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Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration For U.N. Ambassador
The State Department spokesperson says "it is in the best interest of my family to withdraw." In the two months since her nomination was announced, Nauert's credentials have been questioned.
US & World
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Cuts Payouts By As Much As 70 Percent
The fund is reducing awards as it faces a surge in claims before the fund's 2020 expiration date.
ACLU wins settlement against San Bernadino County over treatment of gay, lesbian bisexual inmates
An ACLU lawsuit alleging discrimination of gay, transgender and bisexual inmates by San Bernardino County was settled today in Riverside.
Many Presidents Have Declared Emergencies — But Not Like Trump Has
When President Trump declared a national emergency on the Southern border on Friday, he claimed the move was routine — even as he acknowledged the administration is likely to face legal challenges.
Arts & Entertainment
The Frame: Rosanne Cash means business
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Racial Disparities In Cancer Incidence And Survival Rates Are Narrowing
African-Americans still have the highest death rate and the lowest survival rate of any U.S. racial or ethnic group for most cancers. But the "cancer gap" between blacks and whites is shrinking.
Federal Watchdog Issues Scathing Report On Ed Department's Handling Of Student Loans
The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.
Environment & Science
You May Be Surprised To Learn Which Two Countries Are Making The Globe A Lot Greener
Satellite images show the amount of green vegetation on Earth increasing, despite deforestation. But some of the added greenery has a down side.
Crime & Justice
Ex-Apple Exec Who Oversaw Insider Trading Policy Profited On Inside Info, SEC Says
The agency says Gene Levoff used prior knowledge of earnings to buy and sell millions of dollars in Apple stock, even as he was responsible for overseeing compliance with rules on insider trading.
Business & Economy
Pasadena stays on track to reach $15 minimum wage by 2020
Despite pushback from some local business owners, Pasadena's City Council voted on Monday to keep the city's minimum wage higher than the state requires.