Reform

Cheech and Chong Say 'Pot's Over'

The comedy duo have moved on to "edgier territory," like unpasteurized dairy products and importing exotic reptiles—both of which are still illegal.

Trump Only Invited Conservatives to Prison Meeting

The listening session is expected to include only politicians and religious and nonprofit leaders from the right and is not expected to include discussion on topics like prison conditions or sentencing reform.

Manhattan Prosecutor Ends Cash Bail in Low-Level Cases

Low-level defendants will be released without bail in Manhattan as part of a national push to reform a system that regularly imprisons poor people for long stretches simply they can't afford to pay.

Police Killed More Than 1,100 people In 2017

Black people are also three times as likely to be killed by police as white people, according to a report titled "Mapping Police Violence" that was released Thursday.

The Swamp Will Sink Trump's Goal of Tax Reform

Despite some bipartisan momentum, special interests, popular deductions and a lack of advance work likely will doom the president's efforts to simplify the American tax system.

H-1B Visa Program to Launch Without Trump's Changes

The USCIS was set to launch this year's round of H-1B visa program for skilled foreign workers—and it has not changed significantly despite President Donald Trump's vowed major reforms.

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