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Nation Aug 16Little progress made to safeguard unaccompanied migrant children, subcommittee says
In the past six years, more than 200,000 unaccompanied migrant children have entered the U.S. and been placed into the “UAC” program. Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services administer the children’s placement…
Nation Aug 15How Catholic churches in Pennsylvania hid decades of abuse
A nearly 900-page report last week includes dozens of testimonies provided by victims and reveals a pattern of systematic cover-ups by senior church officials.
Nation Aug 145 important stories that have nothing to do with the Omarosa-Trump feud
The Hurricane Maria deathtoll in Puerto Rico is more than 20 times higher than the government estimated, a jury has awards $289 million in damages to a man who claims a popular herbicide caused his cancer and other stories we're…
Nation Aug 10For 7 weeks, Sofi begged to go home. Now reunited, her journey isn’t over
When a young girl named Sofi and her grandmother came legally to a U.S. immigration checkpoint, they tried to apply for asylum but were separated by U.S. officials. After 47 days, their story took a happier turn late Thursday in…
Politics Jun 01What happens when a child arrives at the U.S. border?
It’s not immediately clear how Trump's policies are affecting children who arrive at the border alone, or those arrive with and are separated from their parents. But here's what we know about how minors are treated when they try to…
World Feb 08Iranian women threw off their headscarves. Now what?
The debate has followed other cultural divides in Iran in recent months, including protests over how the government has handled the sluggish economy.
Nation Feb 06What’s behind the Trump administration’s crackdown on MS-13?
In a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Trump again targeted MS-13, calling it “one of the most violent and vicious gangs anywhere in the world,” and said that it “recruits through our broken immigration system, violating our…
Nation Feb 01After mixed messaging, FEMA clarifies it will not end aid to Puerto Rico
The announcement came after an official erroneously said the agency would cut off food and water deliveries to the island, drawing criticism from lawmakers from both political parties.
Arts Jan 15This Salvadoran poet writes to humanize the immigrant story
Javier Zamora began writing poetry as a teenager after a wave of national protests over immigration reform. Zamora’s poems piece together the strained but inherent connection between the U.S. and El Salvador, and aim to shed light on the immigrant…
Arts Dec 29These are 4 of the most bingeable TV shows of 2017
With the ever-expanding streaming landscape, there are simply too many bingeable TV shows to keep track of. Here is a short guide to 2017's best shows.