The Wall Street Journal: Judge rejects Trump administration bid to allow migrant families to be held long-term

The Wall Street Journal: Judge rejects Trump administration bid to allow migrant families to be held long-term
A judge on Monday refused the Trump administration’s request to change a longstanding federal court settlement so that officials could detain asylum-seeking families together during lengthy immigration proceedings. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee in Los Angeles further complicates the administration’s efforts to reunite more than more than 2,000 children who have been separated from their parents... Read More

The Moneyist: I paid for my girlfriend’s rent, food, vacations and utilities while she was in college—now we’re breaking up

The Moneyist: I paid for my girlfriend’s rent, food, vacations and utilities while she was in college—now we’re breaking up
Dear Moneyist, I supported my girlfriend during her recent studies. We are not married. She took 3 years from the inception of the program to finish, pass her board exams, and get her license to practice dental hygiene, despite the fact that it’s only supposed to be a 26-month program. During this time, I paid the rent, utilities, food, entertainment,... Read More

Capitol Report: Trump set to make Supreme Court even more pro-business with Kavanaugh pick

Capitol Report: Trump set to make Supreme Court even more pro-business with Kavanaugh pick
President Donald Trump is aiming to cement a conservative majority on the Supreme Court for years to come with his selection of Brett Kavanaugh. President Donald Trump on Monday night picked Brett Kavanaugh to fill an open seat on the Supreme Court, potentially creating the most business-friendly high court since before the New Deal in the 1930s. The nomination of... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seen by conservatives as a legal superstar

The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seen by conservatives as a legal superstar
In nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump selected a scion of the Republican legal establishment who has fought to complete a judicial counterrevolution that has eluded conservatives for decades. Read: Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court Born in Washington, D.C., Judge Kavanaugh, 53, has stayed close to his Beltway roots. With influential parents —... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Microsoft to unveil low-cost Surface to compete with Apple’s iPad

The Wall Street Journal: Microsoft to unveil low-cost Surface to compete with Apple’s iPad
Microsoft Corp. is cutting prices on its Surface devices, introducing a $399 tablet to compete with Apple Inc.’s least-expensive iPads. The new 10-inch Surface Go, which ships Aug. 2 in the U.S. and two dozen other markets, is the least costly among the five Surface devices that Microsoft makes. The Surface Go is aimed at the same potential buyers as... Read More

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday night in a live, televised announcement. Kavanaugh, 53, had been considered by many the front-runner. He’s currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He served as staff secretary to President George W. Bush and was... Read More

Trump slams Pfizer in tweet over drug prices, but stock still ends day up

Trump slams Pfizer in tweet over drug prices, but stock still ends day up
President Donald Trump criticized pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. PFE, +0.13% in a Monday tweet for recently increasing the prices of many of its prescription drugs. In the tweet, which referred to Pfizer and unspecified “others,” Trump said that companies were “merely taking advantage of the poor & others unable to defend themselves, while at the same time giving bargain basement... Read More