Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Facebook fesses up

Politics | Report finds the platform puts those on the right at a disadvantage
by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/22/19, 03:50 pm

WASHINGTON—Facebook says it is trying to combat the perception of anti-conservative bias in how it operates. But some who have been burned by the social media giant’s liberal bent say the changes don’t go far enough.

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DHS changes child detention rules

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/22/19, 12:21 pm

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is removing limits on how long the government can detain migrant children. The move allows officials to hold migrant families together until the courts decide their cases. The new rule is set to take effect in about 60 days, but legal challenges are already in the works.

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U.S. deficit, debt on ‘unsustainable course’

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/22/19, 12:13 pm

WASHINGTON—At the current rate of government spending, the federal deficit will top $1 trillion in fiscal year 2020. That’s the warning coming from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The projection announced Wednesday increased by $63 billion to account for the massive budget deal President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress reached earlier this summer.

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