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Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over…

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

6th Driver Suicide in Months Shakes NYC Taxi…

After driving a taxi in New York City for 30 years, 59-year-old Abdul Saleh ended up hanging himself in his rented room after finding himself $300 short of his car lease payment. Saleh is the sixth taxi driver to kill himself in the city in recent months, CBS News reports,...

France's Macron tells teenager: Call me 'monsieur'

A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media

Suit: Many wrongly included on flawed Chicago gang database

A new class-action lawsuit says Chicago police rely on an error-plagued database that names nearly 200,000 people as street-gang members when many aren't in gangs and never have been

Artificial intelligence... for animals

University researchers are using deep neural networks to study wildlife and enhance conservation.

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Will Visit China…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with President Donald Trump last week.

I Object! IBM Creates AI That Can Debate Humans

IBM's Project Debater can have meaningful conversations with humans. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Macedonian parliament starts debate on name deal with Greece

Macedonia's parliament has started debating a law ratifying the agreement with Greece under which the country will rename itself "North Macedonia."

Indiana mom pleas in death of disabled 5-year-old daughter

A western Indiana woman charged with neglect in the 2016 death of her disabled 5-year-old daughter has reached a plea agreement

Trade: Trump threat hits stocks, China condemns…

Chinese stocks fell almost 4 percent and alarm bells rang across global markets on Tuesday, as the trade dispute between the United States and China escalated further. David Pollard reports.

OPEC oil ministers gather to discuss production…

The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy

Woman, man charged in her fiancé's killing plead not guilty

A woman and a man charged with murder in her fiancé's beating death in Kentucky have pleaded not guilty

Senate Passes Defense Policy Bill With ZTE…

The two chambers of Congress have to get together to approve a bill before sending it to President Donald Trump's desk.

Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord Tuesday, calling the move "very regrettable."

They Set Out to Raise $1,500 for a Separated…

USA Today called it "likely the largest fundraiser ever on Facebook" ... and that was when it had raised $3.6 million. The Facebook campaign set up by Silicon Valley couple Charlotte and Dave Willner—"Reunite an immigrant parent with their child"—has as of this writing pulled in $3.95...

Retrial set to begin for ex-New York Senate…

A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los…

The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor

Yemeni officials say fighting rages around…

Yemeni military officials say fighting has escalated outside the airport of the vital Yemeni city of Hodeida

Child scales 'un-climbable' pool ladder in video

Massachusetts family captures viral video of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate stopping children from getting into a pool as a warning to other parents