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The Durango Herald reports Americans for Prosperity Deputy State Director Tamra Farah says the group would pull back its campaign against La Plata County after announcing last month it would take an active role to influence the county's proposed land-use codes, which the group says are harmful to ...
A well-intentioned slogan, it gestures toward a supposed shared history of migration among Americans. Unfortunately, the slogan either willfully or unconsciously ignores two important facts: the forced removal and mass murder of indigenous people, and the brutal trans-Atlantic slave trade. The creation of ...

Millions of Americans who would have been working 20 years ago no longer do so because of vast changes in the U.S. and global economies. The sizzling U.S. labor market has knocked the unemployment rate down to a 17-year low, but millions of Americans in their prime who would have been working ...
Americans for Prosperity on Thursday announced its support for Michael Brennan, President Trump's nominee to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and will run ads backing Brennan ahead of his confirmation vote. Brennan is the first federal lower court nominee that the conservative group, which is ...
One in five Americans say they have more credit-card debt than they do in emergency savings, according to a report published Thursday from the personal-finance company Bankrate. Another 12% said they had no credit card debt, but they also had no savings. Bankrate surveyed 1,000 people during early ...
When Republicans passed their $1.5 trillion tax cut in December, very few Americans expected to personally benefit from the legislation. Depending on the poll, somewhere between one-sixth and one-third of adults anticipated that their own tax bill was about to go down. In reality, far more households ...
That the tax bill would make a more notable difference for high-income Americans is not surprising -- that's largely how the legislation is designed. It is most beneficial to Corporations and the wealthy, particularly the ultra-wealthy. According to the Tax Policy Center's analysis of the legislation, the lowest 20 ...
President Donald Trump's idea of a military parade is unpopular among Americans. (narvikk/Getty Stock Images). Americans are solidly opposed to President Donald Trump's plan to stage a massive military parade to demonstrate the power of U.S. armed forces. Sixty-one percent of voters disapprove of ...
According to a new report from NerdWallet, there's a lot of uncertainty when it comes to tax-saving strategies, income tax brackets and the new tax bill in general. And more than half of Americans can't define a key tax term: Form W-4. "Slightly more Americans can correctly describe a W-4 this year compared ...
Nearly 70 percent of Americans now say that climate change is caused mainly by human activity, the highest percentage since Gallup began tracking it two decades ago. The number of Americans who say they worry "a great deal" about climate change has risen by about 20 percentage points. But people ...
Under the pretense of rebuilding our nation's infrastructure, President Trump's recent plan guts health and environmental protections that guided major construction projects for 40-plus years. What's more, his proposal overlooks much-needed investments that make communities more resilient against ...
NBC reported recently that at a meeting last year with the Congressional Black Caucus a member told President Donald Trump that his planned welfare cuts would hurt her constituents, "not all of whom were black". Mr Trump is reported to have replied: Really? Then what are they?" If the president had not ...
To have a blanket policy to only respond to people who can vote for them is an outrage and an affront to all Americans including those from Maine. I find it quite hypocritical that senators like King will travel to other states to pick up campaign cash from non-constituents but will not lift a finger for those ...
As a record number of people took to the skies in the U.S. last year, the airline industry found customer satisfaction edged lower. The annual Air Travelers in America Survey found 81 percent of those questioned were satisfied with their overall travel experience. That is down from 85 percent in 2016.
Another one-third of Americans expecting a refund said they'll use the extra money to pay down debt, down slightly from a year earlier. Just 1 in 10 said the cash would go toward a vacation, and only about 5 percent planned to splurge or make a major purchase. About one-third of those polled don't expect ...
Many more Americans believe that mass shootings result from inadequate mental health care than those who think LAX gun laws are to blame, according to a new poll from ABC News and the Washington Post. In the poll conducted in the wake of last week's Parkland, Florida, school shooting, respondents ...

