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Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: April 8, 2014

PHOTO: Nevada law enforcement is cracking down on motorists who talk or text on their cell phones during

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Law enforcement officers across Nevada are cracking down on drivers using cell phones during April, "Distracted Driving Awareness Month." Trooper Loy Hixson with the Nevada Highway Patrol warned that motorists who text or talk on cell phones are to up four times more likely to be ...Read More

PHOTO: Legislation to help close the pay gap between men and women is working its way through the Michigan legislature, but activists say families, teachers, and school counselors can play a role as well. Photo credit: cohodra via morguefile.com.

LANSING, Mich. - Despite laws and lawsuits, rallies and protests, Michigan women still earn just 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts bring in, and today symbolically marks the 15-months-plus that women have had to work in 2013 and 2014 just to catch up to what men earned in 2013. Acc ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Married victims of domestic violence now have until the end of May to enroll for affordable health care coverage, which is known as Kynect in Kentucky.  Photo courtesy of: Kynect.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The deadline in Kentucky to enroll for affordable health care coverage through the state marketplace, known as Kynect, has been extended to Friday. But, if you are married and a victim of domestic violence, you have until the end of May. According to Andrea Miller, economic justic ...Read More

PHOTO: Karen Magee, elected new president of New York State United Teachers this week, hopes to heal

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's teachers union elected a new president this week in a sign that union members, teachers and professionals in the state's public schools want to take a stronger stance on a number of issues. Karen Magee is a 30-year veteran teacher and union leader from Harrison. She replace ...Read More

PHOTO: For those who are not able to file their taxes by the April 15 deadline, or do not have the money to pay if they owe, the IRS offers extensions and payment options. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

INDIANAPOLIS - Some Hoosiers have already filed their taxes and received their refunds, but there are some who may not even have gathered up their paperwork to get started. The April 15 deadline is just a week away and, according to IRS Indiana spokesman Luis Garcia, for most taxpayers filing is a s ...Read More

Photo: Dick Hatch filed an EEOC complaint after he didn't get an interview for a job he was qualified for. He got the interview and the job. Photo courtesy of Hatch.

PERRY, N.C. - At age 58, Dick Hatch of Perry found himself laid off and in need of a job. Hatch is an attorney who applied for a position at a Raleigh company, and he said in spite of being qualified for the attorney position, he was not granted an interview. After filing a complaint with the Equal ...Read More

PHOTO: Some Iowa high school students are spending today learning about job opportunities in health care and the required education. The health care sector is expected to add more U.S. jobs than any other in the years ahead. Photo credit: DMACC

DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of nearly 200 high school students and their parents is attending Discover Healthcare Day today at Des Moines Area Community College, where according to Dean of Health and Public Services Sally Schroeder, each will get a taste of about half of the 19 programs offered in su ...Read More

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BISMARCK, N.D. - A plan to better protect vulnerable waters across the state and the nation is earning praise from some, although others have expressed concerns. The proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule aims to end the long-running legal battle over how to apply the Clean Water Act by ...Read More

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