Articles by: Reuters


‘The Fakeys’: Comedians turn tables on Trump’s ‘Fake News’ awards

‘The Fakeys’: Comedians turn tables on Trump’s ‘Fake News’ awards

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators.

U.S. Hispanic Caucus Head Rejects Senate ‘Dreamer’ Immigration Deal

U.S. Hispanic Caucus Head Rejects Senate ‘Dreamer’ Immigration Deal

U.S. Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham said the plan would make parents of Dreamers “second-class citizens.”

Factbox: A Look at Past U.S. Government Shutdowns

Factbox: A Look at Past U.S. Government Shutdowns

While past shutdowns have done little lasting economic damage, these events can hurt federal workers, rattle markets and shake confidence in the United States abroad.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

Gerrymandering Case Reaches Pennsylvania Court with Stakes for 2018 Election

The state is considered one of the most gerrymandered in the country, giving rise to derogatory nicknames like “Goofy Kicking Donald Duck” for the bizarrely shaped 7th Congressional District.

U.S. Healthcare Uninsured Rises Most in Near Decade: Gallup

U.S. Healthcare Uninsured Rises Most in Near Decade: Gallup

Young adults, Blacks, Hispanics and low-income Americans saw the biggest rise in the uninsured rate.

Transgender U.S. military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

Transgender Military Recruits Enlist Amid Uncertainty

Advocates said they believe dozens, if not hundreds, of transgender people will seek to join an estimated 4,000 already serving.

LeBron James says Trump has emboldened racists in the U.S.

LeBron James Says Trump Has Emboldened Racists in The U.S.

Basketball star LeBron James urged the country not to allow itself to be divided along racial lines.

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ dominates MLK weekend, ‘The Post’ leads newcomers

Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Dominates MLK Weekend, ‘The Post’ Leads Newcomers

“Jumanji,” starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, provided the most substantive challenge to “The Last Jedi” after opening Dec. 20.

Male Models Say Top Fashion Photographers Harassed Them: New York Times

Male Models Say Top Fashion Photographers Harassed Them: New York Times

Male models and assistants who worked with high-powered fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino say they were subjected by them to molestation, sexual advances and unnecessary nudity.

Color returns to Hollywood’s red carpets but Time’s Up still strong

Color Returns to Hollywood’s Red Carpets but Time’s Up Still Strong

At the Critics Choice Awards, a handful of actresses stuck with the black dress code including Reese Witherspoon in Prada, Laura Dern in a Balmain jumpsuit and Emilia Clarke in Dolce and Gabbana.

‘Dreamer’ Immigration Bill Not on U.S. Senate Agenda This Month

Trump Says DACA ‘Probably Dead’

“DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don’t really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our military,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

U.S. Resumes DACA Applications After Judge Blocks End to Program

U.S. Resumes DACA Applications After Judge Blocks End to Program

Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA to keep the undocumented immigrants, known as dreamers, from being deported.

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Kentucky Becomes First State to Impose Medicaid Work Provisions

Democrats and health advocacy groups blasted the federal policy on Thursday, saying it would make it tougher for the most vulnerable Americans to have access to healthcare.

Trump Denies ‘Grab Them By the P***y’ Comment

Trump Denies ‘Shithole’ Comments, Condemnation Mounts

The president’s comments were decried as racist by African and Haitian politicians, by the United Nations human rights office and by U.S. lawmakers from both major parties.

Strangers at home, Salvadoran deportees welcomed at call centers

Strangers at Home, Salvadoran Deportees Welcomed at Call Centers

The call center industry is now eyeing a growth spurt after the Trump administration said it would end immigration protection for more than 200,000 Salvadorans.

‘Dreamer’ lives in limbo as Washington battles over immigration

‘Dreamer’ Lives in Limbo as Washington Battles over Immigration

The battle playing out in Washington and the courts has left some Dreamers feeling both unbalanced and invigorated.

Political Risk Looms Over Republicans’ Welfare Tinkering

Republicans are seeking tougher work and job training requirements for those helped by assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.

Supreme Court Mulls Parameters for Deporting Immigrant Felons

Supreme Court Takes Up Fight over Texas Electoral Districts

Voting rights advocates accused Republican lawmakers of drawing districts to undermine the influence of racial minority voters.