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House Democrats prepare for vote condemning Trump's attacks on progressive freshman women. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules that take effect today. Plus, summer meals aim to prevent kids' academic slide.

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Archive: September 13, 2016

Twenty-one young people ages 8 to 19 are arguing that the U.S. government violated their rights by its failure to reduce the effects of climate change. (ItzaFineDay/flickr)

EUGENE, Ore. – A group of young plaintiffs is getting their day in court once again today in Eugene, arguing that the federal government's inaction on climate change is directly harming the well-being of America's youngest generation. The twenty-one plaintiffs range in age from 8 to 19 and are ...Read More

Ohioans living near oil refineries earn about $20,000 less than those in other regions. (Ed Webster/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio is among the top 10 oil-refining states in the nation, and a new report examines the potential economic impacts of the industry on local communities. The FracTracker Alliance looked at neighborhood prosperity in the census tracts where refineries are located. Great Lake ...Read More

Economists challenge job-loss predictions in raising Colorado's minimum wage. (Pixabay)

DENVER – Findings from a study on the potential impact of raising Colorado's minimum wage are being challenged by economists citing faulty assumptions and questionable research methods. The report, released by the conservative think tank Common Sense Policy Roundtable, claims raising wages cou ...Read More

Delaware Riverkeeper says the PennEast Pipeline would clear 400 acres of forest and cross 234 bodies of water. (Niteshift/Wikimedia Commons)

BRISTOL, Pa. – The public comment period on the PennEast Pipeline Draft Environmental Impact Statement closed Monday, and one environmental group has mounted a major challenge to the project. The Delaware Riverkeeper Network has submitted eighty pages of objections to the content and omission ...Read More

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