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Trump gains partial legal victory with federal appeals court rule on ‘public charge’

A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a partial legal victory by lifting two injunctions blocking the Trump administration from implementing a “public charge" rule. If in place, the rule creates barriers for...
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Reporter seemingly groped on live TV while working: ‘No woman should EVER have to...

Alexandrea Bozarjian, a reporter for NBC News-affiliate station WSAV, was covering a race in Savannah, Georgia when she was seemingly groped by an unidentified male participant on live television. One of the runners participating in the...
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Trump Official Who Doesn’t Want Poor People to Have Publicly-Funded Healthcare Wants Public to...

President Donald Trump's official in charge of Medicare and Medicaid, Seema Verma, came under fire after Politico reported Saturday that she submitted a $47,000 claim for reimbursement on the taxpayers' dime for stolen, uninsured...
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Katie Hill’s viral essay on resigning from Congress and mental health sparks support online

Former California Congressperson Katie Hill wrote a brave, moving essay for The New York Times which detailed her narrative as a survivor of a “toxic” marriage, leaving Congress, and contemplating suicide while in one of the...
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‘Now Let’s Do This Everywhere’: Kansas City, Missouri Approves Free Public Transit for All

Lawmakers in Kansas City, Missouri took a "visionary step" on Thursday by unanimously voting to make public transportation in the city free of charge, setting the stage for it to be the first major...
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson has been illegally withholding aid to Puerto Rico for months

The Department of Housing and Urban Development, under Ben Carson, had a legally required deadline back in September to make desperately needed hurricane relief funding available to the suffering American island. The housing agency was...

The 2020 census is facing cost overruns—and potentially dire security concerns

Reuters has published a look at the problems the Census Bureau is facing in its attempt to hastily finish software and patch problems ahead of next year's mammoth official national census. As usual, the...
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‘We Were Proven Right,’ Says AOC After Amazon Expands in New York Without Taking...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested the Trump administration "focus more on cutting public assistance to billionaires instead of poor families" after news broke Friday that Amazon was expanding its presence in New York City without...
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Calling Him Only 2020 Candidate Whose Plan ‘Can Save Our Planet,’ US Youth Climate...

As Sen. Bernie Sanders stood with activists striking for climate in Iowa on Friday morning, the act of solidarity was repaid in kind later in the day as key leaders of the youth-led movement...
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‘Make America 36th Out of 41 Developed Nations Again’: Social Justice Index of Developed...

Not dead last, but close to it.  That's where the United States came out in a new survey of the world's 41 highly-developed nations measuring access to social justice and the opportunities they afford...

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