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Instead, by focusing on the decreases on black unemployment rates, he is pulling a bait-and-switch on the American people. And he's doing it in the corniest of ways: by using his connections to black male rappers and celebs. The fact is Trump's policies have actually been harmful to black Americans.
One thing that echoed through the halls of Capitol Hill this week: Scott Pruitt is so far out of touch with the public he's supposed to protect and the mission of the agency he supposedly serves. Nowhere was that clearer than his remorseless defense of his efforts to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, ...

Early Americans are believed to have had dogs for thousands of years, but the precise relationship has been hard to pinpoint. The new research uses radiocarbon dating of the dogs' bones to show they are 1,500 years older than previously believed. This makes them the oldest known dog remains found ...
Racial disparity in premature deaths of middle-aged Americans is narrowing, Pitt study finds ... School of Public Health crunched 25 years of data involving 60 million U.S. death records they were surprised at what they found -- a dramatic decline in premature deaths for middle-aged African Americans.
A much diminished group of 200 to 300 asylum seekers are straggling into Tijuana, with the bulk arriving Friday. On Sunday, they plan to approach and cross the U.S. border and ask for asylum. The Justice Department has directed U.S. Attorneys to "take immediate action" to send judges and prosecutors ... Central Americans Mexico

A group of senators today pushed back against a Trump administration plan that could require Native Americans to find jobs to keep their Medicaid coverage, warning against "potentially devastating" ramifications for tribes' access to care. The growing fight over Native Americans' health care, detailed in ...
The trend towards so-called "aging in place," which gives older Americans an opportunity to remain at home, also provides opportunities to develop monitoring gadgets and sensors, which could tie in with Amazon's Echo line of products and Alexa personal assistant. When asked about the bus tour, ...
(Reuters) - A majority of Americans think President Donald Trump's plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border will be effective in combating illegal immigration in the short term, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll from April 15-19. Here are some key findings from the poll: THINKING LONG ...
Just because some people don't want Facebook using their data to make a profit doesn't mean they wouldn't be willing to do so themselves. The typical American even has an asking price for their social media data: Around $2,160. But residents in some states value their information more than others.
A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research revealed that Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The poll showed that 78 percent of people agreed that teachers ...
“These proposals will hurt everyday Americans through increased waste of natural gas and more air pollution. Ironically, they will also harm the reputation of oil and gas companies that are trying to do the right thing and tackle the methane emissions problem. It's time for leaders in industry to step forward ...
Thousands of Armenian-Americans took to the streets of Los Angeles on Tuesday to commemorate the deaths of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire a century ago. The demonstrations came hours after Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned following 10 days of large ...
“The Americans” is a drama series about a suburban American household in the 1980's. But there's a twist: The parents are Soviet agents, and they're embedded on a mission to steal American secrets. When the show started airing in 2013, the idea of Soviet spies on American soil was almost a quaint relic ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And Facebook-owned Instagram comes in No. 2. So whether you're reaching for ...

