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August 4, 2017 7:03 AM West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice isn’t the only Democrat Trump won over

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — While it is highly unusual for a sitting governor to change political parties while in office — as West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (D) announced he would do during a rally with President Trump on Thursday night — the process of crossing over was familiar to many in the crowd that night. Kimberly Barrington, a 46-year-old stay-at-home 74

August 4, 2017 2:55 AM If Ryan Tannehill is lost, Dolphins will have a Colin Kaepernick conundrum

Tannehill had a scare Thursday after he fell in practice, and the team now fears he will need season-ending surgery, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter and Jeff Darlington. Kaepernick could be a good fit for the Dolphins, whose coaching staff has already shown the flexibility required to build around a quarterback with a non-conventional skill set. However 76

August 3, 2017 11:26 PM Lawsuit Accusing Harvard of Anti-Asian Bias Revives Scrutiny of Affirmative Action

Asian students recently asked Harvard for data showing academic performance of enrolled students by ethnicity The Justice Department’s new focus on affirmative action is shining a spotlight on a decades-old debate: whether the benefits of using race in college admissions outweigh the costs. The question is part of a high-profile lawsuit accusing Harvard 43

August 3, 2017 6:07 PM Liberals can't handle the Asian factor in affirmative action

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action at university Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory University, senior editor of the journal "First Things" and author of "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future; Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN)If 66

August 3, 2017 2:11 PM Bruce Willis seeks revenge in 'Death Wish' remake trailer

Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures released the first trailer for its remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson classic, Death Wish. Directed by Eli Roth, with a screenplay by Joe Carnahan, Bruce Willis' latest action-thriller is set for release on Nov. 22. It co-stars Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone, Dean Norris and Kimberly Elise 75

August 3, 2017 10:39 AM Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

She said the department had not received or issued any “directive, memorandum, initiative or policy related to university admissions in general.” The Times report did not say that the department had, but noted that it was preparing to redirect agency resources toward scrutinizing university affirmative-action practices. The announcement, a copy of which 79

August 3, 2017 10:28 AM Trump Looks to Australia in Overhauling Immigration System

“One of the things I think is the most compelling about the Australian system is the efforts to make sure that immigrants are financially self-sufficient,” Stephen Miller, a senior White House aide, said in discussing the plan with reporters Wednesday. Under the plan proposed by Republican senators, applicants for legal residency in the United States 105

August 3, 2017 2:25 AM Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans

The case, which is clearly aimed for the Supreme Court, puts Asian-Americans front and center in the latest stage of the affirmative action debate. The issue is whether there has been discrimination against Asian-Americans in the name of creating a diverse student body. The Justice Department, which has signaled that it is looking to investigate “intentional 121

August 2, 2017 9:45 PM Struggling Americans Once Sought Greener Pastures—Now They’re Stuck

The country is the least mobile since after World War II, even in economically depressed rural locales WEST BRANCH, Mich.—When she graduated from high school, Taylor Tibbetts was a bright star in this small Northern Michigan town. She won an $18,000-a-year swimming scholarship to Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C., and departed for her freshman year with high hopes 55

August 2, 2017 7:32 PM Actually, we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions. Here’s why

President Trump’s Justice Department has decided to launch a project to identify and then sue universities that they deem to have affirmative action policies that discriminate against whites in admissions. The department, as this story reports, is looking for outside attorneys to participate because staffers who handle education issues did not want to do it “out of concerns 100