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The U.S. held a record 69,550 migrant children in detention facilities in 2019, a Tuesday report from The Associated Press and PBS Frontline found, leading to major psychological and physiscal harm and lasting trauma.  “No other country held as many immigrant children in detention over the past year as the United States—69,550,” said AP tech reporter Frank Bajak in a …

The far-right activists who jeered Donald Trump Jr off a stage in California on Sunday are part of a bloc of white nationalists who embraced Trump’s father on his ascent to the White House but are now causing multiple headaches for the president’s friends, allies and family as his campaign for re-election gathers pace. The …

U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said Germany and other NATO countries “not paying their fair share” in defense has hurt the alliance more than Turkey’s recent incursion into Syria. O’Brien, who replaced John Bolton in September as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, responded to infighting among NATO allies including France and Germany, saying …

THE PROGNOSIS Roger Severino, director of the Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) The Trump administration argues it needs better tools to investigate a growing pile of complaints from medical providers that their religious freedom has been violated. A federal judge dismissed its claims yesterday, in a ruling that blocks a new “conscience …

Senior Senate Republicans are worried about the precedent it would set, fearing government sources would be less likely to reveal wrongdoing in future presidencies. They also have a simpler concern: Not breaking the law. “We should follow the law. And I believe the law protects whistleblowers,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). “The whistleblower statute is …

Several prominent players were not in attendance, though reasons were not given for most of the absences. Sean Doolittle, Anthony Rendon, Javy Guerra, Joe Ross, Wander Suero, Wilmer Difo, Michael A. Taylor, Victor Robles and Roenis Elías were not on the official attendance list, and catchers Raudy Read and Tres Barrera were also not there. …

NEW YORK — Politics can be a bruising business. But President Donald Trump took a break from battling the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to watch another bloodsport Saturday, drawing a mixed response at a UFC match at a raucous Madison Square Garden. Both loud boos and cheers could be heard as Trump, joined by his adult …

The U.S. House voted 232-196 on Thursday morning to pass the resolution that lays out the rules for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump, as it heads into a more public phase. The Times tracked how every representative voted, live from the House chamber. Thursday’s vote was the first time since the Democrats …

Meanwhile, Timothy Morrison, a deputy to John Bolton when he served as President Trump’s national security adviser, is expected to shed light in a closed-door deposition on Trump’s efforts to press Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. 10:50 am.: McCarthy asks what has changed since …

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after receiving U.S. citizenship, Guatemalan-born Mayra Lopez thought she had cleared all the hurdles for her parents to join her in the United States. FILE PHOTO: Hospital beds in the emergency room of a Louisiana hospital. REUTERS/Lee Celano/Files Then on Oct. 4 U.S. President Donald Trump changed …