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Nation Jul 10After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4 billion in coronavirus aid
Houses of worship and faith-based organizations that promote religious beliefs aren’t usually eligible for money from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Economy Apr 21Publicly traded firms get $300M in small-business loans, AP reports
An Associated Press investigation has found that a relief fund Congress created to protect small businesses amid the coronavirus crisis has helped companies with thousands of employees, past regulatory run-ins and risks of financial failure even before the economy got…
Economy Mar 19$10 toilet paper? Coronavirus gouging complaints surge in U.S.
Chain stores were accused of selling $26 thermometers and face masks at $39.95 a pair, while a convenience store offered toilet paper at $10 a roll next to a sign reading, "This is not a joke."…
Nation Aug 04El Paso suspect appears to have posted anti-immigrant screed
About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an “invasion” of Hispanics coming across the southern border.
Nation May 08Military seeks to limit Congress on addressing child-on-child sexual assaults on bases
With at least three potential legislative fixes being drafted, military officials have had a clear message during briefings with lawmakers and their staffs: We can handle this on our own.
Politics Mar 15Congress demands Pentagon investigate sexual assaults among children on military bases
Senior members of Congress are calling for Pentagon investigations in response to an Associated Press report that details how the U.S. military fails to protect the children of service members when they sexually assault each other on base.
Nation Mar 13U.S. military fails to protect children from sexual abuse on bases, AP reports
A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press…