The agent's comment, captured in an audio recording obtained by ProPublica, is heard amid the wailing of children who had been separated from their parents.Calls for 'Mami' and 'Papá' »
For some of President Trump’s supporters, his administration’s policy of separating children from their families when they illegally cross the U.S. border goes too far. According to the Department of Homeland Security, nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families at the border between April 19 and May 31. The separations are the result of the Trump administration’s decision to prosecute the adults as criminals, which requires the separations.
At least five people were killed and several others injured when an SUV believed to be carrying undocumented immigrants crashed in southern Texas after being chased by Border Patrol agents. The driver was not seriously injured and taken into Homeland Security custody, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told reporters.
The gunfire rang out in Trenton, New Jersey, during an “Art All Night” festival meant to bring the community together. Police say one suspect is dead and another is in custody.
The U.S. Supreme Court took a pass on setting limits on extreme partisan gerrymandering on Monday, saying the plaintiffs in the case didn’t have standing to challenge Wisconsin’s statewide assembly map. The decision came in a case called Gill v. Whitford, which advocates had hoped would allow the court to clarify if partisan gerrymandering could be so egregious that it violated the U.S. Constitution. The court has never said partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, leaving lawmakers from both political parties free to draw lines to their advantage.
A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.
While her 5-year-old granddaughter slept inside, Dede Phillips told Inside Edition affiliate WGCL that the animal attacked her with barely any warning. The bobcat managed to badly bruise her body, inflict some seriously deep wounds and even break fingers on both her hands but when she got her hands around the animal's neck, Phillips didn't let go. While Phillips could breathe easy with the animal lifeless and her granddaughter safe, she wasn't out of the woods yet.
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
Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, a divisive idea has gained momentum as a way to stem school shootings: arm teachers. At some schools in Ohio, armed teachers have been in classrooms for as many as five years.
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."
Dale Altman and his grandson Josh Doran live on a 5-acre (2-hectare) plot atop a hill on Hawaii’s Big Island by the erupting Kilauea volcano, where they grow medical marijuana.They are the last remaining residents on Halekamahina Hill, after two roiling
President Trump gives a thumbs-up. As other politicians prepared for Sunday morning talk shows, President Trump circumvented the traditional press circuit once again by tweeting a blue streak on the North Korea summit and, from his perspective, the media’s failure to properly acknowledge his successes. Trump said Kim agreed to stop testing nuclear weapons and rockets and to return hostages.
Democratic members of Congress arrived for an “unannounced inspection” of a New Jersey detention facility as protesters rallied the separation policy. In a statement, Melania Trump’s office said she “hates to see children separated from their families
A Dunkin Donuts in Baltimore is under fire for posting a sign offering customers coupons for reporting employees shouting in foreign languages. General manager posted a sign asking customers to report employees not speaking English.
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said Sunday that investigators arrested 47-year-old Jose Nunez on suspicion of super aggravated sexual assault of a child, pending formal charges. “The details of the case are quite frankly heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time,” Salazar said. Nunez, a 10-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office who worked at the county jail, was being held at the facility Monday on a $75,000 bond, according to the jail.
Authorities on Sunday called off a search for the nearly 200 people missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted earlier this month, devastating the surrounding countryside. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 110 people as a result of the volcanic eruption on June 3, but another 197 remain unaccounted for. Guatemala's south-central region was also shaken on Sunday night by a 5.8-magnitude earthquake with its epicenter at Iztapa, on the Pacific coast near neighboring El Salvador, the civil protection agency said.
Spain welcomes the 630 refugees rescued by the Aquarius after their arrival at the Port of Valencia. VALENCIA, SPAIN — The first rays of dawn were just breaking through when the small speck was spotted in the Mediterranean’s turquoise waters off eastern Spain. It was the first of a three-vessel flotilla that for the past week has captured the world’s attention, triggering harsh words from European leaders, threatening to fracture alliances, provoking upheaval and illustrating how immigration, a polarizing topic in the U.S., is becoming the most fiery issue in Europe.
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”.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the most beloved Christmas films of all time, Wolf points out, and it’s about a guy who contemplates ending his life. “You know what really puts me in the holiday spirit?” Wolf asked.
“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.
President Donald Trump is standing by his administration’s highly controversial decision to separate children from parents facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border into the United States. Trump has repeatedly lied about his administration’s role in family separations at the border ― and Monday was no different. In a series of tweets, he echoed a familiar ― and false ― talking point his administration has used in reference to its immigration policy: blaming Democrats for border control officials taking thousands of children away from their parents.
Take a look the top stories that happened over the weekend, including the reversal of fortune for President Trump's former campaign head Paul Manafort.
A prominent doctor has spoken out against the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the US border. Dr Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a shelter for children under the age of 12 that runs along the Texas border with Mexico. The shelter in question held 60 beds and had a little playground for children.
A 34-year-old Dutchman turned himself in to police hours after driving a delivery van into concert-goers, killing one and critically injuring three others, prosecutors said on Monday. Prosecutor Daniela Weymar told journalists the man, who had driven away from the scene of the incident, had turned himself in to police in the capital, Amsterdam, and was taken into custody.
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.