Bowling Alone: How Washington Has Helped Destroy American Civil Society And Family Life

Via, Church attendance in the United States is at an all-time low, according to a Gallup poll .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 19th, 2019

An American woman who was deemed too Western to raise her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia has one day left to appeal the kingdom"s decision

Facebook/Shutterstock In July, Washington state native Bethany Vierra lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter, Zaina, in Saudi Arabia.  The family of Vierra's ex-husband, Ghassan al-Haidari, was granted custody of Zaina.  A judge had ruled .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2019

ASCE group unveils structural safety database

The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has joined the U.K.’s global.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 29th, 2019

Floating landscape infrastructure wins top ASCE innovation prize

A sustainable, climate-change-resilient floating landscape infrastructure took the top prize of the American Society of Civil Engineer’s latest Innovation Contest......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 26th, 2019

ASCE seeks comments on update to Calculation Methods for Structural Fire Protection standard

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is conducting a public comment period on the update to ASCE/SEI 29-XX Standard Calculation Methods for Structural Fire Protection. The calculation methods in the docume.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 16th, 2019

America"s infrastructure is crumbling and these people are suffering because of it

The fabric of America is crumbling. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives the nation's infrastructure a D+ grade -- that's the r.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2019

Lawsuit challenges refusal-of-care rule

Manhattan-based Public Health Solutions and the New York Civil Liberties Union, along with the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association and the American Civil Liberties Union, on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Labor Rights Defenders Demand Change In Turkmen Cotton Sector

Civil Society, Global Brands, And Responsible Investors Demand Change in Turkmenistan Washington, D.C.—May 23, 2019—Gaspar Matalaev and (previously Alternative Turkmenista.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 23rd, 2019

America"s infrastructure is decaying. Here"s a look at how bad it is

America's infrastructure is desperately in need of investment, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2019

Schlichter: The Admission Scam Is Another Reason To Destroy Academia As We Know It

Authored by Kurt Schlicher, op-ed via, American college is terrible and, as a society, we should stop doing it – at least how it is being currently done. The greatest ben.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 5th, 2019

Civil engineers group gives Hawaii a D+ grade for infrastructure

Most of Hawaii’s infrastructure systems, including those for roads, schools, drinking water and stormwater, are in such poor condition that the local chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has given the state an overall grade of “D-plus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2019

Kathua rape-murder case: Bar Association strike hits normal life in Jammu

The strike, which was supported by several political and civil society groups, was peaceful though rallies and protests were staged by lawyers and their supporters at various places.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Dividend Stock Analysis

Aflac Incorporated (AFL), through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance. The comp.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 6th, 2018

Apple Watch Credited With Saving a Man’s Life

He lost 80% of his blood. Apple Watch is being credited for saving a New York man’s life. While he was working at his family’s bowling alley business Bowlerland last month, 32-year-old William Monzidelis became dizzy and start.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 3rd, 2018

Delta drags 127-ton jet, raises $689,000 for American Cancer Society (Photos) (Video)

Delta and American Cancer Society once again pulled in some big bucks for the fight against cancer. Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) held its two signature events in the battle against cancer -- Relay For Life and the Jet Drag -- on May 4 at Atlant.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

SILVERMAN: Rethinking traditional American "retirement"

The prevalent cultural norm within American society is to work hard for some 40 or 45 years and then retire and enjoy life. But retire to what? A second career doing something else? Pursuing a life-long interest or hobby? A life of day-long leisure .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Patti Payne"s Cool Pads: World renowned music photographer lists lakefront family home for $2.85M

Kevin Westenberg’s career in photography is the stuff that movies are made of. In fact, there is already a movie being made of his life, and parts of it have already been filmed at the family home on the shores of Lake Washington, in the Mt. Baker.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

New York regulators order Aflac to pay $1.1 million

Aflac ruffled the feathers of regulators for neglecting to provide proper disclosure language to customers between 2009 and 2011. In a consent order filed Monday by the New York Department of Financial Services, the American Family Life Assurance Compan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

ICE left an immigrant mother and her 6-month-old infant stranded at a bus stop after reuniting them, lawyers allege

Getty Images/Spencer Platt The Trump administration has not been providing advance notice of the time and location of family reunifications, the American Civil Liberties Union claims. The lack of communication resulted in "tro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

An American family who moved to Nicaragua for a year to live cheaply ended up blowing their $30,000 budget thanks to unexpected costs — but still spent less than life at home in the US

Courtesy of Mark Tew Mark and Amanda Tew and their four children spent a year on a mini-retirement in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

Airbnb bill may limit short-term rentals in U.S. capital

Short-term rentals of Jackie Howard's two-bedroom home near major tourist attractions in Washington, D.C. have helped her family pay for everything from plumbing emergencies to braces for her daughter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2018