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Family Separation May Have Hit Thousands More Migrant Children Than Reported
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:20:30 GMT
Brenda Garcia reunited with her 7-year-old son, K.G.G, at Dulles Airport outside Washington in June, 34 days after they were separated by officials after crossing the border into the United States illegally.
As the Shutdown Drags On, Federal Workers File for Unemployment
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:44:35 GMT
More than 2,000 federal employees in Colorado have sought aid from the state Department of Labor and Employment because of the partial government shutdown.
3 Officers Acquitted of Covering Up for Colleague in Laquan McDonald Killing
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:53:04 GMT
Three Chicago police officers — from left, David March, Thomas Gaffney and Joseph Walsh — were accused of covering up what had really happened when a white police officer shot Laquan McDonald, a black teenager.
Michigan State Names Satish Udpa as New Interim President After John Engler Resigns
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:42:48 GMT
Mr. Udpa, a top university administrator, is replacing Mr. Engler, who remarked that some victims of Larry Nassar, the former gymnastics doctor, appeared to be enjoying “the spotlight.”
‘How Could We Not Know?’ Kidnapping Suspect Hid in Plain Sight
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:09:17 GMT
Jake Patterson, accused of abducting Jayme Closs and killing her parents, managed to elude notice around the small town of Gordon.
Before Harts Plunged Off a Cliff, Strain Dogged Family
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:00:10 GMT
The cliff near Westport, Calif., that the authorities say Jennifer Hart drove off in March 2018, killing her wife, Sarah, and their six adopted children.
Interim President of Michigan State Will Resign After Nassar Remarks
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:38:18 GMT
John Engler testifying at a hearing in July about how to protect Olympic and amateur athletes from abuse. He has drawn criticism in recent days for saying that some victims of Lawrence G. Nassar’s sexual abuse were enjoying “the spotlight.”
The Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:38:06 GMT
Security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta stretched more than an hour long amid the partial federal shutdown, causing some travelers to miss flights on Monday.
A Reader’s First Memory of Racism: ‘I Am Ashamed’
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:30:00 GMT
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136 House Republicans Join Democrats in Vote Against Russia Sanctions Relief
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:12:08 GMT
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, on Capitol Hill last week to discuss sanctions against Russia.
Republican Lawmaker Floats Bill to Expand Trump’s Tariff Powers
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:16:51 GMT
The bill by Representative Sean P. Duffy, Republican of Wisconsin, would allow President Trump to unilaterally raise tariffs on a foreign product in some cases.
Barbara Gardner Proctor, Trailblazing Ad Executive, Dies at 86
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:07:08 GMT
Barbara Gardner Proctor in an undated photo. “As the first African-American woman to establish an advertising agency, she succeeded in a field which was — and continues to be — quite exclusionary with respect to women of color in high positions,” a historian said.
Most State Dept. Employees Will Return to Work Next Week Despite Shutdown
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:59:58 GMT
Most of the State Department’s more than 75,000 employees, based around the world, have been affected by the shutdown.
Read Trump’s Letter to Pelosi on Her Foreign Trip
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:40:03 GMT
President Trump sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday threatening to cancel her international trip.
Trump Hits Back at Pelosi, Threatening Her Trip to See Troops
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:40:28 GMT
An Air Force bus at the Capitol that was going to take members of Congress to Joint Base Andrews to depart on their trip.
New Baby Orca Spotted in Pacific Northwest
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:58:58 GMT
There’s finally some good news for southern resident orcas. The calf looks healthy, but its family is still in danger of extinction.
Orca Calf Offers Hope for a Fading Group in the Pacific Northwest
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:08:32 GMT
The newborn killer whale, called L124, looks healthy. But its family is still in danger of extinction.
Pelosi Presses Case to Delay State of the Union Address
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:43:40 GMT
The House speaker also hinted that Democrats would promote their own proposals for border security in the coming days.
Does Cannabis Use Cause Schizophrenia?
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:49:50 GMT
Cannabis plants in a lab at Niagara College in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario. As marijuana use becomes more widespread and varied, some people worry that its more potent versions can cause or exacerbate mental illness.
Trump: Our Goal Is to ‘Detect and Destroy Any Missile’
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:16:03 GMT
President Trump discussed plans to expand missile defenses at the Pentagon on Thursday. He also acknowledged the Americans killed in Syria and the ongoing government shutdown.