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Justice Department finds Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Department of Justice said Thursday that it has concluded Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian American and white undergraduate applicants.
Following a two-year investigation into the Ivy League institution's admissions practices, the department said Yale uses race as “the determinative factor” in hundreds of annual admissions decisions. For the great majority of students, African American applicants with comparable academic credentials are up to ten times more likely to be admitted than Asian American and white applicants, DOJ concluded.
The department notified Yale...
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Yale 'illegally discriminates' against White and Asian students, Justice Department says

Yale 'illegally discriminates' against White and Asian students, Justice Department says

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

A Yale spokeswoman responded: "We are proud of Yale's admissions practices, and we will not change them on the basis of such a meritless, hasty accusation."
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Cindy McCain to Deliver 'Stunning Rebuke' to Trump

Cindy McCain to Deliver 'Stunning Rebuke' to Trump

The widow of the 2008 Republican nominee for president is endorsing the 2020 Democratic nominee. Joe Biden said Tuesday that Cindy McCain is planning to endorse him because of... Read more ...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects...

Kayleigh McEnany Flails In Defense Of Trump Lie That COVID-19 ‘Affects Virtually Nobody'

The president's blatantly false claim came just one day before coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surpassed 200,000. Read more ...

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain, Widow Of GOP Sen. John McCain, Endorses Joe Biden

McCain said that the Democratic presidential nominee is the only candidate in the presidential race who “stands up for our values as a nation.” Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Coronavirus Relief Takes Back Seat As Senate Gears Up For Supreme Court Fight

Republicans are rushing to confirm a new Supreme Court nominee. Another coronavirus relief package isn't getting the same urgency. Read more ...

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump vs. Biden showdown

Debate organizers have decided the six debate topics for next week's showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. According to a person familiar... Read more ...

Trump: U.N. 'must hold China accountable' for pandemic

Trump: U.N. 'must hold China accountable' for pandemic

President Donald Trump on Tuesday admonished China over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic in his address to the United Nations General Assembly, demanding that the... Read more ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials fear fall surge

U.S. coronavirus deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, hitting a dismal milestone in the country's troubled pandemic response as health officials worry the fall and winter could... Read more ...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad: Shady Chabot Taking Corruption Back to the Last Century

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad: Shady Chabot Taking Corruption Back to the Last Century

Today, the DCCC launched its 1st TV ad in Ohio's 1st Congressional District, “ Website ,” which highlights how Steve Chabot has become shady and outdated, just like the clunky... Read more ...

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Mitt Romney said he would support a floor vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court, essentially clinching consideration of Trump's nominee this year despite the... Read more ...

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

TALLAHASSEE - A group trying to help felons sign up to vote in Florida says it has raised more than $20 million to pay off outstanding court debts for thousands of former... Read more ...