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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 he is ‘comfortable’ as president despite political battles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he was “comfortable” in the White House after almost...

In Tennessee, a Democrat scrambles to turn out voters as polls...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) - Just weeks ago, Tennessee’s Phil Bredesen was a bright light for a Democratic Party hoping to make inroads into...

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...

‘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...

Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Justice Brett Kavanaugh is unlikely to heed calls by critics to step aside from certain politically charged U.S. Supreme Court...

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...

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