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Teaching Aiden to aid: student trains service dog

Aiden, an almost 4-month-old black lab, continues to work toward becoming a certified service dog. (Courtesy by Instagram account @Aiden_the_service_pup)
October 18, 2017

Four legs, floppy ears and a wet nose don’t seem to be the usual description of someone who is equipped to help with disabilities, but in the case of Aiden the puppy, this description is just enough...

In wake of Maria don’t blame Puerto Rico, blame the U.S.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Muniz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 3. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
October 17, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, an overwhelming 80 percent of the 3.4 million Americans in Puerto Rico are still without electricity, adequate amounts of food and hospital supplies and, most alarmingly,...

FEMA fails minority communities

FEMA trailers used in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, similar to those sent to the Yakama Nation in 2011. TNS
May 9, 2017

A lot of volunteers pick up litter, serve food or build houses. But not all are backdropped by the snow-capped peak of Mount Adams in southern Washington state. Third-year rehabilitation science major...

Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan
November 18, 2013

Close-in map of the Philippines showing the path of deadly Typhoon Haiyan and population in the areas hit by the storm; some of the island nation's most heavily populated areas were in the path of the...

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