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Last July, when the FDA approved unrestricted sale of Plan B One-Step, it also granted the drug's maker three years of protection from generic competition. Now the agency has reconsidered.
The president's budget no longer dictates policy as it once did, but the annual exercise in political theater continues — often receiving more criticism than praise. So what's the value in having it?
Economists say strong home sales this spring could drive job creation, as well as boost personal wealth and consumer confidence.
It's a stunning contradiction: Girls too young to legally consent to sex are being prosecuted for selling it. Some cities are setting up special courts to help these children rather than punish them.
There has been no action to circumvent the latest round of food stamp cuts in Oregon. About 140,000 Oregonians will lose a significant portion of their benefits if the cuts are allowed to continue there, and recipients and food banks alike are bracing for the change.
This month, a new round of food stamp cuts is set to take effect. The farm bill passed last month closed a loophole called "Heat and Eat," saving the country about $8.5 billion over the next decade. Some states have found a way to restore that funding.