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  • New research indicates there are more health-related positives than negatives when it comes to bicycling. Photo Credit: Virginia Carter

    New Research Disputes Previous Study on Health Hazards of Cycling

    Veronica Carter Public News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. – Cycling is many people’s choice to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors at this time of year. However, a study by Yale researchers in 2006 linked cycling to problems with sexual health and urinary dysfunction. Now, a new team...
  • pponents object that the Texas “show me your papers” law would allow police to question anyone they stop for traffic violations about their immigration status. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Battle Over Sanctuary City Ban Moves from TX Capitol to the Courts

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The ink was barely dry on Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature on Senate Bill 4, the Texas Sanctuary Cities bill, when the battle over it moved from the state Capitol to the courts. Opponents such as the ACLU and MALDEF are preparing...
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    Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...
  • A report summarizing four decades of research concludes that immigrants benefit U.S. communities and do not increase crime. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime, Research Shows

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – As President Donald Trump continues to make good on promises to deport undocumented immigrants – with some in Colorado seeking protection in sanctuary churches – a new study shows U.S. cities with large immigrant populations experience lower rates of crime. Contrary to...
  • Berta Alvarado (derecha) viajó del sureste de Washington a Washington DC esperando hablar con sus representantes sobre el futuro de los servicios de salud. Photo Credit: Service Employees Int'l. Union

    Electores quieren respuestas sobre Atención a la Salud

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service OTHELLO, Wash. – Los miembros del Congreso regresan a sus distritos durante un receso legislativo y la gente de todo el país está pidiéndole a sus representantes que tengan encuentros públicos para discutir el futuro de los cuidados de la salud. Sólo unos...