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  • Immigration attorneys report confusions, chaos as parents, lawyers try to find separated children

    Immigration attorneys say not much has changed for their clients being held in detention centers, despite President Donald Trump signing an executive order to stop separating children from parents illegally crossing the border. Jodi Goodwin, a lawyer from Garlingen, Texas, told CNN on Friday that all 25 of her adult clients have children, but only two have been able to contact them by phone. However, those parents still don’t know their children’s location, she said. “I’ve had clients that have […]

  • Mother and 7-year-old son reunited after being separated at border more than month ago

    BALTIMORE — A Guatemalan immigrant who sued top Trump administration officials over her family’s separation reunited with her son early Friday after a month apart. Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia’s 7-year-old son, Darwin, arrived at Baltimore Washington International Airport on a flight from Phoenix early Friday. His arrival came days after his mother filed a lawsuit against several government agencies and top Trump administration officials, asking a judge to order authorities to release her son. Mejia, 38, accused US officials […]

  • ABC says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall

    ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. ABC ordered 10 episodes of the spinoff after Barr agreed to forgo any creative or financial participation in it. In a statement issued by the show’s producer, Barr said she agreed to the settlement in order to save the jobs of 200 cast and crew members. ABC said Thursday that the new series has the working […]

  • Remember ‘Daria’? MTV wants to bring her back

    Everyone’s favorite morbid, monotone teen is coming back to MTV. The network on Thursday announced it is bringing back “Daria” in the form of a new series, tentatively titled “Daria & Jodie.” The new show, written by “Inside Amy Schumer” scribe Grace Edwards, will focus on Daria Morgendorffer and her friend Jodie Landon. “These two smart young women take on the world, with their signature satirical voice while deconstructing popular culture, social classes, gender and race,” according to a description […]

  • Charles Krauthammer, famed conservative columnist, dead at 68

    Legendary conservative intellectual Charles Krauthammer, whose columns and commentary shaped American politics for generations, has died. He was 68. Krauthammer’s death was confirmed by the Washington Post, where he had been a columnist for more than 30 years — an extraordinary run that was a testament to his larger-than-life status. Krauthammer was one of the best-known columnists in America. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1987. He also earned a National Magazine Award in 1984. But he had […]

  • ‘Welcome to America’: Trump looks down at crying migrant child in latest Time cover

    TIME magazine has responded to the Trump administration’s policy to separate families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with its latest cover. In the stark photo illustration, the towering figure of Trump looms over a sobbing child, who is the subject of a now-iconic photograph taken recently by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore. “Welcome to America,” the illustration reads. Moore told the magazine he had to “stop and take deep breaths” after capturing the image of a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying for her […]

  • Hours after being sworn in, officer fatally shoots teen who ran from car linked to earlier shooting

    PITTSBURGH — Hours after being sworn in on the local force, a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old who ran when police stopped a vehicle that was suspected to be involved in an earlier shooting, authorities said. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office and a family attorney identified the victim as Antwon Rose II of Rankin. Antwon, an African-American, died at a hospital. He had been a passenger in the car, which authorities suspected of being involved in […]

  • Instagram launches new video service in challenge to YouTube

    SAN FRANCISCO — Prepare to spend a lot more time on Instagram. The Facebook-owned platform is rolling out a new hub for long-form, vertical video. Instagram announced the new feature at a press event on Wednesday. The hub, called IGTV, will live within the regular Instagram app. It will also get its own standalone app in the coming days. Anyone will be able to post to IGTV, but Instagram users with 10,000 followers or more will be able to post […]

  • ‘I’ve never been out’: Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family

    The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor. And when she struggled to remember the address of the home, the 911 operator asked her if she was around the corner from her house. “Yeah, I think,” the girl said. “I’ve never been out. I […]

  • World Cup reporter groped on live TV in Moscow

    MOSCOW — A female journalist reporting at the World Cup in Russia was groped live on air and later posted video of the incident on social media. Julieth González Therán was reporting from the city of Saransk for German broadcaster Deutsche Welle’s Spanish news channel Friday when she was harassed by a man who quickly ran off. The Colombian reporter was talking on camera when the man grabbed her breast and kissed her cheek. González Therán maintained her composure and […]