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This June 20, 2019, image from video, shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Attorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release. An attorney says that for four days her parents have been told she’s “in transit,” moving from one government facility to the next. Last week, attorneys visiting children in a Clint, Texas, Border Patrol station encountered the inconsolable girl amid conditions they said were perilous. Kids were taking care of kids, and there wasn’t enough food, water or sanitation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Journalists allowed in to troubled migrant detention centerU.S. officials opens troubled Texas Border Patrol facility housing migrant children to journalists
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Pope Francis squints his eyes in the sunlight as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Authorities warned that temperatures could top 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in some parts of Europe over the coming days, the effect of hot air moving northward from Africa. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Photos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguishPhotos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguish, from the Vatican to the U.S. Congress
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracyFour siblings have each received sentences of less than a year in prison after cooperating with prosecutors for most of the last decade in a tax fraud case
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
This June 20, 2019, image from video, shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Attorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release. An attorney says that for four days her parents have been told she’s “in transit,” moving from one government facility to the next. Last week, attorneys visiting children in a Clint, Texas, Border Patrol station encountered the inconsolable girl amid conditions they said were perilous. Kids were taking care of kids, and there wasn’t enough food, water or sanitation. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Immigrant parents frantic over daughter in gov't custodyAttorneys for a 7-year-old girl in government custody have sent legal notice to the Justice Department demanding her release
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In a Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Dana Loesch, spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. The NRA on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 severed ties with its longtime public relations firm, suspended operations of its fiery online TV station and lost its top lobbyist. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
NRA splits with PR firm, lobbyist and TV amid infightingThe National Rifle Association has severed ties with its public relations firm, suspended its TV operations and lost its top lobbyist
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Komaneach Wheeler is restrained by family as she yells at Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg during a town hall community meeting, Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Washington High School in South Bend, Ind. Buttigieg faced criticism from angry black residents at the emotional town hall meeting, a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Family of black Indiana man killed by officer files lawsuitThe family of a 54-year-old black man fatally shot by a white officer is suing the officer and the city of South Bend, Indiana, where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
In this photo taken Sunday, June 23, 2019, a small crowd of local Republicans show their support of a Republican walkout outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore. The gathering took place only a day after the Senate President ordered the statehouse to close over a "possible militia threat," the latest escalation in a Republican walkout over proposed climate policy that has put Democrats' top legislative priorities at risk. (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman)
Oregon Republican walkout over climate bill drags onA walkout over a climate change bill has dragged on for a week, putting hundreds of other bills at risk
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, right, laughs with Illinois State Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, left, during a news conference before Gov. J. B. Pritzker signs a bill that legalizes adult-use cannabis in the state of Illinois at Sankofa Cultural Arts and Business Center, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
800,000 eligible to clear their record in Illinois legal potThere are nearly 800,000 records in Illinois for purchasing or possessing amounts of marijuana no longer banned under a new state law
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, a Border Patrol agent talks with a group suspected of having entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen, Texas. Hundreds of thousands of people have been arriving at the border in recent months, many of them families fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. Once they reach the border, they can take different paths to try to get into the U.S. . (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
AP Explains: What happens when migrants arrive at US borderThe harrowing photo of a drowned toddler and her father along the Rio Grande has illustrated the risks migrants are willing to take to reach the U.S. in the face of increasingly hardline Trump administration policies aimed at keeping them out
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
J.J. Spaun hits from the first tee during the Pro-Am at the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Gary Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage ClassicGary Woodland adjusts to fame from winning the US Open at the Rocket Mortgage Classic
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks at the "Faith & Freedom Coalition 2019 Road To Majority Policy Conference," Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump: China needs to reach a trade deal more than he doesTrump says China needs a trade deal more than he does and says he's ready to impose more tariffs
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Attorney Wang Zhidong, surrounded by family members of slain University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang, addresses the media after a jury found Brendt Christensen guilty of her murder Monday, June 24, 2019 outside the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Peoria, Illinois. (Matt Dayhoff/Journal Star via AP)
Defense: Chinese scholar's killer offered to locate bodyLawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China says he offered after his arrest to divulge where her remains are in exchange for a life sentence
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
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