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Despite What the White House Says, Unemployment Aid Doesn't Encourage Americans to Stay Out of Work

8 hours ago   |   Time

In almost every political fight, you can count on one thing: the creation of a stereotype that can summon critics' outrage and make its defense indefensible. Ronald Reagan's...
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Paying People Not to Work Is Not Economic Stimulus

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Back in 2009, Nancy Pelosi infamously declared the best way to revive the economy was to dole out ever more generous food stamps and unemployment benefits. The more people are...
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I'm a Black Republican, and I agree with AOC on the link between poverty and crime

2 days ago   |   Fortune

As a Black Republican and former congressman, I was saddened by the overt, hateful comments reportedly made by a white Republican congressman toward Rep. Alexandria...
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Deputy buys groceries for 90-year-old woman who hadn't eaten in days

3 days ago   |   ABC

During a welfare check, the deputy said the woman told him she was okay, but was going through rough times and hadn't eaten in days.
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Ontario government launches review of York Region Children's Aid Society

3 days ago   |   National Post

The Ontario government says it is investigating allegations of racism, bullying and harassment involving senior management at a Toronto-area child welfare organization.
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Paying people not to work not an economic stimulus

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Back in 2009, Nancy Pelosi infamously declared the best way to revive the economy was to dole out ever more generous food stamps and unemployment benefits. The more people...
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As Schools Shut Down, a New Federal Program Eased Child Hunger, Study Finds

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Research by the Brookings Institution found evidence that a new payment card helped offset the loss of subsidized meals when schools closed because of the pandemic.
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Manitoba First Nation takes first steps to get jurisdiction over children in care

5 days ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba First Nation has begun the process of creating its own child welfare system under controversial federal legislation that allows Indigenous groups to enact...
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5 found dead in welfare check at northern Ohio home: report

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

Cops said five members of a family were found dead at a house during a welfare check in Elyria, Ohio, on Wednesday morning, according to a local report.
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Child welfare agency declines to release records about 3-year-old girl found dead in shallow grave

Child welfare agency declines to release records about 3-year-old girl found dead in shallow grave

5 days ago   |   KETV

Prosecutors have charged Olivia Jansen's father and his girlfriend with the girl's murder.
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President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

The president on Monday set Sept. 15 as the deadline for TikTok to find a U.S. buyer, failing which he said he will shut down the app in the country. Read more ...

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. Read more ...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details...

'My son's death cannot be in vain': Judge whose family was attacked details her son's last words

The federal judge whose son was killed and whose husband was shot at their home last month called for greater privacy protections for judges in her first comments since the... Read more ...

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

Prosecutor says he's justified in seeking President Trump's taxes

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax returns told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and... Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

Dwayne Johnson buys XFL in $15 million deal

The XFL began its season earlier this year, before being forced to shutter operations in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Big 12 says football teams will play 10 games, including one non-conference game

Big 12 says football teams will play 10 games, including one non-conference game

Conference play is expected to in September. Read more ...

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

Oldest living Marine celebrates 105th birthday

The oldest living Marine had a special birthday celebration on Friday. Read more ...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just...

An adopted 14-year-old girl is helping senior dogs find a forever home just like she did

A 14-year-old girl has raised $14,000 for senior dogs who have been left behind with the goal of helping them find a forever home like she did when she was adopted. Read more ...

Men's Wearhouse owner files for bankruptcy as pandemic torpedoes suit sales

Men's Wearhouse owner files for bankruptcy as pandemic torpedoes suit sales

Tailored Brands, which owns Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the latest U.S. retail casualty of the coronavirus pandemic that wiped out... Read more ...

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

WASHINGTON - Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and... Read more ...