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Traumatized and tired, nurses are quitting due to the pandemic

Traumatized and tired, nurses are quitting due to the pandemic

Nursing was more than a career to Rachel Ellsworth. She says she was “called” to the work. For 10 of her 12 years in nursing, Ellsworth was an indefatigable intensive care nurse. The work energized her, and she felt privileged to witness some of the most important moments of people’s lives, when their worlds shifted…MORE

Black History Month: Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

Black History Month: Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

To say that Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander shattered multiple glass ceilings is an understatement. The Philadelphia native was the first Black person in the nation to earn a Ph.D. in economics in 1921. Three years later, she earned a law degree and went on to become the first Black woman to pass the Pennsylvania bar…MORE

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000

A Texas woman has filed a proposed billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against electric company Griddy Energy that alleges the company engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week’s statewide winter storm and power outages, according to a statement from the law firm. Lisa Khoury, a resident of a Houston suburb, claims she was charged a total…MORE

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