M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, a local philanthropic organization, awarded the YMCA of Snohomish County a multi-year, $277,500 grant to expand its successful Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Discovery Program. Grant funds will allow the program... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For the past year, Michelle Colon, a reproductive health advocate in Jackson, Mississippi, has not been able to bring herself to drive past the Pink House.The state's lone abortion clinic operated by Jackson Women’s Health Organization had been forced to close... Read More.
The Aviation Workforce Development Act would expand 529 plans to include pilot and aviation maintenance education. WA leads the nation in aerospace and aviation industries. The field supports more than 250,000 WA jobs.U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is proposing a rule that, if finalized, would open eligibility for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program.On Thursday, the White House announced the Department of Health... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Kenya’s Ministry of Health has announced this week a "significant step" in the fight against Malaria as the East African nation expands its use of the world’s first-ever malaria vaccine.The malaria vaccine -- known as Mosquirix or RTS,s/AS01 -- has seen a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tesla plans to open a portion of its U.S. charging network to competing electric vehicle makers, the Biden administration said on Wednesday.The carmaker plans to open about 7,500 charging stations across the U.S. before the end of 2024, officials said on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jane was living in rural New Mexico when she discovered she was pregnant. She never wanted to have children or carry a pregnancy and knew immediately she wanted an abortion.But while abortion remains legal in the state, she says she also... Read More.
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced a new effort to expand access to high-quality broadband. Using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Snohomish County will launch a comprehensive study to identify gaps in high-quality broadband... Read More.
Luke Combs is feeling the weight of responsibility he has in country music. As one of the genre's biggest artists, with 14 #1 singles to his name, Luke says he wants to help diversify country music. In 2021, the singer publicly apologized for his appearance in Ryan Upchurch's 2015 video... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As a leaked draft Supreme Court decision shows the court may be ready to overturn the abortion rights guaranteed under Roe v. Wade, state legislators in New York and California are looking to increase access to reproductive services, including to people... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The megadrought that has plagued the West for several decades is not only expected to persist, but drought conditions will also likely intensify and expand east, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.About 55% of the continental U.S. is experiencing... Read More.
(New York) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its spring 2022 outlook for the U.S. on Thursday, forecasting prolonged, persistent drought in the West and likely below-average precipitation for the second year in a row.The NOAA's Climate Prediction Center's forecast predicts above... Read More.