Articles by: Reuters
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. Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham said the plan would make parents of Dreamers “second-class citizens.”
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.
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.
Young adults, Blacks, Hispanics and low-income Americans saw the biggest rise in the uninsured rate.
Advocates said they believe dozens, if not hundreds, of transgender people will seek to join an estimated 4,000 already serving.
Basketball star LeBron James urged the country not to allow itself to be divided along racial lines.
“Jumanji,” starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, provided the most substantive challenge to “The Last Jedi” after opening Dec. 20.
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.
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.
“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.
Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA to keep the undocumented immigrants, known as dreamers, from being deported.
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.
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.
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.
The battle playing out in Washington and the courts has left some Dreamers feeling both unbalanced and invigorated.
Republicans are seeking tougher work and job training requirements for those helped by assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.