Today's news -- July 13, 2017




More charges filed over charter school fraud claims


No homework in Marion


Santa Rosa superintendent responds to magistrate's ruling on teacher pay raises


GOP House members seek to cut education budget — but not as much as Trump


What you can do to resist the Trump-DeVos agenda to wreck schools


Campus rape policies get a new look as the accused get DeVos’ ear


This is what sexual assault survivors want DeVos to know


States fight to protect students of schools


House reaches deal on expansion of college aid for military veterans


The constitutional crisis in Florida we’re all missing


Video goes viral of traffic stop of Ayala by Orlando police officer checking auto tags


Florida's private-sector job growth down 31 percent over year ago


Thousands of Florida felons wait decades to regain the right to vote


Legislators quietly dish no-bid, $3 million contract to private prison group


Democracy is under siege by cyber-espionage and GOP voter suppression


Trump election group backs away from its request for voter data after outcry


Democrats aim to block funding for Trump's election commission


Florida voters remain concerned as Trump commission's data request put on hold


Yellen says economy is robust, but adds that Fed will stay flexible


Why millennials should lead the next labor movement


Black-white unemployment gap is at an all-time low. Here’s how to keep it there.


Trump-Russia investigators probe Kushner-run digital operation


All Roads Now Lead to Kushner


Democrats call for Jared Kushner's security clearance to be revoked


Report says intelligence agencies heard Russians discussing Trump in 2015


Why do we assume nothing came of Don Jr.'s meeting?


Trump's lawyers try to control unruly White House


The Trumps’ claims about transparency are actually quite deceptive


With glare on Trump children, political gets personal for president


Trump’s biggest liabilities are now his family members


Scions and scoundrels


“I think many people would have held that meeting,” Trump says of son’s huddle


Trump contradicts his son’s emails, suggests Russia preferred Clinton


Was Trump Jr.’s Russian connect in U.S. illegally?


Trump campaign is sued over leaked emails linked to Russians


This is what makes Russia a hostile power


Congress wants to punish Russia, but can’t dole out the punishment


The would-be president and the oligarch


The other shoe has fallen, and the Trump presidency may fall with it


Conspiracy or coincidence? A timeline open to interpretation


Republicans matter most, and they don’t seem to care much about Trump Jr.


The lights go out on the Republican Party


Worried about trust in government, senators? Prove you deserve it.


Rubio on Trump Jr. emails, health-care bill


Get off the Trump train before it crashes


Campaign opposition research is standard. But not from hostile nations.


The dark art of opposition research


Stories of foreign election influence, separate and not equal


Trump’s nominee to lead FBI pledges to resist White House pressure


Senate Republicans, preparing new health bill, have no votes to spare


Senate moderates sidelined in new Obamacare repeal bill


The Republican healthcare plan has a formidable foe: economics


Don’t assume that private insurance is better than Medicaid


A risky mix: Cutting taxes for the rich and aid for the poor


Obamacare is not collapsing, imploding or exploding


From hospitals, doctors and patients, a last gasp of opposition to health-care bill


Trump: “I will be very angry” if GOP senators don’t pass a health-care bill


The White House’s exceedingly dishonest attack on the Congressional Budget Office


There’s no way to replace Planned Parenthood


Protesters in Doral urge Rubio to vote no on Obamacare repeal


Trump crafting plan to slash legal immigration


House Democrats urge immigrants to “prepare for the worst” under Trump


Job One at Homeland Security under Trump: immigration


Trump intervenes to grant rejected Afghan girls entry to U.S. for robotics contest


Net neutrality is about much more than the Internet


Sessions under fire for closed-door speech to group known for anti-gay stances


Trump’s expected pick for wage chief sued for stiffing house cleaners


Ryan tries to control growing movement to re-open war debate


Tillerson is as bad a secretary of state as you’d expect the CEO of Exxon Mobil to be


Trump insists he is busy working. His schedule says otherwise.


Actually, Trump has an enormous amount of time for watching television


State Department spent more than $15,000 for rooms at Trump hotel in Vancouver


Trump’s hotels get hacked and victims are left holding the bag


Federal appeals court upholds Wisconsin right-to-work law


Under Trump, U.S. retreats on climate change, environment


Warnings from Antarctica


Earth is on its way to biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs, scientists warn


We aren’t doomed by climate change. Right now we are choosing to be doomed.




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