The measure is aimed at getting unemployed veterans to work by providing tax credits of up to $9,600 to companies that hire disabled vets. The bill is expected to pass the Senate by a wide bipartisan margin — just a day before the country observes Veterans Day.
Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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