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Trump Administration: Migrant Families Can Be Detained For More Than 20 Days

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:09

Now that a judge has ordered a stop to separating families, the Justice Department says it can hold families caught illegally crossing the border until their immigration proceedings are resolved.

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The U.S. Has A Long, Troubled History Of Detaining Families Together

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 21:10

Now that President Trump no longer can separate migrant families detained at the border, his administration is preparing to lock them up together — an arrangement with many critics and legal limits.

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Federal Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements In Kentucky

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 18:11

Several states are considering requiring Medicaid recipients to work in order to maintain health coverage. In Kentucky, one such requirement has been stalled in court.

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Trump Says He Will Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 18:00

President Trump told reporters Friday that he has his list narrowed to "about five" candidates, including two women, and he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his golf club in N.J.

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An Apology And Back Pay For Editor In BBC Gender Pay Inequity Battle

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 17:59

The media giant admitted to underpaying former China editor, Carrie Gracie. Both parties have decided on a settlement that is touted as a win in the fight against the gender wage gap.

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Working The Night Shift For Mexico City's Bloody Crime Tabloids

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 16:51

Reporting on crime for sensationalist media in the Mexican capital reveals the dark side of a city where officials have tried to keep the crime problem under wraps.

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Is The U.S. Headed For Recession?

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 15:35

A handful of experts are pointing to business uncertainty and a few financial and economic indicators as signs of a possible recession on the horizon. But jobs and the economy are still growing.

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New Details Emerge About Deadly Shootings In Capital Gazette Newsroom

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 15:25

Police confirm that the suspect, Jarrod Ramos, was found hiding at the scene. Officers cornered him roughly two minutes after the first 911 call came in.

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Jahi McMath, Teen At Center Of Medical And Religious Debate On Brain Death, Has Died

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:54

McMath was put on life support in 2013 after a tonsillectomy. Doctors said she had irreversible brain damage, and a coroner issued a death certificate. Her mother never agreed with that assessment.

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Teaching Parents Of Kids With Disabilities To Fight Back

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 13:35

A nationwide program helps parents of children with developmental disabilities - and people with disabilities themselves - advocate for their rights, from the school yard to Congress.

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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:55

This week on Hidden Brain's radio show, we tackle a big topic: power. From our conflicted feelings toward the powerful, to the ways we gain and lose power ourselves, and how power can corrupt.

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Trying To Stop Suicide: Guyana Aims To Bring Down Its High Rate

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:49

Named by WHO as the country with the world's highest suicide rate in 2014, Guyana has made it a priority to help those in need.

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Ascendant 'Italians First' Politician Vows Mass Deportations And Challenges EU

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:28

Meet Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who has emerged as a powerful hard-liner driving tough anti-immigration stances in Italy's new government.

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Update On Suspected Gunman In Capital Gazette Shooting

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 11:55

There's a bail review hearing this morning for the suspect of a deadly shooting in Annapolis, Md. Noel King talks with WAMU's Patrick Madden about the latest information.

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It Was The Water, FDA Says Of Romaine E. Coli Outbreak That Killed Five

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 11:49

Five people have died because of the outbreak and 96 were sent to hospitals, the FDA says in its latest update. The agency says 210 people were sickened, in 36 states.

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