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Democratic platform healthcare task force recommends public option, restrictions on M&A

A task force of liberal and progressive healthcare experts advising presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recommended that the party adopt a platform including a public insurance option, a crackdown on hospital mergers and measures to lower healthcare costs.The outline comes weeks before the Democratic National Convention is scheduled in Milwaukee next month. Members of the panel, chosen...

Agent: RB Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers

Agent: RB Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers | FOX Sports

25 percent of Taiwanese minors asked to share revealing photos: poll

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) A child welfare organization on Wednesday urged parents to be more alert to internet safety, saying that at least a quarter of Taiwan's children had been approached online to share revealing or sexually explicit photos.According to the non-profit Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF), its recent survey on internet safety and privacy found 36 percent...

Why Are Your Kids Militant Radicals?

Topics in this post: Common core Many years ago, I don’t remember the precise date, but many of us spoke to you, and also...

Moms Are Planning For A ‘Shelter in Place Sequel’ This Fall

Topics in this post: coronavirus While many schools across the U.S. are still deciding what fall will look like, new data shows that moms...

Berkeley Students Set To Create In-Person Class To Stymie ICE And Avoid Student Visa Deportations

Hundreds of students and one faculty member at the University of California Berkeley reportedly orchestrated a plan to create a student-guided, in-person class to help students with education visas elude deportation. The plan was meant to circumvent Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Monday ruling that non-immigrant students holding F-1 or M-1 visas must leave the U.S. if their course...

Prime Healthcare hospital employees unionize, challenge layoffs

A group of medical workers at Prime Healthcare's Encino Hospital Medical Center formed a union on Monday, and have set their sights on fighting layoffs at the facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.The National Labor Relations Board certified the union creation on Monday. The group, which includes 25 case managers, social workers, pharmacists, clinical lab scientists and dietitians, will...

Is Patrick Mahomes’ $500 million contract actually team-friendly? Answering eight questions on the Chiefs QB’s deal

Most days, it seems pretty good to be Patrick Mahomes. Even by the lofty standards of the reigning Super Bowl MVP, though, Monday was a particularly good afternoon for him. The 24-year-old agreed to terms with the Kansas City Chiefs on what is reportedly the largest contract for an athlete in the history of sports, inking a 12-year...