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A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Public News Service - NC: Women's

RALEIGH, N.C. - On Wednesday, the Woman's Right to Know Act takes effect in North Carolina. The law mandates a 24-hour waiting period before a woman can have an abortion, among other changes. It also requires that the state create a website to refer women to crisis pregnancy centers. However, a ne

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Only about 60 percent of American women have thought about their long-term care, and even fewer have written down any plans on how they will care for themselves as they age, according to the AARP. Their program, "Decide.Create.Share.", helps women plan for all aspects of aging, i

RALEIGH, N.C. - With warm weather come the shedding of layers and exposure to the societal pressure to be thin. It's an expectation that can weigh particularly heavily on young girls. Today wraps up Mental Health Month, and Tracy Foust, author of the new book "Nowhere Near Normal," says one aspect o

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Beginning this spring, women-owned businesses will get a leg up when it comes to securing what are often lucrative government contracts. The Small Business Administration is setting aside contracts exclusively for women, and women entrepreneurs are finding there is strength in numb

RALEIGH, N. C. - North Carolina's high-risk insurance pool is one part of the national health care reform law already up and running. It offers coverage to people who otherwise would have no health insurance available to them. Nationally, only 3,600 people applied for this type of insurance in Jul

NEWBERN, N.C. - With no federal standards for adoption, families are often at the mercy of adoption agencies and attorneys to navigate the confusing process. This year, international adoptions have become more costly, with countries like Russia and Haiti requiring adoptive parents to make multiple t

GREENSBORO, N.C. - It's a story that seems like it was ripped from the script of a TV movie, but for a North Carolina immigrant this tale of abuse sheds light on the many challenges immigrants face when the system breaks down. As part of a plea agreement, a Durham immigration officer admitted to thr

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - North Carolina women are wearing red for the money. Working women across the country are encouraged to wear that color today for Equal Pay Day, which highlights the wage gap between men and women in the same positions with equal experience. North Carolina women earn about 72 cen

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