Obama Ebola Czar Blasts White House Response to Virus

A former White House Ebola czar told lawmakers Tuesday the inability of the U.S. to conduct widespread domestic coronavirus testing by this point in the outbreak, while a hard-hit nation like South Korea tests hundreds of thousands of people, is a failure of policy and execution.

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Democrats Push for Answers on Killing of Iranian General

House Democrats are demanding answers from President Donald Trump on why he ordered the targeted killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, after the administration failed to explain the purported imminent threat that triggered the assassination. 

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Prisons Chief Pledges to Implement Criminal-Justice Reform

The head of the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday reaffirmed the Trump administration’s commitment to implementing the landmark criminal-justice bill signed into law last year, even as reform advocates raised concerns about how some of the law’s key provisions are taking shape.

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Labor Nominee Scalia Defends Court Record in Job Cases

President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Labor, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defended his record on Thursday from Senate Democrats who said his history representing large companies in court should disqualify him from the position.

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