Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US
Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.
Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns
A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders.
Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query
Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose.
Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families
Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the US-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas.
Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern
President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.
Possible migrant site minutes from former internment camp
Nearly 75 years after federal officials shuttered a Japanese-American internment camp in Rowher, Arkansas, the Trump administration is examining a site about 2 miles away as a potential temporary shelter for immigrant children.
Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals
A Pennsylvania District Attorney says a black teen fatally shot by an officer as fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family's attorney says that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified.
Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California
A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of federal power over immigration during a lengthy court hearing.
Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools
Chicago Public Schools letters obtained by The Associated Press show the district permitted a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he resigned from the priesthood in a sexual abuse case.
Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters
An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon has been placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis.
Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child
A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving.
Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar
Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.
Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement
California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court.
Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate
Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor is likely to give challengers a run for their money in the upcoming Democratic primary _ despite her failure to convict officers in connection with the death of a black man while in police custody.
People donate millions to help separated families
In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.
AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired
Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract.
Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs
Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.
Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews
The Mormon church is for the first time posting the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny for sexual questions that sometimes arise.
Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes
President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.
NTSB says plane gave several warnings before crash into lake
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report that says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude.
ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics
The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.
AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?
The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted.
Rights group worried about immigrants dying in custody
The death of a Vietnamese man under hospitalization after falling ill in custody in Arizona is bringing new attention to conditions for jailed immigrants just as the Trump administration moves to detain more people as it separates parents from children.