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Probe finds FBI not biased against Trump; yes, commuting is stressful; church uses nativity scene for statement on treatment of migrants; report says NY could add cost of carbon to electricity prices with little consumer impact; and a way to add mental health services for rural areas.

2020Talks - December 10, 2019 


Today's human rights day, and candidates this cycle talk a lot about what constitutes a human right. Some say gun violence and access to reproductive health care and abortions are human rights issues.

Archive: December 23, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. - The 1946 film "It's a Wonderful life," which starred Jimmy Stewart, has become an American Christmas classic. For hundreds of Virginians, one of the film's lessons is just as relevant today as it was over 60 years ago. That lesson, says Ann Williams of Virginia Beach, is to support ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Youngsters don't often make New Year's resolutions, but considering that about 32-percent of children are overweight, parents may want to encourage them to do so. Encouraging a healthier lifestyle for children begins with the parents, says registered dietitian Karen Stephens at C ...Read More

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The impact on evergreen trees from the weather and pollution has had an effect on Christmas. We may be seeing more plastic Christmas trees in holiday windows this season, says John Mexal, a professor of horticulture in the Plants and Environmental Sciences Department at New Mexic ...Read More

NEW YORK - Not quite the holiday spirit. That's what a new report says about New York's fingerprinting requirement for food stamps, which it says is causing the wrong people to go hungry. New York City got it wrong a staggering 97 percent of the time, according to the Empire Justice Center report, ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - It's that time of year when eating healthy and staying active can be a real problem. Food is all around this time of year, from holiday parties to office potlucks and treats in the break room. Chrissy Spoo, director of corporate and media relations for the American Heart Associa ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Use of the death penalty in the United States continued to decline this year, according to a report by a nonprofit clearinghouse for information about capital punishment. New death sentences nationwide dropped to the lowest number since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976, sa ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - At first glance, the latest federal figures on U.S. child maltreatment generally are encouraging - but not in Texas, where the number of official reports of abuse and neglect increased somewhat from 2008 to 2010, the last year tracked by the Department of Health and Human Services. ...Read More

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