Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, an organization she says is "not worthy of its name."Unprecedented move »
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.
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.
Border Patrol agents collect information from detained illegal immigrants south of McAllen, Texas. (Photo: Sergio Flores for Yahoo News) Approaching the Mexican-American border near McAllen, Texas, the border my own parents crossed before I was born,
The nearly eight-minute recording is of 10 Central American children who were separated from their parents last week by immigration authorities at the border, according to ProPublica. A U.S. Border Patrol agent can be heard in the audio clip making a joke about the wailing children. The person who made the recording asked not to be identified out of fear of retaliation, ProPublica reports.
A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters Monday that it was “offensive” to imply that the administration had a “policy” of separating parents from children at the border — even though it was the stated purpose of the controversial change in enforcement procedures put in place by the Trump administration. “I find that offensive,” Nielsen said when asked at Monday’s White House briefing if the separation of parents from children was meant to send a message. Nielsen’s predecessor in running the Department of Homeland Security, current White House chief of staff John Kelly, has stated repeatedly that separating children from their parents would work as a deterrent.
Caitlyn Jenner’s model daughters got sentimental on Father’s Day. Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner on Sunday both posted sweet throwback pics on Instagram, along with holiday wishes. The siblings’ mother, Kris Jenner, posted a general Father’s Day greeting to all the “incredible” dads, but did not mention Caitlyn.
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 18-story facility will act as Ford’s hub for future mobility projects, and could employ up to 2,500 people. After sitting mostly uninhabited for more than 20 years, Michigan’s iconic Central Station is getting a new lease on life. Ford finalized plans to purchase the facility from previous owner Matthew Mouron this past week, and today has released details on its vision to bring the historic building back to life.
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.
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
TOP STORIES(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)EIGHT DEMOCRATS ARE TAKING THEIR BEST SHOT AGAINST FAMILY SEPARATIONS AT THE BORDER By speaking out and hoping their Republican colleagues pay attention. Trump could single-handedly
One of the shooting victims was a 13-year-old boy who was in extremely critical condition, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a news conference. At least two people opened fire around 2:45 a.m. at the annual Art All Night event in Trenton, about 60 miles (100 km) southwest of New York City. The dead suspect was identified by police as Tahaij Wells, 33, and another suspect, Amir Armstrong, 23, was in police custody.
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.
President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats, while others in his administration threw up a variety of confusing, misleading and sometimes contradictory explanations and defenses. “Why don’t the Democrats give us the votes to fix the world’s worst immigration laws?” the president tweeted. “Children are being used by some of the worst criminals on earth as a means to enter our country,” he continued.
Princess Diana’s wedding-day tiara made a royal comeback over the weekend, when the late Diana’s niece, Celia McCorquodale, wore the stunning piece to wed George Woodhouse. McCorquodale ― the daughter of Diana’s oldest sister, Lady Sarah McCorquodale ― put a lot of history on her head. The Spencer family heirloom that Diana wore when she married Prince Charles in 1981 and on later occasions has also been worn by Diana’s sisters, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Lady Jane Fellowes, on their wedding days, People reported.
John Moore, a photographer who has been documenting migrants at the border for 10 years, captured the harrowing picture on June 12 in Rio Grande Valley. The little girl immediately started crying," the photographer told NPR on Sunday.
Could a volcanic eruption be the key to unlocking the mysterious geological history of Mars? Back in the 1960s, NASA's Mariner spacecraft discovered an extremely large and unusually soft rock formation. More than 3 billion years ago, extreme volcanic eruptions on Mars dropped the huge deposit near the Martian equator, according to the new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.
A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country's internal security agency said Monday.
A strong quake hit western Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. The 5.3-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 15.4 kilometres (10 miles) at 7:58 am (2258 GMT Sunday) near Osaka, according to the United States Geological Survey. There was no risk of tsunami from the tremor, the Japanese meteorological agency said, putting its magnitude at 5.9, and the epicentre at a depth of 10 kilometres.
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.
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.
The ousted Philippine Supreme Court chief justice launched a blistering attack on President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, calling him a "self-styled savior who is willing to kill", after she lost an appeal against her removal from office. Maria Lourdes Sereno, the first woman chief justice of the Philippines who Duterte denounced as an "enemy" for her opposition to some of his proposals, was ousted by fellow-judges allied with the president last month. "Our sights have been set low by the very leaders who should lead us to pursue lofty visions for our nation and our people," Sereno said in a speech to her supporters after the court ruling.
The South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed Tuesday that their major military exercise with the US planned for August has been suspended.