Brian Witte, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 5:21pm
East Coast governors from both parties are refusing to deploy National Guard resources to the U.S.-Mexico border in protest of a federal immigration policy that is separating children from their families.
Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 5:12pm
Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.
Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 5:06pm
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.
Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 4:50pm
Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched anxiously Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.
Hundreds of sailors lined ship decks and piers on Tuesday as a Pearl Harbor attack survivor who doggedly pushed the federal bureaucracy to identify the remains of fellow servicemen killed in the bombing visited the storied naval base to say what could be his final goodbyes.
President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny because of the forced separation of more than 2,300 migrant children from their parents. Democrats and some Republicans are urging an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments:
A Utah teenager told police that he tried to blow up a homemade device in his backpack at school because he'd been looking at Islamic State propaganda and wanted to cause fear, according to a video of the conversation shown in court Monday.
Calling on the Trump administration to end its "insensitive policy," the Rev. Al Sharpton and a coalition of social justice leaders announced Tuesday that they plan to visit immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 4:19pm
The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 4:19pm
Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang.