Grist / Justine Calma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On a hot summer day in New York City last July, Ajohntae Dixon was studying at home when he began struggling to breathe. With no air conditioning in his apartment, the temperature inside surged, and the 15-year-old’s gasping quickly progressed into a full-blown asthma attack under the oppressive heat. He took his inhaler and then tried his nebulizer, but he was still fighting for air. By 8 p.m., Dixon was in the emergency room. And after that overnight hospital stay, he and his mom installed air conditioners in each of their rooms to cut the chances he would have to go back. “I’m not a huge fan of hospitals,” says Dixon, who lives in the Bronx neighborhood of Hunts Point. Dixon is homeschooled, but he’s an active teenager and a budding leader … [Read more...] about The Heat In New York Is Literally Killing People. Here’s What the City Has to Do Now.
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The Republic | azcentral.com Published 12:22 p.m. UTC Jun 2, 2018 About half of metro Phoenix's mayoral races, and all but a handful of municipal council races, are competitive this election season. The local races impact issues that hit close to home, such as: How Scottsdale will navigate the disputed proposal to build a desert center in the city's preserve. How Mesa will move forward in revitalizing its downtown. How Surprise leaders will work with developers for a long-sought downtown to emerge from raw desert. And how El Mirage will rebuild stability after firing a city manager that got crosswise with the city's public safety unions. For most cities, primary elections will be held Aug. 28, with runoff elections in November if necessary. A few exceptions include Tempe, which held its election in March, and Phoenix, which will hold a special mayoral election in November prompted by the resignation of Mayor Greg Stanton. Goodyear held its … [Read more...] about Election 2018: Here’s who wants to run your Valley city
Many ways to go wrongOne of the perks of living in North Dallas besides the art, buildings and food, is the people who live here. Dallas is a melting pot, which makes this city worth living in. There are minorities who help contribute to this concrete jungle we call home. The new sanctuary city law is a camouflaged predator that doesn't care and attacks people. The new law doesn't help local authorities set a standard on how to enforce it. In addition, it could be dangerous for all of our family members, friends and neighbors. What if the person who's detained has a valid reason to stay? What if the federal officials were wrong? This law is not humane; there has to be a better way to approach immigration.Jennifer Coleman, North DallasWe need needy immigrantsRe: "Can the U.S. afford needy immigrants?" by Ronald E. Larsen, Saturday Letters.This letter asking can the U.S. afford needy immigrants begs the question: Can we not afford needy immigrants?Who will pick our fruit and … [Read more...] about Letters: Sanctuary cities, immigration, Nobel Peace Prize, Ted Cruz, Foreign Service, ERs
Ken Ritter and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press Updated 11:10 pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Now Playing: Officer body-camera video made public Wednesday by Las Vegas police provide a close-up view of some of what officers found when they stormed a hotel room where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history last fall. (May 2) Media: Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police used explosives to blast into a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found him dead, with a cache of assault-style weapons and broken windows that had a view of a concert venue killing field, according to police body-camera videos. Hours of footage released Wednesday from two officers' body-worn cameras showed what some of the first officers uncovered when they got to the room but didn't provide new information about the motive for the rampage. Police say Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and … [Read more...] about Video: Police inspect wires, weapons in Vegas shooter’s room
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest John McCain emerges from race as 2008 Republican presidential nominee After early dramatic come-from-behind wins, John McCain won big in Florida and on Super Tuesday to clinch the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Dan Nowicki, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 4:00 a.m. MT April 2, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Editor's note: This is the 14th of an 18-chapter profile of Sen. John McCain, portions of which originally were published in October … [Read more...] about John McCain emerges from race as 2008 Republican presidential nominee