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Plane makes emergency landing

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:04

Police: Beware of bear!

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:04

Most Republicans back policy causing separation

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:39
Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's practice of taking undocumented immigrant children from their families and putting them in government facilities on US borders, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Only 28% approve.

Sen. Harris calls for DHS secretary to resign

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:02
California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday called for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as a result of immigration policy that has resulted in family separations at the US border.

Massachusetts won't send National Guard to border

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:51
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker directed the state National Guard not to send any assets or personnel to the US-Mexico border because of the Trump administration's "inhumane treatment" of children, communications director Lizzy Guyton said in a statement.

Opinion: When Trump was separated from his family

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:28
In a psychodrama played out on a giant scale at the US border with Mexico, the Trump administration is wrenching immigrant kids away from their parents and locking them up. Officials explain it as a "zero tolerance" policy for those crossing into America illegally. To me as a biographer of Trump, this is a re-enactment of the President's own childhood trauma, and anecdotal proof that an abusive attitude toward children can be passed from one generation to the next.

High court lets gerrymandered maps stand for now

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:35
The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial district maps to stand and be used in this fall's midterm elections.

Hillary Clinton: That is an outright lie

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:28
Hillary Clinton, 2016 presidential candidate, weighs in on the Trump administration's justification for separating families at the border.

Analysis: White House should've seen crisis coming

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:34
The forced separation of children from their parents upon trying to enter the US illegally has become, over the course of the past 96 hours, a massive national issue. A handful of congressional Democrats -- including Sens. Jeff Merkley (Oregon) and Chris Van Hollen (Maryland) -- visited a detention center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday, drawing even more attention to the issue. And President Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm Monday morning regarding forced separation; "It is the Democrats fault for being weak and ineffective with Boarder Security and Crime," he tweeted. "Tell them to start thinking about the people devastated by Crime coming from illegal immigration. Change the laws!"