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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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Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

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​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false...

​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false claim about African-American jobs​

The White House Council of Economic Advisers apologized for the figure saying it was miscommunication to Sanders. Read more ...

Family: ​Police use Taser to stun 87-year-old woman​ cutting dandelions​

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Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

The "real number" of abused children and abusive priests might be higher since some secret church records were lost and some victims never came forward, the grand jury said. Read more ...

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Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

"Life is precious, and life is beautiful." Read more ...

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Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge...

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