The information in the databases comes from foreign police and militaries, and it is being used to detain migrants and separate them from their children.
The Trump administration has weakened legal protections for farmers and eased off enforcing rules on powerful meat companies.
Students 25 and older juggle jobs, kids and bills without the support many say they need.
“Even just the moniker, like ‘the opioid epidemic,’ out of the gate, is problematic and incorrect,” said Leo Beletsky, an associate professor at Northeastern University. “This was never just about opioids.”
Researchers find that climate change-caused variations in Wisconsin lake levels have begun to reverse recent gains in controlling environmental mercury.
Within two years, Illinois could have more than 7,000 video gambling establishments, 5,000 lotterylike sports betting kiosk locations, 16 casinos, five racinos and online sports gambling accessible on millions of mobile phones.
Parents say it’s often impossible to find schools to educate bright kids who have disabilities. Now some are fighting to change that.
Having a lawyer is an important factor in getting released. A Dane County, Wisconsin, program helps immigrants get out of jail and challenge efforts to deport them.
Children of parents who attended a high-quality preschool program in the 1960s were better educated, healthier, better employed and more likely to stay stably married, especially if they were boys born to preschool-educated fathers.
Scientists caution that weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act imperils many types of birds that are endangered or declining in numbers, and it also eliminates an important source of wetlands restoration funding: penalties paid by violators.
More than three years after the study began, federal agencies have not issued any safety findings from their highly anticipated crumb rubber study.
The first step to a survival strategy: acknowledging that there’s a problem.
In 2009 the IRS commissioner aimed to stanch the country’s losses with what he proclaimed would be “a game-changing strategy.” But lawyers for the ultrawealthy had their own strategies.
Assuming the progress continues apace, Dugsi Academy’s experience might hold some lessons for educators and policymakers who study school improvement strategies.
In a religiously plural democracy, war memorials with religious symbols can have different meanings for different citizens.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement has never made the shelters’ existence public or even disclosed them to the minors’ own attorneys in a landmark class-action case.
It’s not easy for rural students to visit colleges and universities to learn more about them or participate in sit-down interviews with admissions officers.
Unlike pills in a medicine cabinet, most medical devices don’t go through human testing before being offered to patients.
Innocent bystanders and others are killed when police chase drivers at high speeds, often for minor infractions and in risky circumstances.
Georgia’s Fulton County is among a number of suburban districts turning to national nonprofit AVID to shrink achievement gaps and get kids of color ready for college.