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Former professor and professor call police on each other over secret recordings

Prosecutors lost a key court battle last week in the prosecution of Doug Macay, a former physics professor who secretly recorded conversations with co-workers at the University of New Hampshire in 2012. A judge...

A lawyer’s US crusade for airport alcohol bans

An American lawmaker has proposed that airports ban alcohol "to go" in order to reduce alcohol-related injuries and fatalities. Republican representative Peter King argues the U.S. needs to step up efforts to ban booze...

Why Donald Trump’s former Solicitor General is going to be a Ninth Circuit judge

In an unusual move, the White House has recently tapped President Donald Trump's former solicitor general, Noel Francisco, to be the next chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth...

How Mexico’s new president is dealing with migrant caravan that includes mothers and babies

Two weeks after members of the migrant caravan of Central Americans entered Texas, the law enforcement has already allowed five of the more than 2,200 people to leave and return to Mexico to seek...

‘Worst thing we can do is go to a shutdown’: Congress races to avert one, guest says

Congress races to avert a government shutdown, with Biden’s agenda in the balance. CNN’s Cokie Roberts discussed the record number of government shutdowns on Wednesday’s "Erin Burnett OutFront." “I don’t think we’re going to...

Senate votes to block Afghan repatriation program

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Wednesday on a Republican plan to undo a longstanding Obama-era program that helped thousands of Afghans who had been evacuated because of threats to their safety because of...

Mexico facility confounds deported Americans

Aspen, CO — The inmates of a cattle ranch in Tenancingo, Mexico are in for a harsh winter. During a visit to the city recently, I saw for myself how families are living without...

‘Let’s get the hostages out before the election’: Republicans mull debt ceiling

Tensions have been mounting between the federal government and Congress’s Republican-led majorities as they mull whether to extend federal borrowing authority for three more months or wait until after the November midterm elections to...

Tom Blanton: Trump’s Birthright Citizenship Plan: Time to Act

Tom Blanton is the director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University and a co-author of The Safe Havens of Indifference: Authoritarianism, Democracy, and the International Order. He is also the author...

Joe Biden: the candidate to deal with the energy problem

Democrats holding up Joe Biden's presidential ambitions would do well to consider this — he may be the only one in the 2016 field with an immediate practical solution to dealing with a de-regulated,...

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