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Judge halts Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case

Judge halts Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case

A federal judge Friday paused congressional Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Organization financial records, 10 days before the records were due in a lawsuit over whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution. The delay is a win for Trump, even if temporary. He’s attempting — and so far has succeeded — to hold off multiple…MORE

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans ‘garbage’

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans ‘garbage’

During an exchange with reporters as he left the White House on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump made false accusations against both Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar, two of the four Democratic members of Congress against whom he launched a racist “go back” attack earlier in the week. “The first lady thinks that…MORE

Once deemed too old to be dangerous, a murderer is convicted again

Once deemed too old to be dangerous, a murderer is convicted again

When Judge Robert Crowley sentenced Albert Flick to prison for assault in 2010, he said Flick would be too old to pose a threat by the time he was released, despite a history of violence against women. Four years after his release, Flick was charged in another woman’s death. Flick, 77, was convicted Wednesday of…MORE

Zara wants all its clothes to be made from sustainable fabrics by 2025

Zara wants all its clothes to be made from sustainable fabrics by 2025

Fast fashion retailer Zara is going green. All of the cotton, linen and polyester used by Zara will be organic, sustainable or recycled by 2025, parent company Inditex announced this week. The Spanish retail conglomerate said the goal will extend to its other brands, including Zara Home, Pull & Bear and Bershka. Inditex made the…MORE

Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years

Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years

The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday. The agency is focusing on changes to the civics portion of the test, though there could also be updates to the English section, according to a USCIS official. The announcement comes…MORE

Louisiana asks Supreme Court to allow state abortion law to go into effect

Louisiana asks Supreme Court to allow state abortion law to go into effect

Louisiana asked the Supreme Court Friday to allow a law to go into effect that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital — a measure opponents have argued could decimate “safe and legal” abortions in the state. A federal appeals court upheld the law last fall but in February, Chief Justice…MORE