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Trump and Biden square off in a debate marked by interruptions; COVID-19 highlights neglect of undocumented residents.

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Last night was filled with interruptions at the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Archive: September 11, 2013

PHOTO: AARP Montana is holding “shred and feed” events around the state today, offering free document shredding while collecting food donations. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

HELENA, Mont. - Protection from identity theft and help with putting food on the table are two goals today in Montana for the National Day of Service. AARP Montana is holding "shred and feed" events around the state, offering free document shredding while collecting food donations. "It's really im ...Read More

Photo: Environment North Carolina released the report, which analyzes data from the U.S. Dept. of Energy. Courtesy Environment North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Just days before the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to establish limits for carbon emissions for future power plants, a new report finds that North Carolina already has three of the "dirtiest" plants in the nation. Environment North Carolina analyzed data the plants s ...Read More

PHOTO: Ohio is among the dirtiest states when it comes to global warming pollution from power plants, coming in second in the U.S. in new research. Photo: Vivian Daly, Environment Ohio and Michelle Hesterberg, Environment America, announce the findings. Photo credit: Philip Beardsley-Schoonmaker.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio is among the dirtiest states when it comes to global warming pollution from power plants, coming in second nationally, according to new research. The report from the Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center ranked six power plants in Ohio among the top 100 carbon polluters ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A federal court this week heard arguments in a case that some say could lead to the end of

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court heard arguments this week from Verizon, which would benefit if it and other Internet service providers could start charging fees to content providers to reach some customers through faster speeds. This idea of an Internet "fast lane" would create an uneven playing ...Read More

PHOTO: Will the fourth federal plan to save endangered salmon species make headway? Its critics say it isn't much different than earlier plans that were found lacking. Photo credit:

SEATTLE - Another deadline is approaching in the lengthy court battle to protect endangered Northwest wild salmon species, and this week the federal government has done its part to meet it by submitting a draft version of an updated plan. However, conservation and fishing groups say there's nothing ...Read More

PHOTO: More than 50 advocacy groups have signed onto a letter in opposition to a plan by the City of McAllen to partner with a for-profit prison corporation for a new 1,000-bed facility. Photo credit: John S. Quarterman
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McALLEN, Texas - The city of McAllen is hosting a public forum this afternoon on its plan for a private jail, a project facing ever-growing opposition. Among those hoping McAllen will dump the plan is Ann Williams Cass, executive director of Proyecto Azteca. Cass said she believes it's morally wron ...Read More

PHOTO: Hoping that Congress will commit funding for long-term restoration, hundreds of people who work to keep the Great Lakes healthy gathered this week to share ideas and build relationships. Photo credit: Steve Moses.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - More than 400 advocates from Minnesota and across the region gathered in Milwaukee on Tuesday for the annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference. With pivotal decisions to be made by Congress on the future support for the Great Lakes economy and ecology, they're pushing for full fun ...Read More

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