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A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

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Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: September 25, 2009

PITTSBURGH, PA. - Dozens of Ohioans are joining thousands from around the world in Pittsburgh today to promote justice, peace and self-governance in response to the gathering of finance ministers and center bank governors from the 20 largest economies of the world. The international visitors are ass ...Read More

FARGO, N.D. - Cap-and-trade legislation seems to have moved to the back burner in Congress for now, but some North Dakotans are trying to get the ball rolling again. Most polls show a majority of Americans continue to support climate change legislation, which supporters say would control pollution t ...Read More

FRANKFORT, KY. - The death of 29-year-old Amanda Ross and subsequent murder charges filed against her ex-fiance and former state lawmaker Steve Nunn has brought new focus to the plight of domestic violence victims. Now, a program that helps those victims change their surroundings and their lives is ...Read More

PITTSBURGH, PA. - Top researchers are in Pittsburgh today for a national conference taking a closer look at "off-label" chemicals used in much of the food packaging we use. The Rachel Carson Legacy Conference will investigate what are known as endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, which are used ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - Mental health providers have teamed with Arizona Superior Court in Pima County to reduce what's deemed unnecessary jail time for people with mental illnesses. The innovative Mental Health Court has attracted national attention. Neal Cash, president and CEO of the Community Partners ...Read More

NEW YORK - Advocates for people with disabilities have spotted a flaw in the health care reform bill proposed by Sen. Max Baucus they say could throw a barrier in front of those who rely in Medicaid for things they need to function. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for Independence of ...Read More

NEW YORK - Read a book! Win a visit from its authors! A contest open to book clubs in New York and around the nation, sponsored by the humanitarian aid group Mercy Corps, offers the winning club a visit from Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Minda Seibert of Merc ...Read More

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