A Trump administration immigration order, Title 42, that allowed U.S. border officials to quickly expel migrants at the U.S. southern border – with no exceptions for asylum-seekers – expires May 11, 2023.
Category Archives: National
The U.S. Is Undergoing Its Worst Bird Flu Outbreak Ever. Is a Poultry Vaccine the Answer?
The deadliest outbreak of bird flu in U.S. history is prompting growing concern in Congress, and Department of Agriculture researchers are awaiting the preliminary results of four trials of vaccines for poultry.
Obesity in Children Is Rising Dramatically, and It Comes With Major – and Sometimes Lifelong – Health Consequences
In the past two decades, children have become more obese and have developed obesity at a younger age.
National Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent
According to the report, the national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in March to 3.4 percent in April, tying the record low set in January of this year.
Latino Youth Struggle With Sense of Belonging in School
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
U.S. Interior Secretary Unveils $125 Million for Local Climate Projects
The U.S. Interior Department will send $125 million from the bipartisan infrastructure law to scores of local climate resiliency and conservation projects, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland told a group of environmental reporters Friday.
Parents Tend to Choose Their Children’s Schools Based on Their Own Educational Experience
Faced with a growing number of options for where to enroll their children in school, parents quickly narrow their choices based on their own educational experience as students.
National Unemployment Rate Drops As Jobs Increase
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.6 percent in February to 3.5 percent in March.
EPA Sued Over Failure to Set, Update Pollution Limits
However, for 40 of the 59 industries subject to the pollution limits, the standards were “last updated 30 or more years ago, and 17 of those date back to the 1970s,” the EIP says.
Social Security Trustees Predict Benefit Cuts in 2033 Without Congressional Action
Social Security will no longer be able to pay full benefits in 2033, a year earlier than previously expected, according to a report released Friday.