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Just Miles From USC and the Admissions Scandal, These Students Sell Food for College Money Education
Just Miles From USC and the Admissions Scandal, These Students Sell Food for College Money

LOS ANGELES—It was morning and the campus was still quiet when Vanessa Miranda began to shout, trying her best to draw customers: “Esquiii-te! Come and get your esquiii-te!” She and some of her East Los Angeles College classmates were selling... Read More

America’s Oil and Natural Gas Boom Continues To Reshape Foreign Policy Energy
America’s Oil and Natural Gas Boom Continues To Reshape Foreign Policy
2019-03-15 23:59:34
by HJ Mai

For decades, U.S. presidents have pursued energy policies aimed at reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil. The first commander in chief to achieve the goal of energy independence could be President Donald Trump, with the United States expected to become... Read More

New Democrat Coalition Releases Trade Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress Trade
New Democrat Coalition Releases Trade Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress
2019-03-15 23:02:19
by TWN Staff

This week, the New Democrat Coalition Trade Task Force revealed their goals for the 116th Congress. The task force works to advance a U.S. trade agenda that grows the economy, creates U.S. jobs, and ensures the United States sets the... Read More

Bipartisan Bill Introduced in House to Protect Veterans’ Cannabis Treatment Options Veterans
Bipartisan Bill Introduced in House to Protect Veterans’ Cannabis Treatment Options
2019-03-15 22:58:49
by TWN Staff

Representative Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and Don Young, R-Alaska, have introduced the bipartisan Fairness in Federal Drug Testing Under State Laws Act (H.R.1687). The bill would protect veterans' cannabis treatment options and their ability to be employed by the federal government.... Read More

US Imposes Visa Ban For International Criminal Court Staff Foreign Affairs
US Imposes Visa Ban For International Criminal Court Staff
2019-03-15 22:44:42
by Dan McCue

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday that the United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court officials who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan. "We are determined to protect... Read More

US Industrial Production Rose a Sluggish 0.1 Percent in February Economy
US Industrial Production Rose a Sluggish 0.1 Percent in February
2019-03-15 22:39:51
by Dan McCue

U.S Industrial production rose just 0.1 percent in February, slowed by the second straight monthly decline in manufacturing activity, the Federal Reserve said Friday. The central bank said manufacturing production dropped 0.4 percent last month, held down by declines in... Read More

Judge Vows to Rule on Medicaid Work Requirements by End of March Health
Judge Vows to Rule on Medicaid Work Requirements by End of March

WASHINGTON — The federal judge who shot down a Medicaid work requirement plan last June remained deeply skeptical Thursday of the Trump administration’s renewed strategy to force enrollees to work. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, who last year blocked Kentucky’s... Read More

Expert in Trump Dossier Trial Says Tech Firm’s Services Were Used in Hack of Democrats Cybersecurity
Expert in Trump Dossier Trial Says Tech Firm’s Services Were Used in Hack of Democrats

Documents unsealed Thursday in a South Florida court case provide the most convincing evidence yet that Russian spies piggybacked on a Russian-tied foreign tech company with offices in Florida and Texas to hack the Democratic National Committee and party leaders.... Read More

Trump Is Leaving Infrastructure Details to Lawmakers; That Has Stymied Them Before Infrastructure
Trump Is Leaving Infrastructure Details to Lawmakers; That Has Stymied Them Before

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has talked about the “necessity” of a massive infrastructure since he became a presidential candidate in 2015, but his latest budget plan offers Congress the kind of vague proposal that has left them confused and stymied... Read More

US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes Transportation
US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes
2019-03-14 13:19:57
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Wednesday the United States is grounding the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after days of critics saying the administration failed to swiftly protect the flying public after two of the planes were... Read More

Trump Administration Moves to Close Offices for International Asylum and Refugee Cases Immigration
Trump Administration Moves to Close Offices for International Asylum and Refugee Cases

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took another step Tuesday to cut back services to people seeking to legally enter the U.S. and focus instead on a ballooning backlog of immigration cases, announcing that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency... Read More

As School Shootings Become More Frequent, Bulletproof Backpacks Provide Peace of Mind to Students and Families National Security
As School Shootings Become More Frequent, Bulletproof Backpacks Provide Peace of Mind to Students and Families
2019-03-13 00:57:12
by TWN Staff

The horror of school shootings has torn apart families and communities. High profile attacks in Newtown and Parkland have struck fear into the hearts of parents and children in communities across the country. As Congress and state legislatures remain gridlocked... Read More

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