At what cost? For Baltimore’s poorest families, the child support system exacts a heavy price — and it’s hurting whole communities

By Yvonne Wenger. Baltimore Sun. March 5, 2020 Maryland’s child support system, intended to sustain children, is actually hurting some of the state’s neediest families — especially in Baltimore, an investigation by The Baltimore Sun has found. Under the dysfunctional system, parents in struggling city neighborhoods owe tens of millions of dollars in back child … Continue reading At what cost? For Baltimore’s poorest families, the child support system exacts a heavy price — and it’s hurting whole communities

Coronavirus terrifies us, but another virus has already killed 6,000 in US

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Posted Jan 24, 2020 at 11:55 AM Influenza rarely gets the sort of attention that coronavirus has, even though flu has already sickened at least 13 million Americans this winter and killed 6,600 people. In a bad year, the flu kills up to 61,000 Americans. There’s a deadly virus spreading from state to state. … Continue reading Coronavirus terrifies us, but another virus has already killed 6,000 in US