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Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

NY Times - 11 hours 6 min ago
A draft report by the Department of Health and Human Services contradicts a central argument made by advocates of deep cuts in refugees.

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

NY Times - 11 hours 7 min ago
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has aggressively used warrants and subpoenas for the Russia investigation, sending a message in Washington.

Georgia Tech shooting: Victim called police to scene of fatal encounter

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:57
A Georgia Tech senior who was fatally shot by police made the 911 call that brought officers to the scene, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Monday.

Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:21
More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder.

Georgia Tech Student Leader Is Shot Dead by Campus Police

NY Times - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:10
Scout Schultz, 21, the president of the gay and transgender student group, left behind suicide notes, was carrying a knife and yelled “shoot me” at the officers. One did.

Don't scrap nuke deal, Iran warns

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:08
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that America would pay a high price if US President Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.

Analysis: Trump legal team reflects its chaotic client

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:05
Ty Cobb and other lawyers were supposed to impose discipline on an unruly White House as it confronted the investigation into President Donald Trump's possible collusion with Russians in the 2016 election. It appears the opposite has happened.

Turkey's first lady: World cannot ignore this

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:05
The Rohingya Muslims, an ancient community in Myanmar and currently the largest group of stateless people in the world, have been at risk for decades.

Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy

NY Times - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:02
Separately, Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to the president, is losing her protection after a revision in the assessment of threats against her, an official said.

Singer seen on video hours before suicide

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:55
Chester Bennington's wife shared a video of him on Twitter taken 36 hours before his death.

Psaki: World leaders, help us out here

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:50
In any year, the UN General Assembly meetings are part "Model UN," with nearly every country in the world sending representatives to a small radius of New York City hotels, and part diplomatic speed dating, where the President of the United States is the hot date.

Cillizza: Sean Spicer's Emmy cameo wasn't funny at all

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:48
When Sean Spicer rolled a faux presidential podium onto the Emmys stage Sunday night in Los Angeles, a collective gasp went up among the assembled celebrities. Was it really him?? What would he say???

On transgender ban, Trump's generals are right

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:46
In July, President Donald Trump tweeted that the government "will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

Rohingya refugees share their messages about Aung San Suu Kyi

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:41
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will on Tuesday publicly address the bloodshed in Rakhine State that has caused more than 400,000 of country's minority Rohingya population to flee to Bangladesh.

In Turkey’s New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-Lifts

NY Times - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:06
Critics say the overhaul of more than 170 curriculum topics by the Turkish government represents a frontal assault on the country’s fragile tradition of secularism.

Pence poaches House Freedom Caucus spokeswoman as new press secretary

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-09-18 21:00
Alyssa Farah is a former aide to a key Trump ally in Congress, Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina.

Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate

NY Times - Mon, 2017-09-18 20:49
A long-shot effort by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy to repeal the Affordable Care Act got new life on Monday, with a showdown vote possible soon.

Trump Jr. asks Secret Service to scale back his protection

CNN - Mon, 2017-09-18 20:44
Donald Trump Jr. is seeking to scale back his Secret Service protection, four sources familiar with Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection confirmed Monday.
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