A nurse at an independent living facility for the elderly refused to perform CPR on a resident who was barely breathing. The nurse called 911. The dispatcher implored her to perform CPR, but the nurse said she was not allowed to do so.
We're two days away from the city election. The race for mayor intensified last week with candidates trading insults and attacks. Accusations of corruption and lying may get the attention of voters, but on a lighter note, celebrity endorsements have also been on an upswing.
Social media has become an indispensable part of our everyday life. We tweet, we IM, we Facebook, we email, we chat with our coworkers online—even when they sit just two cubicles away. As a consequence, a new style of writing has emerged. We are writing shorter, we are using more acronyms and abbreviations, and much less punctuation.