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  • GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

    GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:20:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:04:00 GMT
    A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions.
    A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions.
  • Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
  • Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

    Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:40:08 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:03:49 GMT
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
  • Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:30:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:00:17 GMT
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
  • Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

    Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:00:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:59:53 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    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.
    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.
  • H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:40:18 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:59:43 GMT
    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.".
    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.".
  • Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:20:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:59:39 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:11:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:59:03 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.
  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:20:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:56:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
  • Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:51:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:56:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.
  • Some parents of epileptic kids wary of pot-based medication

    Some parents of epileptic kids wary of pot-based medication

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:20:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:54:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert). In this April 23, 2018, photo, Meagan Patrick kisses her daughter, Addelyn Patrick, 5, in the playroom at Realm of Caring in Colorado Springs, Colo. Addelyn was born with a brain malformation and suffers from multiple forms o...(AP Photo/Thomas Peipert). In this April 23, 2018, photo, Meagan Patrick kisses her daughter, Addelyn Patrick, 5, in the playroom at Realm of Caring in Colorado Springs, Colo. Addelyn was born with a brain malformation and suffers from multiple forms o...
    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.
    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.
  • Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:30:29 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:52:24 GMT
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
  • At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

    At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:22:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andres Leighton). New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, requests entrance to the holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexican border, Thursday, June 21, 2018. About 20 mayors from cities across the country ...(AP Photo/Andres Leighton). New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, requests entrance to the holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexican border, Thursday, June 21, 2018. About 20 mayors from cities across the country ...
    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.
    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.
  • First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

    First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:42:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:27:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    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.
    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.
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:02:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
  • Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:22:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.
    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.
    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.
  • Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:22:18 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:21:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
    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...
    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.
  • The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

    The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:11:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:26:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.
    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.
    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.
  • Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:24:42 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...
    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.
    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.
  • Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:41:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:23:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...

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

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

  • Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:01:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:23:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.
  • Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:02:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:17:59 GMT
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:12:18 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:17:33 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:26:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:16:35 GMT
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
  • The Latest: First lady meets students at detention center

    The Latest: First lady meets students at detention center

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:14:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:16:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    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.
    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.
  • NATO head: No guarantee trans-Atlantic alliance will survive

    NATO head: No guarantee trans-Atlantic alliance will survive

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:32:08 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:15:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO, listens to a question after delivering a pre-NATO summit speech at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO, listens to a question after delivering a pre-NATO summit speech at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and ...
    The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and North America have weakened, and he appealed for an international effort to shore up the trans-Atlantic military alliance.
    The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and North America have weakened, and he appealed for an international effort to shore up the trans-Atlantic military alliance.
  • Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

    Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:31:57 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:12:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...
    American distilleries have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.
    American distilleries have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.
  • White House proposes merging Labor, Education departments in government overhaul

    White House proposes merging Labor, Education departments in government overhaul

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:05:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:26:16 GMT

    The proposal would allow the administration to focus its efforts on student vocational training under one department.

    The proposal would allow the administration to focus its efforts on student vocational training under one department.

  • North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

    North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:21:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:23:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
    On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente.
    On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente.
  • Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

    Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:31:59 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:57:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.
  • Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:35:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:44:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.
  • Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:02:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:23:33 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, Calif. Fonda has apologized for a l...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, Calif. Fonda has apologized for a l...
    Peter Fonda apologizes for Barron Trump tweet saying first son be ripped from mother's arms.
    Peter Fonda apologizes for Barron Trump tweet saying first son be ripped from mother's arms.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:21:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:13:14 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Time magazine cover puts Trump face to face with crying immigrant girl

    Time magazine cover puts Trump face to face with crying immigrant girl

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:24:07 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:37:41 GMT

    The mash-up of President Trump and a crying child makes the immigration debate personal.

    The mash-up of President Trump and a crying child makes the immigration debate personal.

  • Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:51:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks as he is joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, second from left, and other House Democrats calling for passage of the Keep Families Together Act, legislation to...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks as he is joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, second from left, and other House Democrats calling for passage of the Keep Families Together Act, legislation to...
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.
  • Jimmy Fallon reveals personal pain following Trump fallout

    Jimmy Fallon reveals personal pain following Trump fallout

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:42:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:23:32 GMT
    (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016 image originally released by NBC, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears with host Jimmy Fallon during a taping of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," in New York. ...(Andrew Lipovsky/NBC via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016 image originally released by NBC, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears with host Jimmy Fallon during a taping of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," in New York. ...
    Jimmy Fallon is opening up about the personal anguish he felt following the backlash to his now-infamous hair mussing appearance with Donald Trump.
    Jimmy Fallon is opening up about the personal anguish he felt following the backlash to his now-infamous hair mussing appearance with Donald Trump.
  • Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:43:16 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:05:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...(AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.
  • 'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:41:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:44:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...
    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.
    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.
  • Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:43:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:36:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...
    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...
    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.
  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:52 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:04:09 GMT
    As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)

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

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

  • Amid child detention outcry, concentration camp debate rages

    Amid child detention outcry, concentration camp debate rages

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:13:53 GMT
    Children are seen at a detention center in Homestead, FL. Questions remain as to how these children will be reunited with their parents. (Source: US Health & Human Services/CNN)Children are seen at a detention center in Homestead, FL. Questions remain as to how these children will be reunited with their parents. (Source: US Health & Human Services/CNN)

    A journalist who wrote about the history of concentration camps said the detention centers qualify.

    A journalist who wrote about the history of concentration camps said the detention centers qualify.

  • Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:21:49 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:13:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

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

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

  • People donate millions to help separated families

    People donate millions to help separated families

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:42:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:56:56 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    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...
    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.
  • Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana

    Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:42:25 GMT
    Canada passed the Cannabis Act Tuesday, which will allow adults to legally possess, buy, and grow a limited amount of marijuana. (Source: KRON/CNN/KTVU)Canada passed the Cannabis Act Tuesday, which will allow adults to legally possess, buy, and grow a limited amount of marijuana. (Source: KRON/CNN/KTVU)

    Canada passed the Cannabis Act Tuesday, which will allow adults to legally possess, buy, and grow a limited amount of marijuana. 

    Canada passed the Cannabis Act Tuesday, which will allow adults to legally possess, buy, and grow a limited amount of marijuana. 

  • Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

    Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:51:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:32:44 GMT
    Australia's prime minister has won a political victory with the Senate passing personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade.
    Australia's prime minister has won a political victory with the Senate passing personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade.
  • ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:31:54 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:25:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    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.
    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.
  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:25:16 GMT
    A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

  • Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:52:34 GMT
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
  • Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN body

    Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN body

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:41:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:12:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...
    The United Nations' Human Rights Council returned to business as usual Wednesday despite the U.S. pulling out _ what one Western diplomat called a "big bang"_ a day earlier.
    The United Nations' Human Rights Council returned to business as usual Wednesday despite the U.S. pulling out _ what one Western diplomat called a "big bang"_ a day earlier.
  • No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globe

    No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globe

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:12:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:52:44 GMT
    Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest...
    Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest countries.
  • Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

    Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 07:11:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:15:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). More than 100 protestors demonstrated outside the federal courthouse where a federal judge will hear arguments over the U.S. Justice Department's request to block three California laws that extend protections to people in t...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). More than 100 protestors demonstrated outside the federal courthouse where a federal judge will hear arguments over the U.S. Justice Department's request to block three California laws that extend protections to people in t...
    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...
    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.
  • Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:42:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:57:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...(AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...
    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...
    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.
  • Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:52:31 GMT
    United and American Airlines asked the federal government not to use their companies to transport migrant children who were separated from their parents. (Source: Facebook)United and American Airlines asked the federal government not to use their companies to transport migrant children who were separated from their parents. (Source: Facebook)

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:41:06 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:44:36 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...
    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.
    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.
  • At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:12:25 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:24:30 GMT
    Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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

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

  • Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

    Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:51:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:05:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Veg...(AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Veg...
    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.
    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.
  • Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:32:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:06:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    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.
    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.
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:31:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:06:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.
  • Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:22:02 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:54:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.
  • House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:32:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:44:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.
  • The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:31:54 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:42:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...
    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.
    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.
  • The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:01:56 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:24:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...
    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.
    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.
  • At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:15:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.
  • AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:41:08 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 03:23:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.
  • The Latest: UN awaiting formal US notice on quitting council

