Saturday, October 23, 2021

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Some states entice people back to the workplace by increasing safety standards and higher minimum wage; Bannon held in Contempt of Congress; and the latest cyber security concerns.

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House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress; Trump announces new social media platform TRUTH Social; and the Biden administration says it will continue to expel migrants under Title 42.

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An all-Black Oklahoma town joins big cities in seeking reparations; a Kentucky vaccination skeptic does a 180; telehealth proves invaluable during pandemic; and spooky destinations lure tourists at Halloween.

International Relief

AR Preparing to Welcome Nearly 100 Afghan Refugees

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- More than a month after the sudden fall of Kabul led to tens of thousands of Afghans becoming refugees overnight, groups are …

"Help a Brother Out" – FL Groups Rally to Resettle Afghan Refugees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Organizations providing relief support for Afghan refugees say more people can help by simply taking time to learn about the …


CT Gears Up to Aid Hundreds of Afghan Refugees

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- As hundreds of thousands more people seek to leave Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover, Connecticut …

Afghan Refugees Arriving Through Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA - Several hundred refugees from Afghanistan started to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport this weekend, only a few days after …


Utah Agencies, NGOs Prepare to Resettle Afghan Refugees

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah officials and private agencies are preparing to assist refugees from Afghanistan when they arrive in the Beehive State…


Trump Administration Tightens Temporary Protected Status Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A new federal immigration policy change prevents immigrants from becoming eligible for a green card if they travel abroad and …


COVID-19 Presents Challenges to Counting WA Children in Census

SEATTLE -- Census workers are trying to find a way around the challenges presented by the coronavirus, including counting young children. In the 2010 …

MN Relief Group Scrambles to Help Refugees Abroad in Pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS -- An international relief group based in Minnesota is used to responding to conflicts all over the globe, but the pandemic has left it …


After Years of Improvement, Uninsured Rate for NV Kids Gets Worse

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada is moving in the wrong direction when it comes to getting health insurance for children, according to a report released …

TX Volunteers Frustrated as Migrants are Trapped in Mexico

EL PASO, Texas – Volunteers who have been helping desperate migrants arriving in El Paso say they're frustrated to see those people now being …


 

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