Sat, 23 Oct 2021

200,000 sexual assaults occur in U.S. prisons each year

BALTIMORE, Maryland - This month marks the four-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, and an art project aims to help ...

Call to accelerate establishment of Missouri Cybersecurity Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Mike Parson is facing calls to get the Missouri Cybersecurity Commission off the ground after ...

Californians processed 14 million prescriptions for opioids last year

SACRAMENTO, California. - Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when the Drug Enforcement Administration encourages everyone to clean out ...

Virginia in push to ramp up vaccinations in Hispanic community

ARLINGTON, Virginia - Although COVID-19 rates have gone down, the virus continues to hit the Hispanic community especially hard. Now, ...

Pennsylvania gov. reviewing worker safety standards, minimum wage

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania - As businesses across the country deal with a massive labor shortage, Pennsylvania aims to entice people back ...

Call for New York state to be proactive in protecting drinking water

ALBANY, New Yoprk - Environmental groups want Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign a bill that mandates monitoring the state's drinking ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Wildlife preservation group says poaching of gray wolves should stop

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has six months to develop new language in its Mexican ...

Minnesota has deadliest summer on lakes since 2005, 17 fatalities

BRAINERD, Minnesota - Minnesota boat owners are storing their watercraft for the winter. But that isn't stopping the conversation about ...

Thousands of U.S. Native American women and kids go mossing each year

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- On Thursday, a

Increasing conduct of relations online leading to increase in conflict

SEATTLE, Washington - Constructive conversations online can seem few and far between. Research from the University of Washington explores how ...

Colorado to make education more accessible for adult students

DENVER, Colorado - On Wednesday, leaders from Colorado's 13 community colleges joined a national effort to help more of the ...

U.S. needs to make better connections between education and work

RICHMOND, Virginia -- The pathway to a career has become more difficult for some in recent years, with many young ...

Idaho joins global observation of International Credit Union Day

BOISE, Idaho - Millions of members around the world, including some Idahoans, are observing International Credit Union Day On Thursday. ...

Main Street making comeback across Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- Many U.S. communities with bustling downtowns were better prepared to weather economic fallout from the pandemic, thanks ...

Disabled in Iowa struggling due to shortage of caregivers

WATERLOO, Iowa -- Advocates for Iowans with disabilities are sounding the alarm over what they describe as a caregiver crisis, ...

Wisconsin group wants accountability of outsourcing legislation

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- A Wisconsin group that advocates for working families is launching a new campaign, which connects federal policy ...

Federal guaranteed income policy would help U.S. recover from pandemic

COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years for communities across ...

Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...

Scores of condos go up in smoke in affluent Colorado city

DENVER, Colorado -- Some 83 high-end condominium units were torched in a massive blaze early Tuesday morning in the affluent ...

New York State Department of Health reviewing upstate hospitals merger

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- A proposed merger between two hospital systems in upstate New York has some residents and healthcare advocates ...

Nevada and 19 other states protesting new federal banking guidelines

CARSON CITY, Nevada -- Twenty state Attorneys General, including Aaron Ford from Nevada, are slamming proposed new federal banking guidelines ...

South Dakota families learn abuse of kids leading to shorter lifespans

PIERRE, South Dakota -- A new study links premature deaths in adulthood with people who experience abuse as children, and ...

Advocate group in Maine presses Congress on domestic abuse legislation

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Advocates for ending domestic violence are urging Congress to renew the Violence Against Women Act and other ...

Vulnerable communities in Montana could be hit by voting restrictions

HELENA, Montana -- A new law in Montana, which its backers say was designed to cut down on fraud, could ...

EPA and Congress working to combat PFAS air pollution

SACRAMENTO, California -- This week, both Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking action to combat a class ...

Colorado labor organizers concerned about U.S. Postal Service changes

BOULDER, Colorado -- Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Colorado labor organizers ...

Public redistricting and hearing rally to be staged in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Demands for fair maps and a transparent congressional redistricting process are getting louder in Ohio.Despite a looming ...

Hearings on Michigan political maps to get underway

DETROIT, Michigan -- The first of five public hearings on the latest drafts of Michigan's new voting district maps takes ...

Minnesota health experts warn of complacency towards flu

ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Parts of Minnesota are still seeing a COVID-19 surge, with the flu season also taking shape. ...

Easier healthcare access for Connecticut's 200,000 military veterans

HARTFORD, Connecticut -- There are more than 200,000 military veterans in Connecticut, and a new tool aims to make it ...

Renewable-energy advocates in North Dakota hoping for more federal aid

BELCOURT, North Dakota -- Renewable-energy advocates in North Dakota are hoping for more federal support to advance projects, after a ...

New political maps to be submitted to Iowa Legislature this week

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Going into the current redistricting cycle, Iowa was lauded for its nonpartisan process, but as new ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

Covid deaths in Wisconsin nursing homes double in last 4 weeks

MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin is seeing similar COVID-19 patterns in long-term care facilities compared to the fall of last year. ...

Public locked out as Florida lawmakers redraw political boundaries

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - When it comes to Florida's once-a-decade process of redrawing political boundaries, known as redistricting, both House and ...

Northern Connecticut town buys tobacco farm where MLK worked

SIMSBURY, Connecticut - A northern Connecticut town now owns a former tobacco farm where Martin Luther King Jr. spent some ...

Man in 20s with Covid calls on fellow Kentuckians to get vaccinated

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Marshall County resident Ethan Koeler said he was skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine. Then the 29-year-old contracted ...

Massachusetts postal workers oppose restructuring of services

WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Post offices across Massachusetts and the nation are implementing service changes in an effort by the agency ...

Not to be outdone by Covid, Minnesota public urged to get flu shots

ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Parts of Minnesota are still seeing a COVID-19 surge, with the flu season also taking shape. ...

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Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Main Street making comeback across Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- Many U.S. communities with bustling downtowns were better prepared to weather economic fallout from the pandemic, thanks ...

US FDA gives limited approval to sell e-cigarette products nationwide

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has given the green light for the sale of e-cigarette products, ...

Playoff chances on line, Earthquakes take on Whitecaps

The San Jose Earthquakes will be battling to preserve their playoff hopes when they host the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps on ...

FC Dallas, L.A. Galaxy reunite with fortunes reversed

What a difference three months can make as the Los Angeles Galaxy get set to face FC Dallas at home ...

Biden does not want to see cross-strait issues between China, Taiwan come to blows: White House

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): US President Joe Biden does not want to see cross-Strait issues between China and Taiwan ...

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