Trump administration asks Supreme Court to end the Affordable Care Act

About 500,000 people signed up for Obamacare coverage after COVID-19-related job losses.
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As OSHA takes limited role in the pandemic, Virginia sets workplace safety rules

Jun 25, 2020
The state will make standards legally binding, where federal guidelines are mere recommendations.
An employee wearing gloves and a face mask cleans a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia. The state is finalizing safety mandates to protect employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DACA recipient on Supreme Court decision: "I don't think it's enough"

Jun 19, 2020
For Carlos Rodriguez Cortez, the ruling is a relief for now, but "it being repealed later on is still a very viable thing that can happen."
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Supreme Court rejects Trump's efforts to end young immigrants' protections under DACA

Jun 18, 2020
For now, those immigrants retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work in the United States.
Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by his four liberal colleagues, wrote for the court that the administration did not pursue the end of the program properly.
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U.S. criticizes WTO for big disparities in tariffs

Jun 17, 2020
The Trump administration is denouncing the fact that the tax levels vary greatly between members of the global trade body.
An East China Sea container ship in the Port of Oakland in 2018. China's economy has grown 900% since 2001, causing a tariff imbalance.
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Facebook is going to let users turn off political ads

The move comes as civil rights groups call for major advertisers to boycott Facebook, and the Trump administration reportedly proposes legislation on social media platforms.
Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, personally, have come under criticism from all sides of the political spectrum when it comes to policing content.
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Kudlow says extra $600 for unemployment benefits will end in July

The director of the National Economic Council called the benefits a “disincentive” for people to get back to work.
Kudlow says the Trump administration is looking at a potential bonus for people returning to work.
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"A moment of reckoning for the United States at home and abroad"

Jun 9, 2020
The country's coalition-building power overseas has weakened as it focuses on crises at home, researcher Torrey Taussig says.
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