Russia sparks a rise in grain prices
Oct 31, 2022

Russia sparks a rise in grain prices

Russia has suspended a deal allowing Ukrainian grain exports out of the Black Sea. The debate over sick days has jammed up negotiations between unions and the railroad industry. Federal aid will become accessible to homeless hurricane victims.

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For the first time, homeless victims of a hurricane will be eligible for federal aid

Oct 31, 2022
In the past, aid's been reserved for people who lose their homes, not those who've already lost them.
An excavator is used to clear debris left in the wake of Hurricane Ian on October 06, 2022 on San Carlos Island, Florida.
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Railroad worker contract negotiations stall over lack of paid sick days

Oct 31, 2022
Unions have been pushing for as many as 15 sick days for rail workers, who currently have none.
Railway workers walk through Union Station in Washington, DC.
Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
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Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
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Nick Esposito Media Producer