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Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 at 12:05 AM EDT

Separated Families Face Hurdles in Effort to Reunite

Separated Families Face Hurdles in Effort to Reunite

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities Friday were still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800 children with their parents...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 07:42 PM EDT

EU Imposes Tariffs on US Peanuts, Motorcycles and Whiskey

EU Imposes Tariffs on US Peanuts, Motorcycles and Whiskey

The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that's likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The...

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 12:07 AM EDT

Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children

Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children

The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday. The request for...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 04:59 PM EDT

Some States Planning to Sue Over Family Separations

Some States Planning to Sue Over Family Separations

Washington and more than a half-dozen other states said Thursday that they plan to sue the Trump administration over a policy of separating immigrant families illegally entering the United States. Washington...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 03:17 PM EDT

Congress to Vote on Immigration Bills

Congress to Vote on Immigration Bills

The House of Representatives is set to vote on two comprehensive immigration bills Thursday - one by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte that is popular with immigration hard-liners, and a second measure that...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 03:04 PM EDT

Trump Sends Aide to Explore Putin Summit, Jolting Allies

Trump Sends Aide to Explore Putin Summit, Jolting Allies

As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 02:21 PM EDT

Melania Trump Makes Unannounced Visit to Border Facilities

Melania Trump Makes Unannounced Visit to Border Facilities

First lady Melania Trump made an unexpected and unannounced call to detention centers and facilities at McAllen, Texas, on June 21, 2018. The visits come a day after President Donald Trump reversed a policy that...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 07:14 PM EDT

White House Proposes Merging Education, Labor Departments

White House Proposes Merging Education, Labor Departments

Taking aim at the sprawling federal bureaucracy, President Donald Trump's administration released a detailed proposal Thursday to reorganize a number of federal agencies and merge the Education and Labor...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:37 PM EDT

GOP Struggles to Salvage Immigration Bill, Postpones Vote

GOP Struggles to Salvage Immigration Bill, Postpones Vote

The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously Thursday, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions — and by President Donald Trump's running commentary about a...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:54 AM EDT

Trump's N. Korea Effort Gets Highest Marks of His Term: Poll

Trump's N. Korea Effort Gets Highest Marks of His Term: Poll

A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don't...

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