Then President elect Donald Trump and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. The right wing candidate for Kansas governor has degrees from Harvard, Oxford and Yale. But to watch him war with figments of his imagination a fictional army of fraudulent voters makes one think of that old ad campaign: A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

Right now, they have independently struck a balance between privacy and public safety at that point on the spectrum where it coincides perfectly with their economic interests. We need to look at this with independent eyes. And I believe Congress ultimately is going to have to make the judgment call of where we draw that line..

“Are we really going to sit here, 70 members of the Congress of the United States of America in 2018, and have a hearing that just repeats the hearings the Senate had yesterday on Hillary Clinton’s emails?” Cummings asked, his voice rising. Government is running “child internment camps” at the border. “What country is that?” he asked angrily.

“What isn’t out there is any real pressure from the federal government saying ‘the results you’re achieving aren’t acceptable and we’re worried about that,’ ” says Ben Miller, a policy analyst with the New America Foundation. Education Department, says the federal government sends just under $200 billion to colleges and universities every year, mostly in federal student aid. And yet, there’s been little or no scrutiny of rising college costs that have pushed student debt beyond the trillion dollar mark..

Border. (Lindsey Bever) OPM directed federal agencies to take further steps to protect their employees, especially those who are pregnant, from work related exposure to the Zika virus, including by changing their work arrangements and by being flexible in granting tine off. ( Eric Yoder) At least 17 were killed in violent Congo protests, after the government sought to push back the country’s upcoming election.

Worse still, the Globe’s investigation found that the restaurant inspection system stands on spindly legs and not just in Boston. Many Massachusetts communities, Boston among them, are so understaffed that they cannot meet state requirements that food service establishments be inspected at least twice a year. One example: Mistral has not been inspected in the 16 months since that 2006 visit..

Outside Stranahan Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the homeless sit on the sidewalk. On Sunday afternoon, 90 year old Arnold Abbott prepared some 300 lunches to give them a way for him to “love thy neighbor,” he said. And about three meals into his giveaway, local police ordered him to stop, as he knew they would..