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Advocacy groups mobilizing supporters to end the 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- After the Department of Homeland Security reported 2,000 children had been separated from their families at the U.S. border, advocacy groups responded in force.From class-action ...

Experts say psychological impact of family separation on par with abuse

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (NEW YORK) -- There’s a vivid term mental health experts use to describe the destruction of the love of life in another human being, ...

Using Trump's term, Pentagon suspends plans for 'wargame' with South Korea

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon has suspended planning for a major military exercise in August in South Korea as a direct result of President Donald Trump's pledge to stop ...

All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policy

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- All five living first ladies have weighed in on the the Trump administration's immigration policy this week, an unusual move even as Melania Trump had her ...

Pushing back on Trump, all Senate Dems now back bill to stop family separations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats are pushing back on President Donald Trump's false attack that they're to blame for immigrant children being separated from their ...

Justice Department IG investigating Comey memos after FBI referral

Kristoffer Tripplaar/For The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz acknowledged for the first time publicly Monday that his office is investigating fired ...

Governors won't send Guard units to border if family separation continues

John Moore/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Three governors, including one Republican, say they will not send National Guard units to the U.S.-Mexico border if the Trump administration continues its practice ...

Everything you need to know about Trump's 'Space Force'

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump on Monday announced that he was directing the creation of a "Space Force" as a sixth service, adding to the Army, Navy, Air Force, ...

Nielsen defends family separation as simply enforcing the law: 'We will not apologize'

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions both offered a full-throated defense of the administration's immigration enforcement policies that lead to ...

Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress

David McNew/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Candidates across the country and from both parties in key midterm races are grappling with how to respond to the backlash over the controversial ...

Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, ...

A conservative Republican senator calls for action on 'acute' suicide crisis for LGBTQ youth

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- A conservative Republican senator marked Pride Month on the Senate floor with a call to action over an "acute" suicide crisis among LGBTQ ...

President Trump blames Democrats, doubles down on immigration amid backlash

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- As the outcry over the nearly 2,000 child separations caused as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings ...

Supreme Court puts off weighing in on partisan gerrymandering

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday put off weighing in on whether gerrymandering is unconstitutional – allowing, for now, maps in Wisconsin and Maryland to stand.The cases ...

Roger Stone 'not concerned’ he failed to tell Congress about 2016 Russia contact

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) - Roger Stone says he is not concerned that he neglected to tell to congressional investigators about a meeting he held with a Russian national ...

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