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Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, The Associated Press Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent. At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fingernails begins jotting down some of the hallmarks of abuse: Physically hurting you, verbally abusive, can be one-sided. She pauses…MORE

Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, “totally brilliant,” high-skilled workers he says won’t compete for American jobs.MORE

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