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July 24, 2020 at 8:32 AM EDT Trump’s ‘Operation Legend’ was supposed to combat crime. It’s produced one arrest, and some see a political stunt. Federal agents began descending in earnest on Kansas City, Mo., this week as part of an operation that will have them working with local detectives to interview suspects and witnesses …

The healthcare industry is mobilizing to push Congress to provide more funds for COVID-19 testing as the issue has gotten caught in an intra-party GOP conflict. The White House has indicated it doesn’t want Senate Republicans to push for any additional funding for testing and contact tracing activities in the next major COVID-19 relief package …

But such extreme measures have fallen out of favor over the years, as Congress has relied instead primarily on litigation to enforce its subpoenas and officials across government have acknowledged the unappetizing prospect of using force to impose its will. It’s even trickier when applied to a coequal branch of government, which may have its …

with Paulina Firozi Want more stories about the Trump administration’s response to the novel coronavirus? Sign up for this newsletter here. The Trump administration is weighing a new testing strategy as coronavirus cases mount: testing groups of people together.  Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told me in an …

Bamby Salcedo, here at a 2017 rally on behalf of LGBTQ rights, is among the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Monday to keep Obama-era civil rights protections in place. “Everyone deserves easy access to health care,” Salcedo says, “and health care that is respectful of who we are.” Amanda Edwards/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption …

June 22, 2020 at 12:36 AM EDT Democrats, public health experts decry Trump for saying he asked officials to slow down coronavirus testing President Trump’s Saturday night remark that he asked officials to “slow the [coronavirus] testing down” sparked harsh rebukes from experts and frustration from his own staffers, who say it undercuts their efforts …

In a joint statement on Friday night, the Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration said the company names, addresses, demographic data and other information would be disclosed in five ranges — starting with $150,000 to $350,000, and going up to between $5 million and $10 million. For loans below $150,000, only totals will be …

Story  Last week, the Trump administration announced its final rule rolling back health care protections for transgender patients.  Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler today announced action to enact emergency rulemaking that will protect transgender Washingtonians’ access to health care. The emergency rule will implement HB 2338, which took effect on June 11, prohibiting discrimination by health insurers in Washington.  “This rule …

While addressing his radio programme Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi said “the administration is using modern technology to help the farmers against”. PM Narendra Modi (File Photo) In the wake of the impending threat by locust swarms in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the government is extending all help to the …

WASHINGTON(Reuters) – The Trump administration is drafting a legal blueprint for mining on the moon under a new U.S.-sponsored international agreement called the Artemis Accords, people familiar with the proposed pact told Reuters. The agreement would be the latest effort to cultivate allies around NASA’s plan to put humans and space stations on the moon …