Politics | Beto O’Rourke Was Once Adrift in New York City. Now He’s Searching Again. Sections Skip to content Skip to site index The Long Run As the former Texas congressman weighs a run for president, his rebel-in-moderation youth offers revealing parallels to his search for direction now. A young Beto O’Rourke. In New York, he felt unfulfilled by jobs as a nanny on the Upper West Side, at his uncle’s tech business, moving fine art, and in publishing. Credit Credit via Katherine Raymond Supported by ByMatt Flegenheimer Feb. 6, 2019 All at once, New York City seemed to be conspiring against Beto O’Rourke. His girlfriend was moving to France. His punk bandmates had scattered. Twenty-three and searching — with an Ivy League degree that could not pay rent — Mr. O’Rourke subsisted as a live-in nanny on the Upper West Side, with a futon in the maid’s quarters, watching … [Read more...] about Beto O’Rourke Was Once Adrift in New York City. Now He’s Searching Again.
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Even your lifespan can be local. Researchers have long said that health disparities are heavily influenced by where you live. New data from the National Center for Health Statistics show just how much your neighborhood can impact the length of your life. In recent years, the U.S. has seen overall life expectancy decrease, from 78.7 years in 2015 to 78.6 years in 2017. Experts have pointed to opioid addiction and an increase in suicides as the main reasons. Behind that national average are American neighborhoods where recently born residents can expect to live much longer, or much shorter, lives. Top News: 'Yellow Vest' Protests Continue for 5th Weekend Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images The Associated Press analyzed life expectancy and demographic data for 65,662 census tracts, which are geographic areas that encompass roughly 4,000 residents. The AP found that certain demographic qualities — high rates of unemployment, low household income, a concentration of black or … [Read more...] about Unemployment, Income Affect Life Expectancy, Data Show
This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Dozens of reported measles cases in Israel, New York, and New Jersey as disease spreads New global surge in measles cases blamed on ‘anti-vax’ movement Dozens of reported measles cases in Israel, New York, and New Jersey as disease spreads Jewish worshippers at a Friday evening service in a temple near Jerusalem were exposed to a patient suffering from measles. Israel’s government has directed those attending the service to see a doctor immediately and receive the necessary vaccinations. An outbreak of measles has been spreading in Israel since October, and it has being blamed on the failure of thousands of parents to vaccinate their children, particularly among the ultra-Orthodox communities in Jerusalem. On average, about half of the population in these communities are not immunized. Israel’s Health Ministry is considering new legislation that would penalize parents of children who are not … [Read more...] about World View: Measles Outbreaks in New York, Israel Blamed on ‘Anti-Vax’ Movement
By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: November 12, 2018 at 8:32 pm | UPDATED: November 13, 2018 at 9:33 am By Jonathan O’Connell, Robert McCartney and Patricia Sullivan Amazon will open major new outposts in northern Virginia’s Crystal City and in New York City, splitting its much-sought investment of up to 50,000 jobs between the two East Coast sites, according to people close to the decision-making process. An announcement could come early as Tuesday, according to the people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they had signed nondisclosure agreements with the company. An Amazon spokesman declined to comment. The company has said it would make a decision on the high-profile project, which it calls HQ2, this year. The choice of Crystal City in Arlington County as one of the winners could cement northern Virginia’s reputation as a magnet for business and potentially reshape the Washington, D.C., region into an East Coast outpost of Silicon Valley over … [Read more...] about Amazon picks new HQ: Split between Virginia suburb and New York
In this Feb. 24, 2009, file photo, Air Traffic Control Specialist Patrick Harten, right, smiles as US Airways flight 1549 Capt. Chesley B Sullenberger III, right, and First Officer Jeffrey B. Skiles, center, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this April 5, 2009, file photo, Patrick Harten, a New York air traffic controller, poses for a portrait while working out in preparation for running the Boston Marathon, in Long Beach, N.Y. Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and Harten are forever linked because of the amazing outcome for all 155 passengers on a US Airways aircraft that went down in the Hudson River in New York. Approaching the 10th anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson," they will meet at the finish line of the New York City Marathon. Sullenberger plans to put the finisher's medal around Harten's neck in Central Park on Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/John Dunn, File)FILE - In … [Read more...] about Pilot ‘Sully,’ air traffic controller to reunite at New York marathon