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Don’t Deport the Salvadorans

The Trump administration’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status for nearly 200,000 people from El Salvador who have been allowed to live in the United States for more than a decade comes as no surprise, given President Trump’s attitude toward immigration and his past decisions to end …

Democratic women plan all-black fashion statement for State of the Union

Congress<p>WASHINGTON — Taking their cue from the Golden Globes, a group of Democratic women in Congress plans to wear black to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday.<p>Support for the symbolic protest is high within the Democratic Women's Working Group, which includes all …

Nationwide, police shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in 2017

By John Sullivan ,<p>John Sullivan<p>Investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Zane Anthony ,<p>Julie Tate and<p>Julie Tate<p>Researcher<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Jennifer Jenkins<p>For the third year in a row, police nationwide shot and killed nearly 1,000 people, a grim annual tally that has persisted despite widespread public …

Half of women in STEM have experienced gender discrimination at work, study finds

U.S. news<p>Half of all women working in science, technology, engineering and math have experienced gender discrimination at work, according to a new study released the day after a disgraced Google engineer filed a lawsuit claiming white conservative men are the true victims of Silicon Valley.<p>James …

Teenager charged for persuading 12-year-old boy to carry out terror attack in Germany

An Austrian teenager has been charged with persuading a 12-year-old boy in neighbouring Germany to carry out a failed suicide bombing attack on a crowded Christmas market.<p>The 18-year-old, named only as Lorenz K under Austrian privacy laws, is accused of giving the boy advice via WhatsApp on how to …

Stephen Colbert is an Oprah 2020 skeptic

Oprah Winfrey’s speech accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night was so powerful that many people believe she should now consider running for president. But on Monday night Stephen Colbert offered a note of caution.<p>Colbert kicked off his “Late Show” monologue by …

Deportations illegal if torture likely, rules Germany's top court

Germany's top court has ruled that a person cannot be deported to their country of origin if at risk of torture. A German-born Turkish Salafist had …

North and South Korea agree to hold talks on easing military tensions

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea has agreed to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea and to hold talks with Seoul to ease military tensions, in the most significant thaw in relations between the neighboring states in years.<p>Officials from the two nations met face to …

The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here’s why.

By Laurie McGinley<p>Laurie McGinley<p>Reporter covering health and medicine<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The nation's overall cancer death rate declined 1.7 percent in 2015, the latest indication of steady, long-term progress against the disease, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. Over nearly a …

Oprah 2020? Democrats Swing From Giddy to Skeptical at the Prospect

WASHINGTON — With a booming speech at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, Oprah Winfrey, the billionaire media entrepreneur and former television talk-show host, launched a thousand fantasies for Democrats: Of a historic campaign to put a black woman in the White House. Of a celebrity …

Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate

By David Weigel<p>David Weigel<p>National reporter covering politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Joe Arpaio, the longtime Phoenix-area sheriff whose headline-grabbing approach to immigration made him an ally of Donald Trump, will run in the 2018 Republican primary to replace Sen. Jeff Flake.<p>Arpaio, 85, made the bid …