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Health Apr 23VA medical facilities struggle to cope with the coronavirus
The Department of Veterans Affairs is struggling with shortages of workers at its health care facilities as it cares for veterans infected with the coronavirus.
Nation Apr 22Earth Day turns 50, and the green movement faces fresh challenges
Black, brown and poor communities suffer disproportionately from ongoing contamination. Deforestation, habitat loss and overfishing have wreaked havoc on global biodiversity. And the existential threat of climate change looms larger than anything that came before.
Nation Mar 31Those without broadband struggle in a stay-at-home nation
While more people have been connected in recent years, tens of millions still lack access to high-speed internet because phone and cable companies hesitate to invest in far-flung rural areas.
Politics Feb 12Can Klobuchar capitalize on her third-place finish in New Hampshire?
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is using her New Hampshire moment to put her no-nonsense appeal in the spotlight.
Politics Feb 10Democratic voters still have doubts about choosing a woman as their nominee
Most Iowa Democrats said it was important for a woman to be president in their lifetimes. But many voters, including about half of all women surveyed in an AP poll, said a female nominee would have a harder time beating…
Politics Feb 09NH poses a last chance for some struggling 2020 Democrats
Bounding onto a stage at a conference center in New Hampshire, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang beamed a smile to a cheering crowd and launched into his pitch for votes heading intod of Tuesday’s first-in-the nation primary.
Health Jun 03FDA food testing finds contamination by PFAS and other ‘forever chemicals’
The levels in nearly half of the meat and fish tested were double or more the only currently existing federal advisory level for any kind of the widely used manmade compounds.
Nation Nov 16Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations
Dartmouth College was sued Thursday for allegedly allowing three professors to create a culture in their department that encouraged drunken parties and subjected female students to harassment, groping and sexual assault.
Politics Oct 13Michelle Obama says Trump’s comments about women left her ‘shaken’ to her core
Michelle Obama said Thursday that Republican nominee Donald Trump bragging on a 2005 tape about his fame allowing him to “do anything to women” shook her to the core.