One of the biggest advantages of the Social Security program is its flexibility. You can start claiming retirement benefits as early as age 62, or you can wait and receive fatter checks each month. The amount you'll receive in benefits depends on the age at which you file for Social Security. If you wait until ...
From thinking we know the Queen — most of us don't — to the mistaken belief that all British people have terrible teeth (according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 28% of adults in England have tooth decay, compared with 92% of Americans), there are a lot of misconceptions ...
Despite setting a precedent, the case has remained largely unknown in the larger understanding of American civil rights. Officials hope the new monument will draw attention to its importance. “The sculpture will inform the public about the contributions that Asian Americans have made to advance civil rights through use of ...
The new research is based on a massive survey of Americans' eating habits, cross-referenced with other federal data sets and amplified by modeling tools, so as to determine how much food we waste and how much environmental input that translates into. The amount of total food wasted is undoubtedly ...
WASHINGTON — Rural electrification — which in the 1930s brought electricity to huge chunks of rural America — was straightforward and clearcut. Rural broadband is not, a communications industry executive says. With rural electrification, “When the lights went on, you knew you had it. It's a little different ...
PARIS — Tom Wallis was born here and has spent his entire life in France, but it turns out that the 40-year-old entrepreneur from Grenoble owes tens of thousands of dollars in taxes to the United States. Wallis' mother was French, but he holds U.S. citizenship through his American father. He had previously ...
Weeks after the Parkland shooting, Johnetta Elzie, a civil rights activist who rose to prominence during the 2014 Ferguson protests, scrolled through her Twitter feed like most Americans, observing how the media treated the Parkland students fighting for gun reform—and she was perplexed. These students' ...
Some 53 percent of Americans believe big tech companies should be regulated by the federal government, much like big banks are, according to a new survey from market research firm HarrisX. They were less certain that the government would be capable of doing so. Only 31 percent said the federal ...
A majority of Americans support special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and his campaign, a poll by ABC and The Washington Post found. According to the poll, which randomly sampled 1,002 adults, 69 percent support Mueller's investigation into possible collusion ...
Bill, it turned out, held a rich and sweeping definition of Americanness that embraced all creeds and colors, and his feat helped convince the country that Irishmen could be loyal Americans. Sometimes, I think his victory could have been the moment when Irish Americans lost their hyphen. My father Larry—a ...
Americans now know far too little about the genocide of the Jews, the survey found. Too many have missed essential lessons from this horrific chapter in history: Hitler did not rise to power through the military force of Nazis. He gained strength by playing off of people's fears and insecurities, their willingness ...
Forty-one percent of millennials, and nearly one-third of all Americans, believe that 2 million or fewer Jews were killed in the Holocaust. The actual number is about 6 million. Moreover, 45 percent of Americans could not name a single concentration camp, despite more than 40,000 camps and ghettos ...
Taxes are due April 17, and while many Americans dread the coming deadline, filing could be a saving grace for others. That's because many people use their refunds to pay for key medical expenses they had otherwise been putting off. The JPMorgan Chase Institute analyzed the out-of-pocket spending ...
The brutal treatment of Native Americans throughout United States history is a dark chapter that deserves to be memorialized, but it is important to put this specific effort into its proper political context. Valery Korovin, the Russian politician quoted by RT and subsequent U.S outlets — like videoblogger and ...
FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the Lorraine Motel, which is currently part of the National Civil Rights Museum, as a couple talks in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Reuters. By Kia Johnson. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) - A half century after Rev. Martin Luther King ...
Americans have grown increasingly polarized in their views on global warming, according to a new poll. "In general, Democrats view global warming seriously, while Republicans view it skeptically," says Gallup, a research-based consulting company that conducted a survey this month about the ...
Considering “Black Panther's” popularity, it may be worth asking: What's so special about this movie that Americans just can't seem to get enough of? The two answers I've come across the most so far have been the following: Some cite the critical acclaim it's received. They argue this superhero film is just ...
THE AMERICANS 10 p.m. on FX. Talk to any television critic long enough and you'll probably hear griping about how “The Americans” doesn't get its due. The show never acquired the cultural capital or ratings of “Breaking Bad” or “The Sopranos,” but it has received rave reviews and taken on shocking ...
“Many [individuals across the world] don't have the financial capacity, the resources, or the tools to save effectively; those who are invested are too often over-allocated to cash. For millions, the prospect of a secure retirement is slipping further and further away — especially among workers with less ...
For the first time, Gallup surveyed Americans about their concern over the availability of guns, and more than half – 51 percent – said they worry a great deal, while 19 percent said they worry "a fair amount," 14 percent say they are "only a little" concerned and 17 percent say it worries them "not at all.".
The FX series The Americans has never been a ratings juggernaut, but over the course of five seasons it has earned the unstinting devotion of fans and critics. That's at least partly attributable to its willingness to put its characters, and its audience, through something that's become a hallmark of the era of ...
This same poll found that 73 percent opposed government interference into states that have legalized marijuana; basically, three out of every four Americans are against the federal government enforcing cannabis prohibition laws in states that have legalized some form of marijuana use. Conservatives ...
Why Americans spend too much on healthcare: tests, end-of-life care, and more tests. Why Americans spend ... Second, Americans demand too much testing. CT scans may cost $900, ... If Americans expect that level of care, then someone (actually everyone) will be expected to pay for it and not complain.
“The Americans” has taken quite the Tolstoyan journey on both sides of the camera since the pilot for the FX espionage drama was shot in the spring of 2012. Since then, Russian spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, played by Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, have donned countless disguises, killed ...
It has long been a given in the American psyche that the US has "a mission and character that separates it from other nations." This idea dramatically affects both domestic and foreign policy. The US is not alone in its zeal for freedom and democracy.
When “The Americans” premiered in 2013, it was very much a 1980s period drama. Teased hair, parachute pants, Cabbage Patch Kids, the Cold War. The show invited us to look back at a historical moment when Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union had escalated again ...
Want to know how “The Americans” ends? Head to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Walk toward the East River. Disarm a couple of security doors. Climb a flight of stairs. Find an open door, and enter the studio of Alyssa Monks. Ms. Monks, 40, isn't a writer. She isn't a director. She definitely isn't an actress. “I'd be ...
Russia to Expand 'Black List' of Americans in Response to Sanctions: RIA. March 16, 2018 ... MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow will respond to a new set of U.S. sanctions by expanding its "black list" of Americans, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday, according to RIA news agency.
Views about President Trump's relationship (or lack thereof) with adult film actress Stormy Daniels are split along partisan lines, according to a Huffington Post/YouGov survey released this week. Seventy percent of Democrats found credible Daniels' account of an extramarital affair with Trump in 2006, ...
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers some striking findings on Americans' drinking habits. The study focuses on binge drinking and finds that U.S. adults consumed an astounding 17.5 billion binge drinks in 2015. That works out to nearly 470 binge drinks a year for each ...
NEW YORK — Americans spend nearly twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries, but it's not doing much to improve their health, a new study finds. The United States has the shortest life expectancy and highest infant and maternal mortality rates among any of its peers. Steep spending on ...
Cryptocurrencies are in the headlines every day and some say are powerful enough to take down the stock market as well as threaten the role of century-old banks and governments. Turns out, demand for the digital coins is still pretty low though. Less than 8 percent of Americans own cryptocurrencies, ...
You probably work in the service sector. This seems like a safe assertion, as 84 percent of private-sector jobs in the United States are in services. By contrast, “goods-producing” jobs like logging, mining, construction and manufacturing accounted for only 20.5 million jobs last month, in a nation with 148 ...


 

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