PNS Daily News - July 15, 2020 

The Trump Administration reverses course on international student rule; the ultra-rich keep getting richer; and rental costs are burdens for low-wage workers.

2020Talks - July 15, 2020 

Biden follows up on a climate policy plan from his task force, made up of his and Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters. Alabama, Maine and Texas had elections; new data from California's March presidential primary show 1.5% of returned absentee ballots rejected.

Archive: August 10, 2016

Returning veterans often have unique legal needs, and the UW's Veterans Law Center can help. (KatarzynaBialasiewicz/

MADISON, Wis. - Veterans coming home from overseas wars face challenges in adapting to life as a civilian, and many of those challenges involve legal questions. That's why the UW Law School opened the Veterans Law Center in 2012. Today, at the Appleton Public Library, the Center has a mobile unit st ...Read More

A new CDC report may help determine where anti-tobacco ads should be placed, as well as suggesting they be targeted to different groups. (CDC)

INDIANAPOLIS - A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said some racial and ethnic groups have much higher smoking rates than others, and health officials hope to use that information in cessation efforts. Dr. Brian King, deputy director for research translation for the CDC's Of ...Read More

Stormwater pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is harmful to wildlife. (USGS)

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - You can't always see pollution, and many times it comes from places you wouldn't expect. One major type of nitrogen pollution in the Chesapeake Bay continues to grow: untreated stormwater runoff from blacktop roofs and other hardened surfaces. Rain hits these roofs, then falls in ...Read More

Michigan credit unions are joining a lawsuit to hold retailers like Wendy's accountable for data breaches. (click/morguefile)

LANSING, Mich. - From fraudulent charges to frozen accounts, thousands of Michiganders dealt with the fallout from the massive data breach at Wendy's restaurants. And so did their financial institutions, which is why the state's credit unions say they're fighting back. The Michigan Credit Union Lea ...Read More

Plants and animals living in the Rocky Mountain West could face bigger challenges than previously expected as global temperatures rise, says a new University of Montana report. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Plants and animals living in the Rocky Mountain West could face bigger challenges than previously expected as global temperatures rise, according to a new study by the University of Montana. Its lead author, Solomon Dobrowski, an associate professor of forest landscape ecology, sa ...Read More

EQAT says reaching 20-percent solar-generated power would reduce carbon emissions and create jobs for Pennsylvania. (MariaGodfrida/Pixabay)

UPPER DARBY, Pa. - Clean-energy advocates in Pennsylvania are demanding more solar power, and the jobs that go with it. Over the past year, members of the Earth Quaker Action Team, or EQAT, have held a dozen demonstrations outside buildings owned by PECO, the Philadelphia area's largest utility. Thi ...Read More

Some groups argue the weekend shooting death of a Cincinnati homeless man was avoidable. (Pixabay)

CINCINNATI - While prosecutors say a deadly police shooting in Ohio was justified, some community groups argue the tragedy was avoidable. After robbing a Cincinnati grocery store on Sunday morning and threatening a security guard with a knife, officials say 25-year-old Jawari Porter lunged at Office ...Read More

Several health-care bills that promise greater protections for consumers face key decisions in Sacramento this week. (liljoel/iStockphoto)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Several bills aimed at protecting health-care consumers face do-or-die votes this week in Sacramento. Today, the State Assembly Appropriations Committee hears Senate Bill 1010, which would force drug companies to justify significant prescription-drug price hikes and give notice ...Read More

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