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    Food Nutrition Labeling

    Richard Williams talked about his concerns with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) redesign of food nutrition labels. He assisted in the creation of the original label, which…

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    After Words with Tamara Draut

    Tamara Draut talked about her book Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America, in which she examines America’s working class and income inequality. She was…

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    House Debate on Funding Zika Virus Response

    Members of the House of Representatives debated legislation for funding the response to the Zika virus.

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    Drug Cartels and Heroin Addiction

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on combating drug trafficking and heroin abuse in the U.S. They also addressed U.S.-Mexico drug interdiction efforts, strategies to combat fentanyl abuse,…

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden delivered remarks about efforts to combat the Zika virus. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Reducing Food Waste

    Food security scholars, produce growers and non-profit leaders testified at a hearing on efforts to reduce food waste by suppliers and consumers. Also, Representative Chellie Pingree…

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    Representative Jim McGovern on Food Policy in the U.S.

    Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) previewed a House Agriculture Committee hearing on food waste, hunger and poverty in the U.S., and the debate over the use of the food stamp program…

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    Representative Buddy Carter on Opioid Addiction in the U.S.

    Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA), a former pharmacist, talked about opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse in the U.S. He also discussed long wait times at Transportation Security…

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, the CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat, and former Representative Susan Mollinari talked about the threat…

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    Senators Murray and Cornyn on Zika Response

    Senate Health Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) attempted to bring Zika virus research funding before the full Senate, but Republican Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) blocked the motion.

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    Senior Health Care and Housing

    Former Housing and Urban Development Secretaries Mel Martinez and Henry Cisneros and former Representatives Allyson Schwartz and Vin Weber talked about improving health care and housing…

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    Q&A with Michael Kinsley

    Michael Kinsley talked about living with Parkinson’s disease and his book, Old Age: A Beginners Guide, which looks at the baby boomer generation as they approach the end of life.…

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    Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address

    Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and…

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    Philanthropist Oseola McCarty

    Jewel Brantley Tucker and Jim Coll talked about the life of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, washerwoman turned philanthropist Oseola McCarty. Ms. McCarty dropped out of school in the…

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    House Zika Virus Debate

    House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY) debated spending to combat the spread of the Zika virus.

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    President Obama met with top health official today/Friday at the White House to talk about the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention released a new report confirming…

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    Washington Post Transformers Summit, Part 1

    Science, business, and technology pioneers gathered at the Washington Post Transformers Summit to discuss advances that were driving dramatic change in fields such as artificial…

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    Zika Virus Funding Legislation

    Sarah Ferris reported by telephone about the different House and Senate bills to fund the fight against the Zika virus.

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    Small Business and Employees with Developmental Disabilities

    The House Small Business Committee held a hearing to consider the role small businesses play in employing people with disabilities and disorders, and heard about the experiences of those…

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    Public Accommodation Laws for the Disabled

    A House subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee held a hearing on proposed changes to the American With Disabilities Act to address the issue of lawsuits against retail stores, rental…

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