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In first public rebuke by the White House, Mnuchin pulls out of Saudi investment conference to protest Khashoggi case

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin pulled out of a Saudi investment conference in the first public rebuke by the White House of the Saudi regime over the disappearance and suspected murder of a dissident Saudi journalist.

Environmental groups file suit to block waivers for Texas border wall

A coalition of environmental groups has sued to stop the Trump administration from speeding construction of the first phase of southern border wall construction by waiving dozens of landmark environmental laws meant to protect air and water quality, public lands and wildlife.

As Trump slams Fed, its policymakers are tuning him out -- and moving ahead with rate hikes

President Trump has been slamming the Federal Reserve for interest rate hikes, but the central bank's officials appear to be tuning him out.There was no mention of Trump or his unusual public criticism at the Fed's Sept. 25-26 monetary policy meeting, according to an official account released Wed...

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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