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Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

Will Weissert, Elliot Spagat and Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:39pm

Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump administration has any real plan to reunite them.


Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:29pm

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.

Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:45pm

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word.

The Latest: Alaska city unveils memorial to fallen Guardsmen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:31pm

The Latest on an Alaska city honoring Guardsmen killed in crash after 1964 earthquake (all times local):

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:27pm

Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned the Republican's stands on immigration and health care.

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:11pm

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):

Police: Officer shoots, kills man who pulled out handgun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:13pm

Authorities in southwestern Idaho say a Meridian police officer shot and killed a man who said he wasn't going back to jail and pulled a handgun from his waistband.

Report: Officer left university job after case there dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:59pm

A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against.

The Latest: Trump promotes tax cuts, reduced regulations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:47pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Nevada (all times local):

Jogger says US detained her after accidental border crossing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:25pm

A 19-year-old woman who traveled from France to Canada to visit her mother in British Columbia says U.S. officials detained her for two weeks after she accidentally crossed the border while jogging.

Houston heart transplant hospital could lose Medicaid funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:36pm

A Houston hospital that suspended its renowned heart transplant program for two weeks amid scrutiny following the deaths of two patients could lose federal Medicaid funding.

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:33pm

The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them.

Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:25pm

Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool.

Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment after theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:19pm

A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower.

Wisconsin man headed to Arizona for new trial in son's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:11pm

A Wisconsin man will voluntarily return to Arizona to be re-tried on allegations he killed his son in 2004.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:05pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:53pm

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday and will require weeks of recovery and more procedures, a spokesman said.

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:37pm

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque welcome in a public setting.

Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:29pm

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, denouncing it as a purely political move.

The Latest: Latino leaders oppose Census citizenship query

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:49am

The Latest on a conference of Latino elected leaders on adding a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census (all times local):