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Federal government drops plans to use Costa Mesa facility as coronavirus quarantine site

5 minutes ago   |   ABC

The federal government on Friday withdrew its request to use a Costa Mesa facility as a coronavirus quarantine site after a large amount of push back from Orange County...
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Cambodian refugee who advocates say was wrongly deported returns to U.S

9 minutes ago   |   NBC News

“This is really exciting for us to have our community members be reunited, but all of these deportations just need to stop, period,” an advocacy group leader said.
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S.Korea reports 594 new coronavirus cases, raise total to 2,931 -KCDC

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - South Korea reported 594 new coronavirus cases, raising the country's total infections to 2,931, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.
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U.S. court deals serious blow to Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' immigration policy

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies that has helped to sharply curb a migration surge on the southern border...
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Flipping the Taliban

15 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

After seven years of the Bush administration's neglect and mismanagement of Afghanistan, President Barack Obama was prompt in ordering the deployment of 21,000 more U.S...
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Know Thine Enemy

15 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

General Stanley McChrystal's proposal for substantial U.S. troop increases in Afghanistan has triggered a major debate about U.S. policy toward the conflict there, both within...
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The Three Futures for Afghanistan

15 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

This piece was published as part of The Future of Afghanistan and U.S. Foreign Policy , a collaboration between the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism and...
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The Right Way Out of Afghanistan

15 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The signing in May of a strategic partnership agreement between the United States and Afghanistan came at a tense time in the Afghan war. As NATO and the International Security...
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Wall Street in coronavirus contingency mode with staff, visitors, regulators

31 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Big U.S. banks have been rolling out contingency plans to respond to the global coronavirus outbreak - requiring some staff to work from home, implementing travel restrictions...
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The Latest: Biden says US can change economy sans revolution

37 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest : 8 p.m. On the eve of the South Carolina presidential primary, Joe Biden is telling voters that...
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55 years after being kidnapped by babysitter, man reunites with mother in...

55 years after being kidnapped by babysitter, man reunites with mother in Kentucky

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Stock market continues its historic slide, capping one of the worst weeks...

Stock market continues its historic slide, capping one of the worst weeks since financial crisis

U.S. stocks tumbled once again on Friday, as coronavirus fears continue to mount. Read more ...

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others. Read more ...

This gymnast's Beyoncé-inspired routine is the internet's latest obsession

This gymnast's Beyoncé-inspired routine is the internet's latest obsession

When Nia Dennis finished her all-Beyonce floor routine at UCLA's dual meet against Utah, she placed a crown on her head. The tiara was well deserved. Read more ...

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Brooks posted a photo of him wearing the jersey on his Instagram page. Some fans thought his jersey was in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Read more ...

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. Read more ...

Trump Nominates John Ratcliffe For Intelligence Chief Months After...

Trump Nominates John Ratcliffe For Intelligence Chief Months After Withdrawing His Name

In August, the president had withdrawn his previous nomination of the Texas GOP congressman to the post. Read more ...

Trump Loses on 'Remain in Mexico' Policy in Court

Trump Loses on 'Remain in Mexico' Policy in Court

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily halted a Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through US immigration courts... Read more ...

House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

The legislation seeks to ban flavored tobacco products, including menthol-flavored vaping products and cigarettes. Read more ...

Local mom dances with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding never comes

Local mom dances with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding never comes

A western Pennsylvania mom shared a dance with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding day never comes. Read more ...