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Watch: As more families take their kids north, parts of Guatemala losing youth

One year ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

As more and more families from Guatemala are taking their kids north to the United States, more and more classroom seats are sitting empty, some schools are closing and the scant opportunities that exist for people who stay are getting...
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Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of George Floyd, as a... Read more ...

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

It is the most significant step yet in the process of trying to resume a season that was suspended nearly three months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

“You see, in Virginia, we no longer preach a false version of history. One that pretends the Civil War was about ‘state rights' and not the evils of slavery. No one believes... Read more ...

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrery and Breonna Taylor, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native... Read more ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen. Read more ...

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Camden County Health Department reported Friday that a person from Boone County who had attended the parties tested positive for the virus. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

British and German authorities are investigating a new suspect in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann, who went missing 13 years ago. Read more ...

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

The former president held a virtual town hall event with young people to discuss policing and the civil unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more ...