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With the Trump administration’s implementation of a “zero-tolerance” policy towards immigration, it’s easy to forget that the mistreatment of immigrants seeking the asylum in the United States is nothing new. Nowhere else is t...

More than a year after the Trump administration controversially overturned a decision to ban pesticides containing chlorpyrifos, the state of Hawaii has taken the matter into its own hands. The Aloha State has passed a law barring the use of such c...

On Thursday, House Republicans passed a bill designed to help low-income people suffering from opioid addiction obtain affordable housing, but opponents of the measure contend that it only worsens the affordable housing crisis. Affordable housing adv...

To put it simply, young people do not turn out to the polls. The US Census Bureau found that less than 16 percent of registered voters between ages 18 and 24 cast ballots in the 2014 midterm elections. If anyone can help change that, it’s the t...

Is the United States planning an “imminent” withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council? According to an anonymous source that spoke with Reuters, it’s only a matter of time before the U.S. leaves the organization. “Diplom...

McDonald’s says it will gradually switch from plastic drinking straws to paper ones, starting in Britain and Ireland in September, and eliminating them altogether in those two markets by 2019. The global food chain said it will also phase out p...

Prosecutors say they have reconstructed 16 pages of documents that Michael Cohen had put through a paper shredder, in the latest bit of lamentable news for Donald Trump’s former lawyer. Cohen’s home, office, and hotel room were raided in...