CBS News - 51 min 42 sec ago
The Trump administration is reviewing the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy through the launch of the "Unalienable Rights" commission. Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski of New Jersey joins "Red & Blue" to discuss his criticism of the plan.
CBS News - 51 min 46 sec ago
The White House is holding a social media summit, but companies like Facebook and Twitter did not receive an invite. Instead, conservative organizations were extended a welcome. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined "CBSN AM" to break down what to expect and what the Trump administration could stand to gain.
Reuters - 1 hour 17 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday, citing sources and an internal memorandum.
Reuters - 1 hour 26 min ago
Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial.
NPR - 1 hour 52 min ago
Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading statements by officials.
Roll Call - 2 hours 13 min ago
The Census Bureau's chief on Tuesday pushed back on concerns about cyberattacks and outreach in rural areas in testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. In the first congressional testimony by a bureau official since the Trump administration dropped a citizenship question from the 2020 census, the issue was only briefly addressed. Senators instead focused on the implementation of the count next year, which will be the first to rely primarily on online...
New York Times - 2 hours 14 min ago
A group of Guatemalan migrants near the border fence in El Paso, Tex. The Trump administration proposed new rules that would severely restrict asylum applications in the United States.
The Independent - 2 hours 16 min ago
Countries at center of migration crisis including Guatemala and Honduras look set to miss out...
NBC News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Advocates and Democrats immediately slammed the decision as "devastating" to Venezuelans fleeing their country.
The Guardian - 2 hours 39 min ago
US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected status Senators accuse Trump of having it both ways' over Maduro The Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to deport people back to a country it says is being destroyed by a tyrant. The news comes amid a humanitarian crisis that could forcibly displace as many as 8.2 million people by the end of 2020, and the same month that the United Nations accused the...
UPI - 2 hours 58 min ago
A federal judge Tuesday permanently blocked the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.
The Hill - 2 hours 59 min ago
The Trump administration denied this week a request by a group of 24 senators to provide Venezuelans in the United States temporary immigrant benefits in light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the South American country.In a letter dated July...
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours 13 min ago
Trump to cut humanitarian aid to Central American countries, despite the poverty there that is sending migrants to U.S., and give the money to favored Venezuelan opposition leaders.
NBC News - 3 hours 25 min ago
"This is the Trump administration's most extreme run at an asylum ban yet," one attorney said.
CNBC - 3 hours 37 min ago
Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States.
NPR - 3 hours 56 min ago
The Bureau of Land Management headquarters is moving from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colo. The Trump administration says it wants the agency to be nearer to the places it oversees.
Newsweek - 4 hours 13 min ago
Leana Wen cited "philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood" in her departure as president.
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours 23 min ago
The Trump administration said it would deny asylum to migrants who failed to apply for protection in at least one country they crossed on their journey north.
Huffington Post - 4 hours 29 min ago
The decision by a three-judge panel keeps alive a batch of executive orders that unions have been fighting.
The Guardian - 4 hours 34 min ago
Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic support Donald Trump's nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to "get back on the diplomatic channel". Mark Esper, who is currently the army secretary, also told the Senate armed services committee that the Trump administration does not have congressional authority to wage...
Huffington Post - 4 hours 37 min ago
The new policy targets Central American migrants, making those who pass through another country on their journey to the U.S. ineligible for asylum.
ABC News - 5 hours 37 min ago
Trump's trade representative blasts WTO ruling on state subsidies...
Refinery29 - 5 hours 46 min ago
President Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Monday it has begun enforcing its "domestic gag rule," which blocks health providers that offer abortion care or even discuss it from receiving federal funding via the Title X program . "For more than two years, the Trump administration's needless meddling and mismanagement of Title X has led to uncertainty and confusion," Equity Forward director Michelle Kuppersmith said in a statement provided...
Roll Call - 5 hours 52 min ago
Senators from both parties questioned at a hearing Tuesday why Americans should trust Facebook's new digital currency system with their paychecks given the social media giant's repeated data privacy scandals. Libra, a cryptocurrency under construction by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra, was announced in May to a blast of bipartisan incredulity by lawmakers and the Trump administration. Critics asked how the company could ensure that Libra, which is designed to be anonymous, could be...