Delta, JetBlue offering waivers for Dominican Republic flights after US deaths

Delta and JetBlue are offering waivers for tickets to the Dominican Republic following the deaths of several U.S. tourists in the Caribbean country. Interested in Dominican Republic Deaths? Delta is offering options for Dominican-bound travelers “due to recent events,” airline officials said on Wednesday. JetBlue is also offering similar options. Delta travelers ticketed to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic […]

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Senate voting on sending emergency humanitarian relief to southern border

The Senate was voting Wednesday on a measure that would send emergency humanitarian relief to the southern border but is markedly different from a bill passed by the House — leaving lawmakers with little time to reconcile their bills before they leave town on Thursday for the July Fourth recess. Interested in Immigration? Late Tuesday night, the House voted mostly […]

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Meet the Ocasio-Cortez-endorsed district attorney candidate making waves in New York

Just a few days before the Democratic primary on June 25, Tiffany Cabán, one of six Democratic candidates running for district attorney in Queens, New York, spent hours on the streets of Corona, a local neighborhood, joking about her newfound fame in between knocking on doors. “There were some dark years when my mother had no pictures of me,” she […]

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Supreme Court sides with designer over allegedly offensive trademark

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Los Angeles designer who sought to trademark “FUCT” for his clothing line but was blocked by a federal law prohibiting registration of “immoral or scandalous” ideas. Interested in Supreme Court? The court said the law violates the First Amendment. “There are a great many immoral and scandalous ideas […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump cites lessons from Nixon, says he ‘was never going to fire Mueller’

President Donald Trump told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos that he did not fire special counsel Robert Mueller because “that didn’t work out too well” for former President Richard Nixon. Interested in Donald Trump? “I wasn’t gonna fire [Mueller],” Trump said in an exclusive interview with ABC News. “You know why? Because I watched Richard Nixon go around firing […]

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Appeals court says Trump administration can’t block abortion for migrant teens

A federal court on Friday knocked down the Trump administration’s policy that allowed officials to deny abortion access to pregnant migrant teenagers in government custody. Interested in Immigration? A judge had already issued a preliminary injunction on the policy. Friday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit means the Department of Health and Human Services must […]

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Canine hero visits Capitol Hill amid ‘global landmine crisis’

Spotted roaming the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday was a six-year veteran of one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Interested in Animals? Yankee, a land mine-detecting German shepherd, along with her handler, Perry Baltimore, a retired Army general, joined Yemen’s ambassador to the U.S., Ahmed Bin Mubarak, to draw attention to what advocates are calling […]

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Bernie Sanders, channeling FDR, argues case for Democratic Socialism

A fiery Sen. Bernie Sanders repeatedly channeled the economic successes and social reforms of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he delivered an impassioned address Wednesday about his belief in Democratic socialism – a high-profile defense of a political ideology that’s been targeted by both conservative Republicans and moderate Democrats as each group charts a path towards success in the 2020 […]

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Decade-long decline of unauthorized immigrants hits new low of 10.5M, report finds

The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. hit a new low in 2017, according to estimates released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. Interested in Immigration? About 10.5 million lived in the U.S. in 2017 without citizenship or legal authorization. That’s down from a peak of 12.2 million estimated in 2007, according to Pew. The new report found […]

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House Divided: Illinois and Missouri are neighbors, but worlds apart on abortion

Activists and concerned citizens across the country have been paying close attention to the ongoing changes to abortion laws in Missouri and Illinois in recent weeks, but two people know the differences better than most. David Eisenberg and Erin King are married. They are both trained doctors and both perform abortions. And while they both live and practice in Missouri, […]

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