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U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policy probe

BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school’s admission policies violate civil rights laws.

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Suspect in custody in fatal Pennsylvania police shooting

(Reuters) – The suspect in the fatal shooting last week of a Pennsylvania police officer who had been less than a year on the job is in custody after a massive manhunt, authorities said on Tuesday.

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CBS channels blacked out for Dish customers over carriage dispute

(Reuters) – CBS Corp’s TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp’s customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday.

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New Puerto Rico utility head, same old challenges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New leadership at Puerto Rico’s beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane Maria that led to delayed work, recurrent blackouts and more than $500 million in contracts with unte…

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Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) – Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.

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Judge in California blocks Trump’s order on sanctuary cities

(Reuters) – A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

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U.S. airman killed in Texas plane crash

(Reuters) – A U.S. Air Force training jet crashed Monday near Lake Amistad, Texas, killing the pilot and injuring another, according to officials at Laughlin Air Force Base.

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White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.

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Baseball star Halladay’s plane made dive before fatal crash: NTSB

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) – The aircraft piloted by Roy Halladay made a sharp dive before crashing into the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month, killing the retired baseball star, federal investigators said on Monday.

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U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.

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