U.S. Politics

Time – “The Brief”

Tom Perez addresses the audience at the Democratic National Committee winter meeting in Atlanta, Feb. 25, 2017.

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TIME – The Brief

Perez Elected DNC Chair

Democrats have a new national party chairman and it’s Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama. Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting by Democratic National Committee members

President Donald Trump walks from Marine One to the White House Feb. 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.

FBI Talked to the White House About Its Russia Probe

FBI officials may have violated multiple existing rules governing contacts with White House officials when they spoke earlier this month with Trump’s top aide about their ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election, former officials say

The late Muhammad Ali, with Muhammad Ali Jr., then 2 1/2 years old, at Miami Beach, April 15, 1975. The boxing legend's son was detained and questioned by immigration officials at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after returning to the U.S. from a trip to Jamaica.

Muhammad Ali’s Son Detained at Airport

Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to profiling, a family friend said

The White Helmets, a documentary streaming on Netflix, has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Khaled Kateeb, its cinematographer, has been barred from entering the U.S.

Syrian Cinematographer Barred From U.S. for Oscars

U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation’s civil war, “The White Helmets,” that has been nominated for an Academy Award

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