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Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

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Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside. More>>

Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

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The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire. More>>

Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

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A memorial will be unveiled Saturday in Valdez, Alaska, honoring four Alaska National Guard members killed during a humanitarian mission in 1964. More>>

New Florida law reignites beach access fight in Panhandle

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A new Florida law is set to reignite a fight over beach access in a Florida Panhandle county known for its pristine, sugar-white sand and rolling dunes _ right in time for the July 4th holiday. More>>

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

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In the wake of some of the nation's deadliest and most high-profile mass shootings, corporate America has been taking unprecedented steps to try to curtail sales of firearms. More>>

Transgender rights battle returning to North Carolina court

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A largely quiet legal battle over the law that replaced North Carolina's "bathroom bill" has could return to the spotlight with new court hearings. 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>>

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

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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>>

Billie Jean King to be grand marshal of NYC pride march

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Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events. More>>

Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from award

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A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's book award over concerns about the way the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks and Native Americans. More>>

2 officers injured, suspect dead in San Diego firefight

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Authorities say a man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, injuring two officers before being found dead in the aftermath of a two-hour confrontation. More>>

Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

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Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose. More>>

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

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

Romney makes final pitch to voters ahead of Senate primary

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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>>

Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

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Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction. 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>>

Car dealers gear up for Saudi women to hit the roads

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Car companies are looking to boost their sales in Saudi Arabia by pitching their brands to women, who'll be allowed to drive for the first time starting Sunday. More>>

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

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Crews are working to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause. More>>

Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

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A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. More>>

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

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Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change. More>>

Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

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California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal. More>>

Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

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Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday. More>>

Campers, bear escape Montana flood as severe weather hits US

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Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days. More>>

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

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Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs. 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>>

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

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Medical group abruptly cancels plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulls funding. More>>

The Latest: English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

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A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. More>>

The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met

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The U.N human rights office says President Donald Trump's decision to stop the U.S. policy separating migrant parents from their children doesn't go far enough. 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>>

Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

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Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rowher, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children. More>>

Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

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A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups has sued the Boston Public Schools to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials. More>>

Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas deputy deaths

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A suspect is charged in the deaths of two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot in the line of duty. More>>

UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

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A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck. More>>

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

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A Pennsylvania District Attorney says a black teen fatally shot by an officer as fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family's attorney says that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified. 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>>

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>>

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>>

Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools

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Chicago Public Schools letters obtained by The Associated Press show the district permitted a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he resigned from the priesthood in a sexual abuse case. 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>>

Dad convicted in infant son's death gets 27-year sentence

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A New Jersey man convicted of causing his infant son's death during a troublesome morning feeding session six years ago has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison. More>>

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

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An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon has been placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis. More>>

Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate

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Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor is likely to give challengers a run for their money in the upcoming Democratic primary _ despite her failure to convict officers in connection with the death of a black man while in police custody. More>>

Prosecutor: Drunken man caused fatal crash during test drive

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Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man was drunk and on drugs while test-driving a truck and was trying to "see what it was capable of" when he caused a deadly crash. 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>>

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

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It was a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS' "Late Late Show.". More>>

Piece of sunken USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

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A piece of a battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial. 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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

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Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video. More>>

APNewsBreak: Meadowlands plans sports betting near NYC

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APNewsBreak: The Meadowlands Racetrack plans to bring legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep next month. 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>>

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

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Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart. 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>>

California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires

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A Northern California utility says it expects to pay at least $2.5 billion in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through wine country last October. More>>

Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

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The family of fashion designer Kate Spade says her father died on the eve of her funeral in her hometown of Kansas City. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

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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>>

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>>

Uzbek refugee found guilty of supporting terror group

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A refugee from Uzbekistan has been found guilty of conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization himself. 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>>

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

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Family: Fashion designer Kate Spade's father dies on the eve of her funeral. More>>

Prosecutor: Abused kids upbringing like 'Lord of the Flies'

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A judge deciding whether a California couple should face trial on charges of child abuse has heard a chilling 911 call from a teenager and viewed photographs of the girl's two sisters shackled to beds. More>>

