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'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over…

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

Retrial set to begin for ex-New York Senate…

A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges

Justice Dept. Asks Supreme Court To Narrow…

A lower court ordered a nationwide injunction on withholding federal funds based of a city's immigration policies.

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

Too hot to handle: Ohio officials place two firefighters on leave for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los…

The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper…

Flash flooding in the Upper Midwest is being blamed for at least one death and widespread damage

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3 Governors Refuse To Send Troops To Border Amid…

New York is just one state holding back National Guard troops from the border in protest of the practice of separating migrant families.

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in…

Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world…

A new survey says there are more than 1 billion firearms in the world today, and that 46 percent of the 393 million civilian-held firearms are owned by Americans

Trump Orders The Creation Of A 'Space Force…

Trump announced the decision during a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House on Monday.

17-year-old Chicago boy, still alive, is covered in a sheet

Chicago Fire Department officials are trying to determine how one of six people shot, one fatally, was initially believed to be dead and covered with a sheet on a West Side street

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage; judge says Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote; compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem.

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High…

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda

Homeland Security: Just 'A Matter Of Time' Until…

Homeland security explored weaknesses in a Boeing 757's cybersecurity.

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Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders

A recently obtained report says the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority knew it was overcharging riders for years but didn't act to correct the problem until 2017

UN chief warns Gaza violence is close 'to the…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the escalation of violence in Gaza is a warning to all "how close to the brink of war the situation is," and he's urging Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers to recommit to the cease-fire that ended their 2014 war

Prosecutor clears 2 who killed Oklahoma…

Police recovered ammunition among other items from the home of a man who shot and wounded patrons inside an Oklahoma restaurant last week

Federal Study On Alcohol To Be Canceled Due To…

Some staffers from the National Institutes of Health had sought funding from the alcohol industry.

Police: Man arrested for climbing White House barrier

A man has been arrested after climbing over a security barrier at the White House and dropping a backpack on the south side of the property

King and queen of Spain wrap up visit to San…

Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited a museum exhibit featuring Spanish masterpieces on Monday as they wrapped up their visit to San Antonio

Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it…

A group of about 30 demonstrators say they're burning a Mississippi state flag because it symbolizes the racism at the heart of Mississippi's problems

Parkland Students Start Nationwide Bus Tour In…

Called the "March for Our Lives: Road to Change," the tour includes stops in 75 cities across the country.

School honoring Confederate general to be renamed for Obama

A Virginia city is rebranding its only school named after a Confederate general to honor the United States' first black president

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Box Office Top 20: 'Incredibes 2' record inches…

Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than expected

Jury to decide fate of elderly Mafia boss…

Jurors are getting ready to deliberate in the case of a New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner in 1993

Police: 3 men fatally shot at Bloomington apartment building

Bloomington, Illinois police is reporting three people are dead and a fourth was wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in the city