An 85-year-old document on the family history of Stephen Miller, an architect of the Trump administration’s family separation policy, undermines his anti-immigrant stance.Reason given for denial »
Rachel Maddow shares news from Bloomberg that Donald Trump will meet with Vladimir Putin next month around the time that he is schedule to travel to Europe.
TOP STORIES(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)SEPARATED CHILDREN BEING HELD IN ‘TENDER AGE SHELTERS’ The Associated Press reported Tuesday night that infants and toddlers separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border
President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents. The government has released few photos of the shelters where the children are being detained and at times declined to allow media and even elected officials access to the facilities.
Several major airlines have asked the government to stop using their flights to transport children who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. American Airlines issued a statement on Wednesday after multiple employees shared stories of distraught children they believed were undocumented. One American Airlines crew member, Ian Funderberg, said he saw eight boys he believed had been separated from their families on a flight from Dallas to Miami.
Christine, a foster mother in Michigan who has been taking in unaccompanied migrant children since 2016, shares her experiences taking care of children who are being separated from their parents at the border.
Authorities in Alaska's largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the unidentified searcher was mauled. The animal was not immediately found, and authorities asked people to stay away from a wooded area outside Anchorage.
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"The president says we need to act, the Democrats say we need to act, we say we need to act," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
An Indiana state trooper's tweet about a slowpoke driver has made him an internet sensation. It all started when Sgt. Stephen Wheeles posted a photo of a car he'd pulled over on Interstate 65 with the admonishment that driving too slow was against the law, just like speeding. The state's so-called "slowpoke law" mandates that drivers must move over if the cars behind are traveling at a faster speed.
Jake Monty, a former member of President Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council, once argued the “Latino case” for supporting the billionaire mogul’s presidential campaign but jumped ship in the middle of the 2016 campaign when Trump’s immigration proposals hardened in the mold of his nationalist advisers. Yahoo News reached out to Monty to see what he thinks now about Trump’s immigration policies, particularly the internment of undocumented children. Monty, a third-generation Mexican-American whose wife was born in Mexico, has spent most of his career advocating for immigrant rights as a lawyer in Texas.
Veteran GOP strategist Steve Schmidt renounced his Republican Party membership on Wednesday and pledged to vote for Democrats in an effort to preserve “what is right and decent” in the United States. “It is filled with feckless cowards who disgrace and dishonor the legacies of the party’s greatest leaders,” tweeted Schmidt, an MSNBC political analyst who has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump.
About a year ago, 2005-2006 Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo decided it was time to part with his one-of-one "Solar 7" 2005 Ford GT, and sold it on the Petrolicious Marketplace. Solar 7 just popped up for sale on eBay Motors with an asking price of just under $450,000 via a place called Area 51 Motorsports in Beaumont, Texas. The last-gen Ford GT is an appreciating asset, after all, and this one is arguably the most famous example out there.
The mystery of a seemingly bizarre “wolf-like” creature that was shot and killed in Montana last month has been solved: The animal was a wolf all along. In May, a rancher shot and killed the wolf on his property near the Montana town of Denton. Officials sent the carcass for further inspection to a lab in Bozeman, Montana.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster "strategic and tactical" cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North's state media said on Thursday. The meeting between Kim and Xi came on the North Korean leader's second and last day of his latest visit to Beijing where he briefed the Chinese president on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. On Tuesday, Kim and Xi were reported by North Korean media to have reached an understanding on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after discussing the outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit.
A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into another vehicle in the store parking lot before he opened fire. Two women inside the vehicle were fatally wounded, he said, adding the gunman then turned the weapon on himself.
More than 600 clergy and lay members of the United Methodist Church have signed a letter bringing church charges against fellow member Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the zero tolerance immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of undocumented children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. “As members of the United Methodist Church, we deeply hope for a reconciling process that will help this long-time member of our connection step back from his harmful actions and work to repair the damage he is currently causing to immigrants, particularly children and families,” the letter states. In May, Sessions announced that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security are aiming to prosecute 100 percent of cases of illegal border crossings, regardless of whether those involved are fleeing persecution or traveling with children.
The Trump administration now says it’s ready to impose tariffs on up to $450 billion dollars worth of goods from China —which could increase the price you pay on everything from electronics to clothing.
President Trump said on Tuesday that his administration has no choice but to separate children from parents who cross the U.S. border illegally — before essentially admitting it does. The president is facing bipartisan criticism for his administration’s “zero-tolerance” illegal immigration policy that has resulted in more than 2,000 children being separated from their families since April, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Many of the children separated from their families have been held in detention centers.
Manafort was jailed last week after authorities arraigned him on a new charge of witness tampering. Prior to his federal hearing on Friday, in which a judge ordered him jailed, Manafort was under house arrest. “We apologize to our viewers and to Mr. Manafort,” the statement read.
Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to power.
A fourth shelter, which could house up to 240 children, is reportedly being planned for Houston. CNN reported last week that a mother from Honduras said her breastfeeding baby was taken from her by federal agents while she was awaiting prosecution at an immigrant detention center.
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir left the capital on Wednesday and headed to Ethiopia ahead of a planned meeting with his rival and rebel leader Riek Machar ahead of planned talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war
Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield. The National Park Service on Wednesday announced the discoveries at Manassas National Battlefield Park. The park service says it's the first time that a surgeon's pit at a Civil War battlefield has been excavated and studied.
Some of the greatest cars on earth can't yet be legally registered for the roads in America. Here are some of your favorite. From Road & Track