Homeland Security Watchdog Details Wretched Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities

The overcrowded, unsanitary conditions inside detention facilities along the Rio Grande Valley in southwest Texas, where thousands of immigrants have been held past the maximum 72-hour holding period, are described as “ticking time bomb” in a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security’s independent watchdog. 

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Audit: California State University Stashed $1.5B While Hiking Tuition

On the backs of tuition hikes and taxpayers, the California State University system has recovered nicely from the Great Recession. Gone are semesters of mandatory teacher furloughs, staff cuts and campus demonstrations during the late 2000s that often resulted in students getting arrested for protesting tuition fees and raises for administrators.

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Iran’s Centrifuge Use Raises Concerns for UN Atomic Watchdog

The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questions for the first time about Iran’s adherence to a key provision intended to limit the country’s use of advanced centrifuges.

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