Christina Ray Stanton's work as a licensed NYC tour guide has been featured in print and TV many times in her 25-year career. She was the Director of Short-Term missions for Redeemer Presbyterian Church (Founder, Timothy Keller) for a decade, and is the Executive Director of Loving All Nations, which helps the world’s poor. Her book, "Out of the Shadow of 9/11," won several awards when it debuted in 2019. Christina is a sought-after speaker, who speaks all over the world about the September 11, 2001 attacks and the faith that sustains her. Christina and her husband (Redeemer's Chief Financial Officer) still live within blocks of the World Trade Center. Her latest book, "Faith in the Face of COVID-19: A Survivor's Tale," comes out in early October. … [Read more...] about Christina Stanton: 9/11 radically changed my faith – and helped me endure COVID -19 almost 20 years later
Studies have shown voter impersonation to be quite rare. In one study, a Loyola Law School professor found 31 instances involving allegations of voter impersonation out of 1 billion votes cast in U.S. elections between 2000 and 2014. Another study by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School found many reports of people voting twice or ballots being cast on behalf of dead people were largely the result of clerical errors that suggested wrongdoing when none had occurred. … [Read more...] about Georgia investigating ‘potential double voting’ in primary
"He put me in a headlock and started slinging me on my porch," said Bernard Lewis of Temple Hills, who was arrested by Owen in 2013. "He dragged me down the steps and put me in handcuffs on the ground. He put his hand on the back of my head and pushed my face in the dirt." … [Read more...] about Maryland police officer shot man in handcuffs months after department had been warned about him
There is no one ideal testing interval for coronavirus surveillance. How often a school or other large group setting should get tested depends on how prevalent the virus is in the community. Places where infection rates are low probably don’t need to test that often, whereas places with higher rates do. Weekly or twice-weekly testing might catch the virus in everyone who is tested. However, it may not even be necessary to test everyone in a given setting, as long as a representative sample is tested frequently. … [Read more...] about How Bay Area schools plan to conduct coronavirus testing for students and staff
“Normally I’d go pick up my son, I’d go grab him,” said Jane Faalataina, whose son contracted the coronavirus at a youth lockup in Stockton, causing him to run a fever and lose his sense of taste. “I’m a mother that goes out of the way for her kids, anything that goes wrong, I’m there to handle it. But I felt helpless, I felt frustrated. I felt like less of a mother, honestly.” … [Read more...] about The coronavirus is spiking in California’s youth prisons. So why isn’t the state letting young prisoners out?