Cheney Triumphs in Conference Vote

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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • The Justice Department on Wednesday dropped a lawsuit filed by the Trump administration that alleged Yale University illegally discriminated against Asian-American and white undergraduate applicants.

  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finally came to an agreement on an organizing resolution that will dictate how the two parties share power in a 50-50 Senate. The resolution easily passed the chamber, allowing Democrats to officially take control of committees. 

  • Two days after raiding a series of democratically-elected leaders’ homes, Myanmar’s military has formally charged the country’s leader—Aung San Suu Kyi—with illegally importing walkie-talkie radios. The minor infraction gives the armed forces legal grounds to keep Suu Kyi in detention.

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