The president compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be sent back without appearing before a judge.'No judges or court cases' »
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) warned Sunday that he’s prepared to oppose President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees unless the Senate votes on legislation curtailing the president’s power to unilaterally impose tariffs on other countries. If he joins Democrats on the committee in not allowing Trump’s judicial nominees a floor vote, he’d have substantial leverage over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who has made confirming judges a top priority. “On something like tariffs, for example, the Senate ought to bring legislation to the floor that says, ‘Hey, we’re going push back here.’... Canada, Mexico are not national security threats,” Flake added on ABC.
As outrage grows over the nearly 2,000 children still in limbo, demonstrators protested the Trump administration’s policies outside the nation’s largest immigration processing facility and in cities across the U.S.
A 15-year-old boy is missing from the nation’s largest shelter for migrant children in Texas, according to multiple media reports. A spokesman for Southwest Key Programs said the boy was being housed at Casa Padre in Brownsville, Texas, a converted former Walmart that can hold up to 1,500 children. The site has become an epicenter of controversy following the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that has seen thousands of immigrant children separated from their parents and placed in such facilities.
NBC’s Cal Perry talks to Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) about his visit to a tent city for separated migrant children in Tornillo, Texas. Most of those children remain in limbo, waiting to learn when they will be reunited with their parents.
Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. “This is one of four large fires burning in Northern California. Erratic wind and heat gripping a swath of California from San Jose to the Oregon border drove the flames, which were north of the wine country region where devastating wildfires killed 44 people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses last October.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama opened up about race and the elevated expectations that come with being “the first” while speaking at the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans on Friday. “Barack and I knew very early that we would be measured by a different yardstick,” Obama said of her husband’s tenure as the nation’s first black president during a conversation with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was proclaimed the winner early Monday of a landmark election that ushers in a government system granting the president sweeping new powers and which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule.
Five men repeatedly stabbed Lesandro (Junior) Guzman-Feliz with machetes and knives on Wednesday night in the Bronx. According to CBS New York, Lesandro was attacked by a group of five men who were in a local gang.
In a historic change, Saudi Arabia’s ban on women drivers has come to an end, meaning women in the country no longer need to rely on drivers or male relatives for transportation.
Amid the controversy over the United States’ immigration policies, Ivanka Trump said she agrees with many people on both sides of the political aisle that the nation must help encourage stability, economic growth, and job prospects throughout Latin America. The eldest daughter of President Trump tweeted on Sunday morning that she has already taken steps to cultivate this shared, bipartisan value — namely, by launching 2X Americas in the Peruvian capital of Lima. On April 15, the first daughter announced the creation of 2X Americas, a U.S.-led initiative that is intended to commit $150 million and facilitate a total of $500 million for providing women in Central America and South America with access to capital and other economic opportunities.
After receiving word that her unborn baby no longer had a heartbeat, it was hard to imagine how things could get worse for Nicole Arteaga, until they did. The Arizona mother is speaking out after she said a Walgreens pharmacist refused to provide her with a prescription drug that would help her miscarry her deceased fetus, telling her that providing it would violate his personal beliefs. “I experienced something no women should ever have to go [through], especially under these circumstances,” Arteaga posted on Facebook Friday.
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As protests continue over the treatment of migrant families, there are new questions about the safety of children held in shelters as they await reunification with their families.
A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Witnesses said a man tried to throw the grenade at the stage as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to the cheering crowd of tens of thousands shortly after he made a strong appeal for unity following months of anti-government protests. Addressing the nation minutes after he was rushed to safety, Abiy called the blast a "well-orchestrated attack" but one that failed.
About 100,000 gallons had been hemmed off using booms out of the estimated 230,000 gallons spilled, BNSF said in a statement on Saturday. The spill has raised concerns about drinking water downstream. No one was hurt in the derailment, in which 32 cars came off the rails, 14 of which leaked at least some of their contents, BNSF said.
The 8-year-old's mom, Erin Austin, posted a video of the encounter to her Instagram account on Saturday. In the video, the woman allegedly calling police, Allison Ettel, can be seen on the phone as Austin confronts her.
Erick Erickson and Heather McGhee ask whether activists are right to protest people within the Trump Administration in their private lives.
U.S. immigration officials arrested and detained for two weeks a 19-year-old woman who said she accidentally crossed into the United States from Canada while jogging on the beach. Cedella Roman, a French citizen, was apprehended on May 21 in Blaine, Washington, roughly half-a-mile from the U.S.-Canada border, according to a statement released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Roman told CBC News she had been out jogging during a visit to British Columbia, where her mother lives.
Fallon was accused of going to easy on then-presidential candidate Trump after the hair-tousling interview in 2016, which resulted in a ratings loss for the popular host. ″[Jimmy Fallon] is now whimpering to all that he did the famous ‘hair show’ with me (where he seriously messed up my hair), & that he would have now done it differently because it is said to have ‘humanized’ me-he is taking heat,” Trump wrote on Sunday.
Authorities are investigating the killing of a father in front of his daughters at a Calabasas campground.
Ardern made her first public appearance on Sunday since giving birth to her daughter on Thursday. Ardern is just the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office. Many hope the 37-year-old will become a role model for combining motherhood with political leadership.
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to talk about the stalled negotiations with the White House over immigration.
Captured deep in heart of the Danakil Desert in East Africa, the images show the acid pools near the Erta Ale volcano. Pools of brightly colored acid can be seen amid the dramatic blast of volcanic ash. The photos were taken by Neta Dekel, an Israeli photographer.
South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary this month, was seriously injured in a car crash that killed the driver of a second vehicle, her campaign said on Saturday. Arrington, 47, was the passenger in a car driven by a friend on Friday night when a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction struck them on Highway 17 in Charleston County as they were going to Hilton Head where Arrington was to receive an award from a state medical organization, her campaign said. Tim Scott, a Republican U.S. Senator from South Carolina, told the News & Courier newspaper in Charleston that he visited Arrington on Saturday and spoke with her.