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Ahead of his meeting with Putin, President Trump tells CBS News the European Union a foe. Also on the Monday rundown: calls in Congress to investigate women miscarrying in ICE custody: concerns over a pre-existing conditions lawsuit; and Native Americans find ways to shift negative stereotypes.

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Archive: July 25, 2013

Graphic: Projects in Maryland are getting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - It's about being smart and developing "green." The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust have announced major grants to communities that are making improvements to help the Bay. In Maryland, money is going to the City of Cambridge to create a park that r ...Read More

PHOTO: More Maryland kids are getting supper through the Afterschool Meals Program, according to a new report by Maryland Hunger Solutions. Photo credit: Maryland Hunger Solutions

BALTIMORE, Md. - The number of children who receive federally-funded suppers has tripled in the three years since the Afterschool Meal Program started in Maryland. A report out today from Maryland Hunger Solutions revealed that about 11,500 kids who otherwise might not get a meal receive supper at m ...Read More

PHOTO: The proposed Farm Bill includes a crackdown on cockfighting, an illegal activity in which Kentucky is known as a hub. Courtesy HSUS.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Cockfighting is illegal in all 50 states and a felony in 40 of them - but not Kentucky, where it remains a misdemeanor. Wayne Pacelle, president and chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States, called Kentucky's cockfighting law "anemic," adding that he hopes the Far ...Read More

PHOTO: A lot is changing in the way healthcare is delivered in Oregon, with more clinics adopting the
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REEDSPORT, Ore. - Imagine a medical checkup that focuses on how you're doing instead of what's wrong. A growing number of small-town health clinics in Oregon are reorganizing their practices to become "medical homes." Patients are able to call on a team, not just a doctor, for health questions and ...Read More

Photo: Supporters say PRIME Act could further reduce Medicare fraud. Courtesy: medicare.gov

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina members of Congress are being urged by organizations such as AARP to close Medicare loopholes, which would help cut costs without cutting benefits. So far, none have stepped up to support the so-called PRIME (Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare and Medicaid Expen ...Read More

PHOTO: A Minnesota mom is among the petitioners in a lawsuit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency. The suit seeks to force the EPA to reevaluate the potential harms of pesticide drift exposure and then take action accordingly. CREDIT: Magarell

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota mom is among the petitioners in a lawsuit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency. The suit seeks to force the EPA to reevaluate the potential harms of pesticide drift exposure and then take action accordingly. Comments from Linda Wells, associate organizing d ...Read More

According to the WV's largest Head Start provider, more than four hundred kids have lost their spots in the state's programs due to budget cuts. Photo courtesy of the Appalachian Council.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Even though the federal deficit is half what it was, hundreds of West Virginia children are losing spots in Head Start due to the Congressional budget gridlock. Undoing the automatic budget cuts from sequestration seems politically impossible this year. In the meantime, more than ...Read More

PHOTO: Faith-based efforts are underway in Ohio to increase autism awareness among African American Families. Photo of a church. Credit U.S. National Archives.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S., and it knows no racial, ethnic or social boundaries. However, statistics reveal that the age of diagnosis among African Americans is higher than that of the general public. Latreese Jones, board member, Auti ...Read More

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