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"I think that as negative as he is, and as much as a troublemaker as he is," says Chris Kennedy, "[Trump] is contributing to a very positive forward momentum."

Intersection art makes streets more inviting and can remind motorists to respect crosswalks and bike lanes. But the federal government says the designs can also be distracting.

Despite the fact that the state has experienced massive population growth in the past decade, officials in Texas have decided not to allocate money or make statewide plans for the upcoming census.

You know "the Force" that binds all things — the one that can let your mind move objects? The latest Future You video demos an armband that allows users to control objects with thoughts.

When the president told several new congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from, he borrowed nativist language about as old as the country itself. Here's a little history.

Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz worked as Jeffrey Epstein's lawyer when he received his 2008 plea deal: "You should always feel bad about producing results like this but it's your job."

A former Dell worker said she had such a rough time at the company because of her appearance that she filed a human rights complaint. Another former worker alleges bias over her gender transition.

A Honduran couple says a Border Patrol agent told them one parent could stay in the U.S. with their three kids. The agent turned to their youngest and asked her which parent she wanted to be with.

Faith voters who have a mix of liberal and conservative values are up for grabs in the 2020 election. Democrats hope to win them over.

The case has the potential to significantly alter how political maps are established in North Carolina while serving as a blueprint for legal challenges in other states.

Savage was an artist, an educator, an activist and a community leader. Born on Feb. 29, 1892, Savage once said, "I was a Leap Year baby, and it seems to me that I have been leaping ever since."

Some parents swear by it. They say it's the only way they and their babies get any sleep. Others parents say it's harmful. So what does the science say? Here we separate fiction from fact.

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Lawmakers in the Senate and House will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.

from NPR

Several cities in Orange County have decided to change the rules to limit what some councilmembers call “grandstanding,” putting issues you think are important on the agenda for public…

from Greater LA

The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

Deportation policies under Trump v. past presidents

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say ICE made only a handful of arrests.

What's different about U.S. deportation policy now?

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say ICE made only a handful of arrests.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe the Democratic lawmakers, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him.

Trump continues Twitter assault on 4 minority congresswomen

A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe the Democratic lawmakers, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him.

from NPR

Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

Trump administration implementing '3rd Country' rule on migrants seeking asylum

Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

from NPR

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

It’s time to talk about climate change

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

from To the Point

WarnerMedia is  set to debut  its streaming service HBO Max next year filled with Warner Brothers content and taking one of Netflix’s crown jewels “Friends” with it.

Hollywood news banter

WarnerMedia is set to debut its streaming service HBO Max next year filled with Warner Brothers content and taking one of Netflix’s crown jewels “Friends” with it.

from The Business

Our critics review "The Farewell," about a New Yorker who returns to China when her grandma is diagnosed with cancer and has only a few weeks to live, but her family decides to not…

'Stuber' is one of the worst films of 2019, critic says

Our critics review "The Farewell," about a New Yorker who returns to China when her grandma is diagnosed with cancer and has only a few weeks to live, but her family decides to not…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

LA braces for ICE raids this weekend

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand