The Daily Populous

Sunday October 3rd, 2021 evening edition

image for 'Trevor's Law' was passed to track cancer clusters. It hasn't happened.

Congress allocated additional money for "Trevor's Law” in fiscal years 2020 and 2021, bringing the total to $4.5 million.

The office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said she is seeking a funding increase for fiscal year 2022.

The CDC's "cancer cluster guidelines" page also acknowledges the constraints of the past year in recruiting resources to help in the effort.

In 2017, her daughter, Taylor, then 16, was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, which is less common in children.

About 1,000 suspected cancer clusters are reported to state health departments each year, according to the American Cancer Society.

But pockets of higher rates of cancer have been reported in communities in Houston; Huntersville, North Carolina; and Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Her daughter's cancer, which was in remission in 2019, has since returned and spread to her lymph nodes and chest. »

Some 3,000 Paedophiles In French Catholic Church Since 1950: Probe Panel Head

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Some 3,000 paedophiles have operated inside the French Catholic Church since 1950, the head of an independent commission investigating the scandal told AFP days ahead of the release of its report.

It also looked into "the mechanisms, notably institutional and cultural ones" within the Church which allowed paedophiles to remain, and will offer 45 proposals.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed. »

2 adults throw food at teen worker at Maryland ice cream shop

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A viral video that shows an employee of an ice cream shop having frozen desserts and other items thrown at her has sparked outrage online.

Sharon Gay, the owner of the small Maryland-based chain, told TODAY that the adults threw five desserts and a tip jar at the employee.

After receiving their order, the customers then said there was too much marshmallow topping, so the employee re-made the order. »