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The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

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President Donald Trump says Republicans should "stop wasting their time on Immigration" until after the elections in November. More>>

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Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

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President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still presents an "extraordinary threat" to the United States. More>>

Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.

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President Donald Trump is suggesting that any measure the House passes is doomed in the Senate anyway. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

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AP-NORC Poll: America says a presidential self-pardon should lead to impeachment. More>>

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

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Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday. More>>

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

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First lady Melania Trump's green Zara jacket _ the one reading "I really don't care, do u?" _ has opened up a world of memes. More>>

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

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The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. More>>

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children Video included

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About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says. More>>

Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

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Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement. More>>

Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

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President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally. More>>

Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

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President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump. More>>

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants

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Spanish authorities say they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat. More>>

APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

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Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making. More>>

Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

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Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer. More>>

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

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A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say. More>>

The Latest: Trump creates uncertainty about border bills

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President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration. More>>

Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support

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Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday. More>>

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

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The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah

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Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch before Tuesday's Senate primary. More>>

8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

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Colorado is holding primaries to select the top two contenders to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a centrist Democrat who is term-limited. More>>

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

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Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border. More>>

Protests, facility visits planned amid immigration confusion

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Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the US-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas. More>>

Minnesota GOP chair says she faced racism from within party

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Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says she has been the target of racist and sexist attacks from fellow Republicans. More>>

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. More>>

As driving ban lifts, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

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Saudi women in the crosshairs of progress and patriarchy as they prepare to drive for the first time. More>>

First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

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Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. More>>

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

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The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. More>>

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

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An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting. More>>

The Latest: Va. governor orders probe into juvenile facility

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered state officials to investigate claims made by immigrant teens of severe physical abuse at a juvenile detention facility. More>>

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

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Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections. More>>

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

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President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families. More>>

Trump stresses support for SC governor

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President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. More>>

White House to propose merging education, labor

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The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

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Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada. More>>

Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

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Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage. More>>

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

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Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. More>>

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest

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Syria state media and opposition activists say Syrian government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce. More>>

Romanian president to seek new term, backs corruption fight

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Romania's president says he will seek a new term, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse in office. More>>

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

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The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars. More>>

Chaos on the border inflames GOP's split with Latinos

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The tumult of the past week along the southern border crystalizes how the GOP has shifted from the "compassionate" conservatism of former President George W. Bush. More>>

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

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As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. More>>

Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

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Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families. More>>

GOP Rep. King says Ellison helped him with Muslim questions

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Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison _ a Muslim _ about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants. More>>

Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

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A collection of poems by young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia expresses despair, memories of home, hope. More>>

UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

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The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern," which likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea. More>>

Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

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Donald Trump Jr. is lined up to rally Montana Republicans Friday night as the party seeks momentum to topple two-term Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the November election. More>>

House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

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The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily. More>>

Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

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Colorado is joining other states in allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in Democratic and Republican party primaries. More>>

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

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Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. More>>

Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

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Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections. More>>

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

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The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after GOP lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. More>>

Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

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President Donald Trump nominates Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official. More>>

Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

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Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track. More>>

Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

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'Pro-family' groups offer muted response to separation of parents and children at border. More>>

2 Senate rivals get attention for different reasons

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A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves. More>>

Trump lets bygones be bygones as he backs Roby in Alabama

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President Donald Trump is letting bygones be bygones as he endorses embattled Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby for re-election. More>>

Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

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The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge. More>>

Some House candidates in redrawn district don't live there

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In the crowded and competitive race for Maryland's only open congressional seat, some of the better known candidates don't actually live in the district and they blame the lingering effects of partisan gerrymandering for that. More>>

Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

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Fox News Channel says its rivals 'ignore' a campaign-style speech made by President Donald Trump. More>>

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

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Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. More>>

Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

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As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now Video included

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border. More>>

Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

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Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action. More>>

Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

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Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims. More>>

Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

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Republican leaders increasingly see President Donald Trump as a party leader who can't be relied upon. More>>

The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

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President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota. More>>

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month. More>>

A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

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The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. More>>

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

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A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences. More>>

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket Video included

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First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. More>>

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

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The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

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President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota. More>>

APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

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APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach. More>>

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest

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Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas. More>>

Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

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Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive. More>>

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child Video included

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A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving. More>>

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

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Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike. More>>

GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

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A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.". More>>

Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

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California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court. More>>

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

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Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday. More>>

Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss' land deal

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Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency. More>>

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule Video included

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the Department of Defense to help house them. More>>

People donate millions to help separated families

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In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border. More>>

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

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AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history. More>>

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

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The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Reactions to the death of pundit Charles Krauthammer.

