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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 05:01 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Discussed Separating Moms, Kids in Feb. 2017

Trump Admin. Discussed Separating Moms, Kids in Feb. 2017

The Department of Homeland Security was discussing separating migrant children from their mothers in the earliest days of the Trump administration, NBC News reported. Obtained by MSNBC, notes from a closed-door...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:10 PM EDT

'Papá!' Audio of Migrant Children at Border Stokes Rage

'Papá!' Audio of Migrant Children at Border Stokes Rage

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:03 AM EDT

Trump Defiant Despite Rising Outrage Over Border Separations

Trump Defiant Despite Rising Outrage Over Border Separations

An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents....

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 09:08 AM EDT

US, S. Korea Suspend Military Drills Amid Talks With Kim

US, S. Korea Suspend Military Drills Amid Talks With Kim

South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the United States on a decision to call off a major military drill, one week after President Donald Trump's surprise announcement that he would suspend...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 06:43 PM EDT

DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 03:31 PM EDT

Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Curbing Partisan Districts

Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Curbing Partisan Districts

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 09:04 PM EDT

Director: FBI Won't Repeat Errors Noted in Watchdog Report

Director: FBI Won't Repeat Errors Noted in Watchdog Report

The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:55 PM EDT

Hillary Clinton on Family Separations: ‘I Warned About This During the Debates’

Hillary Clinton on Family Separations: ‘I Warned About This During the Debates’

Hillary Clinton commented on migrant children being separated from their families at the border today during a speech at the Women's Forum of New York, saying in part, "every person with a sense of...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:58 PM EDT

Family Separations at Border Continue, Political Divide Intensifies

Family Separations at Border Continue, Political Divide Intensifies

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions respond to the separation of migrant children from their parents.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:37 PM EDT

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he will not send the Massachusetts National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border due to the "cruel and inhumane" decision by the Trump administration to separate...

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