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Health Mar 24Novel coronavirus-related crimes capitalize on global panic
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, so too do the crimes related to it — transgressions that capitalize on fear, panic and the urge to lay blame, and add to the burden on law enforcement agencies trying to protect vulnerable citizens.
Nation Mar 17Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico
Two administration officials said Tuesday that the president has the power to take such action during a pandemic like the coronavirus outbreak but is still considering whether to do so.
Health Mar 16Trump administration alleging foreign disinformation is stoking virus fears
The Trump administration is alleging that a foreign disinformation campaign is underway aimed at spreading fear in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, three U.S. officials said Monday.
Politics Feb 14Trump ignores Barr’s request to stop tweeting about DOJ
Trump tweeted Friday that he had the legal right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but he's so far “chosen not to.”…
Politics Feb 07Secret Service may leave Homeland Security, rejoin Treasury
The Secret Service is best known as the agency responsible for protecting the president. But its original purpose when it was formed in 1865 was to investigate financial crimes such as counterfeit money.
Nation Jan 31Trump restricts immigration for 6 nations in election-year push
The Trump administration is curbing immigration for six countries as part of an election-year push. But the move isn't a full travel ban like President Donald Trump's initial order in 2017.
Nation Jan 23U.S. imposes visa rules for pregnant women
The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship.
Politics Jan 22Trump says U.S. will soon expand travel ban
President Trump says the U.S. will soon be adding visa restrictions for more countries. Officials say the tentative list included Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.
Nation Jan 22U.S. to impose visa restrictions for pregnant women
The rules would make it more difficult for pregnant women to travel on a tourist visa.
Politics Jan 22D.C. sues Trump inaugural committee over alleged abuse of nonprofit funds
The District of Columbia is suing President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and two companies that control the Trump International Hotel in the nation's capital.