Administration lifts transgender student bathroom guidance

Administration lifts transgender student bathroom guidanceWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protection for transgender students that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.


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Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with USMEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico's government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration.


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Will black Millennials save black-owned banks?

Still reeling from the financial crisis, black-owned banks are struggling to serve low-income, minority communities. But they're getting new and unexpected attention from black Millennials, who are wealthier than their parents.

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LinkedIn launches job-training project for low-skilled workers in India

Project Sangam is LinkedIn's first project since it was acquired by Microsoft.

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Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos pollRank-and-file Republicans are more concerned about leaks to the media of conversations between Trump advisers and the Russian government than they are about the conversations themselves, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Wednesday. The poll, conducted between Feb. 16 and Feb. 20, shows how President Donald Trump has shifted opinions within the party of Ronald Reagan, where national security has been a top issue since the Cold War, said Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia.


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7 Earth-sized planets discovered with possible life

7 Earth-sized planets discovered with possible lifeNASA announced the discovery of the most Earth-sized planets found in the habitable zone of a single star. The dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, was discovered in 2008.


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