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Reactions to the death of conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer. More>>

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May Video included

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A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children. More>>

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

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Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts. More>>

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

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The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. More>>

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

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Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border. More>>

Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

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A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations. More>>

Trump to campaign for Heller, address Nevada GOP convention

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President Donald Trump is headed to Nevada to help Sen. Dean Heller raise money. More>>

ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

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ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges. More>>

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

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A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized. More>>

GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

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The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. More>>

Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

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President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth. More>>

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads. More>>

1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

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Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. More>>

Lawyer reviewing Cohen documents submits $338,000 bill

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The lawyer appointed by a judge to help review documents seized from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has billed for over $338,000 worth of legal work on the case in the month of May alone. More>>

Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations Video included

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Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Trump tries to change focus of border debate

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President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally. More>>

Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

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President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. More>>

Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

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The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs. More>>

ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

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The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue. More>>

Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

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Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption. More>>

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

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Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians. More>>

New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

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East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation. More>>

Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

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The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session. More>>

Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

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President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.". More>>

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

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Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis. More>>

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads. More>>

Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading. More>>

Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

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Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars. More>>

The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

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Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children. More>>

Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

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President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week. More>>

The Latest: Interior links reorganization plan to Obama

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The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government. More>>

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

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A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured. More>>

Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

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Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma. More>>

Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

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The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case. More>>

Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

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President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit. More>>

Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

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Iraq's Supreme Federal Court has issued a ruling that endorses manual recount for all ballots from last month's national elections as stipulated by a law passed by parliament in response to complaints of widespread fraud. More>>

Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

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Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome. More>>

Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

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More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. More>>

Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

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The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'. More>>

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

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Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally. More>>

Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

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North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump. More>>

Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

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President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles. More>>

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

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U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name". More>>

Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

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Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure. More>>

Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

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Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents. More>>

House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

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House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded. More>>

Judge Oks small number of privileged items in Cohen case

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A New York judge says the tiny portion of materials seized from President Donald Trump's former personal attorney that were kept from prosecutors mainly pertain to the attorney's communications with other lawyers. More>>

DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

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Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants. More>>

Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

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Democrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain why he's reassigned dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who's being pushed into early retirement. More>>

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

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Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally. More>>

Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

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President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night. More>>

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

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A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.". More>>

DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. More>>

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

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Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea. More>>

With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

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President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies. More>>

After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company. More>>

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome Video included

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Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. More>>

Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

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Trump headlines first fundraiser for his biggest super PAC, keynoting the event at his hotel in Washington. More>>

California advances biggest US change to police use of force

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California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle. More>>

US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

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U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War. More>>

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

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The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution. More>>

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

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Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation. More>>

Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

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A judge has dismissed all complaints against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state made in a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her. More>>

The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human Rights Council

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Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council. More>>

US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

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US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida. More>>

Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

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The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border. More>>

One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them. More>>

Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

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Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections. More>>

Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

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Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee to for a key position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants. More>>

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents Video included

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Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans. More>>

White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

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The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector. More>>

Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

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An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building. More>>

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

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A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war. More>>

House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

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House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt _ or even impeach them. More>>

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

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An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

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President Donald Trump's campaign manager is calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be dismissed. More>>

Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

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The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. More>>

Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department. More>>

Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House. More>>

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

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Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people. More>>

Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

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Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore. More>>

Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

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A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters. More>>

Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

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The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer's neck. More>>

AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

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AP sources: Trump Jr. cancels appearance at fundraiser for younger Bush. More>>

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

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California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program. More>>

The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

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The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say. More>>

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  • Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:56:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.More >>
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.More >>
  • Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

    Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:56:34 GMT
    (Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP). This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were...(Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP). This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were...
    Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary...More >>
    Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:54:54 GMT
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >>
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >>