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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

National Recap: DoD fortifies US southern border

By | May 1, 2019

Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis, a spokesperson for the Pentagon, said the DOD personnel will only be filling a logistically supportive role.

National Recap: California bans hair-based racial discrimination

By | Apr 24, 2019

The passing of the bill has been met with an outpour of support from communities and organizations affiliated with the movement for the acceptance of traditionally black hairstyles.

National Recap: Michigan sued over same-sex adoption policy

By | Apr 17, 2019

The lawsuit was also filed following Michigan’s decision that it would no longer contract with foster and adoption agencies that discriminated against same-sex couples or LGBTQ people.

National Recap: Louisiana church fires suspected as arson

By | Apr 10, 2019

Investigators announced April 9 that they believed the fires that consumed three historically black churches in Louisiana were intentionally set.

National Recap: White House security clearances raise concern

By | Apr 3, 2019

A White House whistleblower alerted lawmakers that dozens of denials for security clearances have been overturned by President Donald Trump’s administration April 1.

National Recap: Jussie Smollett’s charges dropped

By | Mar 27, 2019

“This is a person who has been let off scot-free with no sense of accountability of the moral and ethical wrong of his actions,” Emanuel said.

National Recap: West Virginia attorney general sues diocese

By | Mar 20, 2019

The suit is seeking a judicial order restraining the diocese from continuing this conduct and a judgment and imposition of monetary penalties against Bransfield and his former diocese.

National Recap: Striking teachers return to classrooms

By | Mar 6, 2019

Keith Brown, president of the teachers’ union, said he is proud of what the strike has accomplished and how it unified the community.

National Recap: Trump sued over border wall plans

By | Feb 20, 2019

Becerra told CNN that to obtain the money to fund the wall by declaring a state of emergency at the southwest border is unconstitutional and undermines the US government’s structure.

National Recap: El Chapo found guilty of all charges

By | Feb 13, 2019

Following a three-month trial, drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán — better known as El Chapo — was found guilty on all 10 counts of drug trafficking Feb. 12.

National Recap: Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed for documents

By | Feb 6, 2019

The federal prosecutors’ subpoena involves possible financial abuses related to the more than $100 million raised for Trump’s inauguration.

National Recap: U.S. slips in global anti-corruption rankings

By | Jan 30, 2019

The United States is no longer one of the top 20 countries perceived to have the least corruption, according to a report that was released Jan. 29.