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Source: Common Domain

Forget the stock market’s roller coaster — many Americans struggle with income volatility

Sunday 21:50 GMT

The stock market’s up-and-down ride has grabbed breathless news coverage this month, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.08%   suffering its biggest one-day drop since 2008 followed by a rebound this week.

See: Here’s the really bad news: Only half of Americans actually own stocks. Income swings have grown more extreme since the 1970s, according to a study by the Brookings Institution, a liberal-leaning Washington D.C. think tank.

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Source: NBC News

The all-American family, through a Latino lens: Justina Machado reflects on 'One Day at a Time's' success

Sunday 16:22 GMT

“I hope that non-Latino families watching our Latino family on television can see that we are more alike than we are different," said the show's lead actress, Justina Machado, who spoke to NBC News about the show's recently released second season. "We love the same, maybe a little louder," she said laughing.

The show's lovable family is unapologetically Hispanic, specifically Cuban American, and yet the more we come to know them, the more we all see ourselves in this typical 'American' family.

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Source: The Guradian

Chris Froome struggles against the backdrop of failed drug test

Sunday 21:50 GMT

Chris Froome admitted feeling below par as he finished the Ruta del Sol in 10th place overall but Team Sky were happy with his performance given the backdrop of an ongoing battle to rescue his reputation.

Froome was surprisingly slow on the 14.2km time-trial which began and concluded in Barbate on Spain’s Costa de la Luz, the finale of a five?stage race which was his first since a failed drugs test last year became public knowledge.

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Source: NBC News

Rippon's body image comments highlight hidden struggle among gay men

Saturday 15:26 GMT

The organization found gay men struggle disproportionately with body image issues and eating disorders: Though they are thought to make up just 5 percent of the national male population, gay men account for 42 percent of men who report having an eating disorder.

While Rippon, who is openly gay, spoke specifically about body issues in the world of sports, his comments highlighted the often overlooked subject of eating disorders and body-image issues in men, particularly gay men.


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