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NIH Awards Over $200 Million to Support Biomedical Research
NIH Awards Over $200 Million to Support Biomedical Research
NIH Awards Over $200 Million to Support Biomedical Research
2022-10-05 19:18:30
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health has awarded 103 new research grants, totaling some $285 million, to support highly innovative scientists who propose visionary and broadly impactful meritorious behavioral and biomedical research projects. The 2022 NIH Director’s Awards are... Read More

Military
Army Releases Climate Strategy Implementation Plan
Army Releases Climate Strategy Implementation Plan

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army released a comprehensive plan on Wednesday aimed at reducing the future impacts and risks on its installations and fighting forces associated with climate change. Senior Army leaders have long been concerned that the effects of... Read More

Kelly, Hobbs Face Different Prospects in Crucial Ariz. Races

PHOENIX (AP) — A year ago, Arizona's Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs was all over cable news, building a... Read More

2022-10-05 10:57:22
The Midterms: a Republican’s Advice for Democrats

It’s Time to Get Engaged and Enraged. As a right-of-center Republican, Never Trumper and extremely concerned citizen, I feel both... Read More

2022-10-04 21:43:33
Former Congressman, Blue Dog Co-Founder, Bill Brewster Dies

MARIETTA, Okla. — Former Rep. Bill Brewster, who served three terms in Congress and was a co-founder of the Blue... Read More

2022-10-04 21:09:30

Funding

Schools and Libraries Impacted by Storms to Net Lion’s Share of $96M in Connectivity Funding
Funding
Schools and Libraries Impacted by Storms to Net Lion’s Share of $96M in Connectivity Funding
2022-10-05 20:03:15
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Schools and libraries impacted by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian will net the lion’s share of $96 million in new funding through the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund. The new funding will support applications for broadband services and... Read More

Health

Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
Health
Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
2022-10-05 19:30:33
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly seven in 10 adults between the ages of 40 and 79 used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days in the United States, and approximately... Read More

Political News

GOP Optimistic About Senate Chances Despite Walker Turmoil
Political News
GOP Optimistic About Senate Chances Despite Walker Turmoil
2022-10-05 10:54:11
by Home

NEW YORK (AP) — Leading Republicans are entering the final month of the midterm campaign increasingly optimistic that a Senate majority is within reach even as a dramatic family fight in Georgia clouds one of the party's biggest pickup opportunities.... Read More

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2022-10-04 23:22:29
by Dan McCue
DOJ Begins to Spell Out Midterm Election Security Efforts

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Tuesday showed the first outward signs of it ramping up election security efforts... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Tuesday showed the first outward signs of it ramping up election security efforts ahead of the 2022 midterms, spelling out some of the activities it will be engaged in before and after Nov.... Read More

2022-10-04 21:56:25
by Dan McCue
Trump Asks Justices to Intervene in Classified Documents Case

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to review a ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit... Read More

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to review a ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed the Justice Department to continue to review documents marked as classified that were seized from... Read More

2022-10-04 20:53:20
by Dan McCue
Conservative Justices Appear Inclined to Further Narrowing of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON — After nearly two hours of oral argument on Tuesday, a number of conservative justices on the Supreme Court... Read More

WASHINGTON — After nearly two hours of oral argument on Tuesday, a number of conservative justices on the Supreme Court appeared to be sympathetic to Alabama’s request that key provisions of the Voting Rights Act be narrowed when it comes... Read More

2022-10-04 19:55:30
by Tom Ramstack
Investigation Reveals Sexual Harassment of US Women Soccer Players

WASHINGTON — A yearlong independent investigation of U.S. professional women’s soccer released Monday reported widespread sexual and verbal abuse of... Read More

WASHINGTON — A yearlong independent investigation of U.S. professional women’s soccer released Monday reported widespread sexual and verbal abuse of players by coaches and league executives.  The report recommended broad changes by the National Women's Soccer League. The investigation was... Read More

2022-10-03 21:26:24
by Dan McCue
9/11-Related Illness Deaths for FDNY Will Soon Surpass Deaths on Day of Attack

NEW YORK — Within the next year, the number of members of the New York City Fire Department who will... Read More

NEW YORK — Within the next year, the number of members of the New York City Fire Department who will have died from a 9/11-related illness will surpass the number of fire fighters and emergency medical technicians who died in... Read More

2022-10-03 21:01:03
by Dan McCue
Youngkin Releases ‘All-of-the-Above’ State Energy Plan for Virginia

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin unveiled his “2022 Energy Plan” for the state on Monday, adopting an “all-of-the-above”... Read More

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin unveiled his “2022 Energy Plan” for the state on Monday, adopting an “all-of-the-above” approach that includes natural gas, renewable energy, hydrogen and, most notably, nuclear power to meet the state's current and future... Read More

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