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Archive for September 25th, 2018
It’s hard to quantify how many Latinos served in the military during the Vietnam War, because at the time, the Pentagon didn’t officially keep track of ethnicity. All Latino troops were identified as white in official documents.
Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin posit that glyphosate destroys specialized gut bacteria in bees, leaving them more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria.
Internal investigators at DHS said 132 doctors employed to examine immigrants could pose health or safety risks. Before he was hired, one physician tried to recruit a hit man to kill a patient.
A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court order to depose Justice Department official John Gore about the 2020 census citizenship question DOJ requested.
County officials partnered with ACLU Tuesday to inform and register the 63 percent of people (roughly 10,000) in county jails who are eligible to vote.
A new LADWP program would let renters buy solar electricity from shared panels installed on city buildings, and lock in low rates.
The study found that 5 percent of priests in the country's dioceses had been accused of abuse. Germany's justice minister said the study was "shocking and probably just the tip of the iceberg."
A newly published study on suicide offers startling revelations about the rates for women and men.
Paloma Heindorff assumed the role of director of the controversial company after Wilson stepped down on Friday. "I'm a different person. I'm not trying to replace him as a character," she said.
As it stands now, Hill tells NPR, the hearing cannot provide senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion." She testified in 1991 that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.
The owner of the eatery says she's giving compassionate cannabis to the crustaceans so that they don't feel pain. But the state isn't sure the practice is in line with health regulations.
A meeting with the Justice Department was originally pitched to focus on allegations of social media's anti-conservative bias. But the conversation was broadened, raising the stakes for tech giants.
This month's national election resulted in a hung parliament, after a far-right party made gains. Now, Premier Stefan Löfven has lost a confidence vote and the shape of a future government is murky.
This year's crop of broadcast network pilots brings us a medical show that suggests that if a man comes into a public hospital with the right kind of moxie and the right musical cues, he can fix it.
Michael Kors says it wants to add about 100 Versace stores worldwide to reach a goal of 300. It also plans to focus more on accessories and shoes.
More people are living in places that are prone to wildfires. That means during fire season, they live with the very real possibility of having to evacuate on very short notice.
The U.S. Department of Education has developed a new smartphone app that it hopes will make the notoriously difficult Free Application For Federal Student Aid a little easier.
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Brett and Ashley Kavanaugh went on Fox News yesterday for an exclusive interview, in which Judge Kavanaugh denied two two sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him by former classmates.
Tipping hit its tipping point a few years back when some restaurants started implementing service fees and flat-rate menu prices in lieu of service gratuities.
Governor Jerry Brown has until Sunday to decide whether to sign or veto any legislation that remains on his desk from the most recent legislative session.
President Trump addressed the United Nations for the second time this morning. His first speech to the UN General Assembly was made was infamous by referring to Kim Jong-Un as “rocket man.”
The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters.