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Florida migrant teen detention center sees dramatic downsize

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The nation's largest facility for migrant children has released hundreds of teens to relatives in recent days, easing overcrowding at the South Florida center that has come under intense criticism from Democratic lawmakers who call it cramped and regimented.
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

People are hotly divided about many gun restrictions - but not on extreme risk protection orders. They allow police to temporarily take guns from people seen to be a risk to... Read more ...

Twitter, Facebook suspend China-linked disinformation campaigns targeting...

Twitter, Facebook suspend China-linked disinformation campaigns targeting Hong Kong

Twitter and Facebook today announced takedowns of Chinese government-linked disinformation campaigns that sought to undermine the protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said in a blog... Read more ...

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over... Read more ...

Warren apologizes for 'harm I have caused' at Native American event

Warren apologizes for 'harm I have caused' at Native American event

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized Monday to a Native American audience over her handling of past claims of native ancestry, telling a group of tribal leaders that she realized... Read more ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Meant To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Meant To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

The new law raises the standards for police officers' use of force. Read more ...

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Attorney General Bill Barr has made another staff-related move in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. Barr on Monday announced that federal Bureau of Prisons Acting Director... Read more ...

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

Elizabeth Warren addressed a presidential forum on Native American issues in Iowa on Monday and didn't try to avoid the elephant in the room. "Like anyone who's being honest... Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...