At least once a year, the calendar dates align to give us a Friday the 13th. Airline ticket prices tend to dip (when we're not in a pandemic), your superstitious boss avoids important meetings and the whole day, there's a small part of you that's just waiting for something weird to happen. [Source]
While the eyes of the world were focused on the impeachment efforts against President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan of neighboring Maryland did something extremely important in beginning the long process of unwinding our current political polarization.
The United States has some of the safest drinking water in the world. But its water supply is facing a new challenge -- a slimy growth inside pipes that is encouraging outbreaks of illness responsible for over 7 million illnesses and 6,000 deaths every year.