Beyoncé offering $5K grants for people facing evictions, foreclosures amid pandemic

Beyoncé is lending a helping hand to those who might be losing their homes. The 39-year-old music icon announced late last month that she’s offering grants as large as $5,000 to “to individuals and families facing foreclosures or evictions” in an announcement on her official website. The initiative stems from Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD charity, which also […]

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Two men seen carrying restraints during Capitol riot charged with federal crimes

They were identified as Larry Rendell Brock of Texas and Eric Gavelek Munchel of Tennessee. Two men seen carrying zip tie-style restraints when supporters of President Donald Trump breached the U.S. Capitol were charged Sunday in federal court, authorities said. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia identified the men as Larry Rendell […]

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Noncognitive skills—distinct from cognitive abilities—are important to success across the life

Noncognitive skills and cognitive abilities are both important contributors to educational attainment—the number of years of formal schooling that a person completes—and lead to success across the life course, according to a new study from an international team led by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the University of Texas at Austin, […]

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