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For years, refugees seeking asylum at the official ports of entry on the Canadian border have been turned back. But now a judge rules U.S. treatment of the returned refugees violates human rights.
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The U.S. Justice Department says there are unconstitutional conditions in Alabama's prison system. The government alleges guards use excessive force on men incarcerated in the state's prisons.
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Delegates to the convention will still meet in North Carolina as planned, but Trump's keynote Jacksonville speech will no longer take place.
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Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced the inquiry the day after Portland, Ore., Mayor Ted Wheeler was tear-gassed by federal agents.
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Prime Minister Omar Razzaz tells NPR Jordan is determined to protect the most vulnerable and "went for a very different model ... based on social solidarity." There have been just 11 COVID-19 deaths.
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Images of federal officers making arrests have alarmed critics who think President Trump is using the officers to trample civil rights and paint himself as a law-in-order candidate ahead of elections.
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No part of the country has been untouched by the virus. Federal health officials have said the actual number of cases is likely 10 times higher than the number of confirmed cases.
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Some 250 federal law enforcement officers have been sent to the city as part of a controversial program to fight violent crime. Mayor Quinton Lucas says he did not request the support.
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The coronavirus has gripped Florida with a surging caseload. Now the state has set a single-day record of deaths with 173. State officials are reminding people to wear masks and socially distance.
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President Trump and his supporters portray antifa as the left's equivalent to deadly far-right extremists. Domestic terrorism data show just one fatality is linked to antifa — the attacker himself.
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Cohen was returned to prison earlier this month after he was released in May over coronavirus concerns. As part of his home confinement, Cohen was ordered not to speak to the media or publish a book.
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Recent studies have raised fears that immunity to the coronavirus might be fleeting, thus making potential vaccines ineffective. The reality of the science is more complex — and more reassuring.
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The Jalisco New Generation Cartel dominates fentanyl and methamphetamine trafficking and is linked to various assassinations. But President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says, "We will not declare war."
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In two new polls, a majority of parents say they prefer delaying in-person school reopening, despite the personal and economic toll.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., addressed a public confrontation she had with Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., earlier this week. She said her family "did not raise me to accept abuse from men."
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"It was not great," Mayor Ted Wheeler said. "It makes your eyes really burn." Protesters railed against federal agents' presence in the city — and repeated their call for Wheeler to resign.
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Mary Trump was devastated when her uncle was elected president. Her book, Too Much and Never Enough, describes Donald Trump as a "belligerent" youth who hasn't changed since he was a teen.
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The White House is considering a number of economic sanctions to cut off the hugely popular Chinese-owned app from U.S. users over national security concerns.
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Ascena Retail Group is the latest clothing seller to try a restructuring during the pandemic, when demand has cratered. The firm, which also owns Lane Bryant and Justice, will close some stores.
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Given the choice between an animal and a human, the Aedes aegypti species prefers ... us. A new study explains how that happened.
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