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Jun 16 2021
The US government on Wednesday ended two Trump administration policies that made it harder for immigrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum, especially Central Americans.
Attorney general Merrick Garland issued a new policy saying immigration judges should cease following the Trump-era rules that made it tough for immigrants who faced domestic or gang violence to win asylum in theThe Guardian
Aug 17 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn Thursday, August 13th 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel agreed to normalize diplomatic relations. If the agreement is formally signed, the UAE will be the third Arab nation (after Egypt and Abridge News
Mar 24 2020
In the face of the coronavirus crisis, our leaders are trying to answer unanswerable questions.
Jonah Goldberg wrote a book arguing that we live in part under a “tyranny of clichés,” and one of the most shopworn of clichés — “The cure is worse than the disease” — is at the moment at the forefront of our public discourse. Millions of lives and untold trillions in wealth and income may beNational Review (News)
May 13 2020
One does not need to be a professional pollster to understand that American voters want the federal government to stop shifting responsibility to the states for testing and that they are not enamored with the race to reopen the economy when conditions do not warrant doing so.
The latest Pew poll shows that “a majority of Americans (61%) say it is primarily the federal government’sJennifer Rubin
Mar 23 2020
“More bureaucracy!” is perhaps not the best rallying cry. But what if streamlining leads to disbanding a pandemics office? The current crisis highlights both sides of the issue.
When PBS journalist Yamiche Alcindor recently asked President Donald Trump about his decision to disband the National Security Council’s office for pandemics, Mr. Trump said the question was “nasty.”Christian Science Monitor
Jan 28 2013
Former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina on Sunday said its clear that President Obama “plans to keep spending and borrowing and putting more debt on our children.
Appearing on NBCs “Meet the Press, DeMint also praised former GOP vice presidential nominee and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan for his comments on the same program regarding the presidents apparentNewsmax (News)
Jun 10 2015
One presidential candidate and her husband made $30 million since the start of 2014 giving paid speeches.
One ran a Fortune 500 company and recently revealed she and her husband had a net worth of $59 million. Another is so wealthy he bragged of owning a Gucci store that was worth more than 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Another worked for multiple multinational banksCNN (Online News)
Jan 23 2020
Scientists are exploring a radical idea: dimming the sun. If it works, solar geoengineering could be a last-ditch option to buy time and avert ecological disaster. But it raises ethical, legal, and geopolitical questions.
On the wall of David Keith’s airy, book-lined office in Harvard University’s engineering school is a faded 3-by-3-inch card. The framed typewritten label is the badgeChristian Science Monitor
May 07 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a scorching floor speech on Tuesday, accused Democrats of rooting for a "national crisis" for political gain as he appealed to lawmakers to move on from the Russia controversy now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is complete.
"Case closed," McConnell, R-Ky., declared. "Case closed."
Coming as Democrats clash with AttorneyFox News (Online News)
May 27 2020
The market appears to be at a make-or-break juncture.
Stocks rose in volatile trading Wednesday as Wall Street applauded the partial reopening of the U.S. economy. The action was mixed as bank stocks climbed, but tech-focused stay-at-home plays fell.
Market analysts and economists are largely at odds when it comes to pinpointing a timeline for recovery.
Here’s what four ofCNBC