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Recording of crying children at border adds to…

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials took center stage Monday in the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

Sen. Kamala Harris Calls On DHS Secretary…

In a statement Monday, Harris called for Nielsen's resignation over a Trump administration immigration policy.

A 'Zero-Tolerance' Policy Is Splitting Up More…

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy is increasingly splitting up families of immigrants who cross the border illegally.

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in…

FBI Director Chris Wray says the bureau is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on…

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war

Supreme Court Decides Against Getting Involved In…

The U.S. Supreme Court could have issued landmark opinions against partisan gerrymanders — one from each political party. It didn't.

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Controversial FBI Agent Says He's Willing To…

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed Peter Strzok from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages.

Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship…

A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.

The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with…

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he is introducing emergency legislation intended to keep migrant families together

Melania Trump Issues Statement On Family…

In a statement issued through her spokesperson, the first lady said she "hates to see children separated from their families" at the border.

Mick Mulvaney Picks Kathy Kraninger To Head…

But critics cite her lack of experience in financial policy.

All 5 first ladies speak out on family…

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents

Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese…

Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.

Prosecutors Reassembled Michael Cohen's Shredded…

Investigators took millions of files in a raid of Cohen's home, office and hotel room April 9.

Reports: US To Leave UN Human Rights Council

The push to leave is reportedly being spearheaded by Ambassador Nikki Haley, who's been critical of the council in the past.

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EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought

Pentagon suspends August military drills with…

The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Judge: Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote

Judge: Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote

Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed

Michael Wolff on 'Boring' Pence, Wife Karen's…

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff had some amusing tidbits to share about the VP during an appearance at the Cannes Lions advertising festival Monday, Quartz reports. While President Trump sells books— Fire and Fury , which details his first nine months as POTUS, is still a bestseller after being released...

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create…

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space

Trump Orders Creation of 6th Military Branch…

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard ... and Space Force? President Trump, speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House Monday, ordered the Pentagon to create a sixth branch of the military, Politico reports. "We are going to have the Air Force, and we are...

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US urges Russia to release political and…

The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia

Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve