Nation Feb 25

Henderson Fire Department in Tennessee rescues a person from a flooded car. Photo courtesy of Henderson Fire Department.
5 dead after tornado, flooding from central U.S. storms

The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

Nation Jul 19

WOONSOCKET, RI - MARCH 01: The International Market caters to those on the SNAP program (food stamps). 92% of the sales at the store come from the program. Brightly colored items are popular with locals. Many families and individuals in Woonsocket, Rhode Island are needy and take part in the SNAP (food stamps) program. Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images
If SNAP benefits are cut, who hurts the most?

For five decades, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps, has provided access to food for millions of Americans and is the nation’s largest program that targets hunger. But policies at the state and federal level could tear…

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