Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Judge upholds ‘race-conscious’ Harvard admissions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/02/19, 12:14 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against a group of college applicants who claimed Harvard University unfairly rejected them to keep its Asian American student population artificially low. The group that brought the suit, Students for Fair Admissions, said it plans to appeal.

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Giuliani subpoenaed in impeachment inquiry

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/01/19, 11:59 am

House Democrats on Monday subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, for documents related to his interactions with officials in Ukraine. The lawmakers, who have launched a presidential impeachment investigation, said Giuliani “acted as an agent of the president in a scheme to advance his personal political interests.”

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Congressman resigns, will plead guilty to charges

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/01/19, 11:51 am

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., is expected to plead guilty to charges of insider trading and wire and securities fraud. Collins resigned from Congress on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s court hearing on the charges. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, will call a special election to fill the seat in the state’s mostly Republican 27th District.

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