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In its latest reversal, the Academy Awards restores four awards to its live broadcast. It had tried to shorten the program by handing them out during commercial breaks.
Feb. 15, 2019
The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move comes just four days after they petitioned to unionize.
Feb. 15, 2019
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released new rules for officers to identify visa petitions in which spouses are minors. No minimum age requirement for such requests currently exists.
Feb. 15, 2019
Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee sent letters to the Center for Public Interest, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department asking for information about meetings with Russians in 2015.
Feb. 15, 2019
Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that lawyers and others in the case must refrain from statements that risk creating "material prejudice" but neither they nor Stone must keep completely silent.
Feb. 15, 2019
Five civilians and the shooter were killed, officials said Friday. The incident occurred at the Henry Pratt Co., about 40 miles outside Chicago, where the man apparently was fired.
Feb. 15, 2019
Large groups of migrants are crossing isolated parts of the Southwest border. Border Patrol agents call it a crisis, and advocates say immigration officials underestimate the migrants' desperation.
Feb. 15, 2019
Amazon canceled plans for a New York City HQ after meeting stiff opposition over big tax breaks and other incentives. A California mayor refused to offer similar incentives but landed Google anyway.
Feb. 15, 2019
When President Trump declared a national emergency on the Southern border on Friday, he claimed the move was routine — even as he acknowledged the administration is likely to face legal challenges.
Feb. 15, 2019
Women's rights groups have welcomed the declaration, but are concerned whether the new policies can impact the lives of the country's women and girls.
Feb. 15, 2019
An attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.
Feb. 15, 2019
"I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here," an agent told two women in a convenience store. The two friends were born in California and Texas.
Feb. 15, 2019
The high court agreed to a speedy review of a lower court's ruling that stopped Trump administration plans to use the census to ask whether every person living in the country is a U.S. citizen.
Feb. 15, 2019
Officials blame "challenges." In Africa's most populous country, President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to hold on to his position, and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar is his fiercest challenger.
Feb. 15, 2019
The government says it is taking steps to isolate Pakistan, which it blames for Thursday's fatal bombing. Pakistan calls the violence a result of "brutalities of Indian occupied forces in Kashmir."
Feb. 15, 2019

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