Immigration

Immigration playing a relatively muted role in Hennepin County sheriff's race

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

As the issue takes hold across the country, Rich Stanek and his two challengers haven't made it a staple of their campaigns.
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San Francisco allows non-citizens to vote in school elections

San Francisco allows non-citizens to vote in school elections

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

San Francisco has started registering undocumented immigrants and other non-citizens to vote in the city's school board elections, according to reports. The move has also been...
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Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

6 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SAN FRANCISCO - Ridesharing company Lyft said Wednesday that it's beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be in the United States...
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House Republicans Pass Immigration Resolution To Own The Libs

House Republicans Pass Immigration Resolution To Own The Libs

6 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The House hasn't passed legislation to address families separated at the border. But they did pull off a vote on a symbolic resolution to use as an election messaging tool.
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Police arrest Abolish ICE protesters who shut down streets near Florida detention center for hours

Police arrest Abolish ICE protesters who shut down streets near Florida detention center for hours

7 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Police arrested 17 members of a day-long Abolish ICE protest in Miramar, Florida, after the group blocked a roadway in the Miami-area city for several hours on...
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This Whole Foods worker has an insane side gig: climbing Everest

This Whole Foods worker has an insane side gig: climbing Everest

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

Standing among the produce at the Whole Foods Market where she works as a dishwasher, Lhakpa Sherpa could be any other striving immigrant supporting her family on $11.10 an...
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She's Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia House?

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Maria Palacios, brought to the United States from Mexico, became a legal Georgia resident in 2009 and a citizen in 2017. But a judge has deemed her ineligible to run for the...
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Japan's Princess Mako sees Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue

7 hours ago   |   ABC News

Japan's Princess Mako has visited Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to celebrate 110 years of immigration from her country to Brazil, home to the largest...
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Migrants in U.S. custody describe life in ‘ice boxes' and ‘dog pounds'

8 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Hundreds of new sworn statements about life in U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention from children and parents detail challenging conditions. "We now see many in CBP...
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ACLU attack on Kobach roils Kansas GOP governor primary

8 hours ago   |   National Post

WICHITA, Kan. - The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking...
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White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens...

White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens as part of 'incredible offer' floated by Putin

The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin discussed striking a deal that would allow Russia to criminally investigate a former US... Read more ...

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

The California Supreme Court blocked a measure Wednesday that would divide the state into three, preventing it from appearing on the November ballot. Read more ...

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Medical records stated that a Kansas City-area woman's child tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease. Read more ...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate election interference

President Trump said during an interview, "I let him know we can't have this." Read more ...

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night. Read more ...

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

Two words: Fried pickles. Read more ...

Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

A 71-year-old man died after consuming "flesh-eating" bacteria on an oyster. Read more ...

Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

President Trump on Wednesday appeared to say that Russia was no longer targeting the US - flatly contradicting his own intelligence chief, who said days ago that “the warning... Read more ...

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

A daily cheeseburger eases the pain for this terminally ill boxer-lab mix. Read more ...

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping. Read more ...