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Trump Administration Sued For Cutting Teen Pregnancy Program That Benefits Black Girls

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A coalition of political and health care advocates filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday for cutting funds to an Obama-era teen pregnancy prevention program that helped to reduce the pregnancy rate among Black girls.
SEE ALSO: Study: Black Teenage Pregnancy Rates On Sharp Decline
The plaintiffs filed federal suits in Washington state, Maryland and the District of Columbia. They're asking the courts to prevent the administration from ending grants under President Barack Obama 's 2010 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, which serves 1.2 million young people. The group...
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Trump's Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

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The first gas-tax increase in 25 years appears to be going nowhere fast on Capitol Hill.
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Trump's gas tax hike tests whether the federal fuel levy is still a third rail in politics

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President Donald Trump's support for a 25-cent gas tax hike faces steep hurdles on the Hill.
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Trump ‘Strongly' Favors Imposing Online Sales Tax, Mnuchin Says

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President Donald Trump “feels strongly” that the U.S. should impose a sales tax on purchases made over the Internet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday.
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Trump's gas tax would wipe out 60% of tax cut benefit for individuals, analyst estimates

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A 25-cent gasoline tax, reportedly endorsed by President Trump, could wipe out 60 percent of the benefit from individual tax cuts, according to Strategas.
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Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says that “many” people who commit mass murder turn out to be Democrats. Read more ...

Police: 19-year-old man shot multiple times in Roxboro drive-by

Police: 19-year-old man shot multiple times in Roxboro drive-by

A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times Wednesday night during a drive-by shooting in Roxboro, police said. Read more ...

Report: Toys 'R' Us to close another 200 stores

Report: Toys 'R' Us to close another 200 stores

The company that once dominated toy sales in the U.S. has been operating under bankruptcy protection since last fall. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump To Lead U.S. Delegation At Olympic Closing Ceremony

Ivanka Trump To Lead U.S. Delegation At Olympic Closing Ceremony

President Donald Trump's daughter has no plans to meet with North Korean officials during her visit to Pyeongchang. Read more ...

Warriors decide on how to spend time in D.C. in lieu of White House visit

Warriors decide on how to spend time in D.C. in lieu of White House visit

“It's their championship. They got disinvited to the White House, so it's up to them what they wanted to do. So, they made their plans,” head coach Steve Kerr told ESPN. Read more ...

Your daily 6: U.S. women win hockey gold, Rubio faces heat at town hall and...

Your daily 6: U.S. women win hockey gold, Rubio faces heat at town hall and Chris Cornell's widow speaks

People also are talking about the congresswoman who says most mass shooters are Dems, how most Americans now have more savings than debt and video of a father's heartbreaking... Read more ...

GOLD! BC, Boston celebrate US Women's Hockey win

GOLD! BC, Boston celebrate US Women's Hockey win

The U.S. women's hockey team has ended Canada's run of Olympic gold medals Read more ...

Heartbroken Dirk Nowitzki ‘disgusted' by Mavs workplace allegations

Heartbroken Dirk Nowitzki ‘disgusted' by Mavs workplace allegations

The 20-year NBA veteran, all with a Mavs organization he considers a second family, is glad a story alleging office misbehavior is out now. Read more ...

Trump tweets support for background checks, ending bump stock sales

Trump tweets support for background checks, ending bump stock sales

On Twitter Thursday, Trump also discussed his comments about arming teachers and others at schools. Read more ...

In the same tweet, Trump says he does and doesn't want to arm teachers with guns

In the same tweet, Trump says he does and doesn't want to arm teachers with guns

On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a series of tweets attempting to defend a point raised in another tweet from 2016 that suggested he was not in favor of... Read more ...