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Startling increase in physical and sexual abuse of child immigrants by US Border Patrol, new report alleges

A new report suggests that there has been a startling increase in the number of instances where US Border Patrol officers have abused children seeking shelter in the United States from violence and poverty in Central America. The report, based on more than 30,000 pages of Border Patrol reports obtained by chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) through Freedom of Information Act … [Read more...]

Here's the Milk Choices For 2018 Indy 500 Drivers

There's a good reason for it. … [Read more...]

In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campus

A congressional hearing on free speech and political correctness on campus turns both philosophical and confrontational. … [Read more...]

Syria says Iranian withdrawal not up for discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria, demanded by the United States, is not up for discussion, a top Syrian official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, adding that Damascus was deciding on its next campaign against rebels. "Whether Iranian forces or Hezbollah withdraw or stay in Syria is not up for discussion because it's the (business) of the Syrian government," Deputy Foreign Minister … [Read more...]

A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

2018 might well be dubbed the year of the Mediterranean diet. Not only did it tie for the best overall diet in the U.S. News Best Diets rankings in January, but this year also marks the Mediterranean diet pyramid's 25th anniversary. Beyond being linked to a host of powerful health benefits including a reduction in heart disease risk, potential weight loss, improved brain health and longevity, … [Read more...]

Taming the ‘animals’ of MS-13: Trump takes his gang crackdown to the suburbs

For the second time in a year, President Trump will travel to Long Island Wednesday for a forum on combatting MS-13, the small but violent street gang that has been a central focus of his crackdown on illegal immigration. Trump’s apparent obsession with the gang has been met with confusion and criticism. … [Read more...]

Driver in Fatal New Jersey Bus Crash Was 77-Year-Old Man With 14 Previous License Suspensions

The driver has been identified as Hudy Muldrow Sr. … [Read more...]

Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From Post

A prominent Southern Baptist Church leader who is known to have made … [Read more...]

Pakistan buries teen killed in Texas school shooting

Hundreds mourned a Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last week during her burial in Karachi Wednesday. Sabika Sheikh was among the 10 people gunned down at a high school in Santa Fe last Friday when a heavily armed student opened fire on classmates. Relatives sobbed and hugged as Sheikh's remains arrived at her family home in a casket draped with a … [Read more...]

Trump to repeal Obama-era rule banning 'inhumane' hunting techniques

Donald Trump’s administration has proposed scrapping rules that ban hunters from killing wolves and pups in their dens, hunting black bears with dogs and using bait to lure grizzly bears into the open. An Obama-era stricture blocked the practices, dubbed “appalling” by campaigners, on federal lands in Alaska but was at odds with the state’s own policy. It may mean hunters being allowed to resume … [Read more...]

Disney Reveals Opening Seasons For 'Star Wars' Theme Park Lands

Disney's "Star Wars"-themed lands at its California and Florida resorts now … [Read more...]

Six Americans injured in Honduras plane crash

At least six Americans were injured Tuesday when a plane crashed while landing at the Honduran capital's international airport and split in two. The commercial jet from Austin, Texas left the runway and veered into a ditch, Carlos Cordero, deputy head of Honduras's disaster relief agency Copeco told local media. Firefighters arrived at Toncontin airport in Tegucigalpa and used foam to extinguish … [Read more...]

Dave Grohl Wants To Apologize To The World For ‘Massive Jerk’ Trump

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl didn't hold back when asked about President … [Read more...]

Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in California ordered a law firm linked to Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million on Tuesday to a lawyer who claimed that the firm had misstated its profits and that he was owed millions. … [Read more...]

Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing Lava

ABC News' Matt Gutman is in Hawaii, where Kilauea, the volcano that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening. … [Read more...]

Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

ATLANTA (AP) — In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected a woman who could become the first black female governor in American history, but no Republican candidate gathered more than 50 percent of the vote — so the top two face a July runoff. … [Read more...]

GOP Candidate Who Pointed Gun At Teenager Advances To Georgia Governor Primary Runoff

A Republican candidate who pointed a gun at a teenager in a campaign ad has … [Read more...]

A Hiker Has Died After Falling From Yosemite's Half Dome

A hiker in California's Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy conditions … [Read more...]