit the headlines as Ground Zero of a catastrophe, but the Enrique Rebsamen school soon became a global focus of hope amid the devastation of last month’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Breathless TV reports recounted the inspirational tale of Frida Sofia — the 12-year-old who had miraculously survived...

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