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  • 3D-printed Guns Among Concerns as Police, Communities Gather

    Soundbite Services WASHINGTON – Millions of people across the U.S. gathered for National Night Out events Tuesday to build camaraderie between communities and local law enforcement. The annual observance is intended to encourage relationships with those sworn to serve and protect. Vera Bumpers, president of the National Organization of Black Law...
  • Addressing Families Separated by Mass Incarceration

    Soundbite Services Children with a parent in prison are more likely to experience mental-health problems and face additional education challenges. (Boardhead/Wikimedia Commons)YPSILANTI, Mich. — For weeks, Americans have been gripped by reports of young children being separated from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border, and human rights activists are...
  • Colorado ICE Encampment Issues Three Demands

    Eric Galatas Public News Service CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Coloradans are joining protesters in California, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas against actions taken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Nearly a dozen tents have been set up outside ICE’s Denver field office in Centennial, and demonstrators say...
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Partnership with the National Council on Aging

    Partnership provides tools to help older Hispanics struggling to make ends meet PRNewswire WASHINGTON, DC – The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) is announcing a new collaboration with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to encourage families struggling to make ends meet to consider applying for programs that...
  • Wealthiest Americans Get Richer as Income Gap Widens

    Soundbite Services WASHINGTON – The gap between the richest and poorest Americans continues to widen, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute. It analyzes tax data going back to 1917 and shows that, since the 1970s, the majority of Americans have taken home an ever smaller portion...
  • Trump says meeting with Putin was better than NATO summit

    EFE Washington D.C.- US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was even better than the annual NATO summit in Brussels, at which he demanded a greater contribution to defense funding by America’s allies. “While I had a great meeting with NATO,...
  • Lobster-hauling off Maine becoming a less popular livelihood

    CJ Gunther EFE Cape Porpoise, USA – Chipper Zeiner has been hauling American lobsters off the East Coast of the United States since 1973, when he was just 11 years old, but in recent years he has noticed a decline in the number of people taking up the practice...
  • Immigration Confusion, Trauma Continues at Southern Border

    Roz Brown Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The immigration crisis at the southern border continued over the weekend, with politicians angry over being denied access to holding facilities. The government has released a fact sheet for how it plans to reunite the thousands of families separated, but the...
  • AZ Groups Condemn Separation of Children, Parents at Border

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX — Immigration rights advocates in Arizona and around the country are continuing to speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. About 2,000 children were separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border this spring,...