Mental health crisis grips Puerto Rico as rebuilding efforts stumble a year after hurricane

Mental health issues in Puerto Rico are growing, according to health officials, as residents struggle with government red tape and economic issues that are snarling efforts to rebuild – coupled with the ugly psychological effects of the new hurricane season.

Russia reportedly receives an icy reception after it privately asks the US for help in rebuilding Syria

REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin Russia has reportedly used a communications channel with America’s top general to propose a plan to rebuild Syria and repatriate refugees. According to a US memo, the proposal was sent on July 19 by Valery Gerasimov, the chief of the Russian military’s General Staff, to US Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of […]

Apple Rebuilding Maps App, Hopes to Outperform Google

Apple Maps has been a lackluster tool for navigation since its launch. Of course, you probably don’t know this because you’re statistically more likely to back out of the driveway using Google Maps or Waze. That’s because the latter programs seem to work as intended. The same cannot be said of the former. While Apple […]

Russia rebuilding Syria's energy sector

Russian oil and gas companies have started work on restoring and developing Syria’s energy infrastructure, according to Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. Read more “A number of projects there are already underway, and there are negotiations with the Syrian government about new projects,” Novak told journalists. In February, Russia and Syria signed a roadmap for cooperation […]

The Criminal Justice Crusader Rebuilding After Philando Castile

It’s July 6, the first anniversary of the death of Philando Castile, and three weeks after the officer who shot him in a St. Paul suburb was acquitted of all charges. Sarah Catherine Walker stands outside the 4th Police Precinct in nearby Minneapolis — the same precinct protesters seized almost two years ago after cops […]

The Hawks never offered All-Star Paul Millsap a contract and now it looks like they are the latest team to go into rebuilding mode

Daniel Shirey/Getty All-Star forward Paul Millsap expected to engage in contract talks with the Atlanta Hawks, his team for the past four seasons, but found that in today’s NBA, loyalty is fleeting. One day after agreeing to a three-year deal with the Denver Nuggets, Millsap revealed the reason for his departure to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. […]