Suicides among US Army active-duty forces have soared 46% compared to last year, says a recent Pentagon report. In addition, more American service members have taken their own lives in the second quarter than have died from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to the DoD. What’s behind the problem?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is set to report just under 2 million migrant encounters nationwide for the recently ended Fiscal Year 2021. The number of migrants encountered by Border Patrol agents and CBP officers jumped 202 percent over the previous year’s roughly 647,000.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slashed fertility rates to their lowest point in U.S. history. Still, the experts at the Social Security Administration, who are deeply invested in the issue, say the decline is just a blip and women are merely deferring children to later years.
Greg Epstein, an atheist and humanist chaplain at Harvard University who says he doesn’t look to God but people for answers, has been elected by his colleagues as the newest president of the Harvard Chaplains.