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Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

NEW YORK — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...
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Young Protesters Around Globe Demand Climate Change Action

BERLIN — From Canberra to Kabul and Cape Town to Berlin and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit. Many were children who skipped school to...
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Mexico’s New Drug War May Be Worse Than Old One

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico — Mexico's drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government's 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst of the violence was confined to a few cities. Now...
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Escape the Heat This Weekend at Fresno Cooling Centers

Curse the triple-digit heat if you must. But don't forget that high temperatures mean Fresno's cooling centers are open this weekend. The city opens public pools and other sites when Fresno's forecasted high hits 105. This weekend's bake is expected to push...