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The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.
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The Justice Department watchdog's long-awaited asteroid finally struck. Some big questions were answered but many others remain.
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A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.
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Also in our weekly roundup of education news, the University of Chicago makes test scores optional for applicants.
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For Cairo, Ill., a former river port and manufacturing hub, economic troubles began with the decline in river trade. Now two more public housing buildings are scheduled to close.
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The Trump administration is scrambling to find shelter space for a growing number of juveniles who have been separated from their parents under the policy of prosecuting all illegal border crossers.
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For two months, President Daniel Ortega and his supporters have been in a standoff with protesters seeking new elections. Scores have died, students have occupied schools, and peace remains elusive.
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The president's lawyer floated the controversial idea on the same day that that Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail amid the growing probe by the special counsel.
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You'd be forgiven for confusing airport tarmacs of Russia for the catwalks of Milan: From street-ready kits to swank trophy cases to entire teams in matching suits, the World Cup aims to impress.
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The Kentucky senator suffered six broken ribs in the assault. Prosecutors had sought a 21-month prison sentence, but had to settle for 30 days and a $10,000 fine.
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The Kellogg's Company is playing it safe by encouraging consumers and retailers to get rid of potentially contaminated boxes of cereal.
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The EPA administrator met with farmers in midwestern states this week to address frustrations over the renewable fuel standard.
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Toronto police say Trolley Hunters was stolen from the unauthorized show Sunday — and they've released surveillance video backing it up. That hasn't quieted conspiracy theorists, though.
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Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei is the world's third-largest seller of smartphones, and a few powerful senators say they want to ban it entirely from the U.S. amid national security concerns.
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The EPA intends to block rules to prevent and respond to leaks, explosions and other disasters at chemical facilities and refineries around the U.S. That scares many people who live and work nearby.
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McDonald's also says it will test alternatives to plastic straws in some restaurants in the U.S. and several other countries later this year.
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Harvard says it doesn't discriminate — and it notes that the suit is backed by the same activist who challenged the University of Texas' affirmative action policy.
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Scientists and National Institutes of Health officials met with alcohol company executives and appeared to solicit money from them in violation of government policy. The NIH canceled the study.
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Amid the cat videos and makeup tutorials on YouTube, millions of people have watched a dad interview his daughters. But La Guardia Cross insists he's an "extreme non-expert on fatherhood."
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Milos Zeman has some history with Goliath-sized boxers. Bad history. So he had the media gather Thursday for a ritual bonfire. "The time of underwear in politics is over," he boldly declared.
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