Production workers stack newspapers onto a cart at the Janesville Gazette Printing & Distribution plant in Janesville, Wis. The U.S. Commerce Department is moving ahead with a tax on Canadian newsprint, a threat to the already-struggling American newspaper industry. The tariffs unveiled Thursday, Aug. 2, are mostly lower than those originally announced earlier this year but would still impose an anti-dumping border tax as high as 16.88 percent // AP Photo

US Proceeds with Tax on Canadian Newsprint

By Paul Wiseman and Kevin Freking The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department is going ahead with

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Claire R. Thomas, Director, of the Asylum Clinic and an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School || Credit: Claire R. Thomas

‘Why Am I In Jail?’ Wonder Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Hell

“I’ve never been in prison before,” the detained immigrants ask. “Do you have any advice for me?” People who escaped violence and persecution in their home countries must spend months inside Upstate New York jails. And they don’t know why.

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