Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Legislation to address growing Zika virus crisis was packed with "partisan priorities," Senate lawmakers charge. (Photo: Moriah Ratner via The Hill)
Senate Republicans are being accused of politicizing a major public health crisis on Tuesday after a bill to fund Zika virus research failed because the GOP packed the legislation with "extreme and unnecessary partisan priorities." "In a 52-48 vote, the Senate fell eight votes short of...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
#Istanbul Tweets This story may be updated. Update: News outlets quoted Turkish...
James B. Steele & Lance Williams, Center for Investigative Reporting
A generation ago, Congress privatized a student loan program intended to give...

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Bravo to actor and activist Jesse Williams, who lit up the BET awards with a searing speech calling out American racism and white culture for "gentrifying our genius and then trying us on like costumes before discarding our bodies like rinds of strange fruit." The baffled response by Fox News - "He seems so upset" - explains just why Williams was also moved to insist, "The burden of the brutalized is not to comfort the bystander."
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