Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2019 


G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

2020Talks - October 21, 2019 


2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: May 17, 2016

A blood smear of sickle cells that block the body's absorption of oxygen in the bloodstream. (VivCaruna/Flickr)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - At least 5,000 people in North Carolina live with sickle cell disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But new research from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill indicates not all those patients have access to educational materials tha ...Read More

Mainers gave feedback in Millinocket and at the University of Maine in Orono on Monday about the proposed North Woods National Monument (Mark Picard)

AUGUSTA, Maine - The director of the National Park Service was in Maine on Monday to gather public input on the proposed North Woods National Monument. One of those advocating for the National Monument designation is Matt Polstein, who owns the New England Outdoor Center. He says earlier proposa ...Read More

Women's advocacy group Ultraviolet Action flew a banner over Amazon's annual shareholders meeting Tuesday that said

SEATTLE - The women's advocacy group Ultraviolet Action has taken to the skies above Seattle, asking the company Amazon to stop selling Donald Trump merchandise in its online marketplace. The group commissioned a plane to fly a banner over Amazon's annual shareholders' meeting today. The banner ...Read More

There are 13 Bike Friendly communities in Ohio. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans are encouraged to ditch their car this week and learn how to make bicycling part of their daily lives. It's Bike to Work Week, and Friday is Bike to Work Day, which help to build awareness about the benefits of bicycling for health and the environment. Ohio is 16th nationa ...Read More

Supporters of reproductive justice say women should have the right to choose if they want to have children, or not. (Pixabay)

FLINT, Mich. - Faith leaders, policy experts and families will gather Friday, May 20, in Flint to amplify the voices of those who support reproductive freedom. The Interfaith Reproductive Justice Conference will address issues including abortion and birth control, sex education in congregations, a ...Read More

Environmental groups urge Missouri leaders to move toward clean energy. (Sierra Club)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Missouri environmentalists call new federal rules from the Environmental Protection Agency a step in the right direction, but feel more needs to happen. Last week the EPA finalized the rules, which are designed to cut methane leaks from new, modified and reconstructed sources. T ...Read More

Nine of 10 Hispanic adults in Prince George's County don't have health insurance. (La Clinica del Pueblo)

HYATTSVILLE, Md. - Maryland's Hispanic community has grown to about 10 percent of the total population, and many don't have health insurance. A collaborative effort is under way in Maryland to provide health care to those who can't afford it. The focus is on Prince George's County, which has the ...Read More

The Bureau of Land Management has proposed changes to its forest management plan that would increase logging in western Oregon. (Bureau of Land Management)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Conservation groups filed a protest yesterday against the Bureau of Land Management's latest proposal to change forest management in western Oregon. The BLM's revision eliminates some protections against logging near streams, and could put the state out of step with the Northwest ...Read More

1 of 2 pages   1 2 >  Last »