Author archive: Christina Paulos

State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America In The News
State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Electric cooperatives want to help bridge the digital divide between rural and urban America as more federal funding becomes available for rural broadband. Read More

US Officials Say California Men Were Agents of Iran In The News
US Officials Say California Men Were Agents of Iran
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

They seemed an unlikely pair of spies. The older man, Majid Ghorbani, worked at a Persian restaurant in Santa Ana. At 59, he wore a thick gray mustache and the weary expression of a man who had served up countless plates of rice and kebab. Read More

Chance Encounter on a Back Road Cracked the Jayme Closs Case In The News
Chance Encounter on a Back Road Cracked the Jayme Closs Case
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The sun was dipping below the tops of the pines as Jeanne Nutter clipped the leash on Henry, her 3-year-old golden retriever. It had been a two-hour drive from Nutter’s home near Eau Claire to her backwoods cabin here in northern Wisconsin... Read More

As Government Shutdown Hits Record Length, Trump Tweets That He Has a Plan White House
As Government Shutdown Hits Record Length, Trump Tweets That He Has a Plan
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump, in a rambling series of Saturday tweets from the White House, promised to resolve a 22-day government shutdown that’s now the longest in U.S. history — without offering a single detail. Read More

Immigration Court Backlog Could Grow by Years After Government Shutdown Immigration
Immigration Court Backlog Could Grow by Years After Government Shutdown
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The shutdown of the federal government over the president’s campaign promise to build a wall along the southern U.S. border is taking its toll on already backed-up immigration courts. Read More

FBI Investigated Whether Trump, After Firing Comey, Was Working for Russia In The News
FBI Investigated Whether Trump, After Firing Comey, Was Working for Russia
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump Saturday angrily rejected a New York Times report that said the FBI opened an investigation in 2017 to determine whether he worked, knowingly or unknowingly, on behalf of Russia. Read More

Health Law Appeal Paused as Shutdown Affects Federal Courts Health
Health Law Appeal Paused as Shutdown Affects Federal Courts
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The partial government shutdown halted a major challenge to the 2010 health care law among other civil litigation on Friday, as Justice Department lawyers sought the same in a challenge from three Senate Democrats... Read More

VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin Spotlight
VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin
January 12, 2019
by TWN Staff

A human rights activist, newly elected Representative Andy Levin has been advocating for working families since the 1980s. Now he brings his fight to Congress. Watch him as he navigates his first day... Read More

Rural Recycling Hit Hard by Shifting Scrap Market Rural
Rural Recycling Hit Hard by Shifting Scrap Market
January 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Big cities have shielded their residents from the impact of China’s decision last year to curtail the solid waste it will accept from other countries. But rural and small-town residents are starting to get squeezed by a change... Read More

Did CIA Director Gina Haspel Run a Black Site at Guantanamo? Cuba
Did CIA Director Gina Haspel Run a Black Site at Guantanamo?
January 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

An attorney for the accused architect of the Sept. 11 attacks told a judge in a secret session last year that CIA Director Gina Haspel ran a secret agency outpost at Guantanamo, an apparent reference to a post-9/11 black site... Read More

Myanmar Judge Rejects the Appeal of Two Jailed Reuters Reporters Media
Myanmar Judge Rejects the Appeal of Two Jailed Reuters Reporters
January 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeals of two jailed Reuters reporters facing seven-year prison terms for violating a state-secrets law in a decision that cast doubt on the country’s commitment to democracy and... Read More

A Trial on Whether Trump Has the Right to End TPS for Haiti Ends In The News
A Trial on Whether Trump Has the Right to End TPS for Haiti Ends
January 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

A federal trial in New York challenging the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for thousands of Haitians, concluded Thursday with internal government emails showing that the... Read More

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