LAPD's highly-produced body camera video draws scrutiny

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Los Angeles police are drawing scrutiny from community members after releasing professionally produced and edited body camera video. 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>>

Court records: Woman charged in leak case reaches plea deal

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Court records indicate a woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet has reached a deal with prosecutors. More>>

Lawsuit: Military policy for non-citizens discriminatory

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A civil liberties group is suing the Trump administration in San Francisco over a policy that requires green card holders to pass a background check before they can start military service. More>>

Naked man arrested for burglary, animal cruelty

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A man has been arrested for breaking into an apartment and beating a dog while naked. 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>>

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

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APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim. More>>

Navajo commission aims to raise awareness of hate crimes

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The killing this spring of a homeless Navajo man who police say was shot by two Albuquerque teens "for fun" has spurred advocates to urge more vigilance in reporting attacks perceived as targeting Native Americans. 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>>

At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

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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>>

Nigerian man sentenced to 15 years for IRS tax-return scheme

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A Nigerian man has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison for his role in bilking over $11 million via an identity-theft scheme from the Internal Revenue Service. More>>

Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns

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A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders. More>>

Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

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With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug. More>>

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

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Florida authorities say they've arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. More>>

Authorities: Would-be thieves blow up ATM in failed heist

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Authorities say two people blew up an ATM inside a Philadelphia business during an unsuccessful robbery attempt. More>>

Trial postponed for teacher in 'fight club' case

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A Connecticut judge has postponed the trial of a former substitute teacher charged with organizing a student fight club. 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>>

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

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Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role. More>>

Ocean Resort Casino, formerly Revel, gets casino license

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Atlantic City's former Revel casino is getting a second chance as the Ocean Resort Casino. More>>

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

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OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air. 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>>

Plea deal possible in murder case over woman set on fire

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A judge in the trial of a man who authorities say set his ex-girlfriend on fire and caused her death has told attorneys in the case not to overlook the possibility of a plea agreement. More>>

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

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One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail. More>>

Pilot of Saudi royal family jet arrested in Maine

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A pilot on a Saudi Arabian royal family jet that landed in Maine was arrested on a warrant for theft out of Florida. 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>>

Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

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A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing. More>>

Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during 1 last visit Video included

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A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago. More>>

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

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Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home. 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>>

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>>

Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

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Prosecutors are expected to make their case against a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children. 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>>

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>>

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

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Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body. More>>

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusion

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Police body-camera videos from the night of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip show the chaos and confusion officers faced as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. More>>

The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms of infant

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A preliminary hearing has begun for a Southern California couple accused of starving and shackling some of their 13 children. More>>

AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

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Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract. More>>

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

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Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. More>>

Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

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The Mormon church is for the first time posting the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny for sexual questions that sometimes arise. More>>

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

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Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border. More>>

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

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American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents. More>>

The Latest: Bear suspected in missing Alaska hiker's death

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Alaska authorities say a missing man has been found dead near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a brown bear near a suburb of Alaska's largest city. 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>>

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars. 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>>

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant Video included

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U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks. More>>

NTSB says plane gave several warnings before crash into lake

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The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report that says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude. More>>

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

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Researchers find remains of 2 Civil War soldiers buried in surgeon's pit with batch of severed limbs on a Virginia battlefield. 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>>

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>>

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

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A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions. More>>

Forest Service proposes changes to sage grouse protections

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The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to sage grouse protections in six Western states by eliminating special designations for crucial habitat as well as keeping areas open for mining. More>>

Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

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Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy. More>>

AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

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The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted. More>>

New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

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Government study shows newer flu vaccine was only slightly more effective in seniors than traditional shots. More>>

Leaders of largest US black denomination decry separations

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The United States' largest black denomination has convened its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, and its leaders are denouncing the separation of immigrant children from families at the border. More>>

Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody

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The death of a Vietnamese man under hospitalization after falling ill in custody in Arizona is bringing new attention to conditions for jailed immigrants just as the Trump administration moves to detain more people as it separates parents from children. More>>

