In an effort to end what has become a major crisis for his administration, the president signs an executive order ceasing family separations at the border.Dramatic reversal »
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to share a breaking story from The Associated Press during her program on Tuesday evening about so-called tender age shelters, where immigrant babies and young children are being placed after they’re separated from their parents at the U.S. border. “This is incredible,” Maddow said while reading the AP alert. In the midst of her program on Tuesday, the AP reported that Trump administration officials have been sending young children to at least three age-specific shelters as part of the Justice Department’s new “zero tolerance” immigration policy that’s resulted in thousands of kids being separated from their parents.
Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray. WASHINGTON — It was not, perhaps, the most somber moment in the history of the U.S. Senate. In the midst of reciting a list of complaints about FBI agents allegedly swayed by their own anti-Trump animus, Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., stopped speaking and looked up.
Lawrence talks with Ofelia de los Santos, Jonathan Ryan, and Efren Olivares, who work on the border and share what they know about the babies and children who have been separated from their families under Trump’s zero tolerance policy.
The school board in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday night voted to rename an elementary school for former President Barack Obama. J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School, named after a Confederate general, will become Barack Obama Elementary School. The decision means that Richmond, the former capital of the Confederate States of America, will soon have a school honoring America’s first black president.
Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!Tacos are a delicious and
Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, police said Monday. After crashing his car, Day "attempted to carjack at least two other vehicles, fired shots at the vehicles, and demanded owners abandon their cars," Tumwater police spokeswoman Laura Wohl said in a news release. Police say a 47-year-old man from Oakville, Washington, shot Day as he tried to carjack another driver.
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.
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.
Harvard University, because it is accused of admitting too few Asian-American students, and New York’s most selective public schools, because the city’s mayor thinks it is admitting too many. As admissions at the nation’s most competitive schools become evermore competitive — Harvard admitted 4.59 percent of applicants this year, while the acceptance rate at New York’s Stuyvesant High School has been estimated at 17 percent — the controversies are a reminder that every change in the admissions equation that increases the chances of members of one group inevitably disadvantage others. Both situations also reflect the fact that Asian-American students tend to excel academically, particularly on standardized achievement tests.
We're taking eggs way beyond the breakfast table.From Delish
As President Trump ramped up his attacks on illegal immigrants who “infest” America, two new polls showed overwhelming opposition to the administration’s policy of separating children from parents who illegally bring them across the border. According to a Quinnipiac University survey released on Monday, 66 percent of American voters oppose the “zero tolerance” policy, enacted in April, that has resulted in more than 2,000 children being separated from their families. People taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the U.S., sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday.
A former Border Patrol officer said there is no excuse for current officers not to lay down their weapons and refuse to detain children separated from their parents. Jenn Budd, 47, was with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection from 1995 to 2001 as a senior patrol officer. Based in Campo, California, Budd was tasked with patrolling the border and assisting in the deportation of immigrants.
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.
The South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed Tuesday that their major military exercise with the US planned for August has been suspended.
Nearly 12,000 children are in U.S. government custody because of the "zero tolerance" policy.
Arizona police have arrested a man for allegedly swindling more than 1,000 Walmart stores in an elaborate scheme. Thomas Frudaker, 23, was arrested by police in Yuma on June 13. According to police, they were contacted by a Yuma Walmart when Frudaker attempted to return a computer with missing parts.
John Cena and Ford have settled their lawsuit over the WWE wrestler selling his Ford GT before the 24-month required ownership period was over. “I love the Ford GT and apologize to Ford, and encourage others who own the car to respect the contract,” Cena said in a statement published by Jalopnik.
Summer is here and unexpected accidents involving pools can happen in a flash, but are children at risk even with proper safeguards in place? A video recently posted to Facebook shows a 2-year-old boy named Cody scaling a locked safety
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave's dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. "I don't intend to detail the actions we plan on Gaza," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a speech to graduating military officers that was aired on national radio.
"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.
WASHINGTON — Two senators who visited the U.S. border with Mexico last weekend described a chaotic and confusing situation meant, in their estimation, to deter asylum seekers from nations like Honduras and El Salvador from accessing legal ports of entry. Wrenching images of detained children have resulted in bipartisan condemnation, even as President Trump has indicated the policy will remain in place. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., visited several facilities on the border, where asylum seekers are processed and detained.
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
Perhaps you’ve heard about the ketogenic diet from the newest cookbook table at your local bookstore, or maybe you saw the recently released Netflix documentary “The Magic Pill” profiling the diet. It’s also possible you’ve been following @KetoGuido (yes, it’s that Vinny from “Jersey Shore”) on Instagram.
A probe into the sensational murder of a young woman linked to Malaysia's ousted leader could be re-opened, a lawyer said Tuesday, after a meeting between the victim's father and the attorney-general. Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with military-grade plastic explosives near Kuala Lumpur in 2006. The Mongolian's murder was the most shocking aspect in a scandal involving allegations that an associate of recently ousted premier Najib Razak arranged huge kickbacks for the purchase of French submarines in 2002.