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A new Trump rule could take food stamps away from 755,000 people

The USDA wants to toughen SNAP work requirements, but there’s little evidence the program discourages work.

Trump is officially turning back asylum seekers who come to the US through Mexico

In a huge win for Trump’s asylum crackdown, Central Americans and others will be forced to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in the US.

Congress’s recently passed sexual harassment bill, explained

It’s a start.

$1.3 million: the average bonus Juul employees get after a deal with a cigarette maker

Juul was supposed to render smoking obsolete. Cigarette giant Altria just bought a third of it.

Why airlines make you check your carry-on bags

It’s not just because of overhead bin space.

Congress just passed the most significant criminal justice reform bill in decades

The First Step Act adopts significant, but modest, criminal justice reforms.

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