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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is finding himself caught between a hard place and an even harder one when it comes to immigration. Biden embraced major progressive policy goals on the issue after he won the Democratic nomination, and he has begun enacting some. But his administration has been forced to confront unusually high

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is suing President Joe Biden’s administration claiming his immigration policy is illegal. Attorney General Ashley Moody announced the lawsuit Tuesday. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis also signed an order prohibiting state agencies from assisting the relocation of undocumented immigrants arriving in the state. DeSantis order authorized the Florida Department of Law

Days before Germany’s federal elections, Facebook removed a network of accounts that it said had spread COVID-19 misinformation and encouraged violent responses to COVID restrictions. The network was linked to the Querdenken movement, a loose coalition of German vaccine and mask opponents, conspiracy theorists and some far-right extremists. A review of the content Facebook took

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BLACK HAWK COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — Monday night saw the mask debate continue for parents in the Cedar Valley at both the Waterloo and Cedar Falls’ school board meetings. The Cedar Falls School Board of Education heard from 16 different speakers with no clear majority for either side. Some focused their comments on finding common

Middlebury College has removed the name of a former Vermont Gov. John Mead from the campus chapel because of what school officials say was his “instigating role” in eugenics policies of the early 1900s. The move follows the Legislature’s apology last spring to all Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed by state-sanctioned

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But Haitian Americans, Black immigrant advocates and civil rights leaders say it’s just the latest in a long history of discriminatory U.S. policies and of indignities faced by Black people.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hungary’s right-wing government is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues and national sovereignty. Those are all matters that have put the country at odds with its European partners who see not a conservative haven in Hungary but a worrying erosion of democratic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say unruly passengers are becoming a bit less common on airline flights, but they are still causing disruptions at twice the rate of late last year. The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday the its zero-tolerance policy — including fines against more passengers — is helping. Those fines have added up

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Azerbaijan has filed a case at the United Nations’ top court accusing Armenia of a “policy of ethnic cleansing” targeting Azerbaijanis. The case was lodged Thursday at the International Court of Justice. It comes a week after Armenia filed suit against Azerbaijan at the same Hague-based world court, accusing Baku