By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
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Special Report PUBLISHED: 06:30 23 February 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Claire and John Cunningham have they said they feel they are fighting to save their daughter Kirsten's life. Pictured, Kirsten Cunningham and her parents, on holiday in 2012. Photo: Supplied by the Cunningham family Archant The parents of a young woman with an eating disorder have said they are fighting the county’s embattled mental health trust to save their daughter’s life. Kirsten Cunningham was diagnosed with anorexia in 2011, aged 11, after suffering a bout of chronic fatigue syndrome.The devastating disease saw the Fakenham schoolgirl hospitalised in multiple out-of-county units, forcibly tube fed for two years, and at one point bandaged head to toe.But after the Northampton-based charity St Andrew’s Healthcare removed the 19-year-old’s anorexia diagnosis in 2016, her parents have said it has become an endless battle to get her the lifesaving help she … [Read more...] about ‘We feel she’s been sent there to die’
Updated 6:20 am CST, Thursday, January 24, 2019 Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund wipes his head as he listens to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speak during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Sebring, Fla., after authorities said five people were shot and killed at a SunTrust bank branch. less Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund wipes his head as he listens to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speak during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Sebring, Fla., after authorities said five people were ... more Photo: Chris O'Meara, AP Photo: Chris O'Meara, AP Image 1 of / 15 Caption Close Image 1 of 15 Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund wipes his head as he listens to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speak during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Sebring, Fla., after … [Read more...] about The Latest: Ex-girlfriend: suspect ‘wanted everybody to die’
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?
Detroit Free Press Published 8:54 AM EST Dec 5, 2018 You can play a vital role in supporting trusted, local journalism. By subscribing to the Detroit Free Press, you help our journalists hold those in power accountable for making changes in our community. Better still, you can get the information you need to keep your family and friends safe, healthy and informed. Here’s a glimpse at some of the ways a Detroit Free Press subscription can add value to your life. Real News. Real Savings. When you subscribe today, you not only get the news from your community and beyond, you also get a great introductory offer that will take you into the new year. Check out our special offer! Think Big. Read Local. Community projects, controversies and hot-button issues — know what’s important in Michigan, the place we call home. Make sense of the latest auto industry news that impacts the Motor City and beyond. Clip. Shop. Save. Go ahead, brag about how much you save … [Read more...] about Detroit Free Press: 12 reasons to subscribe