How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans. Lack of dental care through Medicaid not only harms people's health, but has negative economic implications as well. By Austin Frakt. Feb. 19, 2018. Image. A free dental clinic in Seattle's Key Arena in 2016. Many Americans lack basic access to dental care.
No matter the headlines about tax cuts, immigration controversies, or foreign threats, the top priority for Americans remains health care. People can't get care when they need it and most struggle to afford health care costs, both insurance premiums and out-of-pocket copayments. The latest so-called crisis in ...
My excitement about "Black Panther" potentially helping other minority groups is not intended to take away from the significance this film holds for so many African Americans. As I learned in discussions with both racial-justice activists and listeners on my SiriusXM radio show, this film represents a milestone ...
Americans are not as gun-obsessed as some would like their countrymen to believe. Linking gun ownership to the identity of being an American has been a successful sales tactic that is more myth than reality. The numbers show that a small, unrepresentative, but disproportionately vocal portion of the ...
On this day in 1942, 10 weeks after a Japanese carrier force bombed Pearl harbor in Hawaii, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order that led to the forced removal of some 112,000 Japanese-Americans, most of them U.S. citizens, from their homes, to be relocated in internment camps in ...
They were politically active Americans scattered around the country, dedicating their spare time to the 2016 presidential campaign or various causes. And the seeming fellow activists who called them to rallies via facebook, or joined in the free-for-all on twitter, appeared unremarkable. Except that their ...
Americans' report monthly paychecks have increased by an average of $130.76 in February due to the new 2018 tax plan changes, according to LendEDU's newest survey. The survey of 1,000 Americans found 35.7% of respondents are going to use the money to pay down debt faster, 12.8% are going to ...
But what I've learned from a decade of studying the history of the arms trade has convinced me that the American public has more power over the gun business than most people realize. ... The war of 1812, perpetual conflicts with Native Americans and the U.S.-Mexican War all fed the industry's growth.
The Russian defendants posed as politically and socially active Americans and recruited and paid Americans to engage in political activities, such as promoting campaigns and staging political rallies. According to the indictment, those Americans recruited to the effort did not know they were communicating with Russians.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- When Ann Chase and her husband were planning their trip to Pyeongchang for the Olympics, she set her sights on nabbing tickets to the most glamorous event of the Games: Figure skating. Her husband, however, had decidedly humbler ambitions. "He was like, 'No, ...
I was on this panel with five journalists a few months after Trump was elected, and it so happened they were all white journalists. They were talking about fake news: "Trump is saying fake news, Trump is saying fake news." And we're all supposed to feel really bad about it. But I said, "You know, I'm a black ...
Austin, Texas -- If alien microbes crash-land on Earth, they may get a warm welcome. When people were asked how they would react to the discovery of extraterrestrial microbial life, they give generally positive responses, researchers reported at a news conference February 16 at the annual meeting of ...
Add Olympics as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Olympics news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Olympics. Add Interest. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the giant slalom on ...
For 10 years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's investigative office has worked to keep its internal handbook out of American courts. The handbook could have been used in court to show how ICE's push to lead on denaturalization cases stands in contrast to the language of federal law ...
In a letter, the Taliban has urged the "American people" to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan, reminding them that the Afghan war is the longest conflict in which they have been involved -- and at a cost of "trillions of dollars." The more-than-3,000-word letter was addressed on February 14 ...
Among the numerous harebrained ideas in President Trump's budget proposal this week, one stands out as especially pernicious: a scheme that would slash an essential antipoverty program and put fresh food further out of reach for 46 million low-income people, or one in seven Americans. The Trump ...
Long story short: While Americans still seem lukewarm on reducing fossil fuel production in general, and they are ambivalent and uncertain about natural gas, they are rapidly turning against coal. The survey in question is the National Survey on Energy and Environment (NSEE), an annual snapshot of US ...
U.S. President Barack Obama (2ndL) and First Lady Michelle Obama (L) sip Guinness at a pub as they visit Moneygall village in rural County Offaly, Ireland, where his great-great-great grandfather Falmouth Kearney hailed from, on May 23, 2011.
There's no doubt that people love their pets, but new Valentine's Day statistics show that man's best friend is getting a little more love today than in recent years. Americans are expected to spend a near-record high of $751 million on Valentine's Day gifts for their pets this year -- an average of $5.50 per ...
And while federal prisons hold fewer incarcerated Americans than state prisons or jails, the return to more punitive federal policies could have a cooling effect on state and local efforts for criminal justice reform--something few Americans want to see happen in their local jails, according to a new survey from ...
This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last week, a 30 percent tariff that President Donald Trump tacked onto imported solar panels kicked in. Industry experts are predicting it will end up costing the U.S. 23,000 solar jobs in 2018 ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- If you had to prioritize your life, what comes first- your wallet or your waistline? "You want good cardiovascular health for a healthy long life," said Lauren Davis of Philadelphia. And yet, a new survey by Credit Karma reveals two in five Americans, or 38 percent, would rather ...
Giving up on social networking is a popular move for Lent this year, according to an analysis from the website OpenBible. The site analyzed more than 4,000 tweets during the week of Feb. 11 to find out what twitter TWTR, +8.05% users are giving up for the Catholic season of abstinence. Lent starts this ...
3, the Harvard Asian Pacific American Law students Association (APALSA) performed "Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty and the Constitution," a reenactment of the trials and the events surrounding the internment and drafting of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War. Because their ...
Organizers across the country are fighting back after President Trump revealed an infrastructure plan geared to help big business, not the American people. Join them by getting at least five of your friends to call their members of Congress. email them Color of Change's call tool, share it on facebook, ...
WASHINGTON -- The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program offers about 46 million low-income Americans both sustenance and economic choice by providing an allowance to buy the fruit, meat, fresh vegetables, soda, ice cream and kind of bread they want to eat. But on Monday, the Trump ...
But a News4 I-Team investigation found countless Americans have ended up duped by foreigners looking for a fast-track into our country. And they say the scheme doesn't stop with marriage fraud. American citizens say some immigrant spouses use a legal loophole to keep from being investigated and ...
A Marist College poll found that 66% of people surveyed believe the FBI over President Donald Trump. A majority of respondents also said they believe special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election to be fair. The findings come amid Republicans' claims of corruption and bias ...
One of the big changes in election coverage that emerged in 2016 was the widespread use of predictions expressed as probabilities. Once the private vice of data geeks, just about everyone in the business of handicapping presidential elections used probabilities that year. And it became increasingly ...
Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Az.) said that he's in favor of releasing the Democratic memo countering the GOP document alleging that the Justice Department abused a surveillance program against a Trump campaign adviser. "I support the declassification of the Democrats' memo - once the necessary redactions ...
The amount of influenza ravaging the U.S. this year rivals levels normally seen when an altogether new virus emerges, decimating a vulnerable population that hasn't had a chance to develop any defenses. It's an unexpected phenomenon that public health experts are still trying to decode. The levels of ...
Americans are obsessed with outfitting their cars for their pets, Germans seem fixated with digital radio, and the Japanese want to the bring the comforts of their living rooms into their vehicles, according to Google's 2018 Auto Trends Report that was released Friday. Google pulled top-volume queries ...
Happy Valentine's Day! Fifty years after the sexual revolution, sex in America is in decline. Americans are having less sex, the share of Americans who say they never once had sex in the past year is rising, and--perhaps most surprising--this revolution in sexual behavior is being led by the young. Although ...


 

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