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Melania Trump Stages Shelter Photo-Op While Canceling Real Detention Center Visit

Melania Trump visited a church-run shelter and staged a photo-op for the press while canceling the visit to the real detention center.The post …

Donald Trump

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facility

First lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday for making a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a firsthand look …

Donald Trump

Michael Avenatti expected to speak at Phoenix detention center holding immigrant children

Michael Avenatti, a Newport Beach, California, attorney representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battle with President Trump, is …

Immigration

Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

Angela Merkel

What happens now to 2,000 kids already separated from families?

Officials tasked with carrying out the president's executive order to temporarily stop migrant families from being separated still have questions …

Immigration

Billboard telling liberals to leave Texas to be taken down

A West Texas billboard telling liberals to leave Texas will be taken down after a backlash online.<p>An image of the billboard was posted on Facebook on …

West Texas

Corey Lewandowski dropped by speakers bureau after 'womp womp' comment

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been dropped by his speakers bureau after dismissing the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally, CNN has learned.<p>Leading Authorities, Inc., one of Washington …

Donald Trump

His boy was shot, covered in a sheet but was still breathing. A Chicago father wants answers

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The father of a Chicago teenager who was among six people hit by gunfire said Wednesday he will put aside grieving until he gets answers as to why his son was covered in a sheet for an extended period when he was still alive.<p>Eric Carey's son, Erin, died later at a hospital. …

Crime

'Jerry Springer Show' ending after more than 4,000 episodes

NEW YORK — Somehow it doesn’t seem right for Jerry Springer to exit quietly.<p>There should be one last thrown chair or a bleep-filled tirade, at the …

Oprah Winfrey

Trump Hits Back at "Fake ABC News" After Network Apologizes For Botching Chyron

The president noticed that ABC News mistakenly said in a chyron that his former campaign manager "pleads guilty" to manslaughter.<p>Donald Trump, a …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Are Quoting the Bible—and These Nuns Are Not Having It

John Nichols“Give me a break,” says Sister Simone Campbell.The post Jeff Sessions and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Are Quoting the Bible—and These Nuns Are …

Trump Administration

Charleston Formally Apologizes For Its Role In Slavery

The resolution denounced the city's history of slavery and proposed an office for racial reconciliation.<p>Charleston, South Carolina, where nearly half of all enslaved Africans stepped foot in the United States for the first time, has apologized for its role in slavery.<p>In a 7-5 vote, the Charleston …

Black History

High school freshman's KKK outfit for school project 'rattled' students

<b>LOS ANGELES, Calif. (ABC NEWS) -</b> Incendiary images of a Los Angeles high school student dressed hood-to-toe as a Ku Klux Klan member as part of a …

High School

Trump Says He Will Sign Order To End Family Separations

<b>Updated at 12:43 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump said on Wednesday he will be signing an executive order to address his controversial zero-tolerance …

Immigration

Wrestling star Big Van Vader dies at 63

Leon White, the longtime pro wrestling star known as Big Van Vader, has died, the WWE confirmed Wednesday. He was 63.<p>White's son made the …

TV shows

Immigrant babies, toddlers separated from parents being sent to ‘tender age’ shelters

The Trump administration has been sending babies and toddlers to several “tender age” shelters located across South Texas after the children have …

Immigration

Seth MacFarlane Donates Money to NPR, KPCC To Counteract Fox News – Variety

In light of Seth MacFarlane’s tweets this weekend expressing his embarrassment at working for Fox and condemnation of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson’s …

Seth MacFarlane

Greene faceoff with Trump at golf club part of $2.9M ad campaign in Florida governor’s race

MIAMI — A billionaire member of Mar-a-Lago is running for Florida governor as the only candidate in the race to stand up to President Donald Trump “in his own dining room” — and Jeff Greene says he has a video to prove it.<p>Greene’s campaign told POLITICO he’s featuring the snippet of video as B-roll …

Donald Trump

Man with Rifle Sparks Big Police Response

SALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man with a rifle sparked a massive state police presence Tuesday morning in Wayne County.The parking lot of Shaffer’s …

Roads

US expected to announce exit from UN human rights council

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is set to announce Tuesday its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest …

Human Rights

A 10-year-old with Down syndrome has been separated from her family at the border

Credit: Mother Jones illustration; Chris Kleponis/CNP/ZUMA; U.S. Customs and Border Protection/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …

Immigration

Antarctica is melting faster than we knew. Here's what it will take to save it.

Scientists have long known that rising temperatures are melting Antarctica’s vast ice sheet, sending water into the Southern Ocean and raising sea levels around the world. But many were surprised last week by a new study showing that Antarctica’s ice is melting three times faster today than just a …

Antarctica

Trump says immigrants "infest" the United States

In a tweet this morning, Trump chooses the dehumanizing word "infest" to describe immigrants coming to the US. This is eerily similar to German Nazi …

United States

Richmond school drops Confederate name in favor of Barack Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school will switch its name from that of a Confederate general to that of the nation's first black President.<p>On Monday, the Richmond school board voted to rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary as Barack Obama Elementary School, reported CNN affiliate WTVR.<p>Members …

School Administration

A man was crushed to death beneath his mother's coffin

News06:38 AM by Cleve R. Wootson Jr.The Washington Post<p>As an ethnic Torajan in northern Indonesia, Berta Kondorura's transition to the hereafter was …

Ancient History

Homeland Secretary Defends Immigration Policy of Separating Families: ‘We Will Not Apologize’

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration’s highly scrutinized immigration policy Monday while at …

Immigration

Trump supporter disrupts De Niro’s musical with ‘Keep America Great’ flag

A Trump supporter tried disrupting a performance of the Robert De Niro directed musical “A Bronx Tale” on Saturday — standing up during the curtain …

Robert DeNiro

Man says receipt told cook to spit in cheeseburger

On a scorching hot summer night, what is better than a cold brew? Pair it with a juicy burger - cheddar cheese, well done - and toast the bread. And …

Cheddar Cheese

Comedian Kathy Griffin brutally slaps aside ‘complicit’ Melania Trump for fretting over immigrant kids on Twitter

Comedian Kathy Griffin took a harsh shot at Melania Trump over the first lady’s statement on the internment of immigrant children, where President …

Donald Trump

Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border ‘breaks my heart’

<i>Laura Bush is a former first lady of the United States.</i><p>On Sunday, a day we as a nation set aside to honor fathers and the bonds of family, I was among the millions of Americans who watched images of children who have been torn from their parents. In the six weeks between April 19 and May 31, the …

Immigration