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Supreme Court Poised to Tackle Census Question, Wages for Offshore Oil Workers and More Supreme Court
Supreme Court Poised to Tackle Census Question, Wages for Offshore Oil Workers and More
2019-04-12 20:18:58
by Dan McCue

After a relatively quiet start to the month, oral arguments resume before the U.S. Supreme Court next week with several noteworthy cases on the docket. As is their custom, the justices have scheduled hearings on cases that resolved splits among... Read More

Bipartisan Taxpayer First Act Eliminates Opportunity for IRS to Create Automatic Tax Filing System Taxes
Bipartisan Taxpayer First Act Eliminates Opportunity for IRS to Create Automatic Tax Filing System
2019-04-12 19:58:25
by Sean Trambley

Tax season is upon us, and this year it seems many Americans are frustrated with smaller refund checks after the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has failed to live up to the hype for most working families. But in... Read More

Some Muslim Immigrants Distrust Census in Trump Era Immigration
Some Muslim Immigrants Distrust Census in Trump Era

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — This two-block commercial strip of the Midwood neighborhood features a mosque, halal markets and restaurants, and tailor shops with colorful shalwar kameez pantsuits, all catering to the Pakistani immigrant community wedged between a Jewish neighborhood and a... Read More

On the Border, Volunteer Doctors Struggle to Provide Stopgap Care to Immigrants Health
On the Border, Volunteer Doctors Struggle to Provide Stopgap Care to Immigrants

EL PASO, Texas — It wasn’t the rash covering Meliza’s feet and legs that worried Dr. José Manuel de la Rosa. What concerned him were the deep bruises beneath. They were a sign she could be experiencing something far more... Read More

Elite Hospitals Plunge Into Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Health
Elite Hospitals Plunge Into Unproven Stem Cell Treatments

The online video seems to promise everything an arthritis patient could want. The six-minute segment mimics a morning talk show, using a polished TV host to interview guests around a coffee table. Dr. Adam Pourcho extols the benefits of stem... Read More

To Save the Monarch Butterfly, Mexican Scientists Are Moving a Forest 1,000 Feet Up a Mountain Environment
To Save the Monarch Butterfly, Mexican Scientists Are Moving a Forest 1,000 Feet Up a Mountain

EJIDO LA MESA, Mexico — As a boy, Francisco Ramirez Cruz loved hiking with his grandfather up into the mountains of central Mexico. While the old man grazed sheep or hunted for wild mushrooms, Ramirez would play amid the throngs... Read More

A Homeless Man Wandered in One Day, and This Arizona Town Adopted Him Featured
A Homeless Man Wandered in One Day, and This Arizona Town Adopted Him

KINGMAN, Ariz. — In an era where the legions of homeless are at best tolerated, residents in Kingman, Ariz., have embraced an eccentric man they call “Santa James” like a long-lost friend. For years, the white-bearded man in the red... Read More

Sudan Military Ousts President al-Bashir, Who Took Power in His Own Coup Nearly 30 Years Ago Sudan
Sudan Military Ousts President al-Bashir, Who Took Power in His Own Coup Nearly 30 Years Ago

BEIRUT — Sudan’s military ousted and arrested President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday, delivering the deathblow to the authoritarian’s nearly 30-year rule following months of intense protests. Sudanese Defense Minister Awad ibn Ouf went on state television to declare “the uprooting... Read More

South Korean Leader’s Visit Highlights Trump’s Stalled Nuclear Talks With Kim Jong Un Foreign Affairs
South Korean Leader’s Visit Highlights Trump’s Stalled Nuclear Talks With Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that “a third summit could happen” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he worked with South Korea to jump-start stalled nuclear diplomacy on the peninsula. “It’s step by step,” Trump told... Read More

Will the Senate Change Tradition to Ease the Way for GOP Legislation? Congress
Will the Senate Change Tradition to Ease the Way for GOP Legislation?

WASHINGTON — A top GOP senator wants to make it easier to debate legislation — an historic step that would smooth the path for Republican-authored initiatives. Floating the controversial idea is Sen. Roy Blunt, the Rules Committee chairman who just... Read More

Pelosi Details How Democrats Hope to Protect and Expand House Majority 2020 Elections
Pelosi Details How Democrats Hope to Protect and Expand House Majority

LEESBURG, Va. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi guaranteed Thursday that Democrats will maintain and expand their majority in 2020. The California Democrat claimed at a Politico Playbook event last week that she will have House races won by this November —... Read More

Applications for Jobless Benefits Drop to a 49-year Low, Inflation Remains Tame Economy
Applications for Jobless Benefits Drop to a 49-year Low, Inflation Remains Tame
2019-04-11 20:43:28
by Dan McCue

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits in the United States fell last week to its lowest level since December 1969, the Labor Department said Thursday. The last time unemployment benefits claims were this low, Jay-Z was a newborn in... Read More

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