Illegal Immigration

Family Border Crossings Spiked in September: Report

10 minutes ago   |   Time

The number of families crossing the southwestern border into the U.S. illegally spiked last month, according to a report in the Washington Post. Citing an unpublished report...
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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren target Amazon over labor practices

1 hour ago   |   The Morning Call

Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are asking Amazon to explain reports of "potentially illegal anti-union behavior," challenging the corporate giant's...
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New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

1 hour ago   |   National Post

HOUSTON - The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump mischaracterized the plight of children who were taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the...
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Money pours into Montana senate race as Trump makes 3rd stop

3 hours ago   |   National Post

BILLINGS, Mont. - Outside groups and individual donors have poured more than $45 million into Montana's U.S. senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the...
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Why Canada Believes It Can Lead Global AI Innovation

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

While Americans tend to think of Silicon Valley as the de facto hub for technology, neighbors to the north believe it can lead the charge of one of the most promising...
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Trump threatens to pull aid from Central American countries protected by TPS

Trump threatens to pull aid from Central American countries protected by TPS

3 hours ago   |   Think Progress

President Donald Trump on Tuesday night threatened to pull foreign aid for several Central American countries if their citizens try to enter the United States illegally. “We...
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Pot CEO sounds alarm to Trump as Canada's marijuana industry goes legal

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

Canadian cannabis companies have already struck multibillion-dollar partnerships and joined major U.S. stock indexes, while marijuana remains illegal at the federal level in...
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Taking Over the Family Business in Chinatown

4 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

New York's Chinatown is one of the few neighborhoods in Manhattan where parks are still packed with multigenerational, four-season activity, where diverse cultures, cuisines...
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The Burden of Being the Oldest Son to Immigrants

The Burden of Being the Oldest Son to Immigrants

4 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

Editor's Note: This article is part of an oral-history series where Aaron Reiss interviewed the young-adult sons and daughters of Chinatown shopkeepers about how they are...
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Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab Ansari

Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father. Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

LOS ANGELES - The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers are tied 1-1 after nine innings in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Read more ...