Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Students and community members listen to speakers on the steps of LAUSD headquarters urging LAUSD to defund school police and eliminate their budget. Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
"Students deserve more than an education system that is hell-bent on criminalizing them instead of providing them with the resources they need to succeed."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Former President Donald Trump hugs the U.S. flag during CPAC 2019 on March 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
"This kind of legislation... introduces more problems and more politics," said...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A man wears a sticker showing his college debt during an Occupy Wall Street rally against the high cost of college tuitions on April 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
The president has signaled he supports forgiving $10,000 per borrower but...


In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...