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Students Defrauded By For-Profits May Not Get...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who were defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges may not get their loans forgiven entirely, the Education Department announced Wednesday,...

White House Temporarily Removes ‘We the People’...

The popular online tool launched by the Obama administration allowing the public to create electronic petitions is kaput for the time being, thanks to...

White House Reportedly Scrubbed Black Journalist and...

The exclusion of the only White House reporter from an LGBTQ news organization and an acclaimed Black correspondent from the White House Christmas party...

Trump Administration Halts Obama Era School Lunch...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it is pausing enforcement of an Obama-era plan to further reduce the amount of salt...

Education Department Considers Shrinking Civil Rights Work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is considering narrowing the scope of its civil rights work by no longer looking for systematic discrimination problems...

FBI Report on Black ‘Extremists’ Raises Fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil...

Trump Reverses Ban on Importing Elephants Killed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, contending that encouraging...

US Takes Steps to Make it Harder...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the...

Appeals Court Allows More of Texas ‘Sanctuary...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court gave Texas more latitude Monday to enforce a "sanctuary cities" ban backed by the Trump administration,...

US Limits Visas for African, Asian Nations...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United States will stop issuing certain visas to Eritrean nationals and officials of Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Guinea...

DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Override Appeals...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is back at the Supreme Court, asking the justices to continue to allow strict enforcement of a temporary...

AGs from 15 States, D.C. File Lawsuit...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the U.S. government Wednesday to block President Donald Trump's plan to end...

Trump Administration Imposes Sweeping Sanctions On Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday slapped sweeping financial sanctions on Venezuela, dramatically ratcheting up tensions between the two countries and...

U.S. Cuts, Delays $300 Million In Aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt and delayed almost $200 million...

Poll: Most Say Time to End Effort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: It's time to make the Obama health care law more effective. Stop trying...

Trump’s Threat to Stop Paying Insurers Triggering...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actions by the Trump administration are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many people, according to...

Still Trying to Walk Back ‘HBCUs Were...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically Black colleges and...

Sessions Gets Tough In Response to Chicago’s...

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the...

Officials: U.S. Approves High-Tech Attack Planes for...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greenlighting a nearly $600 million sale of high-tech attack planes to Nigeria, officials said Thursday. The goal...

Florida Senator Marco Rubio Says Sanctions In...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is poised to hit Venezuela with new sanctions amid widespread unrest ahead of weekend elections...

Cuba’s Diplomatic Public Face with the US...

HAVANA (AP) — The public face of Cuba's diplomatic opening with the United States is leaving her post to become ambassador to Canada, officials...
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