Archive for June 16th, 2018

President Trump To Tap Mulvaney Associate To Lead Consumer Bureau | | June 16 2018, 10:20 PM

The White House says Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB has lost much of its watchdog role.

Tronc's Sale Of 'LA Times' Set To Close, Bringing End To Newsroom Crisis | | June 16 2018, 8:00 PM

The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

Faith Leaders Oppose Trump's Immigration Policy Of Separating Children From Parents | | June 16 2018, 2:20 PM

They condemn a border practice of tearing children away from their parents. It is an attempt to "weaponize children," Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski tells NPR's Weekend Edition.

Former British Army Sergeant Sentenced After Parachute Murder Attempt Of Wife | | June 16 2018, 10:00 AM

Out of love and deeply in debt, he devised a plan: Make it so his wife would plunge to her death, cash in on her life insurance and run away with his new girlfriend. Except his wife survived.

Domestic Violence Expert Resigns From NFL Players Association Commission | | June 16 2018, 7:20 AM

The Commission on Violence Prevention was created in response to several cases of alleged domestic violence by NFL players. Law professor Deborah Epstein says the effort was essentially a "fig leaf."

DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

Politics | | June 16 2018, 6:20 AM

The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.

Teaching Children To Ask The Big Questions Without Religion | | June 16 2018, 6:20 AM

Religion offers answers to big questions about life and death, right and wrong, and who we are. But some unaffiliated parents are finding power in not knowing those answers.

What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness

Education | | June 16 2018, 5:40 AM

A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.

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