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A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

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Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Archive: March 5, 2014

GRAPHIC: New AARP research indicates too many Arkansans leave themselves vulnerable to online scams, although there are simple ways to themselves. Courtesy AARP's Fraud Watch Network.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Many Arkansans are leaving themselves vulnerable to online fraud, despite being concerned about it, according to a new study. Michael Rowett, associate state director for communications at AARP Arkansas, said their survey found more than eight out of 10 wired Arkansans are worri ...Read More

PHOTO: The American Lung Association in Wisconsin says no one really knows if e-cigarettes are safe, and says the President should get the FDA involved in studying and regulating them. Photo courtesy FDA.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A public hearing will be held at the State Capitol today on a bill by Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, that exempts e-cigarettes from Wisconsin's smoke-free air law. Right now, they're not regulated, which Dona Wininsky, director of public policy and communications for the Ameri ...Read More

PHOTO: Wed., Mar. 5 is National “Spread the Word to End the Word” Day, an effort to get people to stop using the word

DES MOINES, Iowa - Across Iowa and the nation today, people are being asked to take time to stop and think about how their words may affect others. This is "Spread the Word to End the Word" day, asking people to remove the "R-word" from their vocabulary, said Rik Shannon, public policy manager for ...Read More

PHOTO: Internet fraud and a look at who's most likely to be victimized are the topics of a new study by AARP. The group also offers free resources to help people avoid scams, online and elsewhere. Photo courtesy CDC.

SALT LAKE CITY - Some Internet users in Utah and across the nation may be at greater risk of being victimized online, according to a new study from AARP. The study, "Caught in the Scammer's Net," found that 34 million Internet users may be more likely to be victimized based upon a certain profile o ...Read More

PHOTO: The Sierra Club says it will continue efforts to get the New Mexico Legislature to pass a law giving a tax credit to those who purchase electric vehicles. Photo courtesy NASA.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is vowing not to give up on its effort to get a law passed giving a tax credit to people who purchase electric vehicles in New Mexico. New Mexico's House of Representatives approved a bill that would grant tax credits for buying electric ve ...Read More

PHOTO: Matthew Drumright is asking people across Tennessee and the nation to take time today to stop and think about how their words may affect others. Photo credit: Matthew Drumright

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Today is "Spread the Word to End the Word" day, an effort in Tennessee and nationwide to get people to stop using the word "retarded." People need to be aware of the real harms of derogatory language like the "R-word," said Joanne Drumright, senior director of field service for t ...Read More

PHOTO: A new AARP study identifies the characteristics of a person most likely to fall victim to an online scam, based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that can increase their vulnerability to fraud. CREDIT: Microsoft Images

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Many South Dakotans are vulnerable to Internet fraud, according to a new study from AARP. Called "Caught in the Scammer's Net," the survey found that one in four Internet users across the state may be at increased risk of being victimized, based on this new profile. Sarah Jenni ...Read More

Photo: A new (AARP) report finds 77% of New Yorkers may be putting themselves at risk of online fraud due to negative feelings and risky online habits. Photo credit: @mcliff

NEW YORK - It may sound crazy, but feeling bad is one of the major factors that puts as many as 11 million New Yorkers at increased risk for online fraud, according to a new report. How you feel could determine how likely you are to be a victim of an Internet scam, said Dave Irwin, communications m ...Read More

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