The Trump administration has capped the number of refugees it will admit into the United States at 15,000 during the next year, a historic low that reflects the president’s increasing vilification of immigrants on the campaign trail.
The 18-member panel, tasked with examining policing in America, was composed entirely of law enforcement officials and did not include members from the civil rights, criminal defense, social work, religious or academic fields.
Porter’s pointed interrogation of Mark Alles, a pharmaceutical executive accused of price gouging, is the latest one of her fiery cross-examinations during a congressional hearing to gain fame far beyond Capitol Hill.
The massive effort to thwart protests planned for China's National Day underscored the government's insistence in stopping the street demonstrations that have been a part of Hong Kong’s unique civic life for years.
The Government Accountability Office will investigate claims of systemic racism within the Department of Veterans Affairs two months after a government union said most of its surveyed members saw racism as a problem inside the agency.
The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration have not yet forgiven any of the 5.2 million emergency coronavirus loans issued to small businesses and need to do more to combat fraud, government watchdogs told Congress Thursday.
A Senate committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas that could force the top executives at Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify at an upcoming congressional hearing, escalating lawmakers' war with Silicon Valley over their policies to police content online.