The children, in cages created by metal fencing inside an old warehouse in South Texas, are housed away from their parents.Advocate: Situation is deeply troubling »
Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway tells Chuck Todd Democrats are holding up the funding for family detention center funding, during an exclusive interview with Meet the Press
House oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to hold top FBI and Justice Department officials in contempt of Congress if they fail to comply with lawmakers’ subpoenas for sensitive documents. Earlier this year, lawmakers subpoenaed troves of documents from the two agencies related to the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server, the firing of former FBI official Andrew McCabe, and alleged surveillance of the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Republicans have accused the DOJ and FBI of intentionally blocking their investigation.
... Multiple weapons have been recovered," Angelo Onofri, prosecutor for Mercer County, told a news conference. Among those wounded by bullets was a 13-year-old boy who Onofri said was in extremely critical condition. "It absolutely could have been worse, given the confined space and the number of shots that appear to have been fired," Onofri said.
MSNBC’s Mariano Atencio reports from the Catholic Charities Christian shelter center in McAllen, Texas, the next stop for many migrants after they’ve been released from detention centers.
A viral photograph captured last week in the Rio Grande Valley has been hailed as a poignant distillation of the heartache and desperation felt by the many families being separated by the Trump administration at the U.S.-Mexico border every day. The photo, by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore, shows a 2-year-old child dressed in a bright pink sweater crying helplessly as she looks up at her mother. The woman’s face is unseen in the shot but, according to Moore, she was being searched by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent at the time.
Jared Kushner was partly responsible for setting up a diplomatic back channel with North Korea that led to the Singapore summit. Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser was approached by an American businessman based in Singapore last year, the New York Times reported. Gabriel Schulze, whose family made a fortune in the mining business, told Mr Kushner that a highly placed North Korean official was seeking to speak with him to look into the possibility of a meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un.
Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them. Francis spoke off-the-cuff to a meeting of an Italian family association, ditching his prepared remarks to speak from the heart about families and the trials they undergo. "The first proposal in such a case is, 'Do we get rid of it?'" Francis said.
A study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.
Following a red carpet arrival at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians as they ended a visit to the city celebrating its tricentennial. After a private lunch Saturday with Mayor Latoya Cantrell, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and other dignitaries and officials, the royals departed New Orleans for San Antonio, Texas, which is also celebrating 300 years of existence.
Remy Elliot wandered out of her Qulin home into a nearby cornfield around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, police said. “She was definitely exhausted, hot, really sweaty and it took a while to drink anything,” Timber Merritt, Remy’s mother, told KFVS. Law enforcement, 1st Responders and community volunteers coming together to find a missing child.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended her agency’s role at the U.S. border with Mexico on Sunday, saying there was no family separation policy. “This misreporting by members, press and advocacy groups must stop,” Nielsen wrote in a series of tweets Sunday evening. “We do not have a policy of separating families at the border,” she continued.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian was killed on Monday when a part of Israel's fortifications on the Gaza border blew up as he tampered with it, the Israeli military said. The 24-year-old man's death in northern Gaza followed a more than two-month surge in tensions along the frontier, where Israeli troops have killed at least 125 Palestinians during sometimes violent mass demonstrations. Residents said the man killed in the blast was among a group of Palestinians who approached the border fence, drawing fire from soldiers on the other side.
A second sheriff's deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and shot them.
The first family of the cinematic superhero world has returned in epic fashion. According to Box Office Mojo, “Incredibles 2” shattered the record for an opening weekend by an animated film, grossing an estimated $180 million in domestic markets. The previous domestic record was held by 2016′s “Finding Dory,” which grossed $135 million. In “Incredibles 2,” we once again follow members of the Parr family who this time take on Screenslaver, a mysterious new villain who brainwashes people through their electronic devices.
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, tells Chuck Todd that migration and the White House family separation policy can only be solved with Democrats' help.
At a divisive time for U.S. immigration policies, a California school board has decided to name a new elementary school after an award-winning journalist who disclosed in 2011 that he had been living in the U.S. illegally. The Mountain View Whisman School District board voted Thursday to name the as-yet-unopened school after Jose Antonio Vargas, bypassing Steve Jobs and other technology giants with ties to the San Francisco Bay Area's high-tech Silicon Valley. "We wanted to pick someone who embodied the values of what you can do with an education, as Jose does," school board president Laura Blakely told the San Francisco Chronicle .
MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Pastor Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC Church. Pastor Lentz called Sessions use of Romans 13 a “misapplication of scripture”.
The “Holy Grail for urban explorers” has been captured on film documenting the inside of the time-capsule abandoned airport, frozen in time at the year 1974. Due to its very high security and regular patrols, very few people make it inside Nicosia Airport, near Lakatamia in Cyprus, Greece, according to YouTube team Exploring the Unbeaten Path. The small site allowed predominantly wealthier individuals to leave the country, until it was bombed and left to decay in 1974 following Turkish invasion.
A 70-year-old soccer fan made a lengthy road trip from his home in Germany to Moscow for the 2018 World Cup in a tractor to support his team. Super fan Hubert Wirth arrived at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium Sunday to support current world champions, Germany, in their opener against Mexico. You can compare them with the German ones,” Wirth told local outlets upon his arrival.
Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro's 42 percent with almost all the votes counted, electoral authority figures showed. Tensions over the deal became apparent in the immediate aftermath of Duque's victory, after the president-elect lost no time in pledging "corrections" to the peace deal.
By Rupam Jain and Qadir Sediqi KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days. Taliban fighters headed into cities across Afghanistan over the weekend as they celebrated their Eid cessation of hostilities with feasts, hugs and selfies, raising questions about what happens when their ceasefire ends at midnight (1930 GMT) on Sunday. "The announcement (of the ceasefire), implementation and the wide national support and welcome of the Mujahideen by the people proves that the demands of the Islamic Emirate and the nation are identical – all want the withdrawal of foreign invaders and establishment of an Islamic government," they said.
ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and CEO of the Trump campaign, on "This Week."
Two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said Saturday. The inmate, whose name hasn't been released, shot Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer on Friday in a gated area behind the county courthouse. The inmate was also shot and underwent surgery Friday.
MSNBC’s Mariana Atencio reports from the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center in McAllen, Texas where a protest was held in support of all the children held inside without their parents.
The Amazonian goddess is returning to the silver screen, and this time its the decade of decadence. It’s certainly a change from the costume she wore in the dark, colorless world of Zack Snyder’s 2016 “Batman v Superman,” where her character was first introduced. “Wonder Woman” grossed $822 million at the box office last year, and, with a 92 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s considered the DC Extended Universe’s most critically acclaimed film to date.