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Title: USDA Assistance for Farmers Affected by Trade Disruptions and Tariffs

The Benefits of Recycling Consumer Electronics

August 31st, 2020

Before you throw out your old smartphone, you might want to consider the benefits of recycling it. Consumer electronics like your old smartphone, contain… Go to Episode

Changes to FAA's Aviation Safety Enforcement Policies

August 18th, 2020

Air travel in the U.S. is one of the safest in the world. The Federal Aviation Administration--or FAA--helps ensure that safety by enforcing standards… Go to Episode

Expanded Use of Facial Recognition Technology has Increased Privacy and Accuracy Concerns

August 11th, 2020

The use of facial recognition technology to identify an individual has increased in recent years--leading to growing concerns about how it impacts privacy,… Go to Episode

When Grandparents Become Caregivers for Children

August 10th, 2020

When grandparents become the primary caregivers for children, they can face financial and other challenges. GAO's Kathy Larin discusses in todayĆ¢??s… Go to Episode