The president's directive will task the Defense Department with beginning the process of establishing the 'Space Force' as the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces.
By Christine Armario, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
BOGOTA, Colombia — President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.
By Associated Press
First lady Melania Trump didn't refer specifically to the Trump administration's "no tolerance" policy, which was leading to a spike in children being separated from their families.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets…
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Washington's school system has gone from a point of pride to perhaps the largest public embarrassment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's tenure.
By Daniel Cooper, The Conversation
The U.S. could slash imports of these metals not by imposing duties but by boosting the reuse and recycling of old metal products.
By Mike Catalini, Associated Press
An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, authorities said.
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