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Immigrants in ankle chains disembark from a bus at the Federal Courthouse for hearings on Friday, June 22, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 23, 2018 - 4:27 am
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kansas' child welfare agency has concluded after an inspection that immigrant children housed...
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President Donald Trump, left, arrives for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 23, 2018 - 1:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to cast doubt on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border. He's dismissing "phony stories of sadness and grief" while asserting the real victims of the nation's immigration crisis are Americans killed by those...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 23, 2018 - 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump's backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it. The Friday tweet is hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a...
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People gather at Saint Mark Catholic Church for a solidarity with migrants vigil, Thursday, June 21, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. President Donald Trump's order ending the policy of separating immigrant families at the border leaves a host of unanswered questions, including what happens to the more than 2,300 children already taken from their parents and where the government will house all the newly detained migrants in a system already bursting at the seams. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 23, 2018 - 12:15 am
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas. More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent...
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Immigrants in ankle chains disembark from a bus at the Federal Courthouse for hearings on Friday, June 22, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 23, 2018 - 12:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kansas' child welfare agency has concluded after an inspection that immigrant children housed...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along U.S.-Mexico border, a move descried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 23, 2018 - 12:10 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States...
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June 23, 2018 - 12:05 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border. Immigration authorities on Friday issued a notice that they may seek up to 15,000 beds to detain families. The...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 22, 2018 - 10:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless. Obama made the remarks as she helped kick off...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 22, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama says she has learned "that you can have it all, but not all at the same time." That's just one of the lessons she mentioned Friday while discussing her upcoming memoir "Becoming" at the American Library Association's annual conference in New...
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June 22, 2018 - 10:47 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A Niagara Falls casino is going for a world record with a massive marriage vow renewal ceremony. The "I do's" are scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The casino has enlisted National Football Hall of Famer Bruce Smith, who played for...
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