Crowds line train stations in Germany and Poland to welcome Ukrainian refugees into their homes

Lara received a call in the middle of the night on Saturday and headed straight to Berlin’s main train station. There she was met by a woman and her two teenage sons who had fled the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Right now they are staying at our place,” Lara, who preferred to only use her … Read more

Former Biden advisers, public health experts release ‘roadmap for living with Covid’

CNN — Some of the nation’s leading public health experts, including the former coronavirus advisers to the Biden administration, detail in a new report when and how the United States can transition out of the Covid-19 pandemic phase and back into “pre-pandemic routines and lives. ” Among the recommendations in the report are for the … Read more

This Texas mom says she’s moving her family to California to protect her transgender daughter

CNN — A Texas mom is doing whatever it takes to keep her transgender child safe – even if that requires picking up their lives, leaving family and friends behind and moving hundreds of miles west. In a legal opinion released publicly on Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared that gender-affirming surgical procedures in … Read more

First January 6 trial set to start, with high stakes for scores of other defendants

CNN — The sweeping January 6 investigation is headed into a new phase, with the first trial set to begin on Monday. The stakes are undeniably high. The outcome is likely to influence scores of criminal defendants who face similar charges related to the attack on the US Capitol, and even could impact the major … Read more

The pandemic’s toll on children’s mental health

CNN — The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating death around the world, causing millions of and leading to many more people becoming severely ill and losing loved ones. It also has led to many mental health impacts, including on children and adolescents. Examining the impact on children in 11 countries, a January study in … Read more