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The lower house of parliament OK'd the bill, which is likely to sail through the upper house too. "We are ready to think and act beyond narrow short-term and vested interests," one lawmaker vowed.
Jul. 12, 2018
Five board members — including the newly named CEO — resigned rather than submit to demands from the governor. The utility still has not restored power to all who lost it after Hurricane Maria.
Jul. 12, 2018
A month after Judge Richard Leon backed the $85 billion deal, federal antitrust attorneys say they will seek to overturn it. AT&T has already begun to consolidate control of its new media holdings.
Jul. 12, 2018
Till, a black 14-year-old, was killed in Mississippi in 1955, and two white suspects were acquitted by an all-white jury. The men later confessed to the killings. No other suspect was charged.
Jul. 12, 2018
In an appearance Thursday, the speaker of the House said that when he retires from Congress at the end of this term, he's going to get a new F-150 truck.
Jul. 12, 2018
Seven fast-food franchises, facing potential prosecution from the state of Washington, abandoned a practice critics say hurt workers' chances of earning more and moving up the ladder.
Jul. 12, 2018
As Ethiopia and Eritrea declared peace, long-dead phone lines came alive. People spoke with relatives and strangers. "We will be family," an Eritrean told an Ethiopian who randomly dialed him.
Jul. 12, 2018
Two Central American fathers in El Paso were just released from ICE custody and reunited with their toddlers. Attorneys say the reunification process is ongoing, but haphazard and poorly coordinated.
Jul. 12, 2018
The platform will take tens of millions of locked accounts off follower lists in an attempt to crack down on fraud.
Jul. 12, 2018
The Trump administration has not yet responded to a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Census Bureau's policy of including unauthorized immigrants in population numbers used to distribute seats in Congress.
Jul. 12, 2018
The young leaders of Girl Up were in Washington, D.C., this week to network and to lobby Congress on gender issues.
Jul. 12, 2018
Nearly 90 Iranians expecting to be resettled in the U.S. have been stranded in Vienna. Their asylum requests were denied en masse, and now a judge says the government must give each person a reason.
Jul. 12, 2018
Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman says the president and Fox News host Sean Hannity "speak almost daily, after Hannity's show, sometimes before, and sometimes for up to an hour a day."
Jul. 12, 2018
Out of 103 children under 5, officials say that 57 have been returned to their parents and that the rest are ineligible. But it's up to a judge to decide whether they've complied with the court order.
Jul. 12, 2018
We asked our readers: Did you feel too much pressure from your parents when you were kids? As parents, how do you motivate your kids to do well?
Jul. 12, 2018

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