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Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn't 'want him to have died in vain'

Antwon Rose/Facebook (PITTSBURGH) -- The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn't "want him to have died in ...

First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere.New York City will experience 15 ...

Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

U.S. Geological Survey (HONOLULU) -- Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island in Hawaii makes for very photogenic selfies and social media posts, but authorities are ...

Could SAT and ACT scores become a thing of the past?

iStock/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- After the University of Chicago announced late last week it's scrapping a requirement for applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores, some experts predict other ...

What's next for children already separated from their families?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Amid the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration, thousands of children were separated from their families, while parents were prosecuted under a "zero-tolerance" policy.On ...

Violations found at converted Walmart housing undocumented children separated from their parents

iStock/Thinkstock (BROWNSVILLE, Texas) -- Texas state inspectors identified nearly 250 violations at facilities run by Southwest Key, the non-profit organization now housing migrant children separated from their parents in ...

Toddlers at a tender age facility were 'traumatized,' doctor says

Google (NEW YORK) -- The room being used at one of the so-called "tender age" facilities designated to house immigrant children looked "home-y" but something seemed wrong.Colleen Kraft, the ...

Heartbreaking stories of children impacted by border crisis

John Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Their names are a mystery and in some cases, their faces are too.But the stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of ...

Immigration backlog exceeds 700,000 cases and rising

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- One thing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration activists can agree on is that there is a huge backlog of immigration court cases at the southern ...

Heavy rain, flooding will continue for Midwest and South

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- There were nearly 150 damaging storm reports Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to Denver, including five reported tornadoes, with many of the areas looking at ...

Mississippi mother charged in infant son's hot-car death

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (VANCLEAVE, Miss.) -- A mother in southern Mississippi has been charged with second-degree murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and ...

Pennsylvania police shoot, kill teen fleeing from them at traffic stop, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock (PITTSBURGH) -- Pennsylvania police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Pittsburgh Tuesday night after pulling over a vehicle believed to have been connected to an earlier shooting ...

Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

iStock/Thinkstock (BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to ...

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family Photo (ROCKAWAY, N.J.) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her ...

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock (MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis' mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate ...

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