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Getting to Know the New Normal for U.S. College Students

WASHINGTON -- Demographics are changing in America, especially on college campuses. Today’s college students are likely to be older than in past years, working full- or part-time, and possibly a parent. They are more diverse in race and income level. Enrollment on...

Rising Debt is Crushing Students: What Should We Do About It?

WASHINGTON-Daniel Grimes hits the streets of George Washington University to talk student debt and the rising cost of tuition. Afterwards, he sits down with Colleen Campbell from the Center for American Progress to talk solutions.

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In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

WEST VIRGINIA'S employment numbers have risen thanks to more coal, natural gas and construction projects, but young people say they need more diverse career options in order to stay in the state.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest report...

VIDEO: Organizations host hiking event to diversify Rock Creek Park

The Rock Creek Conservancy and Ambreen Tariq, the founder of Brown People Camping partnered on an event focused on diversifying the use of the park’s 3.5-mile fall foliage. Tariq and members of Brown People Camping led newcomers on a hike through Rock Creek Park’s beautiful parkland and supplied first-time hikers with boots provided by Merrell footwear.

President Trump’s FERC nominee refused demand of Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON – A nominee for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday sidestepped Senate Democrats’ request to recuse himself from voting on energy pricing policies he helped draft as a senior Energy Department official. FERC nominee, Bernard McNamee is a...

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FDA to furlough more workers to fund review of new treatments

FDA to furlough more workers to fund review of new treatments

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON -- The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history continues to disrupt the Food and Drug Administration's oversight of potentially life-saving drugs such as allergy medication. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted Friday the...

FDA resumes some inspections as workers return — without pay

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of some high-risk foods, like cheese and milk, with inspectors returning to work without pay during the government shutdown. Other popular foods, like cake mix, peanut butter, and...

VIDEO: Hospice for the Holidays

Traditional holiday stories follow celebrities as they visit children’s hospitals and do-gooders donating minivans to families with disabled members. But, a story about the holiday season from the perspective of those sick in the hospital or terminally ill is seldom found.

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