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Nation Apr 22U.S. adds cameras at Mexico border despite drop in crossings
The cameras and deployment of 540 more troops come despite a nine-month decline in apprehensions that indicate fewer people are crossing illegally.
Education Apr 17Online schooling fails to reach large number of students
Nearly a month after schools shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many are struggling with distance learning.
Nation Apr 14Navy removes 126 personnel from hospital ship after virus infects 7
It’s unclear where or how the sailors became infected, said Lt. Rochelle Rieger of the 3rd Fleet.
Health Mar 26Judges, lawyers push to close immigration courts amid virus
The Trump administration is telling immigration judges, attorneys and migrants to keep preparing for hearings and coming to court. Lawyers and judges are calling for a total shutdown and say most hearings can be done by phone so immigrants aren't stuck…
Politics Mar 17Ex-California Rep. Duncan Hunter gets 11 months in prison
Former California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter has been sentenced to 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to misspending campaign funds.
Nation Jan 15Judge halts Trump’s order allowing states to block refugees
President Donald Trump’s administration announced in November that resettlement agencies must get written consent from state and local officials in any jurisdiction where they want to help resettle refugees beyond June 2020.
Politics Jan 07California Rep. Duncan Hunter announces resignation
Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter submitted his resignation Tuesday, leaving one of the GOP's few remaining House seats in heavily Democratic California.
Politics Dec 02California Rep. Duncan Hunter to plead guilty to corruption charge
California Rep. Duncan Hunter said he plans to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds and is prepared to go to jail, a stunning turn of events for the six-term Republican who had steadfastly denied wrongdoing and claimed he was the…
Nation Nov 28Fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer criticizes Trump in Washington Post column
“This was a shocking and unprecedented intervention in a low-level review,” Spencer wrote. “It was also a reminder that the president has very little understanding of what it means to be in the military, to fight ethically or to be…
Nation Nov 21Agencies sue Trump administration for allowing states, cities to block refugees
Refugees have the right to move anywhere in the United States after their initial resettlement, but at their own expense.