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  • Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:07:48 GMT
    Comey memo: Trump complained about Flynn's 'judgment issues' - WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press....... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:10:27 GMT
    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future - HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island....... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:35:49 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation....... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:16:06 GMT
    10 Things to Know for Friday - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:30:34 GMT
    Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday - NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed sources....... [read more]

Boston Globe - National News US News

  • Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:25:06 EDT
    Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director Brennan's Security Clearance - President Trump drew a direct connection between the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:18:07 EDT
    Trump, Seeking to Relax Rules on U.S. Cyberattacks, Reverses Obama Directive - President Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing how and when the U.S. government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar with the action. ... [read more]

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:22:27 EDT
    Manafort Jury to Begin Deliberations - Paul Manafort’s defense lawyers said prosecutors cherry-picked innocent mistakes to paint a picture of fraud, countering the government’s contention that Mr. Manafort was a liar who cheated on his taxes and bank loans. ... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:32:35 EDT
    U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite - Washington and Beijing reached a modest breakthrough in their standoff over trade, saying they will hold lower-level talks later this month on the spiraling dispute.... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:30:53 EDT
    Trump Says Tariffs Will Rescue U.S. Steel Industry - President Trump said in an interview that his steel tariffs, on China and other countries, are saving an iconic American industry that was in danger of closing. Many business officials, economists and some Republicans disagree.... [read more]

ProPublica - Investigative Reporting, (2010 Pulitzer Prize Winner)

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:07:00 +0000
    When Sarah Sanders and the ACLU Teamed Up for Voting Rights - by Blake Paterson As the midterm elections approach, Republican state officials and lawmakers have stepped up efforts to block students from voting in their college towns. Republicans in Texas pushed through a law last year requiring voters to carry one of seven forms of photo identification, including handgun licenses but excluding student IDs. In June, the GOP-controlled legislature in North Carolina approved ear... [read more]

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    What’s Your Experience With the Americans With Disabilities Act? We Want to Know. - by Ian MacDougall and Claire Perlman We know that the rules protecting people with disabilities are facing government scrutiny. Late last year, for example, the Justice Department scrapped guidelines that help builders, architects and business owners keep compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. What we don’t know is what that’s meant for people. What has it meant for people with disabilities whose ... [read more]

  • Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:38:00 +0000
    Illinois Lawmakers Search for Solutions for Children Stuck in Psychiatric Hospitals - by Duaa Eldeib and Jerrel Floyd Illinois lawmakers Tuesday heard testimony from nearly a dozen doctors and child welfare advocates describing circumstances facing children who languish in psychiatric hospitals even after they had been cleared for discharge — circumstances so harrowing that some children chose jail over another night at a psychiatric facility. State Sen. Julie Morrison, a Democrat from Deerfield,... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:40:00 +0000
    ProPublica Named Finalist for 10 ONA Awards - by ProPublica The Online News Association has named ProPublica a finalist for 10 Online Journalism Awards. The ONA Awards honor excellence in digital storytelling and distribution. The finalists are: ProPublica for general excellence in online journalism. Lost Mothers, a series in collaboration with NPR on the maternal mortality crisis in the U.S., for the Knight Award for Public Service. Our immersive news game ... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:20:00 +0000
    Defense Inspector General to Investigate Military’s Toxic Open Burning - by Abrahm Lustgarten The Department of Defense’s internal watchdog is launching an investigation into the military’s heavily polluting practice of open burning and detonating hazardous explosive materials on its properties, as well as its frequent reliance on federal contractors to carry out that work. The inquiry, announced Aug. 10 on the website of the department’s Office of Inspector General, will examine... [read more]

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