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Six Democratic presidential contenders face off in Nevada; and ballot security issues in play.

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Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: June 29, 2016

Advocates say coal-leasing reform must take climate change into account. (Sierra Club)

PITTSBURGH -- Community leaders, environmentalists and public health advocates rallied in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, calling on the U.S. Department of Interior to reform the federal coal-leasing program. During a public listening session, they said the program is broken, outdated and ignores the threat ...Read More

A new smartphone app is designed to engage young Hispanic voters. (Fi2W.org)

NEW YORK -- Immigrants have a lot at stake in this year's presidential campaign, and a new smartphone app aims to help get out the vote on Election Day. Voter turnout will be critical this year but, traditionally, fewer Latino voters, especially Latino youths, have gone to the polls than have other ...Read More

The nonprofit group Feeding Texas says too few low-income children are taking advantage of the state’s summer meals program. (iStockphoto)

AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas nonprofit organization that fights hunger is concerned that too few children have access to the state's daily summer food program. While food insecurity is on the rise in Texas, a recent report indicates that the number of children participating in the program has decreased ...Read More

Two bills to protect health care consumers passed a key committee in Sacramento on Tuesday and another faces a vote today. (Dodgerton Skillhause/morguefile)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a big win for consumers, a bill passed the State Assembly Health Committee Tuesday to force pharmaceutical companies to justify how much they charge for prescription drugs and disclose large price hikes ahead of time. Senate Bill 1010 faced massive opposition from the ...Read More

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