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Home energy aid reaches new high as Congress mulls funding

Jan. 23, 2024 13:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility customers racked up record debt even as the federal home energy assistance program served more than 7 million families, an all-time high, in the last fiscal year, underscoring the need for more funding, the National Energy Assistance Directors Association said Tuesday. ...

Commercial fishermen need more support for substance abuse and fatigue, lawmakers say

Dec. 11, 2023 14:21 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal program that protects the health and wellbeing of commercial fishermen should be expanded to include substance use disorder and worker fatigue, a group of lawmakers from New England and Alaska said. The lawmakers want to expand a federal commercial...

FBI: Man wearing Captain America backpack stole items from senators' desks during Capitol riot

Nov. 29, 2023 18:01 PM EST

A Virginia man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing a Captain America backpack and stole items from senators' desks on the Senate floor during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot, court records show. Ryan Joseph Orlando took a pen from the desk of Sen....