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DHS secretary heckled at Mexican restaurant over child separations

DHS secretary heckled at Mexican restaurant over child separations

"If kids don't eat in peace, you don't eat in peace," demonstrators with the group Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America shouted at the DHS secretary. ... Continue Reading
Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

Canada becomes second nation to legalize marijuana

Canada would be the second country in the world to make pot legal nationwide. ... Continue Reading
Migrant babies, toddlers sent to 'tender age' shelters

Migrant babies, toddlers sent to 'tender age' shelters

Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the South Texas shelters described playrooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis. ... Continue Reading
Five charged after Texas crash that killed 5 migrants

Five charged after Texas crash that killed 5 migrants

The accused were arrested in connection with a migrant-smuggling operation after a deadly chase, prosecutors said. ... Continue Reading

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council

The announcement comes a day after the U.N.'s top human rights official criticized the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. ... Continue Reading
'We gotta take care of separation,' Trump says of his immigration policy

'We gotta take care of separation,' Trump says of his immigration policy

The president's family separation policy had turned Hill Republicans into administration critics ahead of his Tuesday night visit. ... Continue Reading
Virginia school to be renamed to honor Obama

Virginia school to be renamed to honor Obama

In a former capital of the Confederacy, an elementary school honors the country's first African-American president. ... Continue Reading
Fact check: Did Obama administration separate families?

Fact check: Did Obama administration separate families?

This claim, from DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and conservative commentators, is false, according to immigration advocates and former officials. ... Continue Reading

How e-cigarettes like the Juul are co-opting the language of wellness

In the last few years, Juul has rapidly expanded its market share for e-cigarettes, now accounting for 60 percent of the market. Stanford professor Robert Jackler, principal investigator in Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising, weighs in on the growing popularity of e-cigarettes among young people. ... Continue Reading
Beyoncé's powerful new music video eloquently subverts white spaces

Beyoncé's powerful new music video eloquently subverts white spaces

We can't all afford to rent out the Louvre but we can all engage in civil disobedience, regardless of scale. ... Continue Reading

Border-crossing Guatemalan mom sues Trump admin for not saying where her son is

She spoke to him once on the phone, and he cried, "'Mama! Mama! Mama!' in a distressed voice over and over again." ... Continue Reading

'Space Force' could be the newest American military branch in 71 years

Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space. ... Continue Reading
Pitch perfect? Why World Cup referees have gone high tech

Pitch perfect? Why World Cup referees have gone high tech

An analysis of 1,000 matches found the accuracy of calls went from 93 percent to 98.3 percent when VAR was used. ... Continue Reading
640 United Methodist clergy, members file complaint against Sessions

640 United Methodist clergy, members file complaint against Sessions

"Dig deeply into Mr. Sessions' advocacy and actions that have led to harm against thousands of vulnerable humans." ... Continue Reading
Fox's own talent is 'disgusted' and 'embarrassed' over Fox News' migrant coverage

Fox's own talent is 'disgusted' and 'embarrassed' over Fox News' migrant coverage

Fox News regularly comes under attack for its news coverage, but criticism rarely makes its way back to 21st Century Fox. ... Continue Reading
Gay teen romance 'Love, Simon' wins MTV's Best Kiss award

Gay teen romance 'Love, Simon' wins MTV's Best Kiss award

"Love, Simon" joins the ranks of films like "Moonlight" and "Brokeback Mountain," which also won the coveted award for a same-sex kiss. ... Continue Reading
D.C. hotel serial rapist indicted via DNA, but suspect remains elusive

D.C. hotel serial rapist indicted via DNA, but suspect remains elusive

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia has for the first time pursued the indictment for a John Doe profile based on DNA evidence. ... Continue Reading
Trump campaign manager: Time to fire the attorney general

Trump campaign manager: Time to fire the attorney general

Brad Parscale said Tuesday Jeff Sessions should be fired and the special counsel investigation should be ended. ... Continue Reading
The families who slip through Trump's zero-tolerance border policy

The families who slip through Trump's zero-tolerance border policy

Despite the administration's claims, only 60 percent of unauthorized border crossers are being prosecuted. The detention centers are out of room. ... Continue Reading
Former ICE director: Some migrant family separations are permanent

Former ICE director: Some migrant family separations are permanent

"You could be creating thousands of immigrant orphans in the U.S.," said ex-Acting Director John Sandweg. ... Continue Reading