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Gov. Jerry Brown: Sessions 'sowing discord' instead of proposing immigration reform

California Gov. Jerry Brown says the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the state over immigration is a political stunt, and called Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ claim that California is protecting criminals a lie. 22 more words


States are seeing startling increases in opioid overdoses

The opioids crisis appears to be deepening across the country. That’s according to a stark new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found that emergency room visits for suspected overdoses rose by an average of 30 percent in a year. 21 more words


Sen. Heitkamp: Critics overstating case against bill loosening banking regulations

A decade after the financial crisis spurred tough financial regulation, the Senate took a step toward rolling back some of those rules on Tuesday. Republicans were joined by more than a dozen Democrats in moving forward with a bill easing requirements on banks worth $50 to 250 billion in assets. 17 more words


Gary Cohn steps down as GOP urges Trump restraint on tariffs

Chief economic adviser Gary Cohn is stepping down — another major White House resignation, this time over trade policy. As President Trump pushes ahead with his plan for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, Republicans are increasingly sounding their concerns about starting trade wars, and urging the president to take a more ”targeted” approach. 7 more words


What more women in government would mean for Afghanistan

War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it’s not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders who recently visited Washington. The country is also undergoing significant social and cultural shifts around gender and leadership. 21 more words


Journalism's war on truth and how it destroyed their own profession: It was never a conspiracy, but a systemic incompetency.


When I talk about how US journalists lied in the coverage of the Civil War in the former Yugoslavia, the first thing the deniers try to do is paint me as some sort of Right-wing conspiracy loon of Serbian heritage who cannot handle the truth. 2,564 more words

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How Trump's tariffs could backfire on the U.S. economy

President Trump announced stiff new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on Thursday at a meeting with industry leaders. The president said the U.S. needed to crack down on countries flooding American markets with cheap metals. 28 more words