Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how domestic violence affects American families with guests: Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Executive Director of Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence and Tricia Swartling, CEO of the Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to change the way the U.S. uses energy by expanding renewables, but he will need to navigate a host of challenges — including the coronavirus pandemic and restoring hundreds of thousands of lost jobs — to get it done.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California will likely face a critically dry year with much less runoff from the Sierra Nevada snowpack than normal and reservoirs that already are showing the impact of winter precipitation that is well below average, state water authorities said Tuesday.
Mark Oppenheim as he leads a discussion on protecting the rainforest with guests: Ginger Cassady, Executive Director of the Rainforest Action Network and Suzanne Pelletier, Executive Director of the Rainforest Foundation US.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee in search of a coronavirus vaccine. Then the trees cleared and the Hickman County Agricultural Pavilion appeared.
A regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four Northeastern states voted Thursday to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking near a crucial waterway, asserting that gas development poses an unacceptable risk.
(THE CONVERSATION) In the last century, significant progress has been made in advancing gender equity in the United States. Women gained the right to vote, fathers have become more involved parents and more people and institutions recognize gender identities beyond the binary categories of male and female.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of programs that support underserved children and youth with: Eric Gurna, President & CEO of LAs BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program; Lupi Quinteros-Grady, President & CEO of the Latin American Youth Center; and Cemere James, Interim President & CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State lawmakers gave final approval Monday to legislation that will end capital punishment in Virginia, a dramatic turnaround for a state that has executed more people in its long history than any other.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in U.S. history, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state’s dominant business and his biggest political contributor.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s conservative Republican governor choked up Thursday as he spoke about the struggles faced by transgender teenagers, though he didn’t commit to vetoing a bill that would ban them from girls’ sports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadly weather will be hitting the U.S. more often, and America needs to get better at dealing with it, experts said as Texas and other states battled winter storms that blew past the worst-case planning of utilities, governments and millions of shivering residents.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general is suing Amazon over COVID-19 safety protocols, accusing the company of being more concerned with making money than protecting its workers from getting sick.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of keeping communities healthy during the pandemic with Krista Zodet, President of the Healthwell Foundation and Tania Barber, President & CEO of Caring Health Center.