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Drone Deliveries to Fuel On-demand Services for Food, Basic Goods and Organs Innovation
Drone Deliveries to Fuel On-demand Services for Food, Basic Goods and Organs
February 13, 2019
by Michael Cheng

Commercial airline services are great for traveling. Planes are also suitable for transporting large cargo over long distances. But what about time-sensitive and on-demand products, such as food, perishable items and organs? Drone deliveries could be the solution to such challenges. At the moment, transporting fragile… Read More

Venezuela – Trump’s Foreign Policy Excursion Venezuela
Venezuela – Trump’s Foreign Policy Excursion
February 13, 2019
by HJ Mai

In his first two years as the leader of the free world, U.S. President Donald Trump aggressively pushed his “America First” agenda and selectively disengaged the United States from the international stage. He also publicly questioned America’s traditional alliances and called for reforms to international treaties and organizations,… Read More

President Trump Promotes Offensive Cybersecurity Tactics Cybersecurity
President Trump Promotes Offensive Cybersecurity Tactics
February 13, 2019
by Michael Cheng

Government agencies concerned about limited options available to them in the event of security breaches and data hacks may now explore offensive cybersecurity strategies. This is the message firmly conveyed by President Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton earlier this week. The… Read More

Trump and Beto O’Rourke Hold Dueling Rallies on Immigration in El Paso Immigration
Trump and Beto O’Rourke Hold Dueling Rallies on Immigration in El Paso
February 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

EL PASO, Texas — President Donald Trump falsely told a raucous rally in El Paso on Monday night that he is already building a wall on the adjacent border with Mexico, as a potential Democratic challenger assailed him... Read More

There’s at Least One Special Election Coming to North Carolina Soon Elections
There’s at Least One Special Election Coming to North Carolina Soon
February 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

WASHINGTON — The death of North Carolina Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. over the weekend opens up a safe Republican seat on the state’s east coast. The governor must call a special election to fill the 3rd District seat. Read More

Even in Best-Case Scenario, Opioid Overdose Deaths Will Keep Rising Until 2022 Health
Even in Best-Case Scenario, Opioid Overdose Deaths Will Keep Rising Until 2022
February 11, 2019
by Christina Paulos

In the nation’s opioid epidemic, the carnage is far from over. A new projection of opioid overdose death rates suggests that even if there is steady progress in reducing prescription narcotics abuse nationwide, the... Read More

What ‘Dope Sick’ Really Feels Like Health
What ‘Dope Sick’ Really Feels Like
February 10, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know. For many users, full-blown withdrawal is often foreshadowed by a yawn, or perhaps a runny nose, a sore back, sensitive skin or a restless leg. Read More

Peters, Davis Take Bipartisan Action to Address Rising Student Loan Debt Among America’s Workers Education
Peters, Davis Take Bipartisan Action to Address Rising Student Loan Debt Among America’s Workers
February 8, 2019
by TWN Staff

This week, Congressmen Scott Peters (D-CA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) led a bipartisan group of 99 Members of Congress to reintroduce H.R. 1043, the Employer Participation in Repayment Act, which would incentivize employers to offer student loan assistance to help their employees pay off student loan debt. The… Read More

Wyden, Blunt Move to Support America’s Craft Beverage Industry Economy
Wyden, Blunt Move to Support America’s Craft Beverage Industry
February 8, 2019
by TWN Staff

This week, Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator Roy Blunt, R-Mo., introduced legislation to help ensure the continued growth of America’s craft beverage industry. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act would permanently establish reduced taxes and modernized regulations for brewers, cider makers,… Read More

Senators Murray, Murkowski Aim to Improve and Expand Health Care Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault Health
Senators Murray, Murkowski Aim to Improve and Expand Health Care Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault
February 8, 2019
by TWN Staff

This week, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), reintroduced the Survivors’ Access to Supportive Care Act (SASCA), a bipartisan, bicameral bill to help improve and expand access to health care services for survivors… Read More

Democrats Go Bold on Economic Plans, A Deliberate Contrast to 2016 Featured
Democrats Go Bold on Economic Plans, A Deliberate Contrast to 2016
February 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

WASHINGTON — Asked what her very first act as president would be, Sen. Kamala Harris had a quick answer at a recent televised town hall: enact a tax cut that would boost incomes for working families by as much as $6,000 a year. Read More

Trump Pledges to End HIV Transmission by 2030. It’s Doable, But Daunting Health
Trump Pledges to End HIV Transmission by 2030. It’s Doable, But Daunting
February 7, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Noting that science has “brought a once-distant dream within reach,” President Donald Trump on Tuesday night pledged to eliminate HIV transmission within 10 years. Read More

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