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Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides

Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about wh

Shaq-eroni anyone? Shaq's first Papa John's location is open with some signature features

NBA Hall of Famer and restaurateur Shaquille O’Neal’s first remodeled Papa John’s location is now open at Georgia Tech.

Today in History for June 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman

'I was just trying to survive': Phoenix family in viral arrest video wants officers fired

Dravon Ames and Iesha Harper talk about their detainment by the Phoenix Police Department.

New York allows undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses

After threatening a veto earlier in the day, New York Gov.

Assorted Ideas

A Personal Cure for Cancer? Not as Strange as You Think

Is it possible you’re unaware of a cancer cure, a natural, non-invasive one, that’s protected you, maybe saved your life, working this miracle without your ever knowing anything about it…? The idea’s not as strange as you think. Spontaneous remissions — “an unexpected improvement or cure from a disease that usually progresses” — from cancer … Continue reading A Personal Cure for Cancer? Not as Strange as You Think →

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photography Pioneer

Originally posted on Assorted Ideas, Large & Small:
Even new to street photography, you’ll probably hear about Henri Cartier-Bresson. Cartier-Bresson didn’t invent street photography, not by any means, but his philosophy of the “decisive moment” defines it. Photo by Elina Sazonova on Pexels.com Cartier-Bresson Style/The Decisive Moment Cartier-Bresson grabbed me because what he wanted to…

#AscendWithPride, Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City

A remarkable moment in time, #AscendWithPride, a sun-soaked expression of barriers torn down, folks of all ages and genders walking into FDR Four Freedoms Park to appreciate and share gay pride on Roosevelt Island in New York City. On a landmark day, FDR Four Freedoms Park added a fifth pillar, the freedom of sexual expression … Continue reading #AscendWithPride, Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City →

Poem: Binghamton

Originally posted on Assorted Ideas, Large & Small:
Binghamton On assignment, not grounded, mind racing, legs pumping, feet pulling, watching, importing, analyzing, wanting to get it, get to the bottom of it, the unbroken, tumbling narrative. Fleeing fear in the dark, after midnight, stars strewn across a black sky, Little Dipper cold and unreachable, singing…

New York City Today, the Biggest Gay Pride Flag Ever

Last month, FDR Four Freedoms Park officials announced #Ascent With Pride, a June 15th celebration during Gay Pride Month in New York City. Today, one day early, the largest Gay Pride Flag in city history was in place and ready to welcome tomorrow’s visitors. Photo provided by Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judith Berdy.

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