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A Third of College Students in California Face Food and Housing Insecurity: Report

Saturday  21:15,   14 september 2019
usnews

Nearly one in three college students in California faces food and housing insecurity, according to the California Student Aid Commission's 2018-2019 Student Expenses and Resources Survey (SEARS) released Thursday. © (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)... >>>

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets.

Saturday  20:20,   14 september 2019
nytimes

The solution is cheap and simple: As cities see their homeless populations grow, many are buying one-way bus tickets to send people to a more promising destination, where family or friends can help get them back on their feet. But the reality is... >>>

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

Saturday  20:10,   14 september 2019
msn

Negotiations that could reopen two Wyoming mines under new ownership are stalled. Some 600 employees remain off the job. And doubts are growing about the long-term viability of the region's coal mines. "I don't think we'll ever be that naive again," >>>

Arizona Sikh preaches love 18 years after post-9/11 killing

Saturday  19:50,   14 september 2019
msn

Indian Sikh immigrant Rana Singh Sodhi still preaches love and tolerance 18 years after his brother was gunned down in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by a man who mistook him for a Muslim because of his turban and beard. © Provided... >>>

An apparent KKK recruitment flyer was found at a high school in Texas

Saturday  19:30,   14 september 2019
cnn

School authorities in San Antonio have launched an investigation, after a student found a Ku Klux Klan flyer in a bathroom at East Central High... >>>

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

Saturday  18:50,   14 september 2019
msn

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

Saturday  18:45,   14 september 2019
nytimes

At a time when conservative states are sharply limiting abortion access, California signaled a new frontier in abortion-rights on Friday with the passage of legislation that would require all public universities in the state to provide medication... >>>

In Alaska hometown, Native women say police ignored rapes

Saturday  15:50,   14 september 2019
msn

There's not much that scares Susie. As an Alaska Native woman, she thrives amid sub-zero winters in her village near the Arctic Circle, and camps with her family each summer at the Bering Sea, catching, drying and smoking salmon to put away for... >>>

Storm Area 51 creator: 'I sparked a movement while I was bored at 2 a.m.'

Saturday  15:30,   14 september 2019
latimes

The largest thing Matty Roberts had ever organized was a rave in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif. It featured a few local bands and a couple of DJs and drew about 350 people. He was a community college student with plans to transfer to a... >>>

Black teen defends white woman who cut his dreadlocks in viral video

Saturday  14:45,   14 september 2019
abcnews.go

Kobe Richardson is fierce in defending Sally Hazelgrove after filmmaker Ava DuVernay and thousands across social media lashed out in a virtual feeding... >>>

California votes to block Trump's environmental rollbacks, defying Newsom's objections

Saturday  14:45,   14 september 2019
latimes

California lawmakers, over Gov. Gavin Newsom's objections, passed sweeping legislation early Saturday morning allowing the state to impose strict endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. ©... >>>

California could blunt Trump's environmental rollbacks

Saturday  13:30,   14 september 2019
msn

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For decades, California and the federal government have had a co-parenting agreement when it comes to the state's diverse population of endangered species and the scarce water that keeps them... >>>

Teen with vape-related lung illness sues Juul Labs

Saturday  13:30,   14 september 2019
cbsnews

According to the lawsuit, the 18-year-old had been vaping for about a year and a half but was recently hospitalized for severe lung damage . require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Agent scammed Delta out of $1.75M in frequent flyer miles, prosecutors say

Saturday  12:00,   14 september 2019
nbcnews

Gennady Podolsky allegedly caused flyers to appear to be associated with a fertility center owned by a relative in order to score SkyBonus... >>>

Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment

Saturday  10:30,   14 september 2019
msn

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded three people who sued over a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state nearly $17 million for their pain and suffering. An eight-person jury in U.S. District Court in Tacoma decided Friday to award... >>>