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California Hits Back as Trump Threatens to ‘Dump’ Immigrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Immigration
California Hits Back as Trump Threatens to ‘Dump’ Immigrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

LOS ANGELES — California Democrats this week stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump over his threat to send immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities, even as experts suggested the president’s plan could backfire and lure more migrants to the... Read More

Opioid Treatment Programs Gear Up to Provide Suicide Care Health
Opioid Treatment Programs Gear Up to Provide Suicide Care

WASHINGTON — It’s long been suspected that the nation’s unprecedented drug overdose epidemic and sharply rising suicide rates are linked. Now health researchers are finding concrete evidence that the two preventable causes of death — which are among the top... Read More

Internal Memos Say Administration Officials to Resume Forcing Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico Immigration
Internal Memos Say Administration Officials to Resume Forcing Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Monday to restart a controversial policy that forces Central American asylum-seekers to return to Mexico to await adjudication of their claims, an approach dubbed “Remain in Mexico.” The move came after a federal appeals... Read More

Lori Loughlin and Her Husband Plead Not Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Education
Lori Loughlin and Her Husband Plead Not Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

LOS ANGELES — Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer J. Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges against them in a sweeping college admissions scandal that’s ensnared dozens of wealthy parents. The couple did not appear in... Read More

North Carolina Lawmakers Open Door to Qualifying More Voter IDs for 2020 Voting
North Carolina Lawmakers Open Door to Qualifying More Voter IDs for 2020
2019-04-15 21:52:13
by Dan McCue

A bill filed in the North Carolina House of Representatives last week would ease some standards that identification cards issued by state colleges, universities and other institutions have to meet before they can be used as photo Voter ID in... Read More

Senators Demand Oversight for Nuclear Energy Talks With Saudi Arabia Foreign Affairs
Senators Demand Oversight for Nuclear Energy Talks With Saudi Arabia
2019-04-15 17:02:53
by HJ Mai

Last week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would require the  executive branch to issue quarterly reports to Congress when it allows U.S. companies to engage in nuclear energy cooperation with foreign nations. The move comes amid reports... Read More

One Year Into a Trade War with China, Illinois Whiskey, Soybeans and Metal Still Caught in the Crossfire Trade
One Year Into a Trade War with China, Illinois Whiskey, Soybeans and Metal Still Caught in the Crossfire

CHICAGO — It’s been just over a year since President Donald Trump imposed steep tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, setting off a cascade of retaliatory tariffs throughout the summer that threatened to upend business at Chicago’s spirits distilleries, Illinois’... Read More

Trump’s Renewed Immigration Crackdown Won’t Escape Court Scrutiny Immigration
Trump’s Renewed Immigration Crackdown Won’t Escape Court Scrutiny

SAN DIEGO — With a house-cleaning at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump is making it clear he wants to get even tougher on immigration. But can he? In his first two years in office, Trump has... Read More

UCSD Patient Gets First Cancer Treatment Made From Stem Cells Health
UCSD Patient Gets First Cancer Treatment Made From Stem Cells

SAN DIEGO — A new form of cancer immunotherapy has been given to a University of California, San Diego Health patient in the first test of immune cells grown from stem cells. The patient, Derek Ruff, is being treated for... Read More

Heavy Rains, End of Drought Could Help Keep West Nile Virus Subdued — For Now Health
Heavy Rains, End of Drought Could Help Keep West Nile Virus Subdued — For Now

The end of California’s drought, announced last month amid one of the rainiest winters in memory, could offer a surprising benefit: reduced transmission of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus. Longer term, however, more severe droughts associated with climate change could... Read More

Previously Deported Parents Hope to Resume Asylum Claims and Get Their Children Back Immigration
Previously Deported Parents Hope to Resume Asylum Claims and Get Their Children Back

SAN DIEGO — Seventeen parents who had been separated from their children by immigration authorities were released from a detention center near Calexico this week, more than a month after they returned to the Mexico border to claim asylum in... 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

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