Children are the most vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can lead to cognitive deficits. A lead-poisoned child is less likely to graduate from high school and college, more likely to be held back at least one grade in school, more likely to suffer from depression and develop issues with anger, and ultimately less likely to find and keep a job. In Flint, many families were impacted by the water crisis, but it was the children who suffered the most and will be forever changed by their government’s failure to keep them safe. … [Read more...] about We just secured a $600 million settlement for Flint. Now comes the hard part.
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A stringent lockdown was imposed in India from the end of March to control the spread of the novel coronavirus, and buy the government more time to ramp up the country’s health infrastructure for related eventualities. The move had greatly impacted all sectors -- especially the unorganized, informal sector – that had to scramble for sustenance amid the pandemic. The unprecedented migrant crisis following the surprise lockdown gave the Opposition another stick to beat the Centre with. … [Read more...] about Rahul Gandhi lists six ‘Modi-made disasters’, blames Centre for rising unemployment, GDP nosedive
Every potential punch the RNC almost lands is rendered a love-tap by something else. Nobody can decide whether Biden is the mad political scientist behind the last half-century of D.C. politics or an ineffectual stooge. The sanitized, New Tone Trump mixing it up with regular people on stage at night (“I love the post office!”) is negated by the ranting demagogue from earlier that afternoon. A video about how everyone else got coronavirus wrong, which includes Nancy Pelosi’s cringey “Come to Chinatown!” moment, somehow elides the fact that Trump called coronavirus a Democrat hoax in extremely late February. There are a handful of legitimate critiques, such as Tim Scott calling out the SALT cap rollback Pelosi slipped into the Heroes Act bill, but these are vastly overpowered by all the theatrics. … [Read more...] about The RNC—like Trump himself—is too scattershot (and delusional) to hit its target
The latest finds include four pieces of shaped elm wood from what could be two Bronze Age bows, wood from possible arrow shafts, strips of ancient leather and a cord made from animal fibre attached to a button made from cattle horn, Gubler said. … [Read more...] about 4,000-year-old weapons, lunch box discovered in Switzerland
Asset quality is likely to strengthen following large NPA (non-performing assets) recognition in the past. A strong liability profile, better asset mix, and healthy CAR could make ICICI Bank well-positioned to come through this challenging period with a relatively lower degree of stress. … [Read more...] about Market may be heading to record high; brokerages bet on these 8 blue-chip stocks