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After high-profile pushback, Senate passes help for veterans exposed to toxins

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Comedian Jon Stewart was frustrated when Senate Republicans initially blocked a bill to provide expanded health care for military veterans exposed to toxic chemicals. The legislation passed Tuesday.

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The ski industry is preparing for a future that will require more manufactured snow

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

East Coast resorts are preparing for a future with warmer temperatures and less snowfall. Elizabeth Burakovsky of the University of New Hampshire says some areas are losing snow faster than others.

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From Kabul to Virginia: An Afghan family is starting over in America

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In only a matter of days, the lives of an Afghan family changed forever. After the Taliban took control of Kabul, they were forced to start over in a foreign country.

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Saudi Arabia and China are accused of using sports to cover up human rights abuse

Monday, November 29, 2021

Saudi Arabia has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to stage high-profile sporting events. Critics say those investments are an attempt by the kingdom to cover up human rights violations.

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As Germans Prepare To Vote For A New Leader, We Hear Some Of Their Views

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Germany is electing a new chancellor on Sunday to succeed Angela Merkel who's led the country for 16 years. A German expat went back to his home town to report on this pivotal election.

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Jackie Mason, Who Went From Rabbi To Stand-up Comedy Star, Dies At 93

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Mason, known for his quick-witted observational humor, used stories from his orthodox Jewish background, a thick Yiddish accent and wild gestures to keep his audiences entertained for decades.

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Opioid Crisis: Filmmaker Details The Medical System's 'Crime Of The Century'

Monday, May 10, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney investigated the opioid crisis. He says it was created by pharmaceutical companies, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, all looking to profit.

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An Extended Pipeline Shutdown Could Affect Gas Prices In Southeast U.S.

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Colonial Pipeline has not set a timetable for restoring full service. If the shutdown continues several days, it could affect gas prices in the Southeast, experts say.

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'Extraordinary Discovery': Archaeologists Find Neanderthal Remains In Cave Near Rome

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Archaeologists unearth the remains of nine Neanderthals, dating from 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, in a discovery the Italian culture minister says will be "the talk of the world."

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Clashes Between Palestinians, Israeli Police In Jerusalem Leave Many Injured

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Around 100 Palestinians were injured as protesters and Israeli police clashed in the latest of several nights of violence over possible evictions of Palestinians from land claimed by Jewish settlers.

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Firms May Have To Disclose Climate-Related Risks In Financial Disclosures

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Companies like to talk about fighting climate change. But they're not necessarily keen to admit if they have a factory in an area prone to flooding or if their supplier was just hit by a hurricane.

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For Some Americans, Getting A Vaccine Is As Easy As Showing Up To Work

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Companies like Tyson and Amazon are offering on-site coronavirus vaccinations to their employees in order to remove barriers to getting the shots.

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Businesses Push Hard To Get Workforce Vaccinated

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Many U.S. businesses are making a strong push to get their workforce vaccinated against COVID-19 by offering financial incentives and even making it possible to get the vaccine at work.

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Baseball Is Back, So Grab A Hot Dog And A Beer. Just Keep A Safe Distance

Thursday, April 01, 2021

It's Opening Day in baseball, and that means you'll still be able to eat unhealthy food while watching the game. But ordering that hot dog or beer will be different this year.

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MLB Adjusts Stadium Experience For 2nd Season During The Pandemic

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Fans will be back in the stands when the new Major League Baseball season gets underway on Thursday. But in order to keep fans safe, teams are trying to eliminate as many touchpoints as possible.

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Glynn Lunney, NASA Flight Director With A Key Role In Saving Apollo 13, Dies At 84

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Lunney, who played an integral role in the agency's Apollo program, died Friday. He was credited for his quick decision-making during the race to save the lives of the Apollo 13 astronauts.

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New Lockdowns In Europe As COVID-19 Cases Soar; Pakistan's PM Tests Positive

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Several European countries have imposed new lockdown restrictions as COVD-19 cases soar. In Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan is self-isolating at home after testing positive for the virus.

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Overseas Spectators Will Be Banned From Tokyo Olympics Due To COVID-19 Risks

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Tokyo organizers on Saturday announced that foreign spectators will be barred from attending this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games due to concerns over COVID-19.

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New $113 Billion NFL Media Rights Deal Gives Fans More Options To Watch Games

Friday, March 19, 2021

The NFL has signed new long-term broadcast rights agreements with multiple media partners valued at more than $110 billion over 11 years. The new agreements will start with the 2023 season.

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Biden Urges Unity Against Hate, Racism After Meeting With Asian American Leaders

Friday, March 19, 2021

The previously scheduled visit was to have included a celebration of the recently passed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, but Tuesday's deadly shootings at area spas caused a change in plans.

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