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Guatemalan Teenager Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to Shelter

WASHINGTON — A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy was found dead at a Border Patrol station in southern Texas on Monday morning, after a week of waiting in holding facilities to be sent to a shelter for migrant children. A statement by the Customs and Border Protection agency did not identify the teenager, and said the cause […]

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Dangerous Tornadoes and Flash Floods Forecast for Oklahoma and Texas

HOUSTON — Forecasters warned on Monday that more than two million people lie in the path of a series of storms that could produce an outbreak of violent, large-scale tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, along with baseball-size hail, flash flooding and hurricane-force winds. The warning, issued by the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction […]

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The Democrats’ Plan to Save Abortion Rights Is Full of Asterisks

When Alabama last week passed an outright abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest, it drove home a frightening reality: The Republican Party, if given enough power, will fully rob women of their reproductive rights—indeed of their agency as human beings. The state also potentially upset a quieter conservative legal strategy across America […]

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Trump Expected to Instruct McGahn to Defy Subpoena and Skip House Testimony

WASHINGTON — President Trump is preparing to instruct his former White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, to defy a congressional subpoena and skip a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, denying Democrats testimony from one of the most important eyewitnesses to Mr. Trump’s attempts to obstruct the Russia investigation, a person briefed on the matter said […]

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Storm chaser gets close to tornado

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Trump Calls for Inquiry Into Ties Between Biden Family and China

President Trump on Sunday night called for an investigation into financial ties between China and the family of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., the current front-runner in a crowded Democratic 2020 field, and the candidate Mr. Trump’s advisers believe could pose the biggest potential threat to his re-election. “100 percent — it’s a […]

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Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election

KIEV, Ukraine — Minutes after taking office on Monday, Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky, announced a snap parliamentary election that he hopes will consolidate his power and help him deliver on campaign promises to end endemic corruption and a prolonged separatist conflict. Mr. Zelensky, a political neophyte who gained popularity as a television comedian, said […]

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Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts

CLOSE Jerron Taylor, a 22-year-old Morehouse graduate, calls Robert Smith’s promise to cover student loans a “big blessing.” (Photo: Jerron Taylor) The blockbuster announcement by billionaire Robert F. Smith that he will pay off the student loans held by Morehouse College’s entire graduating class of 2019 hit a nerve for a couple of reasons. Besides being […]

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Duchess Kate: Style Diary

Duchess Kate: Style Diary 439 PHOTOS <slide id="39460669" original="https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2019/05/08/USATODAY/USATODAY/636929248179321066-GTY-1142210051.JPG" caption="In Anglesey, where they used to live, Prince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge visited Newborough Beach to meet the Menai Bridge Scouts and explore the wildlife habitat, on May 08, 2019 in north Wales. Kate wore a Troy London wax parka in navy and her […]

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Quentin Tarantino Asks Cannes Attendees Not to Share ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Spoilers

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