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In this photograph taken June 24, 2018, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley staffer Eli Fernandez and volunteer Natalie Montelongo pose for a photo as they stand by a pile of unsorted Amazon boxes packed with donations in McAllen, Texas. A rest center for asylum-seekers in the Texas border town of McAllen has seen such a big surge of donations that they've had to rent additional storage space, and caravans of volunteers from across the U.S. have also showed up at their doors. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
June 25, 2018 - 4:26 am
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — One by one, around Father's Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas. Included in the packages were notes of support. One read: "As someone who...
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CORRECTS DATE TO JUNE 21, NOT 23 - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, migrant families rest from their travels to Matamoros, Mexico, along Gateway International Bridge which connects to Brownsville, Texas, as they seek asylum in the United States. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 4:16 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...
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An air tanker drops retardant on a wildfire above the Spring Lakes community on Sunday, June 24, 2018., near Clearlake Oaks, Calif. Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
June 25, 2018 - 1:53 am
CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. The Pawnee Fire, which broke out Saturday near the community of Clearlake Oaks, has destroyed 12 buildings and threatened an...
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Tenaris U.S. president Luca Zanotti, right, talks with workers on the floor of the Tenaris seamless pipe mill Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 1:12 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One's from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another's from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling...
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The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 1:08 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump says his tariffs on imported steel and other goods will put U.S. companies and workers on stronger footing by winding back the clock of globalization. But they could end up backfiring on the very people he is aiming to help. The Commerce Department has...
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A structure leveled by a wildfire rests in a clearing on Wolf Creek Road near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
June 25, 2018 - 12:50 am
CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. The Pawnee Fire that broke out Saturday near the community of Clearlake Oaks has destroyed 12 buildings and threatened an...
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Meek Mill performs "Stay Woke" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2018 - 12:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Rapper Meek Mill has performed a new song, "Stay Woke," on the BET Awards with a striking performance that touched on police violence against black youth and...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court, in New York. According to a person familiar with the matter, on Monday, June 25, 2018, Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 25, 2018 - 12:16 am
Porn actress Stormy Daniels was scheduled to meet with federal prosecutors in New York on Monday as part of their investigation into President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, but the meeting was abruptly cancelled late Sunday after it was reported by news organizations, her attorney said...
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Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 25, 2018 - 12:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces its next test Tuesday, when South Carolina voters choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be Trump acolytes. The president has already made his pick: incumbent Gov. Henry...
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In this photograph taken June 24, 2018, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley staffer Eli Fernandez and volunteer Natalie Montelongo pose for a photo as they stand by a pile of unsorted Amazon boxes packed with donations in McAllen, Texas. A rest center for asylum-seekers in the Texas border town of McAllen has seen such a big surge of donations that they've had to rent additional storage space, and caravans of volunteers from across the U.S. have also showed up at their doors. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
June 25, 2018 - 12:13 am
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — One by one, around Father's Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas. Included in the packages were notes of support. One read: "As someone who...
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