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.
Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters
MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children
Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally.
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.
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.
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.
UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman
A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.
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.
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.
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.
Lawsuit: Chicago police falsely ID thousands as gang members
A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang.
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.
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.
Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts
Child welfare agencies in the U.S. make tough decisions daily to separate children from their parents, but they have options for minimizing the trauma that aren't being used in the family separations at the Mexican border.
'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation
An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.
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.