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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...

Texas desert tent city for immigrant children balloons in size

TORNILLO, Texas (Reuters) - A tent city in the west Texas desert set up to hold immigrant children has expanded its capacity by...

Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt “100 percent”, its mayor...

Volunteer search teams born of prior disasters reactivated in Florida

(Reuters) - Volunteer search-and-rescue networks formed during previous flood disasters in Texas and Louisiana sprang into action in Florida this week following Hurricane...

‘Praise God!’: Parents of U.S. pastor rejoice at Turkey’s release of...

(Reuters) - The parents of a U.S. pastor facing terrorism charges in Turkey rejoiced on Friday as they learned after an all-night prayer...

New Jersey sports betting activity nearly doubles in September

(Reuters) - Sports betting activity in New Jersey nearly doubled in the month of September, growing to $183.9 million compared with $95.6 million...

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...

Supreme Court with Kavanaugh clears way for Tennessee execution

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court with new Justice Brett Kavanaugh issued two decisions on Thursday that helped clear the way for Tennessee...

Washington state’s top court bans death penalty as biased, arbitrary

(Reuters) - Washington became the 20th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment when its Supreme Court struck down the death penalty on Thursday,...

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