Public service can put stress on family life. In fact, 86 percent of U.S. congressional representatives say they spend too little time with their families, according to a survey by the Congressional Management Foundation.
As much of the recent reporting on head injuries in football has focused on legal action taken against the NFL, a couple of authors are taking a look at the toll America’s favorite sport is taking on its youngest players.
A brain-dead woman has been kept on life-support because of her unborn child, but her family argues the child is already deformed in the womb and no longer viable. A court in Fort Worth will decide if this is grounds to take her off life-support.
The Obama administration’s proposed plan to make a college education cheaper has received harsh criticism, but some think tanks believe it can be saved once the administration identifies the principal problem and makes corrections.
Hospitals and doctors all agree that Jahi McMath is legally dead after a routine operation went bad. However, family, friends and outside organizations fight to keep her alive despite the hospital wanting to take her off the ventilator.