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Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Archive: June 13, 2011

NEW YORK - A measure intended to crack down on drug dealers and would-be terrorists is drawing fire over privacy, access and safety concerns. The Suffolk County Legislature is considering a requirement that buyers of prepaid cell phones provide two forms of identification before making the purchase ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - AARP has launched new online tools to help people "decode" their quarterly Medicare statements. With health-care costs on the rise, Missouri's Medicare recipients need every possible tool to help them better understand the benefits and services they pay for and crack down on frau ...Read More

SEATTLE - Washington leads the nation in a new survey of how states treat their younger voters - but even at the top, there's room for improvement. The group Rock the Vote compiled a scorecard that tracks how well each state is preparing young people to be good citizens and informed voters. States ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia children's advocates are putting the lessons from decades of child abuse prevention to work, and they're seeing good results. Federal figures show the number of the kids who are suffering maltreatment in this state and others has trended down for several years. Pa ...Read More

SEELEY LAKE, Mont. - More than $3 million is on the way to Montana for forest restoration projects in the Lolo, Helena and Flathead national forests. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has confirmed that the Southwestern Crown of the Continent Restoration Project money will be spent on upgrading ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania environmental groups have signed a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, urging her to reject a proposed pipeline that would carry tar sands from Canada to the United States. Curtis Fisher, regional executive director of the National Wildlife Federation, calls ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Congress returns from its Memorial Day break today with a full agenda that includes an intense debate and vote on whether to raise the nation's debt ceiling. Some lawmakers are adamant that any increase in the amount of money the nation can borrow be coupled with corresponding sp ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Planned Parenthood has survived the latest congressional attempts to strip its funding, but its battles are hardly over. The provider of reproductive-health services is taking on multiple states bent on blocking it from receiving federal family-planning dollars or state contracting ...Read More

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