    The Latest: UN awaiting formal US notice on quitting council

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:11:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:12:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...
    The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief.
    The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief.
  • Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:34:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:55:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:33:01 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:35:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.
  • Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

    Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:01:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:54:38 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:11:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:34:16 GMT
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.
  • Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:41:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:26:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.
  • No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:31:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:26:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...
    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...
    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.
  • Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:37:22 GMT
    (Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...(Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...
    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.
    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.
  • Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:22:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".
  • The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:13:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:45:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands.
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands.
  • Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:31:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:22:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show, moderates a panel, at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Go...
    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"...
    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.
  • Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:40:56 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:32:41 GMT
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for...
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for children to summer camps.
  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:21:15 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:14:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.

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

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

  • Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:00:53 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:54:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.
  • Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:35:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:34:17 GMT
    Corey Lewandowski, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Corey Lewandowski, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    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."

    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."

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

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:21:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:43:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...

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

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

  • Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

    Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:11:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:39:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, center and congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, right, were denied entry by security into the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, center and congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, right, were denied entry by security into the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.
    Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally.
    Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally.
  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:20:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:13:36 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    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...
    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.
  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:13:46 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    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.
    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.
  • The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows

    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:10:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:11:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has called out current immigration policies as “outrageous” and extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the de...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has called out current immigration policies as “outrageous” and extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the de...
    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows, including Willie Nelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Kushner and Mark Hamill.
    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows, including Willie Nelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Kushner and Mark Hamill.
  • Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:23:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:04:59 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:31:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    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.

    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.

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

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:50:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:22:49 GMT
    (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...(Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.
  • Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

    Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:51:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:25:37 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    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...
    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.
  • Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:51:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:34:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.
  • The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:01:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:32:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
  • House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:01:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:12:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    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.
    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.
  • With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:21:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    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.
    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.
  • DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:02:09 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:06:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.
  • The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:10:57 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...
    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.
    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.
  • House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    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...
    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.
  • US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:04:15 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:26 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

    US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:42:03 GMT
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
  • Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:20:44 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:31:43 GMT
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
  • Willie Nelson tweets invite for President Trump to tour border detention center

    Willie Nelson tweets invite for President Trump to tour border detention center

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:18:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:18:41 GMT
    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies. (Source: Mark Humphrey/AP, file)Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies. (Source: Mark Humphrey/AP, file)

    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies.

    Nelson appeared to be challenging Attorney General Jeff Sessions use of the Bible to defend his department’s policies.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump to discuss border amid outrage

    WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump to discuss border amid outrage

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:30:50 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:01:10 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny following reports of the forced separation of migrant children from their parents.
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny following reports of the forced separation of migrant children from their parents.
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:10:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

  • Kim Kardashian isn't running for office, or considering it, but maybe it's not the most outlandish thing

    Kim Kardashian isn't running for office, or considering it, but maybe it's not the most outlandish thing

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:35:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:35:09 GMT

    Maybe there could be a Kim/Kanye ticket someday.

    Maybe there could be a Kim/Kanye ticket someday.

  • California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:50:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:32:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:30:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:23:57 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.
  • Gov. Northam recalls VA National Guard from border amid family separations

    Gov. Northam recalls VA National Guard from border amid family separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:37:21 GMT
    Four soldiers and one helicopter have been recalled. (Source: Virginia National Guard)Four soldiers and one helicopter have been recalled. (Source: Virginia National Guard)

    Governor Ralph Northam has ordered troops and one helicopter to return from the southwest border amid the family separation controversy. 

    Governor Ralph Northam has ordered troops and one helicopter to return from the southwest border amid the family separation controversy. 

  • Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

    Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:20:48 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:03:42 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:50:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:14:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....

    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.

    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.

  • What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

    What is gerrymandering, and why should you pay attention to it?

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    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:11:10 GMT

    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

    Gerrymandering isn't just redistricting, and states are asking the courts to sort it all out.

  • China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:20:49 GMT
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    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
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  • St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

    St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

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    (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...(Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...

    A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof.

    A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof.

  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:10:27 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
  • California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

    California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

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    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...

    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

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