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Kennedy Family Members to Endorse Biden for President
Kennedy Family Members to Endorse Biden for President
Kennedy Family Members to Endorse Biden for President
2024-04-18 15:45:14
by Dan McCue

PHILADELPHIA — More than a dozen members of the Kennedy family are expected to endorse President Joe Biden at a campaign rally in Philadelphia on Thursday, once again highlighting the rift between themselves and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., whose independent... Read More

Health
Agency Sets Rules Limiting Miners’ Exposure to Hazardous Silica Dust
Agency Sets Rules Limiting Miners’ Exposure to Hazardous Silica Dust

WASHINGTON — The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued a new rule on Tuesday aimed at better protecting the nation’s miners from health hazards associated with exposure to respirable crystalline silica, also known as silica dust.  Inhaling crystalline silica, a... Read More

Allman Brothers Band Co-Founder and Legendary Guitarist Dickey Betts Dies at 80

Guitar legend Dickey Betts, who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band and wrote their biggest hit, “Ramblin’ Man,” has died. He... Read More

2024-04-18 17:19:56
Shopping Mall Finds It’s Not Always Easy to Go Green

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — With a nod toward Kermit the Frog, it’s not always easy going green, no matter how... Read More

2024-04-12 20:02:24
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Fresh Basil 

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a food safety alert regarding Infinite Herbs organic... Read More

2024-04-18 21:08:34

Climate

Maui Fire Department Report on Deadly Wildfire Details It Was No Match for Unprecedented Blazes
Climate
Maui Fire Department Report on Deadly Wildfire Details It Was No Match for Unprecedented Blazes
2024-04-17 14:30:51
by Home

HONOLULU (AP) — When wildfires broke out across Maui last August, some firefighters carried victims piggyback over downed power lines to safety and sheltered survivors inside their engines. Another drove a moped into a burning neighborhood again and again, whisking people away from danger... Read More

Political News

Nikki Haley Joining Washington Think Tank
Political News
Nikki Haley Joining Washington Think Tank
2024-04-16 15:42:23
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Former South Carolina governor and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is joining a conservative think tank in Washington, a position likely to further boost her national profile should she decide to run again for president in the... Read More

Health

EPA Designates Two Forever Chemicals as Hazardous Substances, Eligible for Superfund Cleanup
Health
EPA Designates Two Forever Chemicals as Hazardous Substances, Eligible for Superfund Cleanup
2024-04-19 14:03:43
by Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday designated two forever chemicals that have been used in cookware, carpets and firefighting foams as hazardous substances, an action intended to ensure quicker cleanup of the toxic compounds and require industries and others... Read More

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2024-04-12 14:58:26
by Home
One-Fourth of People Dropped From Medicaid Still Aren't Insured, Survey Shows

Almost a quarter of people who were dropped from Medicaid during the post-pandemic eligibility reviews are still uninsured and high costs are... Read More

Almost a quarter of people who were dropped from Medicaid during the post-pandemic eligibility reviews are still uninsured and high costs are preventing them from getting on another plan, a new survey from KFF showed Friday. At least 20 million lower-income Americans have lost their... Read More

2024-04-12 14:54:52
by Dan McCue
277,000 More Student Loan Borrowers to Benefit From Biden Debt Relief

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Friday that it is canceling the student loan debt of another 277,000 borrowers as... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Friday that it is canceling the student loan debt of another 277,000 borrowers as part of a new repayment plan intended to speed relief to those buckling under the load of excessive educational expenses. ... Read More

2024-04-12 17:10:30
by Dan McCue
West Picks Fellow Professor, Black Lives Matter Activist, as Running Mate

LOS ANGELES — Independent presidential candidate Dr. Cornel West has chosen fellow university professor and Black Lives Matter activist Dr.... Read More

LOS ANGELES — Independent presidential candidate Dr. Cornel West has chosen fellow university professor and Black Lives Matter activist Dr. Melina Abdullah, of California State University, to be his running mate in the 2024 presidential election. West, the popular author,... Read More

2024-04-11 21:20:11
by Dan McCue
Administration Promoting ‘Responsible’ Clean Energy Projects on Public Lands

WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration on Thursday unveiled the latest steps it is taking to promote responsible clean energy development... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration on Thursday unveiled the latest steps it is taking to promote responsible clean energy development on public lands while continuing to nudge the nation closer to the president’s goal of creating a carbon-free energy sector... Read More

2024-04-11 21:09:29
by Tom Ramstack
Journalists Tell Congress Federal Law Needed to Protect Confidential Sources

WASHINGTON — Former CBS television investigative reporter Catherine Herridge told a congressional panel Thursday about how reprisals she endured for... Read More

WASHINGTON — Former CBS television investigative reporter Catherine Herridge told a congressional panel Thursday about how reprisals she endured for her reports demonstrate a need for a federal law to protect journalists’ news gathering. Herridge refused a court order in... Read More

2024-04-11 18:35:06
by Dan McCue
Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Block NIH Funding of Animal Experiments

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill introduced in the House on Thursday would amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit... Read More

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill introduced in the House on Thursday would amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit federal funding for medical research that involves experiments on dogs and cats. If passed and signed into law, the Preventing... Read More

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