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Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question

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| A Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with Thomas Hofeller, who plaintiffs in census lawsuits argue drove the Trump administration's push for the question.

A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History

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Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted

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President Trump has claimed executive privilege over emails and memos that Democratic lawmakers say may reveal the real reason why the administration pushed for a census citizenship question.

Countries Are Ranked On Everything From Health To Happiness. What's The Point?

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Nonprofits and advocacy groups use the rankings as a tool to name and shame countries into improving their policies. But the indexes do have some drawbacks.

Architecture For Landmark Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled

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If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

Man Accused In New Zealand Mosque Shootings That Killed 51 Pleads Not Guilty

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Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, who appeared in Christchurch High Court via video link, smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder.

Mich. Prosecutors Drop Charges In Flint Water Investigation, But Promise New Probe

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Prosecutors say the original criminal investigation into Flint's drinking water scandal was compromised by a failure to pursue all available evidence.

Why Your Local Weather Forecast Is Going To Get Better

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"Virtually any aspect of the weather forecast — whether it is temperature, or precipitation — will see overall improvement with this upgrade," a National Weather Service scientist said.

As Legal Battle Persists, Census Citizenship Question Is Put To The Test

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Close to a half million households in most of the U.S. are receiving letters for a last-minute experiment gauging how adding a citizenship question could affect how people respond to the 2020 census.