Jul 24, 2018

A new kind of farm aid

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The Department of Agriculture announced $12 billion in emergency assistance for farmers hurt by President Donald Trump's trade policies, and retaliatory tariffs from China, the EU and Canada. We'll tell you what you need to know. Then: House Democrats introduced…

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"Money is never enough,” the former federal education secretary says

Jul 24, 2018
We need high expectations for kids along with investment in schools, Arne Duncan says.
Then-Education Secretary Arne Duncan talks with second-graders at Paul Revere Elementary school in San Francisco in 2009
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Trump-Juncker meeting key for U.S.-EU trade relations

Jul 24, 2018
The European Union’s top official is due to meet with President Donald Trump tomorrow in Washington. Jean-Claude Juncker — head of the EU’s executive arm — will be trying to stave off a full-blown transatlantic trade war and persuade the president not…

The Department of Agriculture announced $12 billion in emergency assistance for farmers hurt by President Donald Trump’s trade policies, and retaliatory tariffs from China, the EU and Canada. We’ll tell you what you need to know. Then: House Democrats introduced a bill today aimed at making higher education more affordable, including two free years of community college. That’s one proposal Arne Duncan pushed as education secretary under the Obama administration. We’ll talk with Duncan about his new book “How Schools Work.” Plus, a look at the New York startup that wants to be “Yelp for cops.” 

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