Mon, 25 Oct 2021

Woman who turned 115 earlier this month is 5th oldest person in World

OMAHA, Nebraska - The oldest living American on record earlier this month celebrated her 115th birthday. Thelma Sutcliffe who was ...

EPA soon to release nationwide methane rules for oil and gas industry

CASPER, Wyoming - A strong majority of voters across party lines say they want national rules similar to those passed ...

200,000 sexual assaults occur in U.S. prisons each year

BALTIMORE, Maryland - This month marks the four-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, and an art project aims to help ...

Call to accelerate establishment of Missouri Cybersecurity Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Mike Parson is facing calls to get the Missouri Cybersecurity Commission off the ground after ...

Californians processed 14 million prescriptions for opioids last year

SACRAMENTO, California. - Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when the Drug Enforcement Administration encourages everyone to clean out ...

Virginia in push to ramp up vaccinations in Hispanic community

ARLINGTON, Virginia - Although COVID-19 rates have gone down, the virus continues to hit the Hispanic community especially hard. Now, ...

Pennsylvania gov. reviewing worker safety standards, minimum wage

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania - As businesses across the country deal with a massive labor shortage, Pennsylvania aims to entice people back ...

Call for New York state to be proactive in protecting drinking water

ALBANY, New Yoprk - Environmental groups want Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign a bill that mandates monitoring the state's drinking ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Wildlife preservation group says poaching of gray wolves should stop

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has six months to develop new language in its Mexican ...

Minnesota has deadliest summer on lakes since 2005, 17 fatalities

BRAINERD, Minnesota - Minnesota boat owners are storing their watercraft for the winter. But that isn't stopping the conversation about ...

Thousands of U.S. Native American women and kids go mossing each year

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- On Thursday, a

Increasing conduct of relations online leading to increase in conflict

SEATTLE, Washington - Constructive conversations online can seem few and far between. Research from the University of Washington explores how ...

Colorado to make education more accessible for adult students

DENVER, Colorado - On Wednesday, leaders from Colorado's 13 community colleges joined a national effort to help more of the ...

U.S. needs to make better connections between education and work

RICHMOND, Virginia -- The pathway to a career has become more difficult for some in recent years, with many young ...

Idaho joins global observation of International Credit Union Day

BOISE, Idaho - Millions of members around the world, including some Idahoans, are observing International Credit Union Day On Thursday. ...

Main Street making comeback across Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- Many U.S. communities with bustling downtowns were better prepared to weather economic fallout from the pandemic, thanks ...

Disabled in Iowa struggling due to shortage of caregivers

WATERLOO, Iowa -- Advocates for Iowans with disabilities are sounding the alarm over what they describe as a caregiver crisis, ...

Wisconsin group wants accountability of outsourcing legislation

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- A Wisconsin group that advocates for working families is launching a new campaign, which connects federal policy ...

Federal guaranteed income policy would help U.S. recover from pandemic

COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years for communities across ...

Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...

Scores of condos go up in smoke in affluent Colorado city

DENVER, Colorado -- Some 83 high-end condominium units were torched in a massive blaze early Tuesday morning in the affluent ...

New York State Department of Health reviewing upstate hospitals merger

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- A proposed merger between two hospital systems in upstate New York has some residents and healthcare advocates ...

Nevada and 19 other states protesting new federal banking guidelines

CARSON CITY, Nevada -- Twenty state Attorneys General, including Aaron Ford from Nevada, are slamming proposed new federal banking guidelines ...

South Dakota families learn abuse of kids leading to shorter lifespans

PIERRE, South Dakota -- A new study links premature deaths in adulthood with people who experience abuse as children, and ...

Advocate group in Maine presses Congress on domestic abuse legislation

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Advocates for ending domestic violence are urging Congress to renew the Violence Against Women Act and other ...

Vulnerable communities in Montana could be hit by voting restrictions

HELENA, Montana -- A new law in Montana, which its backers say was designed to cut down on fraud, could ...

EPA and Congress working to combat PFAS air pollution

SACRAMENTO, California -- This week, both Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking action to combat a class ...

Colorado labor organizers concerned about U.S. Postal Service changes

BOULDER, Colorado -- Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Colorado labor organizers ...

Public redistricting and hearing rally to be staged in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Demands for fair maps and a transparent congressional redistricting process are getting louder in Ohio.Despite a looming ...

Hearings on Michigan political maps to get underway

DETROIT, Michigan -- The first of five public hearings on the latest drafts of Michigan's new voting district maps takes ...

Lakers get by Grizzlies to avoid 0-3 start

Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points off the bench to help lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 121-118 win against ...

Warriors pull away from Kings down the stretch

Gary Payton II broke the game's 19th and final tie on a 3-pointer with 8:53 remaining and the Golden State ...

Colts' defense forces four turnovers in rain-soaked win over 49ers

Carson Wentz accounted for three touchdowns and Jonathan Taylor rushed for 107 yards and one score to help the Indianapolis ...

Tyler Herro looks to remain hot as Heat host Magic

Tyler Herro aims to continue his fast start to the season on Monday when the Miami Heat host the Orlando ...

'Friends' fame actor James Michael Tyler passes away

Los Angeles [US], October 25 (ANI): Actor James Michael Tyler, best known for portraying the role of Gunther on the ...

An ethnic minority family's journey towards a better life

© Provided by Xinhua NANNING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- In mid-October, the rice terraces in the villages of Guilin, south ...

Adam Buksa steps up late as Revolution tie Orlando City

Adam Buksa had a pair of goals, including the tying tally on his 93rd-minute header, to help the league-leading New ...

Lucas Raymond, 19, records hat trick as Red Wings roll

Lucas Raymond had a hat trick in his sixth NHL game and the visiting Detroit Red Wings topped the winless ...

NFL roundup: Joe Burrow, Bengals end Ravens' 5-game winning streak

Joe Burrow threw for a career-high 416 yards and three touchdowns and Ja'Marr Chase had 201 yards receiving as the ...

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Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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