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Republicans in Congress are attempting to block signature environmental plans from the Obama Administration. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling a powerful Senate committee moved Thursday to block Obama...
The Supreme Court issued two decisions on Thursday that targeted different issues of free speech. Photo by Joshua Roberts /Reuters WASHINGTON — In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas’ refusal to issue...
Working overtime doesn’t always equate to overtime pay. Photo by Getty Images Editor’s Note: In his 2015 State of the Union, President Obama briefly addressed overtime pay, noting, “We still need to make sure employees get the overtime they...
This April, Gwen Ifill received a letter that began: “Dear Ms. Ifill, I hope you remember me, but if you do not, my name is Sophie Sabin.” That letter became a catalyst to an inspirational moment for hundreds of middle school students in Newark,...
Photo by Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters WASHINGTON — The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks. In a “flash audit...
Eastern grey kangaroo manipulating food with one forelimb. Photo by Andrey Giljov/National Geographic Society What do Barack Obama, David Bowie and the red kangaroo have in common? They’re all lefties. According to a new study from researchers at...