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2018 NHP Foundation Symposium Issues Challenge: Leaders to Tackle Affordable Housing Reboot

  NEW YORK/ OCTOBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) NHPF (The NHP Foundation), a national leader in providing quality affordable housing to America’s working poor, seniors and families, today announced its 2018 fundraising event. “Housing & Health: The Backbone of Strong Communities” will be held October 16th at Union Station in Washington, D.C. The event combines education … Continue reading 2018 NHP Foundation Symposium Issues Challenge: Leaders to Tackle Affordable Housing Reboot

VATICAN CITY |The Latest: McCarrick accuser hopes victims can now heal

VATICAN CITY — The Latest on the sex abuse allegations surrounding U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A Virginia man who says he was sexually abused for decades by Theodore McCarrick said Saturday that he’s pleased by news that Pope Francis accepted the cardinal’s resignation. The man, who agreed to be identified … Continue reading VATICAN CITY |The Latest: McCarrick accuser hopes victims can now heal

STAVANGER, Norway | No break for KitKat in Europe as trademark request rejected

STAVANGER, Norway — KitKat is not getting its break. The maker of the chocolate bar has for 16 years tried to trademark its four-finger shape in the European Union, arguing it is a distinctive feature that deserves protection. Like Toblerone’s pyramid blocks, which are trademarked. But a European court ruled Wednesday against KitKat and its … Continue reading STAVANGER, Norway | No break for KitKat in Europe as trademark request rejected

Doctor-assisted suicide close to becoming law in Hawaii

HONOLULU  /March 29, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Hawaii lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that would make it the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide. The all-Democratic state Senate voted 23-2 to pass the measure that has already cleared the House. It allows doctors to fulfill requests from terminally ill patients for prescription medication that will allow … Continue reading Doctor-assisted suicide close to becoming law in Hawaii

AP NewsBreak: Miss. Sen. Thad Cochran resigning April 1

JACKSON, Miss. /March 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi said Monday he will resign because of health problems — triggering what could be a chaotic special election to fill the seat he has held for a generation. Cochran, who turned 80 in December and has been in poor health, has … Continue reading AP NewsBreak: Miss. Sen. Thad Cochran resigning April 1

United States President Donald J. Trump, Weekly Address

Weekly Address from the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump WASHINGTON/October 14, 2017 (STL.News) The President’s Weekly Address is now available to watch on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and WH.gov. Transcript of the President Donald J. Trump‘s Weekly Address made available to the public On Friday, October 13, 2017 via a Press Release published … Continue reading United States President Donald J. Trump, Weekly Address

States, cities pledge action on climate even without Trump

June 1, 2017 (STL.News) If President Donald Trump withdraws support for the Paris climate change accord, will efforts in the U.S. to fight global warming dry up? Hardly. Dozens of states and many cities have policies intended to reduce emissions of greenhouses gases and deal with the effects of rising temperatures. And plans for more … Continue reading States, cities pledge action on climate even without Trump