Trump administration reportedly poised to approve restrictive changes to Medicaid

The Trump administration is preparing to approve a number of changes to Medicaid — the government health care program that provides coverage to low-income people — that could leave tens of thousands of people without coverage. As Politico first reported Friday, the administration is set…

Federal agencies refuse to take responsibility for mistreatment of immigrant children

Federal government agencies took zero responsibility for placing a number of unaccompanied immigrant youth into the hands of human traffickers in 2014, where they were forced to work on egg farms in Ohio, a bipartisan Senate report revealed Wednesday. The 52-page study, conducted by a…

Trump Fires Financial Experts Tasked With Identifying Market Crash Risks

The Trump administration moved on Wednesday to drastically shrink a government agency tasked with identifying looming financial risks, notifying around 40 staff members they would be laid off, according to a person familiar with the changes. The employees at the Office of Financial Research (OFR)…

Saudí Threatens To 911 Canada

The fight started last week, when Amnesty International learned the Saudi government had arrested several female human rights activists. One was Samar Badawi. An acclaimed activist herself, she’s also the sister of Raif Badawi, a blogger who’s been imprisoned in Saudi since 2012 and subjected…

A year later, Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria death toll 20 times higher than original count

Puerto Rico’s government has acknowledged that the death toll from Hurricane Maria was likely more than 20 times higher than the statistic long given by officials. The admission comes almost a year after the storm devastated the island in September 2017. A report posted online…

Venezuelan President Maduro charges right-wing opposition backed by Colombia with supposed assassination attempt

Following explosions which occurred at a military parade in the Venezuelan capital, the government claims it has arrested some of those responsible, vowing “ruthless punishment” and “no forgiveness.” VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: