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Nov 09, 2017, 14:13 ET Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Discusses Senate Bill 636 in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC

"In Your Right Mind," a weekly radio program that features in-depth roundtable discussions of today's leading behavioral health headlines, aired an...


Nov 09, 2017, 13:44 ET VVA: Carper Introduces Bill to Eliminate Education Loophole that Robs Our Military, Veterans, and American Taxpayers

"Today, the senior Senator from Delaware, Tom Carper, unveiled the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act of 2017. When this eminently...


Nov 09, 2017, 13:06 ET What Can We Do to Minimize Russian Interference in Our Election Process?

"What are now called 'hybrid threats' are not new. Nations, and sometimes non-national groups, long have employed a variety of means short of war,...


Nov 09, 2017, 11:32 ET Public Health and Medical Groups Support U.S. Senate and House Bills to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Nationwide

Our public health organizations support the legislation introduced this week by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:57 ET Union opposes Trump nominee to lead USDA attorneys office

The union representing U.S. Department of Agriculture attorneys and legal professionals is calling on the Senate to reject President Trump's...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:30 ET Poll: Veterans, Military Family Members Oppose Plan To Reduce Access To Lifeline Program For Cell Phones And Broadband

Two out of three veterans, active-duty military personnel, and members of military families oppose limiting the Federal Communication Commission...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:15 ET Faith Leaders Urge Congress to Reject House-approved Rider to Repeal D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Law

Fifty-nine diverse faith leaders today delivered a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to "be merciful as your father in heaven is merciful" by...


Nov 09, 2017, 09:55 ET AJC CEO to Larry David: Meet Mila Racine

In a Huffington Post op-ed, AJC CEO David Harris criticized Larry David for his "vulgar banalization of the Holocaust" when opening the Saturday...


Nov 09, 2017, 07:58 ET Making College Affordable: New Report Calls For Greater Transparency In Financial Aid Practices

Colleges can dramatically increase the odds of success for students with financial need by changing their financial aid practices, according to a...


Nov 08, 2017, 21:30 ET AACE Urges Common App Organization Stop Discriminatory Subdivision of Asian American Applicants

The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) has recently issued a letter, urging Common Application Organization stop its dividing of Asian...


Nov 08, 2017, 19:01 ET TRT World-Programm ‚Off the Grid' enthüllt illegalen Organhandel im Nahen Osten

Off The Grid berichtet über Menschenschicksale aus aller Welt und stellt sie in den größeren Kontext. Es geht um Menschen, die mit unerwarteten...


Nov 08, 2017, 19:01 ET TRT World's Show, off the Grid, Expose the Illegal Organ-Trafficking Trade in Middle East

Off The Grid tells compelling human stories from across the globe, framing them within a bigger picture. It's about individuals whose lives have...


Nov 08, 2017, 19:01 ET L'émission de TRT World, Off the Grid, expose le trafic d'organes illégal au Moyen-Orient

Off The Grid raconte des histoires humaines fascinantes dans le monde entier et les intègre dans un cadre plus général. L'émission donne la...


Nov 08, 2017, 19:01 ET Off the Grid de TRT World expone el comercio ilegal del tráfico de órganos en Oriente Medio

Off The Grid cuenta convincentes historias humanas de todo el mundo, enmarcadas dentro de un panorama más amplio. Se trata de individuos cuyas...


Nov 08, 2017, 18:06 ET AARP Disappointed in House Committee Vote to Keep Health Tax, Continues Effort to Protect Medical Expense Deduction in Tax Reform Bill

Disappointed with the outcome of today's committee vote, AARP will continue to strongly support including the medical expense deduction in H.R. 1,...


Nov 08, 2017, 17:06 ET Senior TransPerfect Technology Staff Resigns On Same Day Auction Bids Due To Custodian

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware learned today that Joe Kuefler, the President of TransPerfect's translation technology, OneLink, resigned. His...


Nov 08, 2017, 17:04 ET U.S. Plastics Producers Applaud U.S. International Trade Commission's Affirmative Preliminary Determination on Imports of Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, and Taiwan

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) made a unanimous preliminary determination today that unfairly-traded imports of polyethylene...


Nov 08, 2017, 16:53 ET Team Roselle 345 Wins Big in the Roselle Board of Education Race

Team Roselle 345 takes all three Board of Education seats in the Borough of Roselle! The winners are Archange Antoine (1,435 votes), Keyanna...


Nov 08, 2017, 15:24 ET Teamsters Denounce House Passage Of Joint Employer Ruling Rollback

The Teamsters Union today denounced the passage of legislation (H.R. 3441) introduced by House Republicans that rolls back the 2015 National Labor...


Nov 08, 2017, 15:22 ET More Than 200 Patient Groups Call On Congress to Reinstate the Orphan Drug Tax Credit in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Today, more than 200 nonpartisan patient groups sent a letter to Congress urging policymakers to not repeal the Orphan Drug Tax Credit in the Tax...


Nov 08, 2017, 14:00 ET Dietary Supplement Industry and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Warn Consumers about Dangerous, Illegal Ingredients Known as SARMs

The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today joined in support of the U.S. Food and...


Nov 08, 2017, 13:20 ET Tri Global Energy Urges U.S. House to Keep Promise on Wind Production Tax Credit

Today, the Chairman and CEO of Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy, sent a letter to House...


Nov 08, 2017, 12:30 ET CAIR Exit Poll: 85 Percent of Virginia Muslim Voters Supported Northam

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), in partnership with the Virginia Council of Muslim Organizations (VCMO), today released the...


Nov 08, 2017, 11:53 ET NCPA Makes the Case for PBM Reform at FTC Workshop

During a Federal Trade Commission workshop today, the National Community Pharmacists Association outlined some troublesome business practices...


Nov 08, 2017, 11:21 ET Patients Equal Access Coalition: "It's Time to Make Cancer Care Fair For All Americans"

Today, representatives from the Patients Equal Access Coalition and the International Myeloma Foundation along with Representatives Leonard Lance...