Month: June 2018

The Latest: Kansas inspecting homes with immigrant children

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Latest on unaccompanied immigrant children being housed in group homes in northeast Kansas (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered an immediate inspection of Topeka group homes that are housing unaccompanied…

Border agents rescue migrant from top of train in New Mexico

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – U.S. Border Patrol agents say they rescued an immigrant who was stuck on top of a moving train in southern New Mexico. Agency officials say agents on Thursday morning saw a man atop an oncoming train in Alamogordo making hand ge…

We the seagulls

Americans’ political conversations sound like squawking. Should we change our diet?

George Will: Vote against GOP in midterms

Conservative columnist George Will is making the argument to vote against Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections.In a piece …

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

NEW YORK (AP) – A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday. Time magazi…

GOP amendment would pull governor from elections board loop

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Republican legislators are determined to remove the power from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and his successors to appoint members of the state elections and ethics panel, and are seeking to insert that restriction in the North Caroli…