Supreme Court Upholds Separation of Powers in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Case

The Supreme Court on June 29 held that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) violates the constitutional separation of powers, but held that its unconstitutional structure can be fixed without scrapping the entire agency.

In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, which, among other things, created the bureau to administer and enforce a broad array of … (Read the rest, here) “Supreme Court Upholds Separation of Powers in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Case”

March 8 Trial Date for Four Minneapolis Police Officers Charged in Floyd’s Death

The four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing have received a trial date of March 8, reports The Wall Street Journal.Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said the date was made under the assumption that the former officer…

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State Dept Condemns Chinese Govt-Forced Abortions, Sterilizations for Uighurs

The Chinese government practice of performing forced abortions and sterilizations among Uighurs and other minorities to reduce the Muslim population has been condemned by the U.S. Department of State.

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Trump’s Campaign Drops First Spanish-Language TV Ad

Dropping a spot that is identical to one in English that claims probable Democrat nominee Joe Biden does not have the “mental capacity” to lead the nation, President Donald Trump’s campaign has released its first Spanish-language television advertisement.

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Kansas City Mayor Receives Death Threats, Racial Taunts Over Mask Order

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas tweeted a death threat and racist message someone has posted on his Facebook telling him to “hang from a tree” and using racist epithets in response to the face mask order he put in place….

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Pew Poll: 40 Percent Say Worst Is Over as COVID-19 Spikes

Despite the startling spike in new cases across the nation, 40% of Americans believe the worst of our coronavirus crisis is over, according to new poll by Pew Research Center.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Schools Reopen

As the negative impacts are already being shown in children since schools closed earlier this spring, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending schools reopen this fall with students “physically present” in their classrooms.

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Fed Chair Warns of Extraordinary Uncertainty, Urgency to Curb Virus

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell stressed the importance of keeping the coronavirus contagion contained as the U.S. economy bounces back from its deepest contraction in decades. “We have entered an important new phase and have done so sooner than expected,” Powell said in…

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Dems Push Campaign-Season Health Care Bill Toward House OK

A Democratic package expanding “Obamacare” coverage approached House passage Monday, a measure doomed to advance no further that spotlights how the coronavirus pandemic and President Donald Trump’s efforts to obliterate the law have fortified health care’s potency as a 2020…

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Two George Washington Statues in NYC Defaced With Red Paint

Early Monday morning two George Washington statues in New York City were defaced with red paint, according to The New York Post.

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NYC Plans to Stop Solitary Confinement in Jails

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced ending the use of solitary confinement in jails, according to Politico.

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