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Trial Coming to Close in Harvard Bias Lawsuit

Trial Coming to Close in Harvard Bias Lawsuit

Both sides get one last chance to make their cases in a trial alleging discrimination in Harvard University's admissions system.Closing arguments are set to begin Friday in a lawsuit that has
Funeral to Be Held for 97-Year-Old Synagogue Attack Victim

Funeral to Be Held for 97-Year-Old Synagogue Attack Victim

A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals.Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled
Official Hopes Staffing Boost Deters Arizona Voting Problems

Official Hopes Staffing Boost Deters Arizona Voting Problems

It's the week before the general election and poll workers for the Arizona county with 2.2 million of the state's 3.7 million registered voters gathered to train for their mission: Making sure
US to Grant Waivers to Some Countries Importing Iran Oil

US to Grant Waivers to Some Countries Importing Iran Oil

The United States says it plans to issue temporary waivers to several countries, allowing them to continue purchasing Iranian oil without being subject to forthcoming U.S. sanctions.Sanctions on Iran
In House Battle, Democrats See Hope in Trump Territory

In House Battle, Democrats See Hope in Trump Territory

White, working-class voters fueled President Donald Trump's rise to the White House. If his party loses the House majority on Tuesday, it will be, at least in part, because those same voters abandoned
US Judge Rejects Trump Administration Bid to Halt Emoluments Lawsuit

US Judge Rejects Trump Administration Bid to Halt Emoluments Lawsuit

A federal judge on Friday rejected the Trump administration's bid to postpone a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump's business dealings violate the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on
As US Election Nears, Racist Fliers, Antisemitic Graffiti Appear

As US Election Nears, Racist Fliers, Antisemitic Graffiti Appear

Days ahead of a contentious U.S. national election in which immigration has become a central issue, racist fliers saying "It's okay to be white" have been reported on university campuses in five
Russia Influence Operations Taking Aim at US Military

Russia Influence Operations Taking Aim at US Military

With just days to go until the U.S. midterm elections, there are growing fears that Russia's efforts to undermine U.S. democracy extend far beyond the polls on Nov. 6 or the presidential election in
Democrats Want to Know Trump’s Role in FBI Project Decision

Democrats Want to Know Trump’s Role in FBI Project Decision

Congressional Democrats Friday asked the White House for more information about planning for a new FBI headquarters and released a government email that they said raises fresh concerns about the Trump
US Regulators Approve Powerful New Opioid Pill Despite Criticism

US Regulators Approve Powerful New Opioid Pill Despite Criticism

U.S. regulators have approved a powerful new opioid tablet to be used in hospitals over objections from critics who fear the pill will be abused.The new drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Time on Retreat This Weekend in US With Standard Time Return

Time on Retreat This Weekend in US With Standard Time Return

Time marches ahead, usually. It's in retreat this weekend in the United States.At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time is ending, and standard time returns for most people across the
Diversity Among Asians Divides Them on Affirmative Action

Diversity Among Asians Divides Them on Affirmative Action

A federal judge in Boston heard closing arguments Friday in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans.Much of the spotlight has been on affluent
Record Imports Balloon US Trade Deficit in September

Record Imports Balloon US Trade Deficit in September

A hungry American economy powered by a strong U.S. dollar saw record imports in September, driving the U.S. trade deficit to its highest level in seven months, the government reported Friday. And amid
Trial Over Census Citizenship Question to Proceed

Trial Over Census Citizenship Question to Proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by President Donald Trump’s administration to halt a trial set to begin Monday that will test the legality of the government’s contentious decision
US Supreme Court Allows Climate Change Trial to Go Forward

US Supreme Court Allows Climate Change Trial to Go Forward

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected for now a bid by the President Donald Trump's administration to block a trial in a lawsuit filed by young activists who have accused the U.S. government of
US, South Korea to Launch Joint Working Group on North Korea

US, South Korea to Launch Joint Working Group on North Korea

The United States and South Korea have agreed to launch a joint working group to coordinate their North Korea sanctions, a move that reflects Washington’s attempt to bridge the allies’ diverging
Toronto Crowd Laughs, Jeers Bannon, Delays Debate

Toronto Crowd Laughs, Jeers Bannon, Delays Debate

A Canadian crowd laughed derisively at former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Friday and police made several arrests as protesters delayed the start of a controversial debate featuring Bannon
Khashoggi's Fiancée Appeals to Trump to Seek Justice for His Killing

Khashoggi's Fiancée Appeals to Trump to Seek Justice for His Killing

Exactly one month after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, is appealing to President Donald Trump to press
Thousands of  Iraqi Christians Make El Cajon, California, Home

Thousands of Iraqi Christians Make El Cajon, California, Home

El Cajon, California, is home to a large number of Iraqi Chaldean Christians. Over the past nearly two decades, the Chaldean population in California has become a thriving immigrant community. But
N. Korea: Lift Sanctions or Nuclear Work Could Restart

N. Korea: Lift Sanctions or Nuclear Work Could Restart

North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country.The statement released by the