Trump promises ‘full force and weight’ of gov’t to combat human trafficking

Trump called human trafficking a problem that is “not talked about enough” and said he would order the departments of Justice and Homeland Security to take a hard look at the resources they are devoting to addressing the issue.

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Wednesday decision is a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It will now be up to states and school districts to interpret whether federal sex discrimination law applies to gender identity.

Police arrest protesters at Dakota Access camp

INSIDE: Timeline of DAPL events

The camp, on federal land in North Dakota between the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and the pipeline route, has been home to demonstrators for most of a year as they tried to thwart construction of the pipeline.

Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon

Wal-Mart is now offering free two-day shipping on online orders of its most popular items with a minimum purchase order of $35. Amazon quietly posted on its website that it was dropping threshold for free shipping for non-Prime members to $35 from $50.

US to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday.

Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers