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US Navy preparing to house 25,000 migrants at remote facilities for up to 6 months: Memo

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy is preparing to house as many as 25,000 migrants at remote Navy facilities in California, Arizona, and Alabama, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of an internal Navy document. The document, prepared for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer by an assistant secretary, appears to have…... Read More

House passes comprehensive bill to combat growing opioid epidemic

(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, comprehensive bill Friday that aims at curbing the country’s growing opioid epidemic. By a vote of 396-14, the House passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients Communities Act, which is the collective product of the lower chamber’s extensive effort this year…... Read More

White House accuses Democrats, media of 'shameful' exploitation of crying migrant girl photo

(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday accused Democrats and the media of “shameful” exploitation of a photo of a young girl crying as her mother was searched by U.S. Border Patrol agents.The White House is seizing on what has been a growing conservative counter-narrative to that…... Read More

Reality Winner, accused of leaking report on Russian election hacking to press, to plead guilty

(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- Reality Winner, a former U.S. intelligence specialist accused of leaking a report on Russian election hacking, will change her plea to guilty when she appears for a hearing next week in Augusta, Georgia, according to court documents.Winner, a six-year Air Force veteran, was charged a year ago…... Read More

Watchdog group questions whether Pruitt is using private email to conduct business

(WASHINGTON) -- A watchdog group that requested access to all of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s email communications was provided with only a single email addressed to anyone outside of the EPA.Officials with The Sierra Club, the environmental group that sought Pruitt’s emails as part of a Freedom of…... Read More

Supreme Court rules that police generally need a warrant to access cell phone data

(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court ruled that police generally need a search warrant to review cell phone records that include data like a user's location, which will impose a higher bar for law enforcement to access data collected on the millions of people who use smartphones on a daily basis.The…... Read More

Hundreds of separated migrant families reunited

(WASHINGTON) -- Hundreds of families that were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border after crossing illegally have been reunited, a source has told ABC News.And in the wake of Donald Trump's signing of an executive order to halt families being torn apart, the Department of Homeland Security has ceased referring members…... Read More

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure

(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives rejected a conservative immigration proposal Thursday and delayed a planned vote on a GOP compromise measure until Friday in another setback for House Republican leaders hoping to take up immigration reform and tout their solution to the ongoing family separation crisis.The House of Representatives…... Read More

First lady wears jacket to visit immigrant children that reads 'I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?'

(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Melania Trump’s unannounced visit to McAllen, Texas to visit immigrant children in a detention center was meant to send a message that the first lady cares.But an army green jacket she wore boarding her plane to Texas at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland sent a very…... Read More

US mayors rally at border town against Trump's family separation policy

(TORNILLO, Texas) -- Mayors from around the nation and across the political aisle converged on a border town Thursday morning to protest President Donald Trump's family separation policy.During a press conference in Tornillo, Texas, some 20 miles from El Paso, a bipartisan delegation of more than a dozen mayors collectively…... Read More

Watchdog groups press Pruitt for transparency on his legal defense fund

(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers and watchdog groups pressed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Thursday to share details about his legal defense fund.The EPA administrator told a Senate hearing last month that a legal defense fund has been set up to help with his mounting legal fees as he grapples with…... Read More