PNS Daily Newscast - June 4, 2020 

Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd now face criminal charges; faith leaders call for action against racial injustice.

2020Talks - June 4, 2020 

The 2020 Census, delayed because of the new coronavirus, is ramping back up to provide an accurate count so, among other things, states can redraw districts for 2021 and 2022. Plus, national figures across the country decry President Trump's response to protests.

Archive: October 14, 2015

Can concealed-carry laws prevent a mass shooting? Credit: DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile<br /><br />

LANSING, Mich. - There was a packed house at a hearing Tuesday on a controversial gun bill. Senate Bill 442, introduced by Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, would prohibit open carry in schools, churches, hospitals and sports arenas, but allow concealed carry for licensed holders. A gap in the law curren ...Read More

John Knight, director of the LGBT and HIV Project at the ACLU of Illinois, says District 211 is violating federal rules over transgender discrimination. Credit: ACLU of Illinois

CHICAGO - A Chicago-area transgender student who identifies as female again is being denied access to a school locker room by district officials even though the federal Department of Education ordered the school to give her full access to the girls' locker room. John Knight, director of the LGBT an ...Read More

At a time when college majors  not degrees  can determine earnings potential, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has published research on salaries connected with 137 different college majors in Spanish.
Available In Spanish

AUSTIN, Texas - Hispanics have a new tool for choosing a college degree that can translate into higher earnings in the workplace, thanks to three new publications in Spanish from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Anthony Carnevale, the center's director, said getting ...Read More

Children with cancer benefit from the California Children's Services program. Credit:Frantab/iStock

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - About 180,000 California families with severely ill children are breathing a sigh of relief this week after Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 187, which reauthorized the California Children's Services program. Children in CCS get treatment for cystic fibrosis, pediatric canc ...Read More

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