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How Did Air Medical Impact My Life? It Gave Me One
2020-02-19 22:22:49
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As a nurse, and someone whose life was saved by emergency air medical transport, I can tell you that having access and continuity of care is critically important to health outcomes. Air ambulances allow you to access specialty care when... Read More

Education

Foreign Students Falling Into ‘Black Hole’ of US Visa Delays
Education
Foreign Students Falling Into ‘Black Hole’ of US Visa Delays
2020-02-19 15:02:57
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A University of Illinois graduate student from China applied in May for a visa renewal, a process that typically concludes within weeks. But the application went into “administrative processing,” and was still in limbo when fall classes started, forcing the... Read More

Political News

Silver State Lining in Iowa Debacle? Nevada Democrats Want to Be First Next Time
Political News
Silver State Lining in Iowa Debacle? Nevada Democrats Want to Be First Next Time
2020-02-19 14:58:52
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PAHRUMP, Nev. — Iowa Democrats’ disastrous delay in announcing results from the Feb. 3 caucuses could turn out to be an opportunity for Nevada — but only if the more diverse Silver State can smoothly count its own votes this... Read More

2020 Elections

Democrats Court Diverse Voters in Nevada
2020 Elections
Democrats Court Diverse Voters in Nevada
2020-02-19 14:53:47
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LAS VEGAS — Lisa Rosario describes herself as a political junkie. But she still hasn’t decided who she will support in the Democratic presidential contest. “It’s gut-wrenching because this to me is one of the most important votes that we’ve... Read More

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Afghanistan’s Ghani Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election
Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s Ghani Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election
2020-02-19 10:46:17
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s incumbent president, Ashraf Ghani, has been declared the winner of a disputed presidential vote that’s been tainted by accusations of vote-rigging. Ghani led the poll with 50.64% of the 1.8 million votes cast, defeating his top... Read More

Facebook Just Banned Bogus NC Page. But It’s Only a Droplet in ‘Tidal Wave’ of Fakery
Social Media
Facebook Just Banned Bogus NC Page. But It’s Only a Droplet in ‘Tidal Wave’ of Fakery
2020-02-19 10:43:22
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RALEIGH, N.C. — A Facebook page peddling false and misleading news about North Carolina had a relatively short life: Its days are over after Facebook removed it on Tuesday afternoon. Yet the pace at which the page was able to... Read More

Trump Grants Clemency to 11, Including Former Junk Bond King Michael Milken
In The News
Trump Grants Clemency to 11, Including Former Junk Bond King Michael Milken
2020-02-19 10:39:31
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued a pardon Tuesday to Michael Milken, the disgraced former junk bond king who later became a prominent Los Angeles philanthropist, in a mass clemency to 11 convicted felons that marked a dramatic expansion of... Read More

SC Republicans Plotting to Boost Bernie to Beat Biden, Help Trump
Political News
SC Republicans Plotting to Boost Bernie to Beat Biden, Help Trump
2020-02-18 23:18:22
by Dan McCue

A group of activist Republicans are planning to cross party lines and vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders in next week's South Carolina primary in a bid to ensure that President Donald Trump faces a Socialist in the November general election.... Read More

Peterson Foundation Launches '2020 Voters' Fiscal Guide
Political News
Peterson Foundation Launches '2020 Voters' Fiscal Guide
2020-02-18 21:42:42
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The Peter G. Peterson Foundation launched an online hub on Tuesday to provide voters with everything they "need to know about the United States’ $23 trillion national debt," and why it matters for the 2020 campaign. The foundation has long... Read More

Biden Campaign Confident As South Carolina Primary Approaches
2020 Elections
Biden Campaign Confident As South Carolina Primary Approaches
2020-02-18 20:58:32
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden's supporters in South Carolina are not cutting and running after the candidate's disappointing finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire. In fact, canvassers going door-to-door in the neighborhoods of Charleston, South Carolina say what they're hearing... Read More

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