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Children arriving on border await fate in…

Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts

Body of child washed ashore identified, mother…

Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body

Report Finds Nearly 1 In 5 Full-Time Teachers…

Eighteen percent of U.S. teachers reported working another job in addition to teaching.

West Virginia Supreme Court justice indicted

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has been indicted on 22 federal counts

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family…

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to end his policy of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight…

Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge

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Starbucks To Close 3 Times More Stores In 2019…

The coffee chain said it will shut down 150 "under-performing" stores, which will likely impact cities with lots of Starbucks locations.

Maine AG wins in biggest test of ranked-choice voting in US

Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills has won the gubernatorial Democratic primary under Maine's new ranked-choice voting method, the nation's biggest test of the system

Canada PM can't imagine Trump damaging US with…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the United States because it would amount to a self-inflicted wound on the U.S. economy

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos…

Police body camera videos from the night of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip show the chaos and confusion officers faced as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help

TSA Homes In On Powder In Carry-On Bags

After a renewed focus on security screening for carry-on bags, the TSA is taking a closer look at powders.

Judge tells US: Stop meddling with detained Iraqi nationals

Judge orders US immigration officers to stop talking to detained Iraqi-Americans about their cases after lawyers claimed staff members were trying to pressure them to agree to deportation

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing…

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home

Bear suspected in missing Alaska hiker's death

A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear near a suburb of Alaska's largest city

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California Bill To Change Standard On Police…

Assembly Bill 931 — also known as the Police Accountability and Community Protection Act — passed its first policy committee Tuesday.

ICC prosecutor says UN fails to promote justice in Sudan

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing the U.N. Security Council of failing to take action against countries that didn't arrest Sudan's president to face charges of genocide in his country's Darfur region

The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms…

An investigator says the children of a California couple facing torture and abuse charges were so malnourished that their 11-year-old daughter had arms the size of an infant

Kentucky judge strikes down new pension overhaul…

A Kentucky judge has struck down a new public pension overhaul law that angered thousands of teachers who marched on the state Capitol and closed dozens of school districts in protest

Washington, D.C., Approves Controversial Wage…

Opponents worry it'll cost business owners and therefore customers and workers, but supporters say it'll make the worker's lives easier.

Lawmakers approve bill to fix spelling of bridge's name

The New York state Assembly has approved a bill that would correct the spelling of a bridge's name that has been wrong for over 50 years

Heavy rains bring floods to areas of Texas hit by…

Heavy rains along the Texas coast have caused flooding in areas that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey less than a year ago

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child…

Young children forcibly separated from parents at US border being held in "tender age" shelters

North Korea To Return Remains Of Up To 200 US…

The decision to repatriate the remains of U.S. soldiers was announced at the summit in Singapore.

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Border Patrol rescues young Costa Rican boy in Arizona

U.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona say they've rescued a 6-year-old Costa Rica boy who was abandoned by a smuggler in the desert

LAPD releases first body-cam footage after…

Los Angeles police have released body camera video showing officers interacting with a man before he died in custody

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump orders an end to family…

Trump bows to mounting pressure to end separation of children and parents on US border