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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...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:43 AM EDT

Tech Companies Working With ICE as Border Crisis Continues

Tech Companies Working With ICE as Border Crisis Continues

Several high-profile data and technology companies have been profiting off of contracts with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for the last several months, NBC News reported. Hewlett...

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

Some 500 Children Reunited With Families Since May: Official

Some 500 Children Reunited With Families Since May: Official

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 02:16 AM EDT

North Korean Summit Brings Feeling of Peace Along DMZ Border

North Korean Summit Brings Feeling of Peace Along DMZ Border

Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter here since the summits between North Korean leader...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 07:10 AM EDT

Military Lawyers Being Sent to Border for Immigration Cases

Military Lawyers Being Sent to Border for Immigration Cases

The Department of Defense said Wednesday night that 21 military lawyers are being sent to Arizona, Texas and New Mexico to help prosecute illegal immigration cases, NBC News reported. The lawyers will be...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:29 AM EDT

Trump's Migrant Policy: First Blowback, Then About-Face

Trump's Migrant Policy: First Blowback, Then About-Face

As a crisis of migrant children separated from their families provoked national outrage, President Donald Trump said he was powerless to act through an executive order. Five days later, he did just that. The...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:24 PM EDT

White Nationalists Planning Rally Near White House

White Nationalists Planning Rally Near White House

The group behind the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year is planning a one-year anniversary rally near the White House in August — and the National Park Service has given...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:11 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Order on Family Separation

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Order on Family Separation

President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the scope of his executive order that would halt his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S....

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:25 PM EDT

Trump Touts Executive Order at Minnesota Rally

Trump Touts Executive Order at Minnesota Rally

President Donald Trump promised the crowd at a campaign-style rally in Duluth, Minnesota, Wednesday night that a border wall will soon be fully funded. The rally came hours after Trump signed an executive order...

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