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People donate millions to help separated families

In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border

Lawmakers React To President Trump's Order To…

We asked Republicans and Democrats what they think about President Trump's executive order to keep migrant families together.

Why Trump Admin. Blames Immigration 'Loopholes…

The Trump administration blames two old laws for creating "loopholes," forcing their hand in separating families.

The Latest: Trump says media doesn't give him…

President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota

Trump supporters steadfast despite the…

Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike

Michael Cohen Reportedly Resigns From Post On RNC…

Michael Cohen was the national deputy chairman for the Republican National Committee's finance committee.

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Trump Says He'll Sign Executive Order To Address…

The announcement came as outrage over the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy continues to boil over.

South Carolina gov hopefuls disagree on political experience

Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout…

AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history

The Federal Judiciary Spans 50 States, 100s Of…

There's only one Supreme Court, but the U.S. system of judges spans far greater than that.

AP: Babies And Young Children Are Being Taken To…

There are reportedly three "tender age" shelters in south Texas — one each in Combes, Raymondville and Brownsville.

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

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids…

Immigrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border face lengthy waits in immigration court to find out if they can stay or they will be deported

Canada's Legislature Just Voted To Legalize…

The Cannabis Act passed 52-29.

Trump Gives His Support To Both House GOP…

President Trump reportedly told GOP lawmakers he's behind them "1,000 percent."

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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

The US' Departure Could Weaken The UN Human…

The Trump administration pointed to a perceived anti-Israel bias as one reason for leaving the council.

Ben Rhodes Talks Russia, The Iran Deal And His…

His new memoir, "The World As It Is," dives deeper into his time as a top adviser in the Obama White House.

The Latest: HHS says families won't be…

An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border won't be immediately reunited with their families

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation…

A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving

The US Is Leaving The United Nations Human Rights…

Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Tuesday the U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council over a perceived anti-Israel bias.

Faith Leaders Led A Prayer Vigil For Families…

Women leaders from dozens of faith organizations led a prayer vigil in Washington, D.C., for families separated at the border.

Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting

Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting

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Trump Defends Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

President Trump was scheduled to meet with GOP lawmakers Tuesday to go over two immigration bills.

More Democratic Lawmakers Are Calling on Kirstjen…

Some Democratic lawmakers are calling for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign.