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The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, stepping into an emotional national issue.
Feb. 22, 2017

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More than 30 immigrants in the country illegally were freed from Maricopa County jails over the last four days after Sheriff Paul Penzone made a change in one of his policies.
Feb. 22, 2017
A lobbying group for the country’s biggest banks says they waste billions of dollars a year investigating suspicious activity. It’s now asking the Trump administration to change the way in which the finances of money launderers and terror groups are investigated.
Feb. 22, 2017
Desert
A couple of weeks ago, we talked about some new research into the so-called “Green Sahara” period. Another researcher has been looking at some of the reasons why monsoon activity lessened, helping turn the Sahara into the sand dune-covered landscape we know today.
Feb. 22, 2017
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ASU's Neal Lester recently won an award from Tempe for a program he runs called Humanity 101. This program is housed under what ASU calls Project Humanities.
Feb. 22, 2017
The stark divisions among political views and sensibilities are also being seen on newspapers sports pages, sports websites and Twitter. Bryan Curtis, editor at large for The Ringer, has written about the topic in a piece called "Sportswriting Has Become a Liberal Profession: Here’s How It Happened."
Feb. 22, 2017

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The plaintiffs say random stops are up, and unfairly focus on blacks and Latinos. The police chief says his force doesn't have a practice of stop and frisk, and citizen complaints are down.
Feb. 22, 2017
The administration will not direct public schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identities. It notes the primary role of state and local districts in education policy.
Feb. 22, 2017
In the Civil War's waning years, African-Americans trying to find lost loved ones used classified ads in newspapers. More than 900 of these notices are now accessible via an online database.
Feb. 22, 2017
Residents were ordered to evacuate overnight after creeks and reservoirs flooded, and won't be allowed home for at least another day.
Feb. 22, 2017
On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released two memos laying out the Trump administration's plans for detaining and deporting more people. The changes in policy could affect millions.
Feb. 22, 2017