After the Supreme Court's decision earlier this week permitting sports betting, those involved in gambling addiction recovery are worried that without robust support systems problem gambling will only increase. The national average, among the 40 states that spend on gambling addiction help, is 37 cents per capita.
The Peace Warriors of North Lawndale College Prep High School provide support to students who have lost loved ones to gun violence. The teens, who advocate for more funding for mental health clinics and schools in low-income neighborhoods, have become leaders in the national youth movement against gun violence.
In Florida, where pedestrian deaths have been rising, officials are searching for solutions by turning to engineers to devise new safety measures. The recent collapse of a bridge near the Florida International University, which was built as part of the state's engineering strategy, should not deter efforts, experts say.
North Korea has threatened to withdraw from its summit with the United States in Singapore saying it has no interest in being pressured into abandoning its nuclear weapons. While the nation has a long history of scrapping deals at the last minute, some analysts say the bluster may be an attempt to gain leverage going into the talks.