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President Trump's reported to be ready to sign disaster relief bill without money for border security. Also on the Friday rundown: House bills would give millions a path to citizenship; and remembering California’s second-deadliest disaster.

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Archive: October 15, 2015

Oct. 15 is a day to honor families who have suffered the loss of a baby. Credit: Enfinite5/Morguefile.

ST. LOUIS – There is no word in the English language to describe a parent who has lost a child, but there is a day to honor them – and help others relate to a loss so many Missourians have experienced. Honoring all those who have lost children because of miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, b ...Read More

Bystander CPR can double or even triple the odds of survival for a cardiac arrest victim. Credit: Katarzyna Bialasiewicz.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Help from a bystander is often the difference between whether a person suffering from cardiac arrest will live or die – and today the latest guidelines on performing CPR are being released. Kelli Sears, a CPR instructor with the American Heart Association in North Dakot ...Read More

The open enrollment period for those on Medicare who want to change their prescription drug plans runs through Dec. 7. Credit: Lisa F. Young.

DES MOINES, Iowa – This is a critical time of year for the more than 500,000 Iowans who rely on Medicare for their health care, as the annual open enrollment period begins today. According to Kris Gross, director of the Iowa Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), over the next s ...Read More

Nationally 7 million people on Medicare could see their premiums go up 52 percent in 2016. Credit: Bill Branson/Wikimedia Commons.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Medicare premiums could go way up for many seniors next year. People who have Medicare Part B and are not receiving Social Security, or who have high incomes or are newly enrolled in the program, could see premiums 52 percent higher. According to Ray Landis, advocacy mana ...Read More

Scientists and wild animal advocates are calling on federal authorities to release at least five packs of Mexican gray wolves into New Mexico's Gila National Forest to preserve the endangered species. Credit: Jim Clark/USFWS.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Scientists and wild animal advocates are calling on federal authorities to release at least five packs of Mexican gray wolves into New Mexico's Gila National Forest to preserve the endangered species. Mary Katherine Ray, wildlife chair of the Rio Grande chapter of the Sie ...Read More

TransAlta power plant in Centralia. A march and rally were held in Seattle on Wednesday to bring attention to communities impacted by climate change. Courtesy Sierra Club.

SEATTLE – A demonstration in Seattle Wednesday drew greater attention to the people that environmental advocacy groups say are most affected by climate change. Holding colorful signs and banners, hundreds gathered at City Hall and then marched to Occidental Park for a rally. Organizer Fern ...Read More

Changing schools three or four times between preschool and fourth grade lowered math scores by 10 points. Credit: DodgertonSkillhause/morguefile.com

NEW YORK – Children who change schools frequently start falling behind by the time they reach fourth grade, according to a study of low-income children. The study found that moving from school to school more than twice in the five years from Head Start preschool through third grade correlated ...Read More

A new study finds that quality child care exceeds the cost of rent in most of the United States and is out of reach for working families. Credit: Anissa Thompson/FreeImages.com

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. – The cost of quality child care exceeds the cost of rent for working families in most of the U.S., while the strongest disparities exist in parts of upstate New York, according to a new study. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) finds that child care costs more than rent i ...Read More

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