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White House killed deal to pay for mental health care for migrant families separated at border

WASHINGTON — The Trump White House blocked the Justice Department from making a deal in October 2019 to pay for mental health services for migrant families who had been separated by the Trump administration, two current and two former senior administration officials told NBC News.… Read More »White House killed deal to pay for mental health care for migrant families separated at border

Walmart and McDonald’s among top employers of Medicaid and food stamp beneficiaries

Walmart and McDonald’s are among the top employers of beneficiaries of federal aid programs like Medicaid and food stamps, according to a study by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office. The question of how much taxpayers contribute to maintaining basic living standards for employees at some… Read More »Walmart and McDonald’s among top employers of Medicaid and food stamp beneficiaries

Pet kitty chases away four-tonne elephant that wandered into its garden looking for food in Thailand | Daily Mail Online

A pet cat has been pictured bravely chasing away a four-tonne elephant that wandered into its garden looking for food in Thailand.  The three-year-old moggy, named Simba, was roused by the jumbo trying to raid the home for food in Nakhon Nayok on Tuesday night.… Read More »Pet kitty chases away four-tonne elephant that wandered into its garden looking for food in Thailand | Daily Mail Online

Biden says public health experts recommend 10 people max at Thanksgiving gatherings

President-elect discusses health guidance for holiday gatherings in Wilmington, Del. President-elect Joe Biden says that public health experts tell him they recommend limiting Thanksgiving family gatherings to 10 people or fewer as the coronavirus pandemic surges again across the country. After he and Vice President-elect… Read More »Biden says public health experts recommend 10 people max at Thanksgiving gatherings

Châteauguay Food Bank needed donations, so an 11-year-old boy stepped up to the challenge | CBC News

When Nathan Leduc-Lavigne heard his local food bank’s supplies were shrinking before the holidays, the 11-year-old got to work. “I decided to help the food bank because they’re running low on food — to help them have a good Christmas,” said Leduc-Lavigne, who lives in… Read More »Châteauguay Food Bank needed donations, so an 11-year-old boy stepped up to the challenge | CBC News

Donnie Wahlberg tipped a food server in his native Massachusetts $2020 … and ‘her jaw dropped’ | Daily Mail Online

Donnie Wahlberg helped brighten up a food server’s year by tipping her $2,020 after his check was $35.27. The 51-year-old Blue Bloods actor this week made the generous gesture toward his server, Denise Andrews, at Marshland, a restaurant located in Plymouth, Massachusetts while taking part… Read More »Donnie Wahlberg tipped a food server in his native Massachusetts $2020 … and ‘her jaw dropped’ | Daily Mail Online

Marcus Rashford reveals Raheem Sterling inspired him to campaign to end child food poverty | Daily Mail Online

Marcus Rashford has revealed fellow England star Raheem Sterling inspired him in his campaign to end child poverty, which has seen him rewarded with an MBE. The 23-year-old Manchester United forward has slogged away tirelessly to ensure poverty-stricken children are given meals during school holidays,… Read More »Marcus Rashford reveals Raheem Sterling inspired him to campaign to end child food poverty | Daily Mail Online

Governor Hogan Announces $70 Million In New Investments To Protect The Health, Safety, And Well-Being Of Marylanders

Includes New Funding for Additional PPE, Mass Vaccination Supplies $15 Million to Ramp Up Unemployment Insurance Staffing Additional Funding for Rental Assistance, Area Food Banks, and Foster Care Urges County Governments to Utilize Remaining CARES Act Funding Before December 30 ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today… Read More »Governor Hogan Announces $70 Million In New Investments To Protect The Health, Safety, And Well-Being Of Marylanders