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June 20, 2018 - 6:18 pm
(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 president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told ABC News that a concerned pediatrician working near the...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:02 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Their names are a mystery and in some cases, their faces are too. But the stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border are resonating with people across the country. Here are some of the stories of children whose experiences have...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting,...
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June 20, 2018 - 3:26 pm
(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. And they’ve been increasing since 2016, according to Syracuse University's TRAC Immigration database, which monitors U.S...
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June 20, 2018 - 11:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- There were nearly 150 damaging storm reports Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to Denver, including five reported tornadoes, with many of the areas looking at more rain and possible flooding on Wednesday. Some of the worst damage on Tuesday was reported in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas,...
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June 20, 2018 - 10:38 am
(VANCLEAVE, Miss.) -- A mother in southern Mississippi has been charged with second-degree murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died, authorities said. The child, Kash Barhonovich, died last Thursday after being left in his mother’s parked car for an unknown length of time...
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June 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
(PITTSBURGH) -- Pennsylvania police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Pittsburgh Tuesday night after pulling over a vehicle believed to have been connected to an earlier shooting incident, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have not released the names of anyone involved. The Allegheny...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:46 am
(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car. The woman, who asked not to be identified, spoke out Wednesday in an interview with ABC's Good Morning America ,...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:20 am
(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying. Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, New Jersey, killed herself...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:20 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis' mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine...
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