US approved thousands of child bride requests

US approved thousands of child bride requests

“It indicates a problem. It indicates a loophole that we need to close,” says Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

Late Christmas present for homeowners

Late Christmas present for homeowners

The Cook County Treasurer’s Office is sending nearly 30,000 homeowners refunds totaling $8.3 million without requiring an application.

Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

The court’s order leaves in place lower court rulings that blocked Trump’s proclamation in November automatically denying asylum to people who enter the country from Mexico without going through official border crossings.

CDC: Drop in 2017 US life expectancy

CDC: Drop in 2017 US life expectancy

Increasing deaths due to drug overdoses and suicides explain this slight downtick in life expectancy according to the CDC