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'Needs a paint job': Trump blasts Virginia restaurant for asking Sarah Sanders to leave

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0400

President Trump on Monday blasted a small restaurant in rural Virginia whose owner asked White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave because its staff disagreed with the administration’s polici....
Nationwide protests against 'zero tolerance' illegal immigration policy

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:45:03 -0400

Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced ....
Ivanka Trump: We must foster economic opportunity in Latin America

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:24:28 -0400

Ivanka Trump said she agrees with liberals and conservatives who think it’s important to help encourage stability and spark economic growth throughout Central America and South America — as the United....
President Trump's empathy-free week

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:19:22 -0400

This week in Trump’s America, the White House struggled to answer a simple question: Don't you have any empathy?....
From the 'Northern Triangle' to the Rio Grande: Violence, poverty and disasters drive migration

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:59:51 -0400

The majority of families crossing the southwestern U.S. border are from the Northern Triangle of Central America — El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala — and many are fleeing violence and poverty.....
A judge in California, the daughter of immigrants, will rule on Trump’s family detention policy

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:41:51 -0400

U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee will rule on Attorney General Jeff Sessions's motion in federal court requesting “limited emergency exemptions” to the longstanding rules governing the dete....
With DACA phasing out, college graduates like Edder Martinez face an uncertain future

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:31:59 -0400

Mexico-born Edder Martinez, 27, who crossed the border with his mother when he was 5 years old and recently graduated from college, is just one of many in the U.S. affected by the DACA phase-out.....
Key Democrat: Trump advisers 'lied through their teeth' when testifying about Russia contacts

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:03:55 -0400

A top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he believes longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone and an associate “lied through their teeth” when they testified before his panel and they ....
Virginia detention facility for young migrants received over $4.6 million in government grants after abuse allegations

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:29:30 -0400

The federal government continued to provide million-dollar grants to a juvenile detention center in Virginia to hold child migrants even after a lawsuit was filed against the facility alleging the you....
Unfiltered: 'The activism that started Pride is being left behind.'

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:24:56 -0400

On the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall riots a group of activists are fighting for better representation of the LGBTQ community within the NYC Pride festivities.....
Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:11:46 -0400

Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government aft....
Order on family separation offers no relief for thousands already being held 

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:19:05 -0400

Despite a federal policy change that will affect the detention of new families caught illegally entering the country, children who’ve already been separated from their parents will remain so.....
Melania and Ivanka attempt to play nice cops on family separation

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:41:37 -0400

The day after the White House began a retreat from a border crisis of its own making, the Trump women began a charm offensive to blunt the impact of images of young children separated from their paren....
Democrats look to gain in Southern California as outrage mounts over family separations

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:06:38 -0400

Democrats are already plotting about how to motivate and mobilize the 66 percent of voters who oppose Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy.....
The women who marched on World Refugee Day

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:54:57 -0400

Hundreds of New Yorkers from immigrant communities and other activists staged a march and rally in observance of World Refugee Day on Wednesday. Many of the protesters were women.....
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:05:41 -0400

Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees wh....
Indiana’s Joe Donnelly shows up and does his job. But is that enough to win in the age of Trump?

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:00:59 -0400

Joe Donnelly got lucky in his first Senate campaign, when his opponent self-destructed. Now he’s up for reelection as a Democrat in a conservative state, running on his record as a nonbombastic, compe....
We've heard from the first ladies. Where are their husbands?

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:00:45 -0400

If this isn’t a time for the five living ex-presidents to put basic American values above the tradition of not criticizing their successors, then what would such a moment look like?....
Trump signs order to 'address' separations, but it won't change the situation for children in shelters now

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:41:27 -0400

The White House isn't saying how many children have already been taken from their families or when they will be reunited with their parents....
Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:49:35 -0400

Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he wa....
Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:34:24 -0400

White House aide Stephen Miller, who is behind Trump’s harsh position on immigration, had immigrant great-grandparents, including one who flunked his naturalization test on his first try.....
Obama: 'Are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents' arms?'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:17:10 -0400

Former President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Trump administration’s controversial “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their....
Bush A.G. Alberto Gonzales: 'Parents should be with their children'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:12:20 -0400

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who served under George W. Bush, says he isn’t surprised by the “kind of tragedy” happening at the U.S. border, where President Trump's administration ha....
The dominance game, as played by dictators and other animals

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:49:04 -0400

If you’ve been wondering what makes Kim Jong Un such a successful dictator, here’s one hint: When he speaks at a meeting, his officials sit up and pay attention. The other way, evidently preferred by....
Lewandowski won't apologize for 'womp womp' reaction to story of girl separated from mother

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:46:21 -0400

President Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is refusing to apologize for his reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother....
Expert: Bots are poised to wreak havoc in the 2018 midterm elections

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:00:48 -0400

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, a....
Trump meets with House Republicans on migrant policy, leaving his position no more clear

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:43:44 -0400

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....
Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:31:06 -0400

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 ....
How to help separated families on the border

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:41:43 -0400

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 l....
Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:11:59 -0400

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.....
Patrolling the border, where immigrants wait to be caught

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:13:33 -0400

Photojournalist Sergio Flores recounts his day with U.S. Border Patrol near McAllen, Texas.....
Trump: 'You have to take the children away'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:44:17 -0400

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.....
In Turkish election, democracy itself is at stake

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:11:36 -0400

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, Er....
He was once a leading Trump supporter. Now this Mexican-American lawyer denounces his policy on migrant children

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:52:34 -0400

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 po....
Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of separating families at border, but most Republicans support it

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:12:09 -0400

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....
Ecstasy-assisted psychotherapy is bringing peace to people with PTSD

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:00:49 -0400

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 g....
Senate FBI hearing takes twists and turns, including a 'wangdoodle' reference

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:22:08 -0400

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....
Nielsen: Separating families isn't a 'policy,' it's just something we do

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:02:40 -0400

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 thou....
Racial imbalance? Admissions policies at Harvard and Stuyvesant HS under scrutiny

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:56:30 -0400

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 admi....
Crying for 'Mami' and 'Papá' at a Border Patrol detention center

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:23:11 -0400

 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 cry....
Rubio campaign manager: The GOP no longer has an 'ideological compass'

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:18:42 -0400

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 p....
Senate candidate's first campaign ad depicts Trump administration as literal dumpster fire

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:48:01 -0400

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 s....
‘It’s disgraceful’: Some Trump supporters condemn family separations at border

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:02:02 -0400

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.....
Trump: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:27:17 -0400

President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.....
Turned away by 2 countries, rescued refugees end their odyssey in Spain

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:07:38 -0400

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 ....
Rudy Giuliani wants Mueller's 'almost illegal and unethical probe' to be investigated

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:37:10 -0400

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.....
Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after weeklong odyssey at sea

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:43:00 -0400

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 arri....
Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:23:56 -0400

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.....
Employee suffers radiation exposure at controversial Idaho nuclear waste site

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:11:43 -0400

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 ala....
Short on staff, the Trump administration turns to a job fair

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:21:12 -0400

President Trump vowed to hire the "best people" but has needed some help finding them.....