PBS Daily Newscast - July 8, 2020 

Mary Trump's book labels our president a reckless leader who paid a pal to take his SAT test; Nevada lawmakers meet to address pandemic shortfall.

2020Talks - July 8, 2020 

The Movement for Black Lives announces a new proposal to overhaul policing and invest in Black communities; NJ and DE have primary elections today; and some political candidates join in a Facebook advertising boycott.

Archive: January 21, 2008

Richmond, VA - Virginia is a potential hotbed of uranium mining, as companies push to lift the state's long-standing moratorium against it. Some residents say they're willing to listen, but only if there's a scientific study of the impact on Virginia's population and environment. Northern Virginia ...Read More

Arlington, VA - Health care is a human right. That's one of the focuses of today's celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Virginia. Those backing an initiative to require health care reform see it as part of Dr. King's historic "dream." Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defen ...Read More

Norris, TN – A dream of fairness, equality -- and health care. That's what a friend of Martin Luther King, Jr. says should be kept in mind, as the nation commemorates MLK Day today. Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), worked with Dr. King on several projects. O ...Read More

Nashville, TN – They may be small, but they're important: wetlands and small streams in rural Tennesseeans' neighborhoods and backyards. A new poll of rural voters shows most want more protection for these waters, even if they don't "float your boat." U.S. Supreme Court rulings and federal ag ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Health care is a human right, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day gives human rights activists another chance to bring the issue to the forefront. The state has unfinished business on this subject, including some failed proposals and the governor's controversial decision to expand so ...Read More

Chicago, IL – The clock is ticking for thousands of immigrants in Illinois who applied for U.S. citizenship last year. The application process usually takes six months, but U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that processing will take up to 18 months, due to a ...Read More

Detroit, MI – Health care is a human right. Health care reform advocates are making that message part of today's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Michigan, where an initiative requiring the state to reform health care is just getting underway. Marian Wright Edelman with the Childre ...Read More

Boise, ID – A dream that focuses on what's best for children. That's what Idahoans should keep in mind during Human Rights Day today, says a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Children's health care, immigration and racism are among many topics to be discussed this week in Boise during even ...Read More

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