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The Latest: Turkish courts urged to apply Europe's standards
The chief of Europe's top human rights body is urging Turkey's courts to stick to European legal standards in trying thousands of people who were jailed in the wake of last year's attempted coup
Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights
Turkish opposition members and human rights defenders are urging President Donald Trump to raise the issue of Turkey's deteriorating human rights and democracy in talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. Erdogan is scheduled to meet with Trump at the White House for discussions
Turkey detains ex-stock exchange workers over links to coup
Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 57 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange over their alleged links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed for last year's coup attempt
3 Indiana schools lose bid to enroll more voucher students
Three Indiana private schools have lost their bids to accept additional students who receive vouchers under the state's school choice program, the first test of a new law granting underperforming schools a second chance at avoiding penalties
A look at memorable filibusters in the Senate
Senator Jeff Merkley , D-Ore., stood on the Senate floor all night last night and talked for more than 15 hours to oppose President Trump ’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Merkley mostly stuck to the topic at hand, with the help of a few charts. He spoke about Gorsuch’s
White House allowing public to request financials for senior staff, except Trump and Pence
The White House said today it will start making financial disclosure information on senior Trump administration officials available to the public through a request system. Starting this evening, members of the public will be able to fill out a form to request the financial disclosure information
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney 'getting the money together to build the wall'
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who unveiled Trump's budget blueprint Wednesday, said the proposed cuts and spending reflect the president's campaign promises.
Protesters Gather Outside DC Middle School Where Secretary DeVos Is Expected to Visit
ABC News' Kenneth Moton reports outside a Washington, D.C. middle school where Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to visit.
How Trump's Pick for Education Secretary May Reignite the Education Wars
Let the education wars begin. Donald Trump ’s choice to lead the Department of Education , Betsy DeVos, has the nation’s teachers unions preparing to re-enter battle over public education systems, a little over a year after a bipartisan education reform deal was reached on the Every Student