Farmers Fret and Wait as US-China Trade War Escalates

MINNEAPOLIS — Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas. The longer the Trump administration's tariffs remain in pl...
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Trump Wants To Amend Endangered Species Act

DENVER — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm....
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How Trump’s Travel Ban Threatens U.S. Healthcare

There is something with life-and-death consequences that the Trump administration didn't say a word about during its successful pursuit of a travel ban on people from seven countries. Foreign-trained doctors...
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ICE Gets More Prison Space for Immigrant Detainees

NPR is reporting that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has acquired new space in federal prisons to house immigrant detainees — more than 1,600 beds. An ICE spokeswoman attributed the need fo...
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Israel Faces Diplomatic Fallout After 59 Killed in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday and new charges of using excessive force, a day after Israeli troops firing from across a border fence killed 59 Palestinians and wounded more than 2,700 at a mass protest in Gaza. Turkey expel...