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Did the National Enquirer Coordinate With the Trump Campaign?

Left: An example of the Enquirer’s handiwork during the 2016 Republican primaries. Right: More recently, the Enquirer seems to have suddenly soured on Trump pal Michael Cohen. I wonder why?American Media Inc. Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that the National Enquirer has been served…

Betsy DeVos Has Scrapped More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Started By the Obama Administration

Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally published by ProPublica. Whether schoolchildren in DeSoto County, Mississippi, are paddled varies by their race. Black students are almost two and a half times more likely than whites to endure the corporal punishment permitted under school district policy…

Inside the Noisy, Spontaneous, Airport Protest to Greet Separated Children in NYC

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at New York City’s Laguardia Airport late Wednesday night to greet inbound flights from Texas carrying displaced migrant children. They held signs offering words of love and support, and criticism of controversial family separation policies at the US-Mexico border. The scene outside…

Trump’s Immigration Policies Unified People of Many Faiths in a Powerful Protest on Capitol Hill Today

Children in Mylar survival blanketsLenin Nolly/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The president may have signed an executive order intended to end family separation at the border, but immigrant advocates aren’t quieting down. On Thursday morning, dozens of faith leaders, children, and protesters gathered at the Russell Senate office Building to demonstrate…