Laura Trujillo For USA TODAY Published 1:00 PM EST Dec 1, 2018 I stood and looked down into the canyon, at a spot where, millions of years ago, a river cut through. Everything about that view is impossible, a landscape that seems to defy both physics and description. It is a place that magnifies the questions in your mind and keeps the answers to itself. Visitors always ask how the canyon was formed. Rangers often give the same unsatisfying answer: Wind. Water. Time. It was April 26, 2016 – four years since my mother died. Four years to the day since she stood in this same spot and looked out at this same view. I still catch my breath here, and feel dizzy and need to remind myself to breathe in through my nose out through my mouth, slower, and again. I can say it out loud now: She killed herself. She jumped from the edge of the Grand Canyon. From the edge of the earth. I went back to the spot because I wanted to know everything. The latitude and longitude where she … [Read more...] about Suicide: My mom took her life at the Grand Canyon – and I wanted a why
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What would you do if something just felt wrong at work? If you feared people could get hurt? Would you have the courage to blow the whistle? Whistleblowers often risk their own safety to right a wrong they feel they witnessed. A new CBS series called "Whistleblower" tells the stories of heroic people who put everything on the line to expose wrongdoing. It is hosted by attorney Alex Ferrer, a former police officer and judge. In the series premiere, airing tonight at 8/7c, Ferrer introduces people who blew the whistle on pediatric dental chain Kool Smiles. The former employees believe unsafe practices were used on young patients. Watch a sneak peek "I lived in fear every day … what I would face," says Dr. Rai. "I was scared. Did I think something might happen? You never know when money's involved," says Dr. Michael Greenwald. It's David vs. Goliath. "It's a huge corporation. The intimidation is there," says Rai. Kool Smiles is a massive nationwide … [Read more...] about “Whistleblower”: Former employees take on pediatric dental chain when they suspect the company of wrongdoing
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Modern Love She hoped their platonic bond would always outshine romantic attraction. Then her friend got a crush on someone else. BySammy Sass July 6, 2018 Mirah Holding it up between us, I said, “Dude, you may be a femme. But you are a sloppy one for sure.” She laughed hard, leaning forward and covering her mouth. Then she calmed, suddenly serious, and said, “What if it’s you?” I wasn’t sure what she meant. She said, “What if we’re here in five years and we’re it for each other?” “Like, what if in five years we look at each other and realize it’s time to date?” “No,” she said, “like what if in five years it’s you and it’s this friendship and maybe we date other people but at the end of the day it’s … [Read more...] about This Is What Happens When Friends Fall in Love
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader PostEverything Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events A prayer that one might change their sexuality or gender identity is egregious encouragement to those who would seek to discriminate against LGBTQ people. A prayer that one might change their sexuality or gender identity is egregious encouragement to those who would seek to discriminate against LGBTQ people. by Charlotte Clymer by Charlotte Clymer April 20 Follow @cmclymer Charlotte Clymer, a transgender woman and U.S. Army veteran, is a … [Read more...] about I’m transgender, and evangelicals tried to pray for me. I prayed for them instead.