The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

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A Chicago teenager who killed another girl during a street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy will be eligible for parole next April. More>>

Man who set up wife's killing must serve life sentence

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A New Jersey appellate court has upheld the conviction of a New York man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they walked with one of their young sons. More>>

Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

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A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C. 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>>

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

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The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. 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>>

Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

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A stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership. More>>

Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

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MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters. 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>>

Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

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Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally. More>>

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

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Prosecutors: 5 people charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, sheriff's deputies in South Texas. More>>

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

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Florida lawmakers were barred Tuesday from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally and alone. More>>

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

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An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government. More>>

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye before leaving Hawaii Video included

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A Pearl Harbor survivor has said what could be his final goodbye to the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died nearly eight decades ago. More>>

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son Video included

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'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border. More>>

Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

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Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion. More>>

Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

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CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border. 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>>

Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

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A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler. 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 denies Stormy Daniels' request to reverse case delay

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A federal judge has denied porn actress Stormy Daniels' request to reconsider delaying her legal fight against President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer. More>>

Lawsuit: Chicago police falsely ID thousands as gang members

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A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang. More>>

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

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Authorities: Gunman crashes vehicle outside a Walmart store in Alabama, opening fire and killing 2 women before taking own life. More>>

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest Video included

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Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January. More>>

Police, FBI seeking Washington-area serial rapist

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The FBI and multiple Washington-area police departments are looking for a still-unknown serial rapist they believe has committed at least six sexual assaults and could be responsible for many more. More>>

Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

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Child welfare agencies in the U.S. make tough decisions daily to separate children from their parents, but they have options for minimizing the trauma that aren't being used in the family separations at the Mexican border. 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>>

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>>

Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

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Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children. More>>

Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

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An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin. More>>

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

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Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant. More>>

4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

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Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains. 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>>

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

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Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

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A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge. More>>

School district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

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A New Jersey school district will improve the safety of its buses after a crash last month that killed a student and a teacher. More>>

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility Video included

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Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas. More>>

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

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The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina. More>>

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

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The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade. More>>

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

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Smoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes. More>>

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis' Video included

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "is a moral and humanitarian crisis.". More>>

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

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The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor. More>>

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage Video included

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Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

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Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan. More>>

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

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Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs. More>>

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

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Widespread flooding in parts of northern Wisconsin blamed for at least one death. More>>

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lot

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Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state. More>>

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. More>>

Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

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New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom. More>>

Jury to decide fate of elderly Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank'

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Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner. More>>

Prosecutor: No charges in fatal shooting of unarmed man

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A Virginia prosecutor says no charges will be filed against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man after he ignored their commands and spun quickly toward them during a nighttime encounter. More>>

States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

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Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Separation of migrant children from parents fuels backlash against Trump immigration policies. More>>

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  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:06 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:18:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.More
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.More
  • US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

    US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:35:06 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:18:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, steps away after speaking with the media at the Pentagon. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, steps away after speaking with the media at the Pentagon. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation ...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's...More
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army.More
  • Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:55 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:17:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...
    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More
    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More
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  • Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:14:09 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:19:23 GMT
    (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More
  • Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:19:17 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:19:17 GMT
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More
  • Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

    Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:48:38 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:19:16 GMT
    (Photo courtesy Innovate Signs, Inc. via AP). This June 2018 photo provided by Innovative Signs, Inc. in Longwood, Fla., shows a plaque that will be dedicated Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial honors four Alaska Air National Guar...(Photo courtesy Innovate Signs, Inc. via AP). This June 2018 photo provided by Innovative Signs, Inc. in Longwood, Fla., shows a plaque that will be dedicated Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial honors four Alaska Air National Guar...
    A memorial will be unveiled Saturday in Valdez, Alaska, honoring four Alaska National Guard members killed during a humanitarian mission in 1964.More
    A memorial will be unveiled Saturday in Valdez, Alaska, honoring four Alaska National Guard members killed during a humanitarian mission in 1964.More
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