Trump’s Travel Ban Is Keeping Dying Children From Their Families

Trump’s Travel Ban Is Keeping Dying Children From Their Families Courtesy Lanise ShortellThe author (second from right) with one of her current pediatric hospice families. The family is originally from Syria and has been negatively affected by the Trump administration’s ban on travel from several Muslim-majority countries. We already know President Donald Trump’s travel ban […]

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court’s Independence After Kavanaugh Confirmation

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court’s Independence After Kavanaugh Confirmation Roberts, speaking at a University of Minnesota event, acknowledged “the contentious events in Washington in recent weeks.” Addressing the bitter, partisan battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, Chief Justice John Roberts reaffirmed on Tuesday the court’s commitment to independence. Acknowledging what he described as […]

Many Floridians Still Lack Cell Service After Hurricane Michael

Many Floridians Still Lack Cell Service After Hurricane Michael The FCC head called the failure of wireless carriers to restore service “completely unacceptable.” The Federal Communications Commission head said he plans to investigate the “completely unacceptable” failure of wireless providers to fully restore service after Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida’s Panhandle. “The slow progress in […]

Over 1,000 Remain Missing A Week After Hurricane Michael

Over 1,000 Remain Missing A Week After Hurricane Michael Most of those missing are from Panama City and many are elderly, disabled, impoverished, or live alone, officials said. PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) ― More than a thousand people were still missing on Wednesday a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities across the Florida Panhandle, […]

Elizabeth Warren Is Not Native American

Elizabeth Warren Is Not Native American JOSEPH PREZIOSO via Getty ImagesU.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) takes questions during a town hall meeting on Oct. 13, 2018. Massachusetts senator (and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful) Elizabeth Warren is not Native American. Native American identity is about belonging to a community. It is a specific political, legal and […]