Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET President Trump wants to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin for a visit to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday. Press secretary Sarah Sanders said that Trump and Putin had agreed at their summit on Monday in Finland that their security staffs would have an "ongoing working-level dialogue" and as part of that, Trump told national security adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to the United States. That came as news to Director of National...
A Japanese company is developing a novel way to connect college students to corporate recruiters: offer free coffee at its cafes in exchange for giving up some personal information.
After months of organizing rallies and lobbying legislators, immigration rights advocates were hopeful their efforts would lead to legislation that would protect immigrants in the state. Just last month, a large group of protesters stormed Gov. Charlie Bakers office, demanding that he sign off on the so-called Safe Communities amendment and threatening to vote him out of office if he refused. But the House and Senate failed to reach a consensus on the amendment, keeping it out of the...
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Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in central Illinois, was sitting on the couch the other day with her 4-month-old when she saw the email. "He was having a fussy day," she says, "so I was bouncing him in one arm, and started going through my emails on my phone, just to feel like I was getting something done." In her spam folder, she found an email from an organization called My Pay, My Say, urging her to drop her union membership. Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a...
House Republicans claimed a political victory Wednesday after the House voted 244-35 in favor of officially supporting the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, a vote intended to force Democrats to take a position amid calls from progressives to abolish the agency. But Democrats largely avoided taking any position at all. Instead, they tried to refocus the immigration debate away from ICE and toward the ongoing controversy over President Trump's policies for handling asylum claims...
The dense network of cables that make up the Internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests, putting thousands of miles of critical infrastructure along U.S. coastlines underwater in the next 15 years. "It is actually the wires and the hardware that make the Internet run," explains Ramakrishnan Durairajan , a computer scientist at the University of Oregon and an author of the research. The analysis estimates under the most severe model for sea...
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