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DACA finally lands in the Supreme Court after Trump's year-long battle

Long-term US residents who benefit from DACA – so-called Dreamers – have gathered to preserve the program, claiming that they usually had no role in their parents' decision to bring them to the country and are now essentially Americans in almost all way, except their legal status. The Dreamers, many of them high school and college students, have received a …

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California's beginner dies after participating in off-campus fraternity

A novice at San Diego State University has died after being hospitalized for several days after a party at an off-campus house, campus officials said Monday. UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO FRESHMAN, 18, DEAD AFTER SUSPECTED FRAT HAZING Dylan Hernandez, 19, died at a hospital on Sunday. He allegedly attended a Phi Gamma Delta fraternity event off campus on Wednesday. The University …

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Wildlife and water in American forests poisoned by illegal houseplants: NPR

A marijuana plant grows in California's Shasta Trinity National Forest. This plant is part of an illegal cultivation operation carried out by highly organized drug cartels, which use the thick roofs of the forests to hide their operation. Eric Westervelt / NPR hide caption switch captions Eric Westervelt / NPR A marijuana plant grows in California's Shasta Trinity National Forest. …

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Federal health contracts funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Trump allies

During a four-and-a-half-month stretch from September 2018 to January, the contractors collectively billed at least $ 744,000. The Department of Health and Human Services stopped the contract in April in the face of extensive criticism after POLITICO reported Verma's extensive use of communication consultants. But under the terms that hammered out last year, revealed for the first time, CMS agreed …

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Buck crashes through Tennessee hospital window, then is beaten and killed by car

A six-point white-tailed deer crashed through a window at a Northeast Tennessee hospital on Monday, only to be struck and killed by a wildlife officer's car after it burst through another window, authorities said. Three patients at an outpatient clinic at Tennova Healthcare-North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell were evaluated for minor injuries and released after the deer crashed through …

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DACA leads to the Supreme Court and all eyes are on John Roberts Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to take up the Trump administration's plan to end protections that protect about 660,000 deportation immigrants, and legal experts say all eyes will be on probable bandwagon Chief Justice John Roberts. ROBERTS SAYS SUPREME COURT DOESN'T MOVE BY POLICY DACA was created under an Obama-era executive order and gives some undocumented immigrants brought …

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"OK boomer": Abigail Disney tells the offended to "sit down"

Image copyright Getty Images Captions Abigail Disney has been an outspoken critic of income inequality Abigail Disney has met people who are committing crimes against the "OK boomer" trend and told them to "sit down and let the kids run". In a thread on Twitter, the 59-year-old Disney heiress asks other members of the baby boomer generation when they were …

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Arctic blast: 75% of the country will experience record-breaking freezing temperatures

By Tuesday evening, record-breaking low temperatures are expected across the country as the cold front moves off the east coast. As many as 300 records could be broken with temperatures more typical of January than November. TRACES THE WINTER STORM HERE Cities in Wisconsin have already reported record breaks, according to National Weather Service Green Bay, with Oshkosh 23 degrees …

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Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure

Copyright copyright Dale Zanine-USA TODAY / Reuters Image caption Mr Carter is said to be "resting comfortably" with his wife Rosalynn by his side Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, has been hospitalized in Atlanta for a procedure to relieve brain pressure. The pressure comes from bleeding caused by recent cases, Carter Center said in a statement. The procedure is …

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