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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,...

Yemeni officials say fighting rages around…

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

Police: Chicago-area man fatally shot wife, daughter

Police have determined that a man fatally shot his wife and 7-year-old daughter then turned the gun on himself in their west suburban Chicago home

Senator Ted Cruz Promises a Bill to Deal With the…

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he is introducing emergency legislation intended to keep migrant families together.

I Object! IBM Creates AI That Can Debate Humans

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

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over…

Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans

School district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

A New Jersey school district will improve the safety of its buses after a crash last month that killed a student and a teacher

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

2 arrested after body found in car trunk in South Carolina

Two people have been arrested after a man's body was found in the trunk of a stolen car in South Carolina

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

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry…

The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane is enjoying widespread praise online.