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: December 16, 2009

CHICAGO - The debate surrounding abortion and the heath care reform bill has wedged its way into Illinois politics. U.S. Senate hopeful Andy Martin, a member of the Episcopal church, is calling on Cardinal Francis George to ban Sen. Dick Durbin from receiving Communion. Durbin supports a bill that, ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - With job losses high and health insurance benefits being cut, some women may decide to skip a prescription or an annual exam to save money. In Iowa, however, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland wants women to know that may not be necessary. The Iowa Family Planning Network offers ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Across the country, 65 million people are caregivers and, according to a new report, it is mostly women who put their careers on hold to undertake this demanding – and typically unpaid – role. The report, from the National Alliance for Caregiving in collaboration with ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Holidays can be stressful times for families, particularly when they include more alcohol consumption, more financial pressure and more time in close contact with relatives. During this time of year, county prosecutors say the numbers of incidents and calls to domestic violence hotl ...Read More

PHOENIX - A combination of tax credits, utility rebates and falling equipment prices makes solar power a realistic alternative for more Arizona homeowners. Matthew Bonnstetter, store manager at Arizona Solar Power in Cottonwood, says financial incentives are as high as they've ever been. "The h ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - For West Virginians, the stakes are high in the current health care reform debate. The Senate bill now under consideration would cover nearly 180,000 in the state who are uninsured. According to state Senator Dan Foster of Kanawha County, who is also a physician, if no bill pas ...Read More

DOVER, N. H. - The holidays can be a joyful time spent with friends and family, a whirlwind of shopping, cooking, decorating and merry get-togethers. For some, however, it is not necessarily "the most wonderful time of the year," as described in the lyrics of a popular Christmas tune. Alexandra Ba ...Read More

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - One of the parties in the negotiations for the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA) officially left the table this week and joined ten other organizations to propose an alternative agreement. The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is now part of the new Klamath ...Read More

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