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'I acted to protect my family and others': Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

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KOMO-TV(OAKVILLE, Wash.) — The pistol-packing pastor who gunned down a man allegedly on a carjacking rampage that left three people shot in Tumwater, Washington, on Father’s Day, says he actedRead More

Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, according to a U.S. official. The Department of Health and Human ServicesRead More

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

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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 vain,” aRead More

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

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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 hoursRead More

Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

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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 cracking downRead More

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

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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 colleges mayRead More

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

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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 WednesdayRead More

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

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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 a convertedRead More

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

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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 presidentRead More

Immigration backlog exceeds 700,000 cases and rising

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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 border. AndRead More