Monday, September 27, 2021


The House could vote this week on the Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which contains resources to fight climate change, and the NTSB investigates an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana.


A government shutdown looms as the Senate prepares to vote on the debt ceiling, former President Trump holds a rally in Georgia, the U.S. reopens a Texas border crossing, and an Amtrak train crash kills three in Montana.


A new Oklahoma museum honors tribal nations, while Iowa's history is back on the blacktop; mixed news on COVID-19 comes with a warning about unconventional drugs; and electric cars and buses are coming to rural America.


Monday, September 27, 2021

TX Health Workers Target ZIP Codes to Tackle Lagging Vaccination Rates

HOUSTON - Door-to-door and "ZIP-code-by-ZIP-code" is how some COVID-19 health workers in Texas are reaching the vaccine-hesitant. The "Your Shot …

Monday, September 27, 2021

National Abuse Scandal Reminder it Can Be Prevented

BOISE, Idaho - Simone Biles and other U.S. gymnasts are confronting sexual abuse in their sport, including at a Senate Judiciary Committee this month…

Monday, September 27, 2021

As Open Enrollment Nears, Advice for Coloradans Picking Insurance Plans

DENVER - In less than two months, the open enrollment period begins for the state-run health insurance exchange, Connect for Health Colorado…

Monday, September 27, 2021

CT Group-Home Workers Could Strike Over Wages, Insurance Costs

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Caregivers at group homes in Connecticut have sent strike notices to two agencies after failure to reach contract agreements to …

Monday, September 27, 2021

Analysis: WI Residents Priced Out of Prescription Drug Market

MADISON, Wis. - Prescription drug costs are climbing faster than wages for the average Wisconsin resident. That's according to a new analysis…

Monday, September 27, 2021

Health Experts: Find Best Option Before Open Enrollment

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Missourians have a little more than a month until open enrollment for health-care coverage at, and medical experts …

Monday, September 27, 2021

Groups Seek Medicare Negotiations, Cap on Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

CONCORD, N.H. -- Prescription drugs in the U.S. cost more than 2.5 times more than those in other countries, and groups such as AARP are urging …

Monday, September 27, 2021

AARP: Arizona Seniors Need Medicare to Negotiate Drug Costs

PHOENIX, Ariz. - With the cost of prescription drugs growing 69% faster than the average Arizona resident's income, the AARP and others are pushing …

Friday, September 24, 2021

Scammers Cheating COVID Victims Out of FEMA Funeral Funds

AUSTIN, Texas -- Many people are not aware the Federal Emergency Management Agency has a program to reimburse funeral expenses up to $9,000 dollars …

WV Canvassers Brace for More Challenges as Pandemic Continues

LEWISBURG, W. Va. -- Political canvassers and organizers in the state are expecting they will continue to struggle with challenges to traditional …

Ahead of PA Open Enrollment, Make a Plan for Health Coverage, Experts Say

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians have less than two months until open enrollment through Pennie, the state-run health insurance marketplace…


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