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Today β€” December 17th 2018Your RSS feeds

They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her at a Welfare Office. Now She’s Speaking Out.

By ASHLEY SOUTHALL and NIKITA STEWART

Jazmine Headley has become a cause célèbre for New Yorkers who depend on food stamps and public assistance, but say they are often met with hostility at city offices.

Yesterday β€” December 16th 2018Your RSS feeds

A Shutdown Looms. Can the G.O.P. Get Lawmakers to Show Up to Vote?

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and EMILY COCHRANE

Vanquished and retiring members have been skipping votes, and House Republican leaders are unsure whether they will ever return.

What the Obamacare Court Ruling Means for Open Enrollment

By SARAH MERVOSH

A federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act a day before the deadline to sign up for next year’s coverage in most states.

Father of Migrant Girl Who Died in U.S. Custody Disputes Border Patrol Account

By SIMON ROMERO

The father of Jakelin Caal Maquin said his daughter was healthy before they were detained by the authorities in the New Mexico desert this month.

After Decades, a Death Sentence Depends (a Little) Less on Where You Live

By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

While huge geographic disparities remain — half of all executions in 2018 were in Texas — some death penalty hot spots are backing down on capital punishment.

Who Killed The Weekly Standard?

By DAVID BROOKS

The bureaucratic mind has a temporary triumph.

After Skipping Events Honoring Fallen Soldiers, Trump Visits Arlington Cemetery

By MICHAEL TACKETT

The visit was a studied contrast, and an implicit atonement, to the president’s decisions last month to forgo a ceremony in France and the traditional visit to Arlington on Veterans Day.

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A Partisan Ruling on Obamacare

By CRISTIAN FARIAS

A decision by a judge in Texas striking down the totality of the Affordable Care Act has little basis in law.

Education Dept. Will Cancel $150 Million in Student Debt After Judge’s Order

By STACY COWLEY

About 15,000 students who attended schools that closed will have their federal loans automatically eliminated. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos fought the change.

James Inhofe Under Fire Over Purchase of Raytheon Stock

By CATIE EDMONDSON

The senator, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, bought the stock in the defense contractor after lobbying the Trump administration to increase military spending. He later dumped the stock.

The Farm Bill Ignores the Real Troubles of U.S. Agriculture

By GRACY OLMSTEAD

True farming reform means adjusting the system to support small and midsize producers and cultivating a more sustainable system of agriculture.

Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast

By JACK NICAS and KAREN WEISE

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex.

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