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AG Barr to unveil plan on missing, murdered Native Americans AG Barr to unveil plan on missing, murdered Native Americans 11/21/2019 07:55pm • PABLO, Mont. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr will announce a nationwide plan on Friday to address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous people as concerns mount over the level of violence they face. Barr will announce the plan, known as the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Init AP: Catholic boards hailed as fix for sex abuse often fail AP: Catholic boards hailed as fix for sex abuse often fail 11/21/2019 01:51pm • Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independent panels with lay people in each diocese would review allegations fairly and kindly. And they would help bishops ens Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs 11/21/2019 01:40pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare’s revamped prescription plan finder can steer unwitting seniors to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts. Serving some 60 million Medicare recipients, the plan finder is the most commo EPA prosecutions of polluters approach quarter-century lows EPA prosecutions of polluters approach quarter-century lows 11/21/2019 09:00am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecution and convictions of polluters have fallen to quarter-century lows under the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, deepening three years of overall enforcement declines, according to Justice Department statistics. And while the administratio How to Get Into Dental School and Become a Dentist 11/20/2019 02:00pm • Aspiring health care providers who are interested in preventing and addressing cavities and other oral health problems often hope to become dentists. These highly trained clinicians take care of everything in and around people's mouths, including teeth, gums and jaws, and they have doctorates in den Cuba accuses US diplomat of supporting illegal actions Cuba accuses US diplomat of supporting illegal actions 11/20/2019 08:24am • HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Wednesday accused the top U.S. diplomat in the country of working closely with José Daniel Ferrer, the detained head of one of the country’s largest opposition groups. The accusations against charge d’affaires Mara Tekach were a break from Cuba’s normal language on U.S Where to look for help with state/local laws, regulations 11/20/2019 06:32am • With state and local governments frequently adding laws, ordinances and regulations, small business owners likely will find it hard or impossible to keep track of all the requirements they must meet in the course of running their companies. Whether they’re employers, doing construction or are invo Drive behind occupation of Alcatraz lingers 50 years later Drive behind occupation of Alcatraz lingers 50 years later 11/19/2019 03:22pm • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On a chilly November night 50 years ago, a 7-year-old Peter Bratt, his four siblings and their single mother left their San Francisco home for the pier. From there, they joined a group of indigenous activists on a small boat, bobbing in fog and rolling over what felt like t Letter shows psychologist broke rules with Iowa sex predator Letter shows psychologist broke rules with Iowa sex predator 11/19/2019 12:48pm • IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A psychologist in charge of treating Iowa’s most dangerous sex offenders violated policies by developing an improperly close relationship with a violent predator who became obsessed with her, The Associated Press has learned. Shannon Smith Sanders, who directed the treatme The Latest: UN rights office urges Hong Kong de-escalation The Latest: UN rights office urges Hong Kong de-escalation 11/19/2019 07:47am • HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 7 p.m. The U.N. human rights office is calling on authorities in Hong Kong to do all they can to de-escalate a standoff between security forces and anti-government protesters holed up in a university. The spokesman for the United Montgomery Co. panel amends bill on mandatory air conditioning for renters Montgomery Co. panel amends bill on mandatory air conditioning for renters 11/18/2019 12:16pm • A Montgomery County Council committee voted this week to amend a bill mandating that landlords provide air conditioning for rental tenants. The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee voted on an amendment that would allow tenants to opt out of air conditioning in exchange for lower There's power in accessing online health records. Why don't more patients do it? There's power in accessing online health records. Why don't more patients do it? 11/17/2019 12:45pm • Accessing your health records is easy on a smartphone or other device but new research shows many patients aren't taking advantage of that option. The data, published in Health Affairs, detailed results collected from 2,400 hospitals and shows about 95% of patients have access to their online hos Venezuela’s Guaidó urges nation back into the streets Venezuela’s Guaidó urges nation back into the streets 11/15/2019 08:01am • CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has seen an ally forced from office and protests rattle leaders across Latin America in recent weeks, while he has enjoyed a period of relatively smooth sailing, expounding his socialist dream in nightly television addresses and attend China holding 3 Taiwanese over national security suspicions 11/12/2019 07:31pm • BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed Wednesday that it is holding three Taiwanese on suspicion of committing subversion or other crimes against the Chinese state, part of a trend that has prompted a travel warning from the island's government. The three were suspected of carrying out activities harmful Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations 11/12/2019 03:32pm • Australia's highest court on Wednesday agreed to hear an appeal by Cardinal George Pell of his convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago. Some events in Pell's career and the criminal case: July 16, 1996: Auxiliary Bishop George Pell is appointed archbishop of
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