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District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote, "This Preliminary Injunction is granted on a nationwide basis and prohibits the enforcement of Section 2 of Presidential Proclamation 9645 in all places." [...]
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In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.(Image credit: Charlie Riedel/AP) [...]
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There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that. [...]
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When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why didn't companies make the drops smaller?(Image credit: Matt Roth for ProPublica) [...]
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Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching: How much should communities subsidize wealthy American corporations?(Image credit: Jordan Stead/Amazon) [...]
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Debbie Wolfe looks at the antique pitcher that once belonged to her grandmother after finding it the burned ruins of her home on Tuesday in Santa Rosa, Calif.
Some 34,000 of the 100,000 people forced to flee the blazes are still under evacuation orders. Authorities they were getting close to containing the largest of the fires in northern California.(Image credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP) [...]
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When this new, boys-only, public school in Washington D.C. opened its doors in August 2016 to a class of roughly 100 freshmen of color, NPR and Education Week were there. All. Year.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR) [...]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about immigration in Falls Church, Va., last week.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a Senate oversight hearing Wednesday. Lawmakers have questions about his contacts with Russia and his reversals on civil rights positions.(Image credit: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP) [...]
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David Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky doctor was injured as he was dragged from a United Express flight in April. Video taken by fellow passengers went viral, sparking outrage.(Image credit: Kiichiro Sato/AP) [...]
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Roy Price, of Amazon Studios at a premiere earlier this year. Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle.
Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle, said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.(Image credit: Willy Sanjuan/Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) [...]
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