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It’s official: the Trump administration has replaced family separation with indefinite family detention

In a new court filing, Trump’s Department of Justice says it’s now legally allowed to detain migrant families — no matter how long their cases take.<p>The Trump administration is keeping families together. In immigration detention. Indefinitely.<p>And they’re arguing that a court order preventing family …

Immigration

Democratic lawmakers visiting immigration centers in South Texas

<b>McAllen, Texas (CNN) —</b> Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley returned to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to tour the Customs and Border Protection processing centers in the Rio Grande Valley.<p>The lawmakers came to South Texas, they say, to learn more about the agency's …

Immigration

Liar Lies

Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, possibly in response to a callout from GOP senators Jeff Flake and Susan Collins today, tweeted out a …

Road rage shooting in Colorado leaves boy dead, mom and brother critically wounded

DENVER — A suspect in a road rage shooting followed a vehicle occupied by a mother and her three children for several blocks before shooting the woman and two of the children point-blank in a suburban Denver office parking lot, killing one of the children, police say.<p>According to Westminster police …

Crime

I Don't Need to 'Understand' Anyone Who Still Supports This President*

What his administration* is doing to these migrant children is a national disgrace.<p>T<i>he New York Times</i> had a story on Friday that should’ve brought shame and derision upon anyone who voted for the racist monster in the White House, and upon the racist monster that the other racist monster installed …

Free the Weed: A New Bill Could End Federal Prohibition of Marijuana

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced new legislation today that highlights the growing divisions within the Republican Party on the nation’s …

Cannabis

Game developer pranks player after he threatens to shoot up studio

‘You claimed it was just a joke... so I thought I’d teach you a lesson about comedy’<p>Game developers get abusive, threatening messages from players all the time, and some high-profile games have even become notorious for “toxic” communities. Recently, one studio responded to a death threat in a …

University of California

Moment man climbs building to save child

Video shows 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama climbing up an apartment building in just seconds to rescue a child dangling from a balcony.

Turner Broadcasting

Killer dad’s chilling advice to son as he attempted to cover-up murder of his 12-year-old foster daughter

SECRET police recordings have revealed the chilling lengths a foster family went to so they could cover up the brutal murder of a vulnerable …

Bikini wearing young mother body slammed and beaten by police on beach

A policeman has been caught on camera repeatedly punching a bikini-wearing young woman in the head after suspecting her of drinking alcohol on a …

Woman slips note to veterinary staff pleading for rescue from boyfriend, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A woman who told authorities she had been beaten and threatened by her boyfriend escaped from him after slipping a note to staff at a Florida veterinary hospital, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.<p>The note that Carolyn Reichle , 28, gave to a member of staff at a veterinary …

Crime

Chilling Bodycam Footage Shows Law Enforcement’s Encounter With The YouTube Shooter

After Nasim Aghdam opened fire inside YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, wounding multiple people, authorities quickly determined that she was motivated by a grudge against the platform for demonetizing her video channels. Hours prior to the bloodshed, however, the Mountain View police …

Zuckerberg says Facebook is working with special counsel Mueller in probe

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees Tuesday that Facebook is cooperating with …

Social Media

93-count indictment on sex trafficking charges revealed against Backpage founders

PHOENIX — The U.S. Attorney's Office here unsealed indictments Monday against seven people associated with Backpage, officially charging that the classified advertising website operated as a thinly veiled and lucrative online brothel.<p>Among the two named in the 93-count indictment are the …

Corruption

Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump as well as information related to the role of the publisher of The National Enquirer in silencing one of …

Donald Trump

America’s Three Bad Options in Syria

Chemical weapons are again suspected to have been used in Syria, apparently by government forces, circumstantial evidence suggests. Again, many Americans, particularly in Washington, have responded with calls to do something. And, again, punitive airstrikes against the Syrian government are the …

"I am done fighting, bye for now": Tragic mum-of-three's heartbreaking final text before she was found hanged

A mum-of-three battling mental illness sent a heartbreaking final text to a friend before she was found hanged, an inquest heard.<p>Hayley Cayton, 33, …

Mental Health

The Latest: Facebook CEO to testify in the Senate, too

The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):<p>8:35 p.m.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify in a second congressional hearing next week, this time in the Senate.<p>Zuckerberg will appear at a rare joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees on April …

Facebook Just Confirmed That It Reviews Your Private Messages

Chats and images.<p>Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, and reads chats when they’re flagged to …

Social Media

Muslim woman sues hospital after patient attacks her in emergency room

DETROIT — A Michigan hospital is facing a lawsuit after a 19-year-old Muslim woman was clobbered from behind by a male patient within 5 seconds of walking up to the emergency room desk.<p>The Feb. 10 incident at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Mich., was caught on surveillance video and led to the …

Crime

The Rock finally explains his beef with Vin Diesel on 'Fate of the Furious'

We finally have some answers regarding what was arguably the biggest feud of 2016, outside of the election.<p>Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson gets remarkably …

Movies

Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home.<p>During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not …

San Francisco

Federal Efforts To Control Rare And Deadly Bacteria Working

Federal health officials say a network they set up last year to identify deadly "nightmare bacteria" is helping control these germs, but the system would be more effective if more hospitals and doctors participated.<p>A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on …

Public Health

A Woman Who Went Viral For Being Assaulted During A Protest Is Now Facing Arrest

A young woman was assaulted by police at a protest against sexual harassment. Now those same police are threatening her with arrest — for assaulting them.<p>NEW DELHI — “Tear off her clothes!” the policewoman shouted as several pairs of hands ripped at Sheena Thakur’s blue-and-white cotton shirt. …

Tesla: Crash was worsened by missing freeway barrier shield

DETROIT (AP) — A missing or damaged safety shield on the end of a California freeway barrier worsened the impact of a crash involving a Tesla SUV …

Putin Finally Went Too Far

The unified international response to the Skripal poisoning shows that the West will only suffer so much provocation.<p>When Britain threw out 23 Russian diplomats in response to an assassination attempt on Russian agent Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia and current bad boy of …

A boy was decapitated on a waterslide. Now the ride’s ‘visionary’ creator faces a murder charge.

In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide — a 17-story record-setter that towered over a Kansas amusement park — people in the industry called Jeff Henry a visionary.<p>Now, after a child was decapitated on Henry’s Verrückt ride and investigators say they found signs of rushed …

Crime