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Bailout package becomes law

Under pressure from the U.S. Senate and the Bush administration, the House of Representatives approved the $700 billion economic bailout plan last Friday in a sweeping rescue of the nation’s financial sector.

by · October 6, 2008 · 0 comments · National, News

Experts call huge plan necessary

The economic crisis that has swept the nation during the past few months in many ways reminds economics professor Michael Manove of a time in 1967 when he looked outside his Cambridge apartment to a massive blackout.

by · October 6, 2008 · 0 comments · National, News

Abortion rates down

Though abortion rates have decreased in the United States, rates among economically disadvantaged and minority women remain high due to a lack of education and easy access to birth control.

by · October 6, 2008 · 2 comments · National, News

Candidates refine health care plans

Health care advisors to both John McCain and Barack Obama explained their planned reforms to the health care system, but the speakers left many with concerns and questions.

by · October 3, 2008 · 0 comments · National, News, Politics