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Confusion and uncertainty at the border after Trump acts

Nomaan Merchant and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:42pm

The U.S. government wrestled with the ramifications Thursday of President Donald Trump's move to stop separating families at the border, with no clear plan to reunite the more than 2,300 children already taken from their parents and Congress again failing to take action on immigration reform.

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First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:28pm

Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a brief stop at a Texas facility housing some of the youth separated from their parents as her husband's administration prosecutes adults who enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico.

The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:26pm

The Latest on Melania Trump's visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children (all times local):

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:20pm

The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

800-pound chunk of USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:13pm

An 800-pound chunk of a battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.

The Latest: Feds won't prosecute parents separated from kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:10pm

The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):

Arizona-to-Hawaii flight returns to airport with gauge issue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:41pm

Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Arizona to Hawaii had to return to the Phoenix airport because of a problem with an exhaust gas temperature gauge.

Washington, other states plan to sue over family separations

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:36pm

Washington, California and at least nine other states are planning to sue the Trump administration over its separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the president's executive order halting the practice is riddled with caveats and fails to reunite parents and children who have already been torn apart.

Gov. Mead signs off on Wyoming's 1st griz hunt in 44 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:28pm

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years.

Audit faults University of California sex misconduct process

Sophia Bollag, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:50pm

University of California administrators failed to address sexual misconduct complaints in a timely manner and did not discipline faculty swiftly, state auditors said Thursday.

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:44pm

The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously Thursday, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions — and by President Donald Trump's running commentary about a bill he only half-heartedly supported and then suggested would never become law.

The Latest: Trump complains Dems 'won't vote for anything'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:28pm

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Uzbek refugee found guilty of supporting terror group

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:24pm

Jurors on Thursday found a refugee from Uzbekistan guilty of conspiring to support a terrorist group with $300 he received from a friend and by making plans to join the organization himself.

WWII veteran finally being awarded Purple Heart

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:23pm

A World War II veteran who spent more than a year as a prisoner of war is finally being awarded the Purple Heart.

Lawsuit: Green-card holders face bias in US military policy

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:23pm

A Trump administration policy that requires green-card holders to pass a background check before they can start military service is discriminatory and has left hundreds of enlisted people in limbo, a civil liberties group alleges in a lawsuit Thursday.

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:08pm

A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said.

Police: Man kills lawyer, self, hours after divorce is final

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:05pm

A Georgia man killed his ex-wife's attorney in his law office just hours after the couple's divorce was final and then killed himself, authorities said.

The Latest: Ex-Alaska lawmaker sentenced on harassment count

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:03pm

The Latest on a former Alaska legislator accused of hitting a woman (all times local):

The Latest: Officer who shot teen says he hasn't seen video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:02pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local):

Mourners remember 2 Kansas deputies slain outside courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:00pm

Uniformed officers from across the nation gathered Thursday to remember two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail.