One is an oasis of Southern charm and history that draws millions of tourists. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for a cherished college basketball powerhouse and bracing for frigid lake-effect snow.
It's no secret that living in tough circumstances can be hard on children and lead to problems with behavior and learning. But some researchers believe that early ongoing stress can smolder, harming young brains and bodies.
Sentencing is scheduled for a western New York teenager who has pleaded guilty in connection with a tire recycling plant fire that killed his friend soon after the victim made a desperate cellphone call for help.