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Consumers Could Be Collateral Damage if U.S. Expands Tariffs
Amid #MeToo, States Debate Teaching Consent to Kids
After Raid, San Francisco Reporter Seeks Return of Property

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Amid #MeToo, States Debate Teaching Consent to Kids

Consumers Could Be Collateral Damage if U.S. Expands Tariffs

By Marclaire Dale |
Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: Abusive relationships and consent.

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Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

By Jennifer Gollan | May 22
The profit margins can be huge and, for violators of labor laws, hinge on the widespread exploitation of thousands of caretakers, many of them poor immigrants effectively earning $2 to $3.50 an hour to work around the clock.

Liz Weston: Is Better Credit Worth Exposing Your Bank Data?

Liz Weston: Is Better Credit Worth Exposing Your Bank Data?

By Liz Weston | May 22
America's credit bureaus haven't exactly covered themselves in glory when it comes to protecting your private data. You might be skeptical about new credit-enhancing products that require not just credit information but also access to your bank accounts.

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

By Bill Barrow | May 22
Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

By Pablo Gorondi | May 22
Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence, according to a report released Tuesday.

San Francisco Police Chief: Journalist 'Crossed the Line'

San Francisco Police Chief: Journalist 'Crossed the Line'

By Janie Har | May 22
The San Francisco police chief said Tuesday that he respects the news media, but a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by officers had "crossed the line" by joining a conspiracy to steal a confidential report.

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

By Frank Jordan | May 22
A new political grouping of nationalist and populist parties is trying to capitalize on voter discontent, vowing to upend the continent's traditional political power structure.

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

By Paul J. Weber | May 22
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he will sign legislation that Republicans say is a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom, but gay lawmakers sometimes tearfully railed against it on the House floor as a license to discriminate.

Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 22
More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.

AP Fact Check: Trump is Overpromising on Border Wall

AP Fact Check: Trump is Overpromising on Border Wall

By Calvin Woodward | May 21
President Donald Trump is vowing to have 500 miles of border wall built by the 2020 election. There's reason to be strongly skeptical about that. Here's a look at some of his rhetoric Monday night at a rally in Pennsylvania - and a look at the facts.

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