This Dull-Sounding Electoral Practice Fuels Mass Incarceration

Every 10 years, the Census Bureau attempts to count every resident in the United States. This process incites prison gerrymandering, which means counting incarcerated people as residents of their prison cells rather than as residents of their home communities. Because this population data is used to draw electoral maps, the practice severely limits political representation … Read more

Bariatric metabolic surgery eliminates body mass index as a risk factor for unemployment

Setting The effects of bariatric metabolic surgery (BMS) on health and comorbidities are well-known. Socioeconomic factors have been increasingly in focus in recent investigations. Objective The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of BMS on predictive variables for unemployment. Methods The study design was a retrospective cohort study including patients who underwent … Read more

Suspect, 15, in custody over latest US mass shooting | The Citizen

The gunman believed to have killed five people in North Carolina in America’s latest mass shooting is a 15-year-old boy, in critical condition after being shot by police, officials said Friday. Two more people were wounded in the Thursday night shooting, the motive of which remains under investigation, Raleigh police chief Estella Patterson told a … Read more

Mass burial site in Ukraine’s Izyum: what we know | The Citizen

Ukrainian investigators have uncovered more than 440 graves in a forest near Izyum in eastern Ukraine. Some of the bodies recovered had their hands tied. Others showed signs of having suffered violence. Here is what we know about what investigators have found: – What have they found at the site? – President Volodymyr Zelensky last … Read more

EU calls for war crime tribunal after new mass graves uncovered in Ukraine | The Citizen

The EU presidency on Saturday called for the establishment of an international tribunal for war crimes after new mass graves were found in Ukraine. “In the 21st century, such attacks against the civilian population are unthinkable and abhorrent,” said Jan Lipavsky, foreign minister of the Czech Republic which holds the European Union’s rotating presidency. “We … Read more

Mass killings in a digital age: Why experts say online scrolling can cause offline symptoms – National | Globalnews.ca

Warning: This story contains descriptions of graphic violence that may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised. As they swipe through TikTok, more than a million viewers in the last two days have stumbled upon a video showing a woman staring into the camera. The accompanying text says she went to bed on Saturday … Read more

Police Stop Possible Mass Shooting Threat At Bass Canyon

Grant County deputies believe mass shooting avoided at Gorge Amphitheater Near GEORGE, Wash. (20AUG2022) — Grant County sheriff’s deputies on Friday night believe they stopped an Ephrata man who may have had plans to commit a mass shooting at the Gorge Amphitheater. Citizens and security notified deputies around 9 p.m. of a man in the … Read more

Mass vaccination campaign against Monkeypox needed, experts say – National | Globalnews.ca

As the World Health Organization calculates whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, infectious disease experts are urging health officials to be more proactive and start ramping up vaccinations and surveillance — especially in African nations where the virus is most prevalent. The WHO convened its emergency committee Thursday to consider whether the spiralling … Read more