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Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:58pm

Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump's backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it.

Protests, facility visits planned amid immigration confusion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:17pm

Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas.

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:12pm

The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States.

The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:12pm

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):

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Will Weissert, Amy Taxin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:58pm

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities Friday cast about for jail space to detain them together, leaving hundreds of parents in the dark on when they would be reunited with their children.

Manafort wants to bar mention of links to Trump at trial

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:16pm

Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial.

Man convicted of escaping ICE custody at NYC airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:54pm

A Senegalese man has been convicted of escaping from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in New York's Kennedy International Airport.

Cold case murder trial could be in jurors' hands by Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:51pm

The murder trial of one of two white Georgia men accused of killing a black man in 1983 could go to the jury as early as Tuesday.

California lawmaker attacked over net neutrality decision

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:24pm

A California lawmaker's decision to alter a net neutrality bill considered one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to require an equal playing field on the internet has generated intensely personal online attacks aimed at his family as well as criticism from fellow Democrats in Congress.

The Latest: Manafort lawyers want no talk of link to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:24pm

The Latest on legal motions in the criminal case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local):

Ex-deputy attorney general to lead Minnesota sedation probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:22pm

Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates will lead an independent investigation into a report that Minneapolis police officers have repeatedly asked medical responders to sedate people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.

Lawsuit seeks lawyer access to immigrants in prison

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:14pm

A rights group filed an emergency lawsuit in federal court Friday against top officials of U.S. immigration and homeland security departments, alleging they have unconstitutionally denied lawyers' access to immigrants in a prison in Oregon.

Arizona's prisons boss found in contempt over inmate care

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:09pm

A judge on Friday found Arizona's prisons chief to be in civil contempt of court and fined the state $1.4 million for failing to adequately improve health care for inmates.

Man charged in bike path killings speaks in court of 'Allah'

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:00pm

The man charged with murdering eight people on a New York City bike path and injuring many more spoke out in court Friday over a prosecutor's objection, invoking "Allah" and defending the Islamic State.

The Latest: Governor calls contempt ruling unjustified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:55pm

The Latest on a contempt of court ruling against the Arizona prisons chief for failing to adequately improve health care for inmates (all times local):

Cage-free egg initiative qualifies for California ballot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:40pm

California voters will decide in November whether egg-laying hens must live cage free.

Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp

Hannah Grabenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:38pm

Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rohwer, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children.

Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:24pm

California health officials reported Friday that 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law made the option legal.

Aide: Governor's son cooperating on airliner incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:17pm

A son of Massachusetts' governor has been accused of improper conduct aboard a jetliner, and an aide says he will cooperate.

Border Patrol: Heroin seized at New Mexico checkpoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:08pm

The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents have seized more than $1 million in heroin at an immigration checkpoint in New Mexico.