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Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

Border Crisis<p>WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge …

Trump Administration

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Barack Obama

DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

The Department of Homeland Security says 1,995 minors were separated from their "alleged adult guardians" at the southern border in just over a monthlong period.<p>A DHS spokesman said the separations occurred between April 19 and the end of May under the administration's relatively new "zero …

News

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

They Spoke Spanish in a Montana Store. Then a Border Agent Asked for Their IDs.

In the small town of Havre, Mont., the Town Pump Convenience Store is about the only shop open after midnight. It was about that time last Wednesday when two friends, Ana Suda, who was out of eggs, and Mimi Hernandez, whose daughter needed milk, walked into the store.<p>Ms. Suda does not recall what …

Immigration

Our only mission to Saturn is over. Here's what we've learned.

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Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

LONDON — In a backyard in Berlin, a ramshackle house that was once a haven for the civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is preparing for its third life — back in the United States.<p>It had almost been lost to history, falling into blight, abuse and foreclosure, in Detroit. But in 2016, the American artist …

'Dreamers' ready for fight to stay in US as DACA’s fate looms

As Donald Trump mulls ending the DACA program protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation, Angelica Villalobos, a DACA beneficiary from …

South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North

SEOUL, South Korea — With his public alarmed by President Trump’s recent threats to North Korea, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea issued an unusually blunt rebuke to the United States on Tuesday, warning that any unilateral military action against the North over its nuclear weapons program …

Answers to 4 Crucial Questions About North Korea

HONG KONG — The decades-long war of words between the United States and North Korea escalated on Tuesday, when President Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” if the rogue state continued its bellicose missile and nuclear tests.<p>Hours later, Pyongyang warned of a strike that would create …

Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s most prominent human rights lawyers, journalists and anti-corruption activists have been targeted by advanced spyware sold to the Mexican government on the condition that it be used only to investigate criminals and terrorists.<p>The targets include lawyers looking into the mass …

Read Donald Trump's Full Inauguration Speech

Donald Trump delivered his first speech as President of the United States on Friday morning.<p>Trump was joined at the inauguration by members of his …

5 Topics to Follow Trump’s Inauguration

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States Friday, when he takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice John Roberts overlooking thousands on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.<p>The presidential oath of office is a constitutionally required 35 words that Trump will …

Exit polls reveal deeply divided country

A majority of American have unfavorable opinions toward each candidate.<p>The electorate picking the next president is sharply defined by cleavages of race, gender and educational attainment, according to early, preliminary results Tuesday from the national network exit poll.<p>Donald Trump has a large …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

Is Sitting Cross-Legged Bad for You?

Before we run for our standing desks, separating the myths from realities of this common and, for many, comfortable position; One expert explains<p>Sitting for extended periods is unhealthy, increasing the risk for dozens of chronic conditions, from cancer and diabetes to cardiovascular disease, …

Sitting

American Simone Manuel speaks out on police brutality, race after earning Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO – American swimmer Simone Manuel spoke out about the United States’ police brutality controversy after claiming a historic gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics on Thursday night.<p>Manuel became the first African-American female swimmer to take gold in an individual …

Team USA

Sitting can be bad, especially if you do it for more than 10 hours a day

By Reuters<p>Being sedentary in moderation is unlikely to cause heart disease, according to a new review of past research.<p>Researchers concluded that only very high levels of sedentary time — more than 10 hours a day — are linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or other …

After the coup, the 62 children being held in a Turkish prison

It was a Friday afternoon in the middle of Turkey’s long summer holiday, but Emre, a 15-year-old boy studying at Istanbul’s oldest military high school, was sitting in a classroom to resit an exam he failed.<p>Hours later, chaos unfolded in the city’s streets when a rogue group of officers and …

Cleveland Gets Ready for Trump and GOP Convention: Pictures

Turkish authorities expand massive purge of opponents following coup attempt

The nation’s military tried to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>The nation’s military tried to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>By Erin Cunningham and<p>Erin Cunningham<p>Middle East reporter covering Iran, Turkey, Syria and the wider region<p>Email Bio …

Human Rights

Artists Are Drawing Heartbreaking Cartoons In Response To The Nice Attack

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What We Know About the Man Behind France’s Latest Terror Attack

The man behind the attack that killed at least 84 was a Tunisian immigrant with a record of violent crime but no known ties to terrorism.<p>The driver of the 19-ton truck that rammed into about 200 people in Nice, France, late Thursday, killing at least 84, has been identified as 31-year-old Mohamed …

Nice terrorist attack on Bastille Day: everything we know so far on Monday

Nice terror attack: live updates<p>How the attack unfolded<p>A truck smashed into a crowd in the French resort of Nice, killing at least 84 people in what President Francois Hollande on Friday called a "terrorist" attack on revelers enjoying a Bastille Day fireworks display.<p>The driver, named by …

Dallas Attack Suspect Wanted to 'Kill White Officers'

A suspect in the attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven others, including one civilian, said that he was targeting …

Witness Describes Chaos, Hail of Bullets at Deadly Dallas Demonstration: 'It Was Just Way Too Many Shots'

Marvin Pabon was on his way home from work Thursday night, driving through downtown Dallas, when he ran into some traffic: A huge crowd, gathered as …

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

Air Travel