Trump Administration’s Fuel Economy Proposal Bucks California in Bid to Spur New Car Purchases

American consumers who want safe, affordable vehicles will find new models with improved technology becoming less costly if a federal rule amending standards for fuel economy and emissions goes into effect, Trump administration officials said Thursday in announcing the proposal. California has been permitted to set its own auto emissions standards under a federal waiver. […]

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Trump Further Chips Away at Obamacare by Expanding Short-Term Health Plans

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to expand health insurance options and affordability for Americans, with a new rule allowing cheaper new and renewable health insurance plans that consumers can use for up to a year. The Department of Health and Human Services, Labor Department, and Treasury Department released the final rule that allows consumers to […]

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‘Father of Texas’ Under Fire in the City Named for Him

The war on history continues in Texas. An agency in the city of Austin recently released a memo suggesting renaming numerous streets and roads, removing statues, and generally eliminating references to the Confederacy. But the recommendations from Austin’s Equity Office didn’t stop with Confederate figures. Perhaps most absurdly, the memo suggested renaming Austin because Stephen […]

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Nicaraguan Regime’s Persecution of Catholic Church Worsening Amid Growing Student Protests

Earlier this month, the Catholic Church of Divine Mercy in Managua, Nicaragua, was under siege. For 15 hours on July 13, government-sponsored paramilitaries opened fire on student protesters at a nearby university. Students have been at the forefront of the demonstrations against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega since they began in April. Explosives, snipers, and machine […]

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