Government And Politics

Justice Dept. plans crackdown on violent crime in 7 cities

Dec 18, 2019

The Justice Department is launching a crackdown aimed at driving down crime in seven of the nation’s most violent cities

Administration seeks to bar convicted immigrants from asylum

Dec 18, 2019

Immigrants convicted of a felony or of illegally reentering the U.S. or driving drunk will be barred from claiming asylum under a proposed regulation announced by the Trump administration

Justices could limit job bias lawsuits against churches

Dec 18, 2019

The Supreme Court says it'll consider expanding protections for churches against job-discrimination claims. At issue are two cases where a federal appeals court allowed lawsuits to go ahead by teachers against two Catholic schools in California

GOP Sen. Collins of Maine launches reelection bid

Dec 18, 2019

Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has formally launched her bid for a fifth term in office

House passes $1.4T government spending bill amid impeachment

Dec 18, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence

Kansas court considers parental rights of ex-LGBTQ partners

Dec 17, 2019

Some LGBTQ people in Kansas who wanted to raise children born to partners they couldn't legally marry can be denied contact with the children when the couples split up

Thousands honor slain New Jersey detective at funeral

Dec 17, 2019

Thousands of police officers are lining the streets of Jersey City in a cold rain to honor a police detective killed in an attack last week

PG&E, California governor face off in bankruptcy dispute

Dec 16, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric will have to quickly overhaul a complex plan to address more than $50 billion in wildfire claims to get California Gov. Gavin Newsom's support

Stocks rise on Wall Street as rally stretches to fourth day

Dec 16, 2019

US stocks are rallying Monday, rising along with European and several Asian markets after China reported surprisingly strong signs of life

Senate Trump impeachment trial in focus ahead of House vote

Dec 16, 2019

Senate Democrats are pushing for testimony from top White House officials during the rare impeachment trial that seems all but certain for President Donald Trump

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