Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer doesn’t mince words. Workplace stress — the result of conditions like long hours, a lack of health insurance, little autonomy on the job, high job demands — don’t just hit productivity or damage morale. They’re killing us.
The mane that Bridget the lioness mysteriously started growing in 2017 looked more like a scruffy beard compared to the wild blowouts sported by the kings of the jungle.
Unable to stand, and suffering from a string of infections in his advanced age, the world's last male northern white rhino was euthanized Monday by a veterinary team in Kenya that had fought for years to save him and his dwindling species. Only two now remain - his daughter, Najin, and granddaughter, Fatu - leaving in-vitro fertilization from preserved sperm as the last tool against extinction.
"The little boy — he managed to get a gun out of a nightstand there in the room there, and he just came over and shot her," Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said. "I've been in law enforcement 30-some-odd years, and I've never dealt with anything quite like this. Not with children."
In an annual report about health, McDowell County ranks at 70th out of 100 counties in North Carolina in the health outcomes. Last year, McDowell ranked 62nd in the same yearly report.
ADVANCE, N.C. — Madilyn Fowler, 9, was sitting on her porch Thursday evening when, in her words, “the coyote just decided it wants to eat me.”
RALEIGH --When 5-year-olds arrive in kindergarten, they come with new backpacks and packages of pencils and crayons, ready to learn. Unfortunately, in McDowell County, 23 percent of children are also arriving to kindergarten with dental decay, impairing their ability to learn and significant…
With her boyfriend finally asleep, Emily Javier allegedly reached for the samurai sword she had secretly taped earlier to the side of the bed.
Before the shooting, Julia Cash-Owens - with her degree in juvenile justice and decades in social work - appeared well-equipped to protect her vulnerable grandchildren from the chaos that family members said loomed at the edges of their lives.