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Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over rule barring foreign students from online classes

Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over rule barring foreign students from online classes

A Harvard Law School graduate on campus before attending an online graduation ceremony on May 28. Photo: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesHarvard and MIT on Wednesday against the Department of Homeland Security to block that would largely bar foreign college students from taking classes if their universities move classes entirely online in the fall. The big picture: Colleges, which often rely heavily on tuition from international students, face to safely get students back to class during the coronavirus pandemic. Some elite institutions, like Harvard, have already made the...

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McEnany says it was the "right decision" not to brief Trump on Russian bounty intelligence

McEnany says it was the "right decision" not to brief Trump on Russian bounty intelligence

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Wednesday that the career CIA officer who chose not to verbally brief President Trump on the intelligence about made "the right decision." Driving the news: National security adviser Robert O'Brien told Fox News earlier Wednesday that "once the U.S. received raw intelligence on the Russian bounties, U.S. and coalition forces were made aware even though the intelligence wasn't verified."Why it matters: The revelation that the U.S. military took "protective measures" after learning about the intelligence has raised questions about why the...

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Texas governor urges people to stay home after record spike in coronavirus cases

Texas governor urges people to stay home after record spike in coronavirus cases

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Texas, June 8. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty ImagesTexas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) urged Texans to stay home to fight the "rampant" spread of the coronavirus on Tuesday, warning in interviews with and that the state has reported an all-time high of over 5,400 new cases over the last 24 hours.What he's saying: “First, we want to make sure that everyone reinforces the best safe practices of wearing a mask, hand sanitization, maintaining safe distance, but importantly, because the spread is so rampant right now,...

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Trump holds first campaign rally since start of coronavirus pandemic

Trump holds first campaign rally since start of coronavirus pandemic

A security checkpoint outside of the BOK Center on June 20 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Trump addressed thousands who gathered for his smaller-than-expected rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, calling the crowd "warriors."Driving the news: The event was originally billed as a massive gathering that could attracts tens of thousands outside as well as the 19,000-capacity in the arena. But those larger crowds didn't materialize and Trump and Vice President Mike Pence canceled plans for outdoor speeches.The big picture: Trump told the before the...

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Treasury to release names of big businesses that received PPP loans

Treasury to release names of big businesses that received PPP loans

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/AxiosThe Treasury Department and Small Business Administration plan to release the names of businesses that received $150,000 or more in Paycheck Protection Program loans, the .Why it matters: Taxpayers seeking relief from the coronavirus pandemic with hundreds of billions of dollars in PPP loans. Any lack of transparency around where the money went could have made it more difficult to know how well the program worked, last week.Details: Business names, addresses, zip codes, demographic data, jobs supported and nonprofit information will be disclosed from the...

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Top African American State Dept. official resigns over Trump's response to racial injustice

Top African American State Dept. official resigns over Trump's response to racial injustice

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, right, watches Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley swear in Judge Neil Gorsuch in March 2017. Photo: Stephen Crowley-Pool/Getty ImagesMary Elizabeth Taylor, the first black woman to serve as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs, resigned from the State Department on Thursday in apparent protest of President Trump's response to weeks of nationwide unrest over the killing of George Floyd, the .What she's saying: “Moments of upheaval can change you, shift the trajectory of your life, and mold your character. The President’s comments and...

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EPA will no longer regulate toxic compound in drinking water

EPA will no longer regulate toxic compound in drinking water

EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies on May 20 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Getty ImagesThe Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it a toxic chemical compound in drinking water.The big picture: The Trump administration has revoked or rolled back 66 environmental regulations, per a analysis. Eight of the regulation reversals have taken place since late April, during the coronavirus pandemic.Details: The EPA says that levels of the toxic compound — perchlorate — have already been reduced in the U.S. through drinking water regulations in California,...

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DOJ applies for emergency restraining order to block Bolton's book

DOJ applies for emergency restraining order to block Bolton's book

Bolton at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina on February 17. Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty ImagesThe Justice Department against former national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday, in an attempt to block the publication of his tell-all book and what the agency identifies as classified information.Driving the news: Significant excerpts from Bolton's book were published by the , the and the on Wednesday. What's new: Bolton alleges that President Trump to increase agricultural purchases from the U.S. to improve his electoral prospects in farming states, according to advanced...

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Atlanta police chief resigns after black man is shot by police

Atlanta police chief resigns after black man is shot by police

Atlanta Chief of Police Erika Shields in Atlanta GA. Photo: Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesAtlanta Chief of Police Erika Shields has offered her immediate resignation, one day after the began its review into the , a 27-year-old, black Atlanta resident, told reporters on Saturday.What's new: A lawyer for the Brooks family disputed Saturday night the official account that the shooting happened after Brooks failed a sobriety test, saying witnesses his team had spoken with did not see this."You can’t say a Taser is a nonlethal weapon ... but when an African American grabs it and...

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Ethics watchdog asks FBI to investigate Pompeo over inspector general's firing

Ethics watchdog asks FBI to investigate Pompeo over inspector general's firing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters on June 11. Photo: Yuri Gripas/pool/AFP via Getty ImagesAn ethics watchdog asked  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, in the wake of the State Department inspector general being  on his recommendation.Driving the news: Former agency watchdog he was conducting five investigations into Pompeo and the department before he was fired, a shows. His investigations included a special immigrant visa program audit and a prove "involving individuals in the Office of the Protocol."Catch up quick: Pompeo told that, when he asked President Trump to...

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Trump admin rolls back Obama-era transgender health care protections

Trump admin rolls back Obama-era transgender health care protections

A Pride flag flies over the Mass. State House in Boston. Photo: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe Department of Health and Human Services to reverse protections for transgender people established under the Affordable Care Act.Why it matters: The action could make it easier for doctors, hospitals and insurance companies to deny transgender people health coverage amid the global coronavirus pandemic.Catch up quick: The rollback rescinds an Obama administration rule that protected against discrimination on the basis of "gender identity" as well as sex — which allowed...

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CDC: Some people are drinking and inhaling cleaning products in attempt to fight coronavirus

CDC: Some people are drinking and inhaling cleaning products in attempt to fight coronavirus

Clorox bleach. Photo: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty ImagesThe CDC from a survey commissioned to understand why more people have been calling poison control centers during the coronavirus pandemic. What they found: Roughly 200 adults who responded to the survey in May said they intentionally inhaled disinfectants, washed food with bleach, or applied household cleaning products to bare skin to combat the virus — all of which are dangerous.Flashback: President Trump that disinfectants may be used to treat coronavirus, which quickly doing on . Trump later said that his comments had been...

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Trump says he will campaign against Lisa Murkowski after her support for Mattis

Trump says he will campaign against Lisa Murkowski after her support for Mattis

Trump with Barr and Meadows outside St. John's Episcopal church in Washington, D.C. on June 1. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Trump that he would endorse "any candidate" with a pulse who runs against Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). Driving the news: Murkowski former defense secretary James Mattis' condemnation of Trump over his response to protests in the wake of George Floyd's killing. She described Mattis' statement as "true, honest, necessary and overdue," Politico's Andrew Desiderio reports.What they're saying: "...Unrelated, I gave Alaska ANWR, major highways,...

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Black Lives Matter sues Trump, Barr for forcibly clearing White House protesters

Black Lives Matter sues Trump, Barr for forcibly clearing White House protesters

President Trump with Esper and Barr following behind him. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesCivil rights groups Thursday against President Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr and other federal officials on behalf of Black Lives Matter and other peaceful protestors who were forcibly removed with rubber bullets and chemical irritants before at the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church on Monday.What they're saying: “The President’s shameless, unconstitutional, unprovoked, and frankly criminal attack on protesters because he disagreed with their views shakes the foundation of our...

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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis condemns Trump as a threat to the Constitution

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis condemns Trump as a threat to the Constitution

Mattis on Fox in Septemnber 2019 in New York City. Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty ImagesFormer Secretary of Defense James Mattis condemned President Trump for making a "mockery of our Constitution" in a statement to on Wednesday, saying he was "appalled" at the president's response to mass protests in the wake of George Floyd's killing. Why it matters: Trump’s former defense secretary had refrained from publicly criticizing his former boss since resigning in 2018.Full statement: "I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled. The words “Equal Justice Under Law” are carved in...

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George Floyd protests: Unrest continues for 6th night across U.S.

George Floyd protests: Unrest continues for 6th night across U.S.

A protest near the White House on Sunday night. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty ImagesMost external lights at the White House were turned off late Sunday as the D.C. National Guard was deployed and authorities fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters nearby, per .What's happening: It's one of several tense, late-night standoffs between law enforcement and demonstrators in the United States. Where it stands: Atlanta; Detroit; Indianapolis; D.C.; Los Angeles; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Denver; Santa Monica, California; Chicago; Dallas; Philadelphia; San Jose; Salt Lake City; and Cleveland have...

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Trump: White House protestors would be met with "vicious dogs" if they breached fence

Trump: White House protestors would be met with "vicious dogs" if they breached fence

President Trump meets with industry executives on May 29. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Trump that "the most vicious dogs, and the most ominous weapons" would have greeted protestors at the White House had they breached the area's fence on Friday night.What's happening: Demonstrators protesting the killing of George Floyd gathered around the White House on Friday, as police cracked down on similar .What he's saying: "Great job last night at the White House by the U.S. @SecretService. They were not only totally professional, but very cool. I was inside, watched every move,...

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Top Senate Democrat says State Dept. is working on new Saudi arms deal

Top Senate Democrat says State Dept. is working on new Saudi arms deal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters on May 20. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/pool/AFP via Getty ImagesSenate Foreign Relations ranking member Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Wednesday that he learned that the State Department is currently working to sell thousands of additional precision-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia.Why it matters: Democrats say that Steve Linick, the State Department inspector general who was , was investigating the administration's previous without congressional approval.The big picture: The Senate of weapons to Saudi Arabia in June 2019, in a bipartisan rebuke of the...

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Minneapolis mayor calls for arrest of officer involved in George Floyd death

Minneapolis mayor calls for arrest of officer involved in George Floyd death

Protesters decry the death of George Floyd on May 26 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty ImagesMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday for charges to be filed against the arresting officer seen kneeling for several minutes on the neck of George Floyd, a black man who died shortly after the police encounter on Monday.Driving the news: Frey's announcement over Floyd's death and news that the the incident for possible civil rights violations. Frey tweeted Tuesday that the have been terminated.What he's saying: "More than anything else, over the last 36 hours, one...

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HHS watchdog to audit $50 billion in health care bailout funds

HHS watchdog to audit $50 billion in health care bailout funds

Nurses care for a coronavirus patient in the intensive care unit at Regional Medical Center on May 21 in San Jose, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesThe Health and Human Services inspector general will begin examining how effectively the agency distributed to weather the coronavirus pandemic, the watchdog said on Friday.The big picture: This oversight only captures a portion of one piece of the federal aid that hospitals and health care providers are eligible to receive.Details: Hospitals can collect coronavirus funds through two primary sources, :Between the lines: Critics —...

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There is "little evidence" coronavirus is under control in most states, report says

There is "little evidence" coronavirus is under control in most states, report says

Dolores Park in San Francisco, California on May 22. Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty ImagesThe spread of the novel coronavirus has not slowed in 24 states, according to a new model by that forecasts infection spikes as more people travel and leave their homes in the coming weeks.Why it matters: Nearly every state across the U.S. has taken steps to reopen their economies partially or completely, including some regions and industries that are deemed "low-risk" for spreading the virus, per a .What they found: Texas, Arizona, Illinois, Colorado and Ohio are at the highest risk in the...

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Trump goes golfing for the first time since early March

Trump goes golfing for the first time since early March

President Trump heads to the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia from the White House in Sept. 2018. Photo: Chris Kleponis - Pool/Getty ImagesPresident Trump on Saturday for his first golfing trip since early March, when the coronavirus pandemic first began to steamroll across the U.S.Driving the news: White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx advised at a news briefing on Friday that outdoor activities that allow for social distancing, such as golfing, can safely be enjoyed over Memorial Day weekend.Yes, but: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. are experiencing high...

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Trump: "we're not closing our country" for second coronavirus wave

Trump: "we're not closing our country" for second coronavirus wave

President Trump speaks to the press at the White House on May 21. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty ImagesPresident Trump told reporters on Thursday that while a second wave of the novel coronavirus is "a very distinct possibility," the U.S. should not issue widespread lockdowns or stay-at-home orders to fight the next outbreak. Why it matters: This strategy would be a reversal of the for stay-at-home orders, most notably by . Trump has frequently hedged on how long the country should remain closed.Flashback: "I’ll tell you what — I did something that the experts thought I shouldn’t have done: I...

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Trump says he plans to stop taking hydroxychloroquine "in a day or two"

Trump says he plans to stop taking hydroxychloroquine "in a day or two"

Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to stop taking hydroxychloroquine as a defense against the novel coronavirus when his regimen finishes "in a day or two."Why it matters: The that the antimalarial drug appears to cause some serious and potentially life-threatening side effects in coronavirus patients.Flashback: On Tuesday, when pressed on the FDA's warning, Trump responded by attacking a that found an increased risk of death associated with patients who were only treated with the antimalarial drug — calling it a "false study."Go...

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Top Democrats to investigate ouster of State Department watchdog

Top Democrats to investigate ouster of State Department watchdog

Steve Linick leaves the Capitol building in October 2019. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty ImagesHouse Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Senate Foreign Relations ranking member Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) announced an Saturday into of State Department inspector general Steve Linick.Why it matters: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommended that Linick, who was reportedly investigating Pompeo for allegedly misusing agency staff for personal tasks, be removed from the position, a White House official told Axios. President Trump agreed.What they're saying: “President Trump’s unprecedented...

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