How To Help Children Orphaned By Ebola - More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still lack basic needs, such as food and clothes for school.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:36:00 -0500
Northwest Oil Terminal Plan Would Mean Jobs â€” And More Oil Trains - Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:28:38 -0500
McDonald's Says It Won't Be Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics - Over the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:38:00 -0500
In LA, Clearing A Backlog Of Aging Instruments - The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:26:33 -0500
A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications - If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:26:00 -0500
India Bans Film About Infamous 2012 Gang Rape - The government also says it will investigate how the makers of India's Daughter got permission to interview one of the men convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:20:32 -0500
Failed Keystone Veto Override Marks Another Win For Veto Pen - Since the beginning of the republic, regular presidential vetoes have been overridden only 7 percent of the time, and that percentage falls to 4 percent if you include the sneakier "pocket veto."
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:13:00 -0500
Ferguson Documents: Justice Investigation Backs Former Officer Wilson - The grand jury documents left doubt, but federal investigators say they found "no credible evidence to disprove [Officer Darren] Wilson's perception that Brown posed a threat."
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:05:00 -0500
The Anti-Pollution Documentary That's Taken China By Storm - A prominent journalist with a sick child quit her job and produced an eye-opening look at the consequences of China's air pollution problem. Some 200 million have watched it since the weekend.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0500
Senate Fails In Bid To Override Obama's Veto On Keystone XL Pipeline - The final vote was 62-37 â€“ short of the two-thirds needed to override the presidential veto.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:02:00 -0500
Programs Help Students Cut Back On Booze, But Not For Long - Most colleges have some sort of alcohol education program. One-time interventions do cut drinking, but only short term. They tend to work better for women, with no benefit for men in frats.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:42:00 -0500
Few Clues On Health Law's Future Emerge In Supreme Court Arguments - Will the Supreme Court strike down tax credits that help moderate-income Americans afford coverage in the three dozen states where the marketplace is being run by the federal government?
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:40:00 -0500
Jawbone Fossil Fills Big Gap In Human Evolution, Scientists Say - Writing in Science, scientists say the 2.8 million-year-old fossil appears to belong to an individual from the beginning of the ancestral line that led to humans.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:37:00 -0500
Ferguson Report: Former Officer Won't Face Civil Rights Charges - While Darren Wilson will avoid federal charges for the death of Michael Brown, the Justice Department did find racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo., police and justice system.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:32:00 -0500
UK Government Is Selling Its Share Of Eurostar - The move is part of an effort by the British government to sell off national assets to raise $20 billion by the year 2020.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:07:00 -0500