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Nation Jul 022020 Census will not include citizenship question
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query.
Nation Jun 10Lawmakers aim to designate site of Pulse nightclub shooting as national memorial
Only days before the third anniversary of the worst attack on gay people in the U.S., members of central Florida's congressional delegation said Monday they were introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49…
Nation Jun 04Blacks, Latinos at risk of undercount in 2020 census, report says
With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says undercounting certain populations will be likely, despite the best efforts of the U.S. Census Bureau, nonprofits and state and local officials to encourage participation.
Politics Nov 03Parkland survivors vote for 1st time, months after massacre
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student activists set their sights on the 4 million U.S. citizens turning 18 this year.
Nation Sep 13Puerto Rican evacuees hunt for housing as vouchers expire
The clock began ticking late last month for hundreds of Puerto Rican evacuees who rely on federal assistance to pay for hotel rooms.
Nation Aug 03Former Marine’s wife leaves for Mexico after failing to stop deportation
After exhausting all her options to stop her deportation, Alejandra Juarez chose to leave for Mexico rather than be sent off in handcuffs.
Nation Jun 21Attorney General Lynch visits Orlando after mass shooting
The trip Tuesday comes as the Justice Department continues investigating the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded.
Nation May 27Unprecedented excitement at Libertarian Party convention
The deep unpopularity of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has led to an unprecedented level of excitement at the Libertarian Party's presidential nominating convention in Orlando this year.