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AP Explains: US has split up families throughout…

AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history

Canada's Legislature Just Voted To Legalize…

The Cannabis Act passed 52-29.

Trump Gives His Support To Both House GOP…

President Trump reportedly told GOP lawmakers he's behind them "1,000 percent."

United Methodist Church chides Sessions over…

More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy

The Latest: Pope criticizes separating families…

Pope Francis is criticizing the Trump administration's immigration policies, saying he agrees with U.S. Catholic bishops that separating children from their parents at a border is "immoral."

The US' Departure Could Weaken The UN Human…

The Trump administration pointed to a perceived anti-Israel bias as one reason for leaving the council.

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Ben Rhodes Talks Russia, The Iran Deal And His…

His new memoir, "The World As It Is," dives deeper into his time as a top adviser in the Obama White House.

Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that has shaken her government

Commerce chief denies transactions involved…

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading

The US Is Leaving The United Nations Human Rights…

Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Tuesday the U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council over a perceived anti-Israel bias.

Faith Leaders Led A Prayer Vigil For Families…

Women leaders from dozens of faith organizations led a prayer vigil in Washington, D.C., for families separated at the border.

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with…

Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally

Maddow Apologizes for Losing It Over Migrant Kids

"Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border to at least three 'tender age' shelters in South Texas," reads the first line of an AP story that proved too much for Rachel Maddow on Tuesday. "I apologize for...

Trump Defends Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

President Trump was scheduled to meet with GOP lawmakers Tuesday to go over two immigration bills.

More Democratic Lawmakers Are Calling on Kirstjen…

Some Democratic lawmakers are calling for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign.

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Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Slammed for 'Surreal Moment'

Corey Lewandowski has weighed in on the controversial border separations mandated by President Trump, and the reaction hasn't been a warm one. The former Trump campaign manager appeared on Fox News' evening broadcast Tuesday, where he squared off against former senior DNC adviser Zac Petkanas, Time reports. Petkanas started to...

Homeland Security Chief Heckled in Mexican…

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, one of the main defenders of the administration's harsh border policies , decided to dine at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday night. It did not go well. Protesters entered the MXDC restaurant in Washington and confronted Nielsen and her dinner companion about the family separation policy, the...

Judge Permanently Blocks Kansas Proof Of…

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled the state's law violates both the Constitution and the National Voter Registration Act.

House Immigration Bills: What's At Stake?

The House will vote on two immigration proposals Thursday.

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars

Report: Trump Meeting With House GOP 'Didn't Move…

President Trump met with House Republicans Tuesday amid mounting public outrage over the separation of children from their families at the border—but insiders say that while the closed-door address was vintage Trump, he didn't leave lawmakers with a clear path to a deal on immigration. Lawmakers say Trump told...

Senate Passes Defense Policy Bill With ZTE…

The two chambers of Congress have to get together to approve a bill before sending it to President Donald Trump's desk.

Trump Is Threatening To Impose More Tariffs…

The White House said Monday that President Trump is now considering imposing a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites…

U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name"

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep…

A "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April has led to at least 2,000 migrant children being separated from their guardians.

Trump Admin. Says Rise In Family Separations Is…

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only Congress can stop family separations at the U.S. border.