Researcher Dr. Lara McKenzie told Reuters Health that fewer schools have full-time nurses on staff to help hurt the youngsters and schools may also be packing more children into gym classes, making it harder for teachers to supervise them.
Good, Bad, and Ugly
Israeli gays’ safe haven turns deadly
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s gay community was rocked on Sunday by the killing of two people in a homosexual and lesbian youth center and the possibility they fell victim to a hate crime in the Jewish state’s most freewheeling city.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Barack Obama will look to rebound from one of the most difficult weeks of his six-month presidency, one in which his legislative priority, healthcare, stumbled and he got caught up in a racial controversy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A tropical wave about 200 miles east of the Windward Islands has a small chance — less than 30 percent — of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center forecast Monday.
The shooting occurred after a Capitol police officer tried to make a routine traffic stop near Union Station, a police spokeswoman said. Sgt. Kimberly Schneider said the driver fled, nearly ran over two officers, struck a parked and then crashed into a police cruiser.
Rain, cool weather dampen U.S. June retail sales
June rains, penny-pinching dampen retail sales
Critics laud love-laced Harry Potter film
LONDON (Reuters) – It may have had one of the wettest premieres in memory this week, but that did little to dampen critics’ enthusiasm for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, the sixth film in the blockbuster franchise.