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Sally Yates Warned the White House About Flynn

Dana Boente replaces Sally Yates as acting attorney general

President Donald Trump Fires Acting AG Sally Yates Over Travel Ban Dissent | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

President Trump Fires Acting Attorney General

Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.<p>"(Yates) has betrayed the Department of Justice," the White House statement said.<p>Dana …

Donald Trump

Minimum-Wage Increases May Deliver the Best Wage Growth In Eight Years

Hourly pay may increase 0.3% in January as result of minimum-wage changes in 19 states, J.P. Morgan says<p>A wave of minimum-wage increases to start the year could mean Friday’s jobs will show hourly earnings growth reached a new postrecession peak in January. Millions of workers earning at or near …

Dow Jones

Obama saw low-wage workers as struggling moms. Trump may see them as suburban teens

Andy Puzder, the fast-food executive who is President Trump’s nominee for Labor secretary, fondly recalls his first job: scooping ice cream at Baskin-Robbins for a buck an hour as a teenager near Cleveland.<p>"I learned a lot about inventory and customer service,” the chief executive of CKE …

The Minimum Wage Movement Is Leaving Tipped Workers Behind

When New Jersey raised its minimum wage at the start of the year, low-wage workers across the state cheered. But not Rebecca Fox. The 31-year-old …

The Racist Roots of Minimum Wage Laws

There is little question in most academic research that increases in the minimum wage lead to increases in unemployment.<p>The debatable issue is the …

What I Wish I Knew Before Having an Abortion

"I wish I had known how statistically not alone I was."<p>The decision to have an abortion can be momentous. As so many women have shared, experiencing this pocedure is something you have to know to understand.<p>Many women who have abortions cite the stigma of talking about them as their main reason for …

Ohio effort would ban most abortions after 13 weeks

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's abortion opponents want to outlaw a surgical abortion procedure, effectively banning most abortions after 13 weeks gestation.<p>The procedure, called dilation and evacuation, involves opening the cervix to remove the contents of the uterus. Dilation and evacuation was used in …

Pro-life Movement

5 facts you should know about Planned Parenthood

Although the non-profit organization says abortions account for only 3% of the services it provides, the funding cuts would threaten health care access for 2.5 million people.<p>Here are five facts about the group:

Violence And Threats Toward Abortion Clinics Nearly Doubled After Planned Parenthood Videos

One doctor describes it as a "constant mental beatdown."<p>WASHINGTON ― Dr. Yashica Robinson, a 40-year-old gynecologist in Huntsville, Alabama, experiences what she calls a “constant mental beatdown” from protesters every day as she tries to do her job.<p>At her private practice, Robinson provides birth …

Feminism

What Neil Gorsuch Means In the Battle Over Abortion Rights

Throughout his campaign President Donald Trump pledged to nominate an anti-abortion Justice to the Supreme Court. Now, liberals and conservatives …

Not All Women Regret Getting Abortions. I Don't Regret Mine, and Everyone Should Have the Choice

<b>Editor's note:</b> Glamour <i>is committed to supporting and advancing reproductive rights worldwide. A key component of our coverage is destigmatizing abortions and providing accurate and current information. These are our bodies and our choices and these stories deserve to be told.</i><p>Abortion is often …

Family's attorney says Forest Park fatal police shooting was unjustified

An attorney for the family of Marco Gomez, who was shot to death by a Forest Park police officer last Friday, said the officer's action was unjustified and that police have provided few answers for what happened.<p>During a news conference held Wednesday evening, civil rights attorney Andrew Stroth …

Cops Mistake 81yo Grandma in Her Backyard for a 'Suspect' Have K9 Maul Her

Coon Rapids, MN — An 81-year-old grandma was hospitalized this week after she was attacked by a police K9 while cleaning her shed in her own …

Grandmother, 81, Attacked By Coon Rapids K-9

<b>COON RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO)</b> — The police chief in Coon Rapids is apologizing for an incident involving one of the department’s police dogs biting an …

Crime

What Do Students Think About the Betsy DeVos Appointment?

The news that Betsy DeVos has been confirmed to lead the Department of Education has prompted mixed emotions among students. I interviewed students across the country to hear their thoughts.<p><b>What will happen to public school funding?</b><p>DeVos has made enveloping statements about cutting federal funds to …

What to expect on student debt from Betsy DeVos, the most divisive secretary of education in recent memory

Lawmakers just confirmed the most controversial secretary of education in recent U.S. history, putting Betsy DeVos in charge of America’s public …

The senators who opposed DeVos represent 36 million more people than her supporters do

Democracy!<p>The Senate barely confirmed Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee to be the next Secretary of Education, on Tuesday. Senators split 50–50, …

Hundreds Of New York Students Walk Out As Senate Confirms Betsy DeVos

She didn't go to public school. Why should they?<p>Hundreds of New York City high school and college students followed in Betsy DeVos’ footsteps on Tuesday by not going to public school.<p>Students left class at 12 p.m. to meet at Foley Square in Manhattan, where they were initially scheduled to protest …

Donald Trump

Everything You Need to Know About Betsy DeVos' Education Policies

From the voucher system to guns in schools.<p>Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education Tuesday after a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. She faced staunch opposition from all Senate Democrats, who protested her nomination with an all-night session, and even two Republicans. …

Parents, know this: Betsy DeVos won’t keep teachers from helping your kids

By Jenn Morson<p>After the Democrats held the Senate floor overnight in a last-ditch effort to stop Betsy DeVos from becoming the next secretary of education, she was confirmed thanks to the first ever tie-breaker from a vice president in our nation’s history. Parents of children with special needs …

Education

Travelers arrive in US to hugs and tears after ban is lifted

BOSTON (AP) — Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in …

Man Tore Niqab Off Muslim Woman And Screamed ‘You’re In Our Country Now’

He yelled at her: 'You stupid f****ing Muslim.'<p>A 55-year-old man has admitted pulling a niqab off a woman in a shopping centre and yelling “you are …

Donald Trump 'Muslim ban': Dozens of Rabbis arrested after protesting outside Trump Tower

Dozens of rabbis and rabbinical students have been arrested following a protest against the US travel ban outside Trump Tower in Manhattan.<p>A crowd of …

Donald Trump

Bella Hadid explains why she and Gigi protested Trump's Muslim ban

A little over a week ago, Bella and Gigi Hadid joined the thousands who protested Donald Trump's immigration ban in New York City. The models showed …

Sex assault, date-rape drug allegations rattle Northwestern

<b>(CNN) —</b> Allegations of sexual assault and the use of date-rape drugs have surfaced at Northwestern University.<p>The school received tips about two alleged incidents, one on January 21 and the other this month, according to a campus security alert issued Monday night. These are the latest claims …

University of Florida