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Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans, lawyer says at trial

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group...

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that...

Georgia lawsuit is latest blow in U.S. fight over voting rights

(Reuters) - U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia’s top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting...

Missouri judge blocks parts of state’s voter photo ID law

(Reuters) - A Missouri state judge ordered on Tuesday that state election authorities could no longer tell voters that they are required to...

Chicago policeman defends shooting of black teen at trial

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The white Chicago police officer who shot to death a black teenager in 2014 told jurors at his murder trial...

Dallas police sack officer who fatally shot man in his home

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Dallas Police Department on Monday fired a police officer who is facing a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting...

Sessions limits U.S. judges’ ability to dismiss deportation cases

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new limits on the ability of immigration judges to terminate deportation cases...

Trump will consult with Congress on refugee cap: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will make the final decision on the number of refugees allowed into the United States after consulting...

U.S. reaches agreement over separated migrant families

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has reached a settlement over the separation of migrant children and their parents at the U.S. border,...

Dallas grand jury to examine police officer’s fatal shooting of neighbor

(Reuters) - Texas prosecutors will convene a grand jury to investigate and possibly change a manslaughter charge against a Dallas police officer who...

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