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Summer camp illness sends 33 kids, 3 adults to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:52am

Authorities say 33 children and three adults were hospitalized after falling ill during a summer camp in Florida. Most of them complained of nausea.

The Cincinnati Zoo's last white tiger, Popsy, dies at 22

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:47am

The Cincinnati Zoo's last white tiger has died.

92-year-old WWII veteran surprised with high school diploma

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:32am

A New Jersey township high school has surprised a 92-year-old World War II veteran with the high school diploma he would have earned if he hadn't dropped out to join the Army.

Tennessee woman pleads guilty to leaving disabled man to die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:25am

A Tennessee woman has pleaded guilty to leaving a disabled man in a transport van where he died from hyperthermia and dehydration.

ArtPrize competition to be held every other year after 2018

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:18am

Organizers of the international ArtPrize competition in western Michigan are planning to hold the event every other year instead of annually.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Will Weissert, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:48am

Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families and the federal agencies in charge of prosecuting and detaining them.

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:34am

The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. It is 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.

Protest marches no longer need famous face to rally crowds

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:16am

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying other feminists for equal rights.

Dems seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:06am

Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.

Democratic senators want meeting, answers from Trump administration over reports of immigrant children abuse in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:03am

Democratic senators want meeting, answers from Trump administration over reports of immigrant children abuse in Virginia.

Piece of sunken USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:13am

An 800-pound (363-kilogram) chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:59am

The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, says a spokesman.

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:54am

Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

Nomaan Merchant, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:34am

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the "zero tolerance" policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the United States illegally.

A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

Deb Riechmann and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:34am

The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff have raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.

Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

Jake Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:18am

The young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope.

Today's protests: Many voices, social media, not 1 leader

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 11:26pm

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying other feminists for equal rights.

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:48pm

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.

The Latest: Protesters take to streets after police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:48pm

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