Immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border is among the most politically divisive issues of our time -- and often presented as black and white. But the second season of filmmaker Matthew Heineman's documentary series "The Trade" offers a complex, intimate and…
Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention facilities where at least one detainee has tested positive for COVID-19 and advocates fear tight quarters and overall conditions could cause rapid spread of the virus.
By Ben Fox, Philip Marcelo, Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison. The 67-year-old faced a maximum of 29 years after being convicted of raping one woman in 2013 and sexually assaulting another in 2006.
Nearly 71 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide, including nearly 30 million refugees. How does that movement shape migrants' understanding of where they belong? The current exhibit “When Home Won’t Let You Stay” uses art and found objects to…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Friday in a 2-1 vote to put on hold the policy that furthered President Donald Trump’s asylum crackdown. Nearly 60,000 people have been sent back since…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The decision overturned a lower court's decision ordering the administration to release funding to New York City and seven states.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The court's five conservative justices held that the parents could not use American courts to sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010.
By MacKenzie Shuman, Derek Hall, Devin Sauer, Nicole Ludden, José-Ignacío Castañeda Perez, Arizona State University
First came the crash, reverberating off the walls of the retirement community like a "mini atom bomb," then a barrage of gunfire shattered the desert morning calm.
In his first official visit to India, President Trump was greeted largely with warmth and enthusiasm. But his arrival, at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing widespread criticism for a new law that opens pathways to citizenship…
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