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Trump Vetoes Bill To Limit Military Powers Against Iran, Calling It ‘Very Insulting’

President Trump talks to reporters Wednesday at the White House. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images President Trump talks to reporters Wednesday at the White House. Pool/Getty Images President Trump on Wednesday vetoed a resolution that would have suppressed his ability to unilaterally take military action against Iran, calling the bipartisan bill an […]

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Relief Package A Good Start, Say Advocates For The Poor. But More Help Is Needed.

The legislation includes $450 million to boost inventories at the nation’s food banks, which are already hurting from increased demand. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Moore/Getty Images The legislation includes $450 million to boost inventories at the nation’s food banks, which are already hurting from increased demand. John Moore/Getty Images There’s plenty […]

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Woody Allen’s Book Published Amid #MeToo Backlash

A little more than two weeks after Hachette Publishing dropped Woody Allen’s memoir after intense backlash, the book has been released by another publisher. Arcade Publishing released Apropos of Nothing on Monday in hardcover and e-book editions. Arcade, which is an imprint of the independent publisher Skyhorse, released a statement from acquiring editor Jeanette Seaver, […]

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There May Not Be Enough Well-Trained Workers To Clean Up Where Coronavirus Has Been

Tony Vassiliadis, the head nighttime custodian at Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Mass., demonstrates an electrostatic sprayer. During an actual cleaning, he would he would wear gloves and an N95 mask. Callum Borchers/WBUR hide caption toggle caption Callum Borchers/WBUR Tony Vassiliadis, the head nighttime custodian at Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Mass., demonstrates an electrostatic […]

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Judge Orders Chelsea Manning Released From Jail

Chelsea Manning, a former intelligence analyst, was ordered released from jail in Alexandria, Va., where she was held for not testifying in the WikiLeaks investigation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Win McNamee/Getty Images Chelsea Manning, a former intelligence analyst, was ordered released from jail in Alexandria, Va., where she was held for not […]

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How Trump Has Filled High-Level Jobs Without Senate Confirmation Votes

Ken Cuccinelli testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee during a hearing on the government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on March 5, 2020. Cuccinelli is the senior official performing the duties of the deputy secretary at DHS. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Samuel Corum/Getty Images Ken Cuccinelli testified before the Senate […]

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Trump Administration Poised To Start Collecting DNA From Immigration Detainees

The Justice Department, led by Attorney General William Barr, said Friday that it is formally amending regulations and pushing forward with a plan to collect DNA from immigration detainees. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption toggle caption Brynn Anderson/AP The Justice Department, led by Attorney General William Barr, said Friday that it is formally amending regulations and […]

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