Hannah Howell

Hannah Howell

Amazon begins offering prescription medicine sales at discounts for prime users without insurance

Amazon will start delivering prescription medications to its US customers with the launch of its Amazon Pharmacy service. Prime members would be eligible for two-day delivery of medications and price cuts on both generic and brand-name drugs. Amazon said Pharmacy customers could type their insurance information and select payment options in a “pharmacy profile.” Customers …

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Children of El Chapo Build Makeshift School for the Poor

Children of infamous former drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman helped build a makeshift school near the Mexican city of Culiacan for families who lack access to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite El Chapo’s children following in their father’s illegal cartel footsteps, they contacted Esmeralda Quinonez, a community leader in the Bicentennial Extension, …

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Japan to propose business incentives to achieve carbon-neutral society

Top government spokesman Katsunobu Kato has stated that Japan is considering increasing financial incentives for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment. The support comes as Japan aims to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and aims to become a carbon-neutral society, a policy goal announced by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga last month.  Expanding support …

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San Diego School District Changes Grading Policy In Attempt to Combat Racism

The San Diego Unified School District has agreed to eliminate non-academic factors from academic grades following a unanimous vote by the school board to overhaul the district’s grading practices. The new changes are partly intended to address racial and other disparities in current grading practices.  Instead of grading a student based on an average of …

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