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Supreme Court Rules That Federal Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination

Federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers, the Supreme Court ruled on June 14. The landmark ruling will extend protections to millions of...

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Outlining Better Police Practices

Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 16 that he...

US Unemployment Rate Declines By 2.5 Million In May

The American economy defied forecasts for a Depression-style surge in Unemployment this week, signaling the economy is picking up faster than anticipated...

Minneapolis City Council Announces Plan To Dispand Police Department In Wake Of George Floyd’s Killing

The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system of public safety,...

OurWeek In Politics (May 27, 2020-June 3, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In...

Presumptive Democratic Nominee Joe Biden Denounces President Trump For Response To Protests Over Racism & Police Brutality

Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on June 2 blasted President Donald Trump’s response to US protests over racism and police misconduct,...

Senate Republicans Block Measure Condemning President Trump’s Response To Anti-Racism Protesters

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocked a resolution proposed by Senate Democrats that would have censured President Trump's response to protesters...

President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In Response To Protests Against Police Brutality

As the nation prepared for another series of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump on June...

OurWeek In Politics (May 20, 2020-May 27, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Threatens To Shut Down...

Congress Passes Bill Authorizing President Trump To Place Sanctions On China Regarding Human Rights Abuses Committed Against Uighur Muslims

The House of Representatives on May 27 passed legislation calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials responsible...

President Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Sources Critical Of His Policies

President Donald Trump on May 27 threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after...

House Of Representatives Approves New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

On May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion tax cut and spending bill aimed at addressing the devastating economic fallout from...

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OurWeek In Politics (June 17, 2020-June 24, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Supreme Court Blocks President Trump's Efforts To...

Amid A Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic In US, President Donald Trump Announces Plan To Eliminate Federal Funding Of Coronavirus Testing Sites

As Coronavirus cases continue to spike across the US, the nation on June 24 saw its largest daily increase in confirmed new infections since...

Senate Vote On Police Reform Bill Fails

A Republican-sponsored bill meant to rein in police misconduct in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis failed in the US...

President Donald Trump Announces Year-Long Suspension of Employment-Based Immigration Visas

President Donald Trump on June 22 issued a proclamation suspending some employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for highly skilled workers, through the end of...