Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve ...

Politicians who change names take gamble

DENVER — Before he made a name for himself in politics, Rep. Jared Polis was what you might call an unrepentant name-dropper.

Born Jared Polis Schutz, the Colorado Democrat switched his last name for his mother's maiden name as he prepared to make his first bid for public office in ...

Sen. Blumenthal: Taking children from families “inhumane”

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to join with immigrant families to protest the decision by federal authorities to separate children from their parents as families arrive at the nation's southern border.

The Connecticut Democrat is calling for the end of what he called an ...

Crime and Punishment

Conrad Black, American Greatness
The Justice Department Inspector General's report on the investigation of Hillary Clinton's unsecured personal email server laid bare a widespread pattern of conduct that cast a cloud over the FBI. The report incites the inference that the Bureau is a severely corrupted organization, tainted and

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misrepresents North Korea’s actions

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is falsely crediting his Singapore summit with the destruction of missile launch sites in North Korea. No such action has been announced by the North Koreans.

Trump tweeted Sunday in response to criticisms last week from Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate ...

Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils Europe

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) - Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in Europe's fight over immigration.

The Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo was the ...

Michael McCaul touts conservative immigration bill ahead of Donald Trump meeting

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul touted a conservative immigration bill Sunday ahead of Congress's vote this week on legislation that would shield children brought to the country illegally from deportation.

His comments come as President Trump is set to meet Tuesday night on Capitol Hill with Republican ...

Wisconsin group aims to promote integrity in government

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - A nonpartisan organization that recently launched in La Crosse is looking to promote ethical leadership among elected officials.

The idea for the nonprofit organization, LeaderEthics-Wisconsin, developed from conversations the group's executive director, Lee Rasch, had with community leaders after he retired as president of Western ...

Sanford fears loss may have chilling effect on Trump critics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his re-election bid amid questions about his loyalty to President Donald Trump, said he's concerned that Republicans are afraid to disagree with the president and risk bad publicity.

In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," ...