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Chelsea Clinton plans full year of 'She Persisted' books

Aug. 13, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton has a full schedule of books coming in 2022. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is continuing her popular “She Persisted” children's series with “She Persisted in Science:...

Watchdog: Little help from Trump officials in census probe

Jul. 20, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

A watchdog agency investigating the origins of a failed attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form was unable to question top Trump administration officials because they either refused to cooperate or set unacceptable interview terms, according to a report released Tuesday....

Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters' records

Jul. 19, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy. The new policy largely codifies the...

Garland lets immigration judges put off deportation cases

Jul. 15, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland tossed a Trump administration policy Thursday that barred immigration judges from putting off the deportation cases of immigrants waiting on green cards and visas. Garland overruled a decision by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions...

Today in History

Jul. 14, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 14, the 195th day of 2021. There are 170 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 14, 1798, Congress passed the Sedition Act, making it a federal crime to publish...

Jeff Sessions: Don't allow critics to "demoralize" country

Jul. 05, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking at an Independence Day program at an Alabama church, said critics shouldn't “demoralize” the country even if America didn't immediately meet its ideal of equality. “I believe we need to...