The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative arrangement for a private prison company and the tiny South Texas town where it's located.
Colleen Long and Hope Yen, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 10:33am
President Donald Trump mischaracterized the plight of children who were taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the 2016 election investigation in his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 10:28am
A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague was cited in court papers as a co-conspirator, but was not charged.
Residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach began returning home for the first time Wednesday since Hurricane Michael to see homes devastated by wind and water and pieces of their lives scattered across the Florida sand.
Kristen By Groot, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 7:49am
First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment given to newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal, after she was initially delayed by mechanical issues on her plane.
Suzan Fraser and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 7:39am
A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America’s top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist’s disappearance.