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Politics Jan 25Read the full charges against Trump confidant Roger Stone
Roger Stone is scheduled to make a court appearance at 11 a.m. ET Friday.
Health Jan 18Many families and stores rely on SNAP benefits. The shutdown may pinch them both
Nationwide, 38 million Americans rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the country’s largest safety net program, for food and nutrition, but future funding is uncertain amid the ongoing federal government shutdown.
Politics Jan 1757 percent of voters say they won’t support Trump in 2020
Although the election is still nearly two years away, the large number of voters who oppose Trump as well as his low approval ratings suggest the president faces an uphill battle in winning re-election, according to the latest poll from…
Politics Jan 15Majority of Americans blame Trump for the shutdown
Trump’s base is beginning to crack as the shutdown drags on, this latest poll from PBS NewsHour and Marist Poll suggests.
Politics Jan 04The many ways the shutdown is stopping vital services and research
As the shutdown enters a possible third week, it is furthering straining thousands of furloughed federal workers who have gone without pay.
Arts Dec 28Art is a lifeline for this Appalachian community hit hard by opioids
This music workshop helps to keep two things alive -- the region’s arts and culture and residents' ability to recover from addiction.
Health Dec 26These surprising health stories shaped 2018
Gun violence, prolonged mental trauma for children and the ongoing opioid crisis were just a few of the major health stories that captured national attention this year.
Nation Dec 21Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung
The growths were discovered after the Supreme Court justice fell in November.
Nation Dec 21Poll: How stressed are Americans this holiday season?
Many people held the looming threat of credit card debt in the same regard as irritating family members.
Health Dec 14When staying healthy depends on whether you can get a ride
“It's not availability of health care. It's accessibility."…