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US to house migrant children in tents as government takes more into custody

US to house migrant children in tents as government takes more into custody

With the number of migrant children in government custody rising fast, the Trump administration said Thursday that it will open an additional temporary shelter in the desert outside El Paso.The shelter site, at the Tornillo-Marcelino Serna port of en...
Published: 06/15/18
New York files suit against President Trump, alleging his charity engaged in ‘illegal conduct’

New York files suit against President Trump, alleging his charity engaged in ‘illegal conduct’

The New York attorney general on Thursday filed suit against President Donald Trump and his three eldest children alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the president’s personal charity, saying Trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit - to pay off ...
Published: 06/14/18
Justice Department watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey’s Clinton probe

Justice Department watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey’s Clinton probe

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department’s watchdog faults former FBI Director James Comey for breaking with protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but it says his decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016...
Published: 06/14/18
Here are 5 fast birthday facts to mark President Trump turning 72 today

Here are 5 fast birthday facts to mark President Trump turning 72 today

In between forging his new relationship with North Korea, perhaps mending fences with his allies in Canada and elsewhere, and awaiting word on what the Justice Department might have to say about the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation...
Published: 06/14/18
Inside Casa Padre, the converted Walmart where the US is holding nearly 1,500 immigrant children

Inside Casa Padre, the converted Walmart where the US is holding nearly 1,500 immigrant children

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - For more than a year, the old Walmart along the Mexican border here has been a mystery to those driving by on the highway. In place of the supercenter’s trademark logo hangs a curious sign: "Casa Padre."But behind the sliding doo...
Published: 06/14/18
Trump downplays the human rights record of Kim Jong Un

Trump downplays the human rights record of Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump downplayed the human rights record of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s regime in an interview that aired Wednesday night, calling him a "tough guy" and saying that "a lot of bad things" have taken place in other nations.The pr...
Published: 06/14/18
North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

MOSCOW — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.The soccer showpiece will...
Published: 06/13/18
Persistent Silicon Valley billionaire earns ballot spot for splitting California into 3 states

Persistent Silicon Valley billionaire earns ballot spot for splitting California into 3 states

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper has spent the last six years promoting his radical plan to cut California into pieces, but for a long time no one took him seriously.In 2014, amid his attempt to divvy up the state into what vaguely resemb...
Published: 06/13/18
Children killed in Orlando hostage situation identified by police

Children killed in Orlando hostage situation identified by police

ORLANDO - Eleven-year-old Irayan was an over-achiever in school. Lillia, who was 10, enjoyed playing with her friends and going to Volcano Bay. Aidan, 6, loved dinosaurs. Dove, who was two months shy of her second birthday, was a lively toddler.That’...
Published: 06/12/18
As summit concludes, Trump announces halt to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’

As summit concludes, Trump announces halt to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’

SINGAPORE — President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization ...
Published: 06/12/18