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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 08:10 AM EST

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:16 AM EST

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

The killing of a 32-year-old woman that thrust San Francisco’s so-called sanctuary city policy into the national spotlight two years ago once again reignited the immigration debate Thursday when a jury found...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 03:04 PM EST

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

The Trump administration's recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 09:01 PM EST

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:54 PM EST

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 06:34 AM EST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:03 PM EST

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday's wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 02:33 AM EST

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates. It was all part of an event, now...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:29 PM EST

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:46 AM EST

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity, the irreverent card game, is buying land on the U.S.-Mexico border in a bid to stop President Donald Trump's border wall, and offering shares of it to fans who pay $15. There are five...

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Man Charged With Toddler's Murder to Appear in Court
Man Charged With Toddler's Murder to Appear in Court

A man charged Wednesday in the death of a New Hampshire toddler will face a judge Thursday afternoon.

Snow Departs, Sunshine Returns But Cold Temps Remain
Snow Departs, Sunshine Returns But Cold Temps Remain

Sunshine will return Thursday afternoon, but that sun won’t help our temperatures.

Maine Police Dispatcher Arrested on Child Porn Charge
Maine Police Dispatcher Arrested on Child Porn Charge

A Maine state police dispatcher has been arrested on a child pornography charge after investigators say he received sexually explicit photos from 13-year-old girls he contacted on social media.

Activism, Charity Sustain Sandy Hook Families 5 Years Later
Activism, Charity Sustain Sandy Hook Families 5 Years Later

Out of a senseless tragedy, they have sought ways to find meaning in advocacy. Many relatives of the 26 children and educators killed five years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School have dedicated themselves to...

Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018
Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018

To Democrats, Senate candidate Doug Jones' stunning projected victory in reliably Republican Alabama is more than a quirky one-off. Instead, party leaders cast the upset as a sign of growing nationwide momentum...

Boston DPW Employee Injured in Mattapan Shooting
Boston DPW Employee Injured in Mattapan Shooting

Boston police and EMS responded Thursday morning to a shooting in the city's Mattapan neighborhood.