The president's controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses that have received millions of dollars in government contracts.Many firms have remained unidentified »
South Carolina firefighter Ed Thompson says his life was saved after undergoing MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD from his job. Researchers are starting phase three clinical trials this summer to get FDA approval for the legal prescription of MDMA for inpatient therapy.
Automated bot accounts that spread disinformation and sowed disgust and confusion among voters during the 2016 presidential election are poised to wreak havoc again in this year’s midterm elections, according to Samuel Woolley, a leading expert.
President Trump arrived at the Capitol on Tuesday night to meet with Republicans from the House of Representatives to assure them that a fix was in the works for the deeply unpopular family separation policy at the U.S. border with Mexico.
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.
In response to President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration that is separating children from their parents, Americans are mobilizing to help, raising money for groups that provide legal support for the detainees.
Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Jeff Merkley recently visited the Mexican border to witness President Trump’s new policy of separating families crossing illegally into the U.S.
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.
It’s a week before an election, and the firebrand candidate takes the podium to speak to a small, private crowd of loyal supporters. Turkey is holding snap elections on June 24, and in the run-up, Erdoğan’s stump speeches have grown more and more Trumpian. Like the American president, Erdoğan fashions himself as populist representative of the common man facing down an array of corrupt elites.
Jake Monty, a former member of Donald Trump's National Hispanic Advisory Council, said it’s troubling to see the Trump administration let the fate of undocumented immigrants be determined by a political agenda.
Two out of three Americans disapprove of the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when families illegally cross the southern U.S. border, two new national polls show. But the majority of Republicans support it.
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., had to engage in a subtle act of censorship.
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.
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.
ProPublica has a recording of 10 children ages 4 to 10 who had been separated from their parents and brought to an unnamed facility within the previous 24 hours. An article describes the children crying “‘Mami’ and ‘Papá’ over and over again, as if those are the only words they know."
Terry Sullivan, in an interview for “The Long Game,” a Yahoo News podcast, leveled his critique at both Republicans and Democrats, but said as a Republican he was more authorized to speak about that party’s drift.
Richard Painter, a former White House ethics attorney under President George W. Bush who is running for the U.S. Senate in Minnesota as a Democrat, is taking his pointed criticism of President Trump straight to voters.
Several of President Trump’s supporters have been speaking out against the administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they cross the U.S. border illegally.
President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.
More than 600 refugees who set out from Libya to reach Europe were turned away by Italy, in a sudden change of heart about accepting refugees, and denied entry to Malta. At last, Spain agreed to take them — but the politics of immigration in the European Union are only growing more complicated and fraught.
Rudy Giuliani called for an investigation into Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference with the 2016 U.S. elections and potential links between Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow.
A ship carrying some of the approximately 630 refugees who were recently rescued off Libya and then denied entry by Italy and Malta has reached a Spanish port. Yahoo News has photos of the ship’s arrival.
Sunday morning, President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stability to the Korean peninsula.
The site has been used by the federal government for nuclear waste disposal since the 1950s, but in recent years, it has been the focus of concerns from state officials and watchdog groups who are alarmed at the volume of radioactive material being held there.