‘Divisive,’ ‘elitist,’ ‘racist’: Reactions to Trump’s immigration comments

The comments drew sharp criticism with some calling them racist. Trump’s comment was referring to immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, the Post reported, and he then suggested the U.S. try to increase immigration from countries like Norway. More: Report: Trump uses crude term while attacking protections for immigrants The White House did not deny that the […]

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Hidden exoplanets could be revealed by echoing light

Reflected light from a star’s flares may help us find otherwise invisible worlds. These exoplanets could be hit by powerful blasts, but may still host life Echoes can reveal the unseen. Similar to how a killer whale can “see” through pitch-black water by bouncing high-frequency sound waves off objects, we could use light to discover […]

What has actually changed under Trump?

He was elected on a platform of change, but what impact has Donald Trump made in his first year as president? It’s a quarter of the way through Donald Trump’s presidential term – long enough to judge his performance so far. There have been promises kept, promises broken and promises ignored. But how much have […]

Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require “able-bodied” Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program’s half-century history. Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said requiring work or community involvement can […]