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National Recap: Over 5,400 children split from parents at border

By The Ithacan | Oct 30, 2019

A new tally states the number of children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border exceeds 5,400 since July 2017.


National Recap: Chicago Public Schools teachers continue strike

By | Oct 23, 2019

Teachers in Chicago Public Schools continue their citywide strike that has canceled classes for more than a quarter of a million students. 


National Recap: Claim deadlines for wildfire victims approach

By | Oct 9, 2019

Californians may lose the opportunity to receive compensation from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), the company that was to blame.


National Recap: New California legislation challenges NCAA

By | Oct 3, 2019

The bill passed through the legislature unanimously. It will take effect Jan. 1, 2023. 


National Recap: Murder trial begins for Dallas officer

By | Sep 25, 2019

The case of a white, female former police officer who killed an unarmed black man in his Dallas apartment last year began trial Sept.


National Recap: California Legislature bans private prisons

By The Ithacan | Sep 18, 2019

The California Legislature passed a bill that would ban the use of private prisons throughout the state.


National Recap: Cherokee Nation appoints first U.S. delegate

By | Sep 11, 2019

The Cherokee Nation named its first official delegate to the U.S.


National Recap: Hurricane Dorian reaches the east coast

By | Sep 5, 2019

Millions in South Carolina and Florida are under mandatory orders to evacuate as Hurricane Dorian approaches the east coast. 


National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

By The Ithacan | Aug 29, 2019

A coalition of 19 states and Washington, D.C., announced a lawsuit Aug. 23 against President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed regulation that would allow the administration to detain children


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.