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‘Sheer Reckless Folly’: Trump Destroys Obama-Era Climate Rules
"Aside from provoking a large-scale nuclear war, it is hard to imagine an American president taking an action more harmful to the U.S. than Trump's effort to accelerate greenhouse gas emissions"
No Top Position At UN For Palestinians, Says US Envoy By
"I wanted to let them know that, look, that happened but it will never happen again. The days of Israel-bashing are over," declared Haley.
Trump’s Border Wall May Force Government Shutdown By
Trump's demand for $1.5 billion this year to fund the initial phase of wall construction along the Mexican border could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress are delaying
How The VA’s Mistakes Are Sending Thousands Of Veterans Into Debt By
The VA's efforts to recoup overpayments made to veterans are putting many vets deep into debt, often with no recourse.
Colorado Takes Preemptive Action Against Impending Federal Marijuana Crackdown By
Marijuana states such as Colorado, who are worried about a federal crackdown with the advent of the Trump administration, may have a new strategy to fend off the law--a bill in the
US Commander: US ‘Probably’ Behind Airstrike That Killed Hundreds Of Civilians By
The senior United States commander in Iraq said that an American airstrike most likely led to the collapse of a building in Mosul that killed over 200 of civilians.
ICE Agent Shoots American Citizen During Chicago Immigration Raid By
Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man
Democratic Senators Ask Jeff Sessions To Explain Preet Bharara Firing By
The lawmakers cited a ProPublica report that U.S. Attorney Bharara was investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price when the Trump administration reversed course and removed him.
FBI Facial Recognition Technology Has ‘No Limits,’ Congressional Hearing Reveals By
Law enforcement has access to photos of 50 percent of all adult Americans without their knowledge or consent.
US Govt Sued Over Warrantless Laptop, Cellphone Searches By
The intrusive searches reached a staggering 25,000 in 2016, up from 5,000 in 2015.