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Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

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The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: July 15, 2010

CONCORD, N.H. - July is National Minority Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four people suffer from some form of mental illness. Mental health issues do not discriminate when it comes to race, gender or income level, says Richard Duran, executive dir ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women have the highest risk of breast cancer of all women, and are among the least served by health care professionals. A grant to the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is targeting these women for breast cancer awareness messages. Colle ...Read More

WASHINGTON - More antibiotics are used in farm animals than in people in the United States, according to the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming. A growing number of experts are questioning the possible side effects, including new forms of bacteria that are antibiotic-resistant. At ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - A new study backs up what homeless shelters statewide have been reporting; a big jump in homelessness in the last year. The report, produced by the Iowa Institute for Community Alliances, finds there were over 23,000 homeless people in the state and over 15,000 classified as at-ri ...Read More

A scientist and expert in ocean oil spills says fear over dispersant being used in the Gulf is mostly unfounded, but he adds that more information is needed. Oil spill expert Chris Reddy of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution says he has confidence in the cleanup decisions made in the Gulf s ...Read More

TUCSON, Ariz. - The U.S. Senate is expected to try again next week to restore extended jobless benefits that expired at the end of May. Unemployed Arizonans had been eligible to get checks for up to 99 weeks, but the limit is now 26 weeks without the federal aid. Tucson electrician Mark Estes has ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. - Help is on the way for Missourians who are uninsured because of a pre-existing health condition such as heart disease or cancer. A new federal high-risk insurance pool is now available. More than $80 million will be available in Missouri over the next three years to help subsid ...Read More

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise in the U.S., and Congress is taking a look at a possible link between this trend and the routine use of low-dose antibiotics in livestock and poultry feed. Veterinarian Dr. Gail Hansen, a senior officer with the Pew Campaign on Huma ...Read More

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