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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:13:00 -0500The mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:00 -0500A shooting that left a man dead in Kansas could be ruled a hate crime. Two men from India and a local man who tried to intervene were shot by a man who reportedly thought he was shooting people from the Middle East.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:42:00 -0500Director James Comey refused to publicly respond to the media reports even as he dismissed them privately, a senior administration official says. The official says the FBI initiated the discussion.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:14:00 -0500Two of the victims are originally from India; their assailant was reportedly heard yelling "get out of my country" just before opening fire. The FBI has joined the investigation.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:02:00 -0500Much attention has been given to President Trump's plans for enforcing immigration laws, but not much has been said about how deportations might affect an already-stressed immigration court system.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:29:00 -0500Press secretary Sean Spicer's comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:35:00 -0500More than 300 eminent domain lawsuits were filed after previous efforts to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now more lawsuits are expected as President Trump continues the project.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:33:00 -0500Supporters say it was wrong to force local schools to allow transgender students to choose which bathroom to use. Critics say rescinding that policy empowers those who harass transgender kids.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, about the new immigration enforcement guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500President Trump is promising to crack down on crime. But police crackdowns have already been tried in cities such as New Orleans, which is now enduring a resurgence in homicide.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:01:00 -0500Lawyers fighting over the scope of civil rights law for transgender people are urging the Supreme Court to bring some clarity to the issues.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:11:00 -0500The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a state law barring cities from protecting people from discrimination who are not already covered at the state level.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:35:00 -0500The Trump administration has rescinded Obama administration guidance on transgender students and bathrooms. Rachel Martin talks with Vanita Gupta, who was one of the architects of the Obama policy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:46:00 -0500The 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.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:02:00 -0500The Trump administration withdrew guidance offering legal protections to transgender students who want to use the bathroom that conforms with their gender identity.