Tennessee Denies Public Assistance To Drug Users
As reported by NPR here Welfare recipients in Tennessee now have to declare any prior drug history when they apply for public assistance. The vast majority of applicants said they were not drug users, but those who skipped the question were denied assistance, Bobby Allyn of member station WPLN reports for our Newscast unit. Supporters of the requirement say it's not in READ MORE
Abandoned baby tests international laws of citizenship and parenthood

Thai surrogate mother Pattaramon Chanbua (L) holds her baby Gammy, born with Down Syndrome, at the Samitivej hospital, Sriracha district in Chonburi province on August 4, 2014. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/Getty Images

Thai surrogate mother Pattaramon Chanbua (L) holds her baby Gammy, born with Down Syndrome, at the Samit READ MORE

Former Reagan press secretary Jim Brady dies
WASHINGTON — James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73. READ MORE
We have the science to build an Ebola vaccine. So why hasn’t it happened?
We have the science to build an Ebola vaccine. So why hasn't it happened? The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest in history, with more than 500 dead and hundreds more infected. The particular v READ MORE
New York Skyscraper’s Separate ‘Poor Door’ Called A ‘Disgrace’
NPR is reporting that: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is under fire for signing off on a building plan that allows a new luxury high-rise on Manhattan's western edge to have a separate entrance for low-income residents. READ MORE
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