Woman shares innocent snap of pasta but is told it looks like ‘contents of bin’

A woman was proud of her cooking so shared a picture of the meal she made online, but soon she wished she hadn’t as it was blasted by others who described it as looking like ‘an enema’ A budding chef was left red-faced after sharing a picture of a meal they had lovingly prepared – […]

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Firefighters Rescue a Dog Trapped Down a 15-Foot Underground Burrow Overnight

Using equipment that is normally found at disaster sites after building collapses or earthquakes, firefighters worked for hours to free a trapped Jack Russell pet. The 11-year-old Freddy was chasing a rabbit on Monday when he got trapped down a narrow hole in Blackroot Pool, West Midlands. His owner Richard Hill said he could hear […]

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New ‘988’ Suicide Prevention Hotline Will Include Texting Option to Make it Easier

Last week the US agency in charge of telecommunications adopted rules to expand access to the suicide prevention hotline by establishing the ability to text, in addition to calling. Last year, the FCC established 988 as the new, nationwide, easy-to-remember 3-digit phone number for Americans to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. […]

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U.S. awards nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants

The U.S. Transportation Department said Friday it was awarding nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants as the Biden administration prepares to dramatically boost funding on the nation’s roads, bridges, rail, transit and other projects. The grants under the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program are going to 90 projects in 47 states, […]