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As the government shutdown enters its fourth week, federal workers are struggling to make ends meet. But according to Jamiles Lartey, the shutdown is having a disproportionate effect on black workers.
Jan. 14, 2019
The "new wave of persecution" began when a social media group administrator's phone contacts were accessed by Chechen authorities, according to the Russian LGBT Network.
Jan. 14, 2019
Federal regulations haven't kept up with technology, say drone operators and enthusiasts. Now the Department of Transportation is proposing to allow drones to fly over cities and at night.
Jan. 14, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly told police he decided to abduct Jayme after spotting her board a school bus. Authorities say he controlled her with threats of "bad things."
Jan. 14, 2019
A new report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime finds that violent conflict is creating new opportunities for traffickers — and children and girls are increasingly targeted.
Jan. 14, 2019
More than two months after the Camp Fire, the small city of Chico, Calif., is struggling to handle an influx of an estimated 20,000 new people from neighboring Paradise.
Jan. 14, 2019
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, had appealed a 15-year prison sentence for drug smuggling. Some experts say China is retaliating for the arrest of a Chinese tech executive in Canada.
Jan. 14, 2019
President Trump addressed the Farm Bureau Federation on Monday, courting a constituency that was key to his 2016 election. He tried to reassure his audience that his trade policies will soon pay off.
Jan. 14, 2019
Some banks and credit unions are waiving late fees or offering low-interest loans. But the longer the shutdown continues, the harder it becomes for furloughed workers and contractors to stay afloat.
Jan. 14, 2019
The utility says it could be facing tens of billions in liability costs connected to the 2017 and 2018 Northern California wildfires. PG&E also says its CEO is stepping down.
Jan. 14, 2019
Educators and their supporters gathered outside of schools Monday, then converged near Los Angeles City Hall in a sea of umbrellas, ponchos and signs. LA last saw a teacher strike nearly 30 years ago.
Jan. 14, 2019
The longtime Iowa Republican congressman is under fire, once again, for controversial, racially charged remarks. House Democrats are also planning a vote of disapproval and some want to censure King.
Jan. 14, 2019
Joshua Mezrich has performed hundreds of kidney, liver and pancreas transplants. He shares stories from the operating room in his book, When Death Becomes Life.
Jan. 14, 2019
President Trump's nominee to serve as attorney general, William Barr, sought to assure members of Congress he won't thwart the special counsel's investigation after his earlier criticism.
Jan. 14, 2019
In New Orleans, the lifelike representations have become a part of the city's tradition of social grieving and are a source of healing, especially in communities that have suffered from gun violence.
Jan. 14, 2019

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