Number of Americans Applying for First-Time Unemployment Dips Below 1M for First Time Since March

For the first time since mid-March, the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits has fallen below 1 million. A total of 963,000 Americans filed claims for initial unemployment in the week ending Aug. 8, which represents a decrease of 228,000 from the previous week, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. The number of seasonally adjusted insured unemployment […]

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Meet the 5 Students Whose Inspiring Messages Made Won Them Graduate Together's Student Speaker Award

Though the coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for the world, it took a unique toll on high school seniors, who watched long-awaited rites of passage like prom and graduation vanish before their eyes. Five of those seniors managed to turn their pain into inspiring words of wisdom, and thanks to the Graduate Together campaign, those students have been recognized for […]

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Staff Members Shelter-in-Place at Senior Living Community to Keep Residents Safe

Staff at a Georgia assisted-living facility are sheltering in place with 500 residents to help keep them safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Since the end of March, employees at Park Springs assisted-living facility, located outside of Atlanta, have been living at the on its 61-acre campus, according to the Associated Press via the Washington Post. One of the staff members, […]

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Girl, 3, Born with Backwards Legs Walks for the First Time After Groundbreaking $225K Surgery

Victoria Komada was born with both legs bent backwards, leaving her unable to walk for the first three years of her life. Her condition, bilateral tibial hemimelia, is a congenital deformity that causes missing bones and deformities in the legs and ankles, according to the Paley Institute. “We were looking for help everywhere,” her mother, Marzena Drusewicz, told SWNS